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Position announcement

Closing date: Open until filled; however, applications will be considered and evaluated as they are received.

Position title: International Student Advisor and Admissions Counselor (ISAAC)

Position summary

The International Student Advisor and Admissions Counselor (ISAAC) oversees and coordinates SEVIS compliance, international student admissions, advising, and international student services at Saint Martin’s University. The position is responsible for advising and assisting international students and scholars with the admissions process as well as cross-cultural, financial, academic, and immigration issues/concerns. The ISAAC maintains the Student and Exchange Visitors Information System (SEVIS) database and is responsible for the reporting requirements of this database. The position processes immigration documents related to passports, visas, employment authorizations, changes in legal status, and transfers to and from other academic institutions. The ISAAC monitors all F and J (students and scholars) visa holders at the University, assists with International Student and Scholar Orientation, and assists with the admissions process for international students. (See job description)

Minimum qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, English or a related field.
  • U.S. citizenship or lawful permanent residence status, to meet federal DSO and ARO reporting requirements.
  • Experience merging/bridging/integrating dissimilar data information software to produce a seamless flow of accurate, quality information.
  • Knowledge of SEVIS and minimum of one-year experience working with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services laws and regulations.
  • Experience working with students from a multi-ethnic and multi-lingual background.
  • Public speaking experience.
  • Valid driver’s license and proof of insurance.
  • Knowledge of a second language preferred.
  • Successfully pass a criminal background check.
  • Application procedures

    To be considered for this position, applicants must submit the following to human resources (hro@stmartin.edu):

    • Application of employment. (PDF Version) (MS Word Version)
    • Cover letter specifying interest and how their background has prepared you for this position.
    • Current resume.
    • Brief statement which highlights how your work experience and background will contribute to the Catholic Benedictine philosophy of education.  To better understand the Catholic, Benedictine Values in an Educational Environment," we are providing a link to a well written article on the subject: http://www.osb.org/acad/benval1.html.
    • Copies of transcripts indicating degree confirmation. Official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate
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    • If you are contacted for an interview, we also will require your authorization to order a background check before any employment offer can be finalized. Please print the background check authorization form and bring it with you to the interview.

    The principles of the Catholic Benedictine tradition, equal employment opportunity, and nondiscrimination are fundamental to the mission, goals, and objectives of Saint Martin’s University. The University does not discriminate in employment or in the delivery or administration of its educational programs, policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic or other University programs on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, race, color, religion (except as a bona fide occupational qualification for certain select positions), marital status, national or ethnic origin, military or veteran status, age, or disability.

    Students or employees with concerns or complaints about discrimination on the basis of sex in employment or an education program or activity, or any other inquiries related to the University's non-discrimination policy, may contact the following individual:

    Cynthia Johnson
    Director of Human Resources/Title IX Coordinator
    5000 Abbey Way SE, Lacey WA 98503

    Consistent with the requirements of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the regulations adopted under that law, the University has designated the above individual as the University's Title IX Officer, responsible for coordinating the University's Title IX compliance. Individuals may also contact the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 915 2nd Avenue, Room 3310 Seattle, WA 98174-1099, Telephone: (206) 220-7900, TDD: (206) 220-7907.