Description: Position Summary
International Affairs provides services that meet the diverse needs of the SDSU global community and offers programs which foster global perspectives and diplomacy, intercultural awareness and international goodwill. This unit serves as SDSU's central source of information and support services for faculty engagement, incoming students, outgoing students on study abroad programs, and passport services. International Affairs works with all areas of the university to identify and meet the unique needs of its constituencies and to provide opportunities for all members of the campus community to develop effective skills and perspectives for global citizenship and leadership.
The SEVIS Coordinator works under the supervision of the Assistant Director and is responsible for the coordination of Student & Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS). SEVIS is a national electronic tracking and monitoring system for international students, scholars, and their dependents, and related activities for the SDSU campus. The SEVIS Coordinator also monitors and reports on the visa status for F-1 and J-1 students and their dependents and supervises flow of records and precise data input by ISC staff and the interface between university systems and SEVIS.
This position will work closely with other units on campus to support international student retention, campus compliance, and directly with international students.
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This is a full-time (1.0 time-base) benefits eligible, permanent (probationary) position. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.
The individual hired into this role will work on campus at SDSU in San Diego. Education and Experience Experience:
Possession of these knowledge and abilities is typically demonstrated through the equivalent of two years of professional experience in one of the student services program areas or in a related field; experience should give evidence of competence and indicate the potential for further growth. A master's degree in a job-related field may be substituted for one year of the professional experience. Education:
Equivalent to graduation with a bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university. Additional specialized experience during which the applicant has acquired and successfully applied the knowledge and abilities shown above may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis. Preferred Qualifications
- Previous experience in a university level international office, or language school Knowledge of Student & Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) Database
- Knowledge of International Student and Scholar Management (ISSM) Database
Compensation and Benefits
- Demonstrated experience and skills working with computer information systems, preferably in a higher education setting.
- Demonstrated skills in: utilizing databases; creating reports; SQL queries; intermediate or above Excel knowledge
- Experience as a Designated School Official (DSO)
- General knowledge of: the SEVIS database, regulatory requirements affecting student mobility across borders; issues related to international students as they relate to regulatory matters
- Intercultural communications and cross-cultural relations; interpersonal communication skills, particularly related to advising students' overall well-being; and cultural factors influencing international student attitudes and behaviors when interacting with faculty and staff.
Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources. Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $ 4,304 per month.
San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here
Classification Salary Range: $4,304 - $6,120 per month. SDSU COVID-19 Vaccine Policy
In accordance with the California State University systemwide policy, students, faculty, and staff must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or provide a valid medical or religious exemption in order to access campus. An individual is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose of a two-shot vaccine or two weeks after the first dose of a single-shot vaccine.
The individual hired into this role will be required to submit their completed vaccination documentation to the university's secure online health portal prior to beginning work. Individuals with an approved medical or religious exemption on file with the university will be required to participate in SDSU's COVID-19 testing program. Supplemental Information
Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on November 22, 2021. To receive full consideration, apply by November 21, 2021. The position will remain open until filled.
The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
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SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.
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Closing Date/Time: Open until filled