7167 SEVIS Coordinator and International Student Advisor (Student Services Professional II) (7167)

  • San Diego
  • San Diego, California
  • Jan 18, 2020
Full Time Education and Training

Job Description

Position Summary

The International Student Advisor and SEVIS Coordinator works under the supervision of the Assistant Director and is responsible for providing established quality advising services and support for incoming and continuing international students to ensure their well-being and overall success at SDSU. This position will work closely with other units within International Student Center to support international student retention.

This position is responsible for the coordination of the international student database and SEVIS related activities for the SDSU campus, including monitoring and reporting on the visa status for F-1 and J-1 students and their dependents.

For more information regarding the International Student Center, please click here: http://isc.sdsu.edu/student_affairs/isc/

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.

Education and 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.


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 and Specialized Skills

-Demonstrated experience and skills working with technology and computer information systems, preferably in a higher education setting.
-Experience as a Designated School Official (DSO) and general knowledge of: regulatory requirements affecting student mobility across borders; issues related to international students as they relate to regulatory matters and overall well-being; cultural factors influencing international student attitudes and behaviors.
-Demonstrated skills in: utilizing databases; creating reports
-Experience in intercultural communications and cross-cultural relations; interpersonal communication skills, particularly related to advising students and interacting with faculty and staff.
-Previous experience in a university level international office, preferably for a semester or academic year
-Study abroad and international living experience
-Second language proficiency
-Knowledge of the SEVIS Database
-Knowledge of the ISSM Database
-Knowledge of and experience with international student immigration regulations

Compensation and Benefits

Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $4,304 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,304 - $6,120 per month. 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.

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: https://bfa.sdsu.edu/hr/jobs/benefits

Supplemental Information

Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on January 27, 2020. To receive full consideration, apply by January 26, 2020. 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.

SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here: https://smokefree.sdsu.edu/

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.

Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Meracle Cothron at 619-594-1139.
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

San Diego, California 92182 United States View Map