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International Student Advisor--MIC

University of Central Missouri
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Sep 20, 2023

Job Details

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title
International Student Advisor

Working Title
International Student Advisor--MIC

203110-International Student Services

Pay Rate



Position Number


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Special Instructions:

This is a full-time benefits-eligible position. Benefits include competitive salary; health, dental, vision, life insurance, AD & D, long-term disability; 3 weeks paid vacation per year; 3 weeks of accrued sick leave per year; 13 paid holidays; retirement; and generous education assistance for an employee, spouse and dependent children taking classes at UCM .

Completed UCM online application for employment required.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

A review will begin immediately and continue until filled.

NOTE : A background check is required for the selected candidate of this position and any job offer is contingent on the results of this check.

The University of Central Missouri is an Equal Opportunity Employer and specifically invites applications from women, minorities, veteran status, and people with disabilities.

Working hours:

Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00 pm
Occasional Nights and Weekends

Bargaining Unit

Work Location
MIC - Lee's Summit

Posting Date

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Position Purpose

International Student Advisors advise international students and the campus community on F-1 international student visa maintenance. Advisors regularly maintain student information held in the federal government database ( SEVIS ) and determine student eligibility for new and updated I-20 documents for a variety of status maintenance issues including but not limited to initial attendance, updated program of study, financial support, work authorization before and after graduation, travel, authorized under-enrollment, academic suspension, and program completion.

Education & Formal Training
Bachelor's degree (Specify field(s) of study below)

Other Education & Formal Training

Bachelor’s degree in College Student Personnel Administration, Higher Education Administration, International Studies, Personnel Management, or in a related field required.

Master’s degree preferred in any field.

Computer Skills
Word-Processing, Spreadsheet, Presentation, Other - database management


• Experience providing administrative or student support in areas such as developing procedures, program planning and implementation, and/or coordination of efforts between various entities.
• Experience providing services for people of diverse cultural backgrounds preferred.
• Experience planning and implementing programs, policies, and activities required.
• Preferred experience in international affairs.
• Experience and/or working knowledge of various cultures, including international travel or experience living abroad preferred.
• Knowledge of immigration regulations preferred.
• Current or prior DSO status preferred.

Other Experience

Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements of Position:
Criminal History check, Driver's license

Other Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements

Must be U.S. Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident to meet federal regulatory requirements for professional practice as a Designated School Official (F-1) or Alternate Responsible Official (J-1).

Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge:
Attention to detail, Budget-related skills, Communication skills, including oral, written, and/or nonverbal, Knowledge of a University environment preferred, Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Leadership skills: organization/meeting facilitation/project leadership, Supervisory skills, including motivation, delegation of duties, evaluation, etc, Management and/or administration skills, Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines, Maintain confidentiality

Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge

Experience working on a team and team leadership.

Ability to serve as a resource for international students, including the ability to diplomatically advise international students regarding legal, cultural, academic, and personal concerns.

Ability to research, identify, and create programs and services to enhance the University experience for students.

Specify sensory abilities:

Physical & Environmental Factors:

Other Physical & Environmental Factors

Lifting weight

Special Working Conditions:
Travel required, Irregular work hours, Professional appearance, Work in stressful conditions

Other Special Working Conditions

Ability to Keyboard

Special Qualifications:

Other Special Qualifications

Current or previous member of NAFSA : Association of International Educators preferred.
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * International students on an F1or J1 Visa are not eligible for this position due to Visa regulations. Are you a UCM student on an F1 or J1 Visa?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you understand that the university requires a background check for this position and that any job offer made to the selected candidate is contingent upon the results of this check?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Will you now or in the future require employer sponsorship to acquire or maintain U.S. work authorization?
    • Yes
    • No
Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents


University of Central Missouri

The University of Central Missouri is an innovative school that offers a high-quality education while remaining one of the most affordable universities in the country.

The University of Central Missouri believes its responsibility is to enrich each student’s perspective through a cumulative experience that starts with academic rigor and integrates applied learning and servant-leadership opportunities. Our model of continuous learning allows each student to find and fulfill his or her own sense of purpose. By engaging students with multiple sources of learning and creating a dynamic environment that encourages individuals to find their passions and reach beyond themselves, UCM prepares students by giving them knowledge and experiences that broaden and deepen their education so they may flourish in a world of accelerated change.

The University of Central Missouri has two campus locations, a site office at Whiteman Air Force Base and an online presence. Both UCM campuses are centrally located in Missouri, which means you're close to just about everything.

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