The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), part of the State
University of New York and an internationally renowned college of
art, design, business and technology with a strong emphasis on
liberal arts, invites applications for a Temporary International
Student Advisor in International Student Services.
The Temporary International Student Advisor is primarily
responsible for developing and providing all aspects of student
services for international students enrolled at FIT, helping to
ensure the delivery of a high-quality experience for all
international students. Committed to providing excellent customer
service, the International Student Advisor counsels students
individually and in groups, and prepares the visa documents as well
as informational literature to provide accurate and timely guidance
on all matters relating to the acquisition and maintenance of
nonimmigrant status. The International Student Advisor participates
in a college-wide effort to ensure compliance with all federal
regulations and guidelines relating to the enrollment of
international students, and participates in the planning and
implementation of cultural, social, and educational programs
promoting internationalization throughout the FIT community.
- Serve as and perform the functions of a Designated School
Official (DSO) and Alternate Responsible Officer (ARO) for the U.S.
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Department of State (DOS)
Student and Exchange Visitor Programs (SEVP).
- Assess and advise students on all matters pertaining to their
nonimmigrant status, whether individually, in groups, and/or
- Keep current with federal and state regulations as well as FIT
and SUNY policies affecting international students.
- Assist in ISS reporting and compliance as mandated by DHS and
- Conduct presentations, orientations, workshops, and other
informational events on matters pertaining to international
- Assist in development of ISS information sessions, literature,
website content, outgoing messages, reports, etc.
- Facilitate I-20 document issuance and process related student
requests, such as bank, Social Security, DMV letters and the like.
Helps to maintain accuracy of all international student data.
- Develop and help implement programs to support international
- Participate in college-wide initiatives and committees to
promote the strategic vision of the International Student Services
office and help make international perspectives fundamental to the
FIT student experience.
- Other duties as assigned
- Master's degree and Five years of experience advising
international students and scholar in a higher education setting
- Fluency with F, J, and related federal regulations
- As per federal regulations, the candidate must be a US Citizen
or Permanent Resident required.
Read Comprehend- Constant; Perform Calculations- Frequent;
Communicate Orally- Constant; Reason & Analyze- Constant;
Sit-Constant; Stand-Frequent; Bend- N/A; Walk- Frequent; N/A-
Occasional; Pull- N/A; Push- N/A; Lift<10- Occasional; Lift
10-20- N/A; Lift over 50- N/A; Reach- N/A
Full Time, 30 hour work week; Work Schedule subject to
change based on needs of the department.
Salary Schedule 83
FIT is undertaking a national search for a Temporary
International Student Advisor in International Student Services and
welcomes applications and nominations for this Non-Classroom
Faculty position. Final salary and appointment rank will be based
on the education level and cumulative experience of the candidate.
FIT has a generous benefits package including health insurance,
vacation, and holiday schedule. Applications for the position
will be considered until the position is filled.
This is an in-person position.
Full Time Benefits
In order to be considered for the position, you must submit the
following documents online:
* Cover letter
* A list of three (3) professional references with
telephone numbers and email addresses
Please note successful completion of a background check is
required for appointment to this position once an offer has been
For more information about FIT, please visit FIT's website at:
Returning Applicants Login to your FITNYC Careers Account
to check your completed application.
Please note that due to the high volume of applications we
receive, we are unable to contact each applicant
individually regarding his or her application status.
*If applying from a website outside of www.FITNYC.edu please
FIT is firmly committed to creating an environment that will
attract and retain people of diverse racial and cultural
backgrounds. By providing a learning and working environment that
encourages, utilizes, respects, and appreciates the full expression
of every individual's ability, the FIT community fosters its
mission and grows because of its rich, pluralistic experience. FIT
is committed to prohibiting discrimination, whether based on race,
color, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, religion,
ethnic background, age, disability, marital status, sexual
orientation, military service status, genetic information,
pregnancy, familial status, citizenship status (except as required
to comply with law), or any other criterion prohibited by
applicable federal, state, or local laws. FIT is committed to
providing equal opportunity in employment, including the
opportunity for upward mobility for all qualified
individuals. Applications from minorities, women,
veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged.
Inquiries regarding FIT's non-discrimination policies may be
directed to the Affirmative Action Officer/Title IX Coordinator,
212 217.3360, email@example.com.