Responsible for providing academic and immigration advising services to meet the needs of the international student population. The International Student Advisor problem solves a variety of immigration issues requiring considerable knowledge of immigration rules and regulations. Provides overall support to the International Student Program.
1.Provides academic advising services to international students. Evaluating student academic history, developing academic goals, and outlining appropriate classes and resources needed to achieve these goals. Conducts degree audits, evaluates placement test scores and serves as a student advocate in matters related to grievances, grading issues, tuition appeals and special financial arrangements. 2.Supports international students experiencing cross-cultural, family, personal or economic crisis, which may impact academic performance. Helps students to access appropriate services/resources. 3.Works with international students on academic probation and suspension to develop an improvement plan; monitors progress and identifies specific areas for tutoring assistance. 4.Provides accurate immigration information to international students, monitors and tracks student immigration status, and maintains appropriate files.
1.Works collaboratively with the International Student Program Coordinator on recruitment and retention strategies, serving in a support role to process incoming applications and new student onboarding. 2.Serves as a Designated School Official (DSO), assisting in the maintenance of the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) and all related certification requirements. 3.Supports students with immigration petitions, reinstatement, reduced course load authorizations, change of status and medical leave of absence. 4.Performs all other related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 1972206
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Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC) is one of the premiere institutions of higher education in Oregon and is the choice for students from throughout the Pacific Northwest. Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC), located in the shadow of majestic Mount Hood, opened in 1966 and now serves approximately 33,000 students annually. MHCC offers 120 associate degrees, certificate programs, and transfer options offered at the Gresham Campus, Maywood Park Campus, Bruning Center for Allied Health Education, and public schools within the district. The College is committed to remaining accessible to an ever-increasing population with diverse needs. The Mt. Hood Community College district encompasses an area of about 950 square miles with a population of more than 300,000. Whether students are interested in pursuing a professional-technical degree, transferring to a four-year college or taking a few personal enrichment courses, MHCC is the place for community members to accomplish their goals. For more information visit http://www.mhcc.edu/About.aspx