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Coordinator of International Services (Students/Scholars)

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Position Details

Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Coordinator of International Services (Students/Scholars)
Job Category Staff & Executive - Student Affairs and Services
Department Global Services

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national research university and the state of New Jersey’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Established in 1766 and celebrating a milestone 250th anniversary in 2016, the university is the eighth oldest higher education institution in the United States. More than 67,000 students and 22,000 faculty and staff learn, work, and serve the public at Rutgers locations across New Jersey and around the world.

Posting Summary

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Coordinator of International Services (Students/Scholars) for the Department of Global Services, Centers for Global Advancement and International Affairs.

Under the general direction of the Associate Director – Student Services of Global Services, the position is responsible for immigration and cultural adjustment advising, SEVIS compliance and coordination of immigration and intercultural programming. Works closely with Associate Director, IS Team and various campus offices to identify and meet the needs of international students and scholars of Rutgers University. Assists the Associate Director in establishing policies and procedures which help create an inclusive and supportive intercultural environment.

• Advises international students primarily, but also advises scholars, on immigration regulations, travel, U.S. employment authorization, educational concerns, and cultural adjustments.
• Processes travel signatures, immigration transfers, changes of status, program extensions, and reinstatement applications.
• Authorizes and recommends students for the employment benefits appropriate to their immigration status.
• Intervenes with at risk students by providing advice, assistance, referral, and follow-up; when appropriate, confers with faculty members and administrators to ensure academic progress and success of each student.
• Responds to crisis situations involving international students.
• Serves as Designated School Official for the F-1 Program and Alternate Responsible Officer for the J-1 Program.
• Maintains records according to USCIS specifications for F-1 students and may also include J-1 exchange visitors.
• Assists with SEVIS compliance through the upkeep of FsaAtlas.
• Monitors changes in student records and communicates changes to the federal government through SEVIS.
• Develops and implements orientation for international students primarily but may also include scholars.
• Coordinates and conducts workshops on immigration and cultural issues as needed.
• Attends workshops and other professional development activities as appropriate.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.

Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift
FLSA Exempt
Grade 21S
Position Salary
Annual Minimum Salary 49819.000
Annual Mid Range Salary 60182.000
Annual Maximum Salary 70545.000
Standard Hours 37.50
Union Description HPAE, Local 5094
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft

Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at:

Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility ABP


Minimum Education and Experience

• Bachelor’s Degree in Education Administration or a related field.
• Two years of experience working with international students and scholars in a university setting.
• Equivalent education, experience and/or training may be substituted for the degree requirement.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Must be U.S. Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident to meet federal regulatory requirements for professional practice as a Designated School Official (DSO) and Alternate Responsible Officer (ARO).
• Extensive knowledge of F-1 and J-1 regulations and SEVIS as well as familiarity with FsaAtlas.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required.
• Excellent oral, interpersonal, and written communication skills.
• Demonstrated ability to communicate in a cross-cultural environment with sensitivity to the diversity and complexity of international student/scholar issues and concerns.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience working or studying abroad.

Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment

• Physical Demands: Standing, sitting, walking, talking and hearing. No special vision requirements.

• Work Environment: Office environment with moderate noise.

Special Conditions

Posting Details

Posting Number 17ST3188
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Home Location Campus Downtown New Brunswick
Location Details

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address:

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree in Education Administration or a related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have at least two years of experience working with international students and scholars in a university setting?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have working knowledge of F-1 and J-1 regulations, SEVIS and FsaAtlas?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application