Information & Responsibilities
- Advise international students through email, appointments, and phone calls on F-1 regulations, COVID guidance, and Institute policies regarding their visa status, enrollment deferment, leave of absence, and online course registration from abroad or inside the U.S.
- Serve as a Designated School Official (DSO) for F-1 students; review documents and issue I-20s, manage SEVIS data via RTI.
- Organize, input, and maintain international student records in the ISP office, SEVIS, and Colleague.
- Assess eligibility for and authorize benefits related to F-1 status.
- Conduct workshops, information sessions, web content, and other informational materials for F-1 students.
- Assists with online International Student Orientation.
- Other duties as assigned.
- This position could be fully remote until further notice.
- Knowledge of complex immigration regulations and current SEVP, DOS, and USCIS guidance.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills, including experience with public speaking or presenting to diverse individuals.
- Strong organizational skills and careful attention to detail.
- Ability to adhere to ISP best practices to ensure Institute and student compliance.
- Ability to work independently under pressure, managing multiple deadlines simultaneously.
- Strong skills to work in an online/remote environment
- Minimum 2 years of experience as a DSO advising F-1 international students in university settings.
How to Apply
The temporary position is available now until filled. The temporary assignment ends on or before January 29, 2021. Please apply at the following link http://apply.interfolio.com/76986
Equity & Diversity
California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) seeks to employ faculty who can engage our diverse communities of learners at the highest levels of artistic endeavor and critical thinking. Across the range of practitioners from artists to scholars and librarians, we welcome candidates who possess a demonstrated worldview and cultural competency to support teaching and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students of varied backgrounds, capabilities, perspectives, social identities and gender expressions. CalArts is an equal opportunity employer.
CalArts has a multidisciplinary approach to its studies of the arts through six schools: Art, Critical Studies, Dance, Film/Video, Music and Theater. CalArts encourages students to explore and recognize the complexity of the many aspects of the arts. It is supported by a distinguished faculty of practicing artists and provides its Bachelor and Master of Fine Arts students with the hands-on training and exposure necessary for an artist's growth. CalArts was founded in 1961 and opened in 1969 as the first institution of higher learning in the United States specifically for students interested in the pursuit of degrees in all areas of visual and performing arts.