Institution: Lassell College
Location: Newton, MA
Education: BA required, MA preferred
Start date: between June 1 – Aug. 1, 2015
Program Coordinator – International Services
Lasell College is searching for a talented individual to join the College community in the position of Program Coordinator in the Office of International Services. This 12-month, full-time staff position joins the staff in International Services in providing comprehensive direct service to the undergraduate and graduate international student population at Lasell College; implementing and enhancing the College’s study abroad programs (including internships abroad); and coordinating and supporting the College’s short-term international programs, including international service-learning experiences. The position reports to the Director of International Services. This position will be available June 1, 2015; start date is negotiable, but no later than August 1, 2015.
Responsibilities include: work directly with undergraduate and graduate F-1 visa holders (including: assistance SEVIS-related paperwork, helping to ensure compliance with all federal guidelines, provision of general immigration advising); consult with Offices of Undergraduate and Graduate Admission, as needed; take the lead role in designing and implementing International Student Orientation; provide programming and counseling for the international student population; consult with faculty and staff on transitional issues for international students; assist Director the collection and maintenance of pertinent data re: international students; assist Director with the evaluation/assessment/vetting of study abroad programs/affiliates; with Director, work closely with academic deans/department chairs/advisors to successfully integrate study abroad activities into new core curriculum; advise students on study abroad opportunities; and assist in the administration of the College’s international service learning trips.
Qualifications: a bachelor’s degree in international education, intercultural relations,counseling, student development, higher education, or a related field is required, along with 1 – 3 years of direct experience advising international students.
Preferred candidates will have a master’s degree in one of the above-noted disciplines, and will also have experience in study abroad along with personal international travel experience, and will be familiar with SEVIS and immigration regulations. Candidates must have excellent interpersonal skills; must be able to handle multiple assignments concurrently; must be self-starting and able to work collaboratively with all of the various constituencies within the College community; and must demonstrate programming and administrative skills. Review of resumes will begin immediately.