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Student Services Coordinator

Georgia Southern University
Georgia, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Sep 8, 2023

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Student Services Coordinator

Job ID: 263429
Location: Statesboro, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us

Join Our Team at Georgia Southern!

Georgia Southern is a dynamic university with three vibrant campuses in Hinesville, Savannah and Statesboro serving the communities in Southeast Georgia. As a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution, our world-class scholars instruct about 26,000 students in associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral level degree programs. Whether you are seeking the charm of a small town, the traditions of a historical/urban destination near the beach or supporting our military service members and their families, Georgia Southern offers its faculty and staff the best of all worlds!

Beyond an ideal location, there is a place for you to work in an exciting environment abounding with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are steeped in tradition and devoted to academic distinction in teaching, scholarship and service. In 2018 Forbes Magazine listed Georgia Southern, along with 10 other Georgia companies or institutions, as one of America's Best Midsize Employers. Georgia Southern University is passionate about serving our region while preparing our students to be lifelong scholars, leaders, and responsible stewards of their communities and the world.


Statesboro Campus - Statesboro, GA

Department Information

Office of Global Engagement

Job Summary

The Student Services Coordinator manages day-to-day operations of incoming and outgoing exchange and study abroad program support services and conducts J-1 student and scholar immigration advisement on Georgia Southern's Statesboro campus, although travel is required. This position oversees study abroad and exchange student programs throughout the application, advising, arrival, and returning processes, adhering to best practices.

  • Related to J-1 Compliance:
  • Serve as an Alternate Responsible Officer (ARO) with SEVIS, advising and assisting exchange students and scholars on J-1 visa regulations and benefits while maintaining SEVIS compliance
  • Assist with the DS-2019 distribution, communication, and support services for J-1 exchange students and scholars
  • Related to Study Abroad/Exchange Programming:
  • Facilitate all exchange and study abroad processes including but not limited to: program advising and selection, application reviews, exchange interviews, course enrollment and verification, documentation monitoring, etc
  • Organize semesterly study abroad fairs for all campuses
  • Coordinate exchange programs and workshops that promote the success and retention of the exchange student population
  • Coordinate the Exchange Student sections of the semesterly international student orientations, including presenting on maintaining J-1 status, exchange advising, enrolling students in classes, etc
  • Present to campus and classrooms about Study Abroad/Exchange opportunities
  • Serve as the primary campus contact for exchange partner institutions and 3rd party providers
  • Related to Technology/Marketing:
  • Update website brochures and program information with the most current information
  • Cultivate marketing initiatives and projects for OGE by managing the department website, social media, and pursuing other campus-wide initiatives, as well as serve as the OGE liaison for University Communications and Marketing

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree

Required Experience
  • Three (3) or more years of related work experience

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Preferred Qualifications
  • Knowledge of TerraDotta or other study abroad program management systems
  • Knowledge of Banner
  • Knowledge of J-1 exchange student and scholar regulations

Preferred Educational Qualifications
  • Master's Degree

Proposed Salary

$21.63 per hour

This is a non-exempt position paid on a biweekly basis.

Required Documents to Attach
  • Resume
  • Two (2) Professional References

Optional Documents to Attach
  • Cover Letter

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Consistently exhibit engaging customer service
  • Ability to work well in a diverse and inclusive environment through commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion
  • Proven proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office, Google, and/or applications as required for specific position
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively

  • Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional goals and support University's mission for student success

  • Effective communication (verbal and written), organizational and human relations skills

Apply Before Date

September 25, 2023

Application review may begin on September 15, 2023.

Contact Information

For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Department of Human Resources by phone at (912) 478-6947 or by email at

For technical support, please call the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or

Conditions of Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Southern University, as determined by Georgia Southern University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Legally authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the University.

Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.

Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.

Proof of valid driver's license upon hire and throughout employment.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Southern University provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the America with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-6947.

Other Information
  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Work generally performed in an office environment
  • May be required to maneuver items weighing up to 25 lbs. with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Workweek may extend beyond 40 hours to evenings and weekends
  • Work in direct contact with a diverse and dynamic student population
  • Travel required

Background Check
  • Standard + Education & DMV

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