The Portland Metro campus of Oregon Tech invites applications for the role of Coordinator for the Office of Global Engagement.
Under the direction of the Dean of Online Education and Global Engagement and the SEVP Primary Designated School Official (PSDO), the Coordinator will support the development of global engagement programs at Oregon Tech. The Coordinator will participate on the International Committee and across campus to strengthen internationalization efforts and embrace diversity amongst faculty, staff and students. In this role, the Coordinator will support and research opportunities to expand international programs including F1 student programs, study abroad, student and faculty exchange, global education partnerships, etc.
As the International Student Advisor, the Coordinator is responsible for the daily oversight of F1 student needs, support, and advising. This position will serve as a Designated School Official (DSO) and work in the USCIS SEVIS system. The role is designed to provide holistic support of international student success. The Coordinator will provide resources, support, and assistance for international students as they navigate government regulations, international student requirements and university policies and procedures. The Coordinator will work to improve the international student experience from recruitment through post-completion employment opportunities.
Oregon Tech is embarking on a multifaceted, globally-minded strategy to expand our connections to students, educators, industry leaders, and innovators. Led by the Dean of Online Education and Global Engagement, our highly motivated and passionate team is seeking a coordinator to facilitate connections, foster enthusiasm, and provide direct student support. Join us as we work to realize our vision as we strengthen support to our current international community. Oregon Tech Mission Oregon Institute of Technology (“Oregon Tech”), Oregon’s public polytechnic university, offers innovative, professionally-focused undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the areas of engineering, health, business, technology, and applied arts and sciences. To foster student and graduate success, the university provides a hands-on, project-based learning environment and emphasizes innovation, scholarship, and applied research. With a commitment to diversity and leadership development, Oregon Tech offers statewide educational opportunities and technical expertise to meet current and emerging needs of Oregonians as well as other national and international constituents.
- Bachelor’s degree
- One (1) year of experience working in international education (preference will apply to those with study abroad experience).
- Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.
- A Master’s degree in a related field may be substituted for up to one (1) year of the required experience.
- Experience researching and interpreting federal regulations.
- Demonstrated leadership and mentoring skills.
- Excellent interpersonal communication and oral presentation skills.
- Strong customer service orientation.
- Two (2) or more years of experience in international education or study abroad.
- Passion for working with international or exchange students in higher education.
- Excellent professional writing skills.
Special Instructions to Applicant:
The initial review of applications will begin December 5, 2023. Applications will continue to be accepted after the initial review date until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. Therefore, at the discretion of the University, materials received after the initial review date may not receive consideration.
To apply, visit: https://jobs.oit.edu/postings/6158
Then, submit an application and upload the following elements to your application:
- Cover Letter
- Transcripts (Unofficial)
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