Intl Stdnt & Schlr Srvcs Advsr

University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law
June 12, 2023
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Position Information

UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System. UNT System includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

Posting Title Intl Stdnt & Schlr Srvcs Advsr Department UNT-International Affairs-Gen-110300 Job Location Denton Full Time/Part Time Full-Time Retirement Eligibility TRS Eligible Additional Retirement Information

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Salary Information Commensurate with Experience Department Summary

UNT welcomes more than 9,000 international students and scholars to North Texas. International Student and Scholar Services is committed to providing top-notch, culturally sensitive services to UNT's international communities. Our staff is here to help the UNT international community navigate U.S. immigration regulations.

International Affairs is a guide and champion for campus internationalization at UNT. It is the mission of International Affairs to support the university's global endeavors and international initiatives. We support international teaching, research, and service in the provision of expertise and assistance to faculty, staff, students, and administrators.

Position Overview

This position is responsible for the issuance of the Initial Attendance I-20's for newly admitted students, entry level F-1 student advising for continuing international students, and document processing as related to F-1 status.

Additional Posting Details

Minimum Qualifications

Associate's Degree and two years of office administration experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Must be eligible to serve as a Designated School Official under U.S. Department of Homeland Security requirements.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Understanding of the immigration regulation(s) associated with assigned area. • Must meet federal requirements to serve as a Designated School Official (DSO) and/or Alternate Responsible Officer (ARO). • Experience with SEVIS and a vendor software. • Strong written and verbal communication skills. • Working knowledge of business practices and procedures, ability to organize, detail oriented; capacity to multi-task; good time management skills. • Ability to work well under stress. • Ability to work in an open office area with much activity.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree preferred; At least one year of higher education experience; relevant experience providing customer experience to stakeholders of diverse backgrounds; general knowledge of F-1 immigration rules and regulations; experience with PeopleSoft or another database software.

Required License / Registration / Certification Work Schedule

M-F; 8-5

Driving University Vehicle No Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position. EEO Statement

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Classification Title Intl Stdnt & Schlr Srvcs Advsr Physical Requirements Grasp, Ability to communicate

Job Duties


Advising: Provide accurate and compassionate advising for F-1 International Students including giving information and advice to students regarding maintenance of their status, employment opportunities, etc. It also includes giving information to departments and the University Community as data requests require. Complex advising cases will be escalated to a Senior Immigration Advisor.


Documentation: Provide documentation as required for international students efficiently and accurately. This includes issuing I-20s and letters within specified processing times as well as helping to complete general student requests, UNT document processing, and OPT applications to USCIS.


Compliance: Conduct reporting as required by immigration regulations for F-1 students. This includes semesterly SEVIS registration and intermittent updates such as program changes, including change of major, change of level, program extensions and completion dates.


Database Maintenance: Use university databases such as Sunapsis and EIS to maintain accurate and confidential student records, batch to SEVIS, and keep data up to date.


Collaboration: Works cooperatively with other departmental units in support of international student requests such as the Graduate School, UNT Admissions, Academic Advising, IELI Admissions, and various other departments throughout campus.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S6349P

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Supplemental Questions

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  • Are you eligible to serve as an Alternate Responsible Officer (ARO) and Designated School Official (DSO) which requires U.S. citizenship or U.S. legal permanent residency per federal regulation?
  • Yes
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  • Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • References - List of Names and Contact Information for 3
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