International Student Advisor
International Student Advisor--MIC
203110-International Student Services
Special Instructions to Applicants:
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
The University of Central Missouri is an Equal Opportunity Employer
and specifically invites applications from women, minorities,
veteran status, and people with disabilities.
Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00 pm
Occasional Nights and Weekends
MIC - Lee's Summit
Open Until Filled
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.
Word-Processing, Spreadsheet, Presentation, Other - database
• 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
• Experience planning and implementing programs, policies, and
• Preferred experience in international affairs.
• Experience and/or working knowledge of various cultures,
including international travel or experience living abroad
• Knowledge of immigration regulations preferred.
• Current or prior DSO status preferred.
Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal
Requirements of Position:
Criminal History check, Driver's license
Other Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal
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
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
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
Special Working Conditions:
Travel required, Irregular work hours, Professional appearance,
Work in stressful conditions
Other Special Working Conditions
Ability to Keyboard
Other Special Qualifications
Current or previous member of NAFSA : Association of International
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * 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?
- * 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?
- * Will you now or in the future require employer sponsorship to
acquire or maintain U.S. work authorization?
- Cover Letter