International Educational Advisor II Job Description

International Educational Advisor II
Job Description
TITLE: International Educational Advisor II
JOB CODE: 3065
EEO6 CODE: 3 = Professional/Non-faculty
PURPOSE: To assist in the planning and coordination of programs, services, and activities for
international and/or domestic students, faculty, and staff to widen their international experience
and to increase their understanding of diverse cultures. May work in a variety of areas including,
but not limited to, immigration advising, cultural adjustment, programming, study abroad or a
combination thereof, depending upon need of the Office of International Education and
educational/professional background of the applicant.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Plan and coordinate activities related to international
education programs and services to meet the needs of students, faculty, and staff. Serve as liaison
with various University departments, on and off campus organizations, sponsoring agencies,
local and national officials. Report status of these activities to supervisor. Performs related duties
as required. Participates in some professional conferences as well as individual professional
REPORTS TO: General instructions and evaluation from supervisor on individual
assignments or problems.
SUPERVISION-OTHER: Assist in work flow assignments for support staff and student
employees in specific projects.
REQUIRED EDUCATION-OTHER: Bachelor's degree in social science, humanities, education
or other area with international emphasis.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCES/COMPETENCIES: Three (3) years' working experience in
international education and overseas living, working or study experience.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in social science, humanities,
education or other area with international emphasis.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS: US Citizenship or Permanent Residency may be required.
Knowledge of current immigration visa regulations. Ability to interact with personnel with
diverse cultural backgrounds. Knowledge of visa requirements and restrictions. Ability to
complete and properly file immigration forms. Ability to work independently with little
supervision and instructions. Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability
to interact with federal and state agencies to assist foreign nationals with visa options and/or
restrictions prior to employment. Possess knowledge of immigration and tax related matters with
regard to international students and scholars. Working knowledge of computers, including
current office software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, database, email, and
presentation. Interpreting federal regulations to faculty and administrators and conversely
interpreting institutional rules and federal regulations to students, staff, and faculty. General
office conditions with the addition of field trips and extracurricular activities. Interaction with
individuals and groups and occasionally during and beyond usual working hours. Specific job
requirements or physical location of positions allocated to this classification render the position
security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Section 51.215 Texas Education Code.