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International Student Admissions Specialist
Portland Community College in Portland, Oregon
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Date Posted 11/04/2019
Admin-International Programs
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

International Student Admissions Specialist
Requisition ID req467
Department International Student Services
Campus RC-Rock Creek Campus
Employment Type Academic Prof - Full Time
Close Date Apply Immediately; This position will close once  sufficient qualified applications have been received'  
Position Summary
PCC is looking for an International Student Admissions Specialist who will be primarily responsible for the processing and reviewing of applications from prospective international students. The Specialist assists in the recruitment of new students through a variety of outreach efforts, reviews and analyzes documentation, trouble-shoots and helps resolve obstacles to enrollment, ensures compliance with related rules and regulations, and supports broader department goals and initiatives. The Specialist acts as a Designated School Official (DSO) as defined by the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP).
See the classification description for additional information: https://www.pcc.edu/hr/employment/academic-pro-jobs/IntlStdtAdmSpec/
Candidate Profile
These qualifications, skills and abilities are critical for success in this position.
Throughout the screening process, you will be evaluated based on the demonstration of these qualifications.
Training and experience as a Designated School Official (DSO) for F-1 ­visa students, especially as it pertains to International Student Admissions and the issuance of I­-20s.
Training and experience with Salesforce / EnrollmentRx.
Experience with international student recruitment.
Minimum Qualifications
To be considered, your application must demonstrate these minimum qualifications. (Experience is calculated based on the start and end dates you provide multiplied by the number of hours per week worked).
Bachelor’s degree in Global Studies, International Affairs, International Education, Social Sciences, International Business, Marketing, Foreign/Modern Languages, or other related field.
Experience performing the duties of this job may substitute for the degree requirement on a year-for-year basis.
Two years of experience working with international (F-1 or J-1) students in a service-oriented environment.
Ability to be a Designated School Official as required by the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP).
Important Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Considerable knowledge of immigration rules and regulations.
Considerable knowledge of college admissions policies and procedures.
Skill in reviewing/evaluating foreign and domestic transcripts.
Skill in delivering presentations.
Strong intercultural communication skills.
Skill in operating a computer and supporting software.
Ability to demonstrate cultural sensitivity and diplomacy.
Ability to prioritize multiple projects.
Ability to effectively communicate in oral and written form.
Ability to learn and apply applicable federal regulations.
Position Grade 2
Starting Salary Expectations $41,734 to $44,707 (Step 3); based on qualifications, experience, and internal equity.
Position Grade Salary Range $41734 to $72368 Annual Salary
PCC Benefits
PCC offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide employees and their families, including domestic partners, with access to a broad range of benefit options. Includes Health, Dental, and Vision options, Group Life, Long-term Disability, Long-term Care, and Auto and Home Insurance programs.
PCC currently fully funds the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS/OPSRP) pension and contributes an additional 6% into the employee's Individual Account Program under PERS/OPSRP. PCC offers a tax deferred annuity program and a deferred compensation program where employees may save additional pre-tax dollars for retirement.
Additionally, PCC provides a tuition waiver for you, your spouse/domestic partner, and dependent children under 24 years of age, as well as partial tuition reimbursement for full-time employees at other accredited institutions.
*Please note: Temporary Academic Professional employees are not eligible for Personal Leave Days, Life Insurance, Long-term Disability, or AD&D Insurance.
Paid Leave: (Pro-rated by FTE for Part-Time Employees)
- Starts at 13.33 hours of vacation leave per month (additional vacation hours with years of services)
- 1 day of sick leave per month
- 11 holidays
- 3 additional personal leave days per year
For a complete list of PCC benefits, please visit http://www.pcc.edu/hr.benefits
View a complete list of PCC benefits.
Working Conditions and Physical Requirements Work is typically performed in an office environment with a high level of public contact, both over the phone and in person. During peak registration periods incumbents will typically work extended hours, including some weekends. This position requires travel within the community and PCC campuses using a personal vehicle.
Occasional lifting of large quantities of recruiting materials and display equipment that may weigh 30-50 pounds required. During peak recruiting seasons requires long hours of standing on cement or gym floors.
Background Check Required Yes
Portland Community College complies with the Oregon Veterans' Preference in Public Employment law which provides qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment. You will be given instructions during the application process to claim Veterans' Preference in the recruitment of this position, and to provide the documents required for verification of eligibility. Please do not send your documentation to the hiring manager directly. For verification of eligibility, please submit the following documentation:
Veterans: DD214
Disabled Veterans: DD214 and Letter from the Department of VA
Portland Community College is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other protected class.


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