St Edwards University
  • Student Success Center
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

International Student Experience Coordinator for Global Engagement

International Student Services

St. Edward's University of Austin, Texas invites applications for the position of International Student Experience Coordinator for Global Engagement. This position supports and advocates for international student visa holders on campus. Reporting to the Director, International Student Services (ISS), the International Student Experience Coordinator for Global Engagement aids international students in their transition to campus and involves efforts focused on campus programming, immigration compliance, reporting, and collaborating with campus partners. This position will also support the University Strategic Plan through collaboration with campus partners to develop a vibrant campus with an emphasis on the globalization by providing international programming and immigration related education through workshops, campus events, classroom presentations, and instructional guides. This is a full-time, live-on, twelve-month position reporting to the Director for International Student Services.

For consideration the candidate is required to possess a Bachelor's degree and masters preferred. Minimum 1-3 years of employment with direct student service to international students. Demonstrates entry level knowledge of federal regulations affecting international students in various visa classifications, including SEVIS reporting. Previous teaching/training experience preferred. Previous work with diverse populations required. Displays strong analytic, verbal and written skills necessary for understanding, explaining, and ensuring compliance with complex government and university regulations and procedures. Ability to work independently and collaboratively. Strong computer skills and interested in developing skills in Smartsheet, SEVIS integration, Canvas, Banner, Emma marketing email, ISSM (or other SEVIS integration program) etc. Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced work environment, requiring great attention to detail.

Essential Responsibilities Include:

  • Serves as authorized Designated School Official (DSO) for the F-1 visa program and Alternate Reporting Officer (ARO) for the J-1 student visa holders.
  • Acts as school liaison to state and federal agencies, in relation to F-1/J-1 regulation, such as DHS, Department of State, USCIS, SEVP, etc.
  • Provides SEVIS and functional support for international students including but not limited to SEVIS record maintenance and ISSM immigration related transactions
  • Supports the ISS office in a comprehensive service model for student visa holders
  • Works closely with IT to maintain/update the SEVIS integration application.
  • Facilitate workshops, trainings, programming and communication pipelines that encourage international student engagement and immigration compliance.
  • With Director oversight, instruct a one credit hour International seminar for first year F-1 students each academic semester (e.g., immigration regulations, academic and social adjustment)
  • Oversees communication pipelines for international students on issues pertaining to arrival, compliance and expectations
  • Manages special international cohorts and maintains relationships with international partners
  • Assist the Director by identifying, proposing, and implementing continued improvements to current procedures and operations
  • Collaborate with Director to create, plan, and execute international trainings for campus stakeholders
  • Facilitate a minimum of four campus events for the on-campus international student population during the academic year
  • Serve as ISS representative in an on-call capacity for students experiencing immigration emergencies outside of business hours
  • Collaborate with Director for ISS and the Director for Residential Education to create, plan, and execute intercultural competencies trainings for the Office of Residential Life
  • Other duties as assigned in keeping with growth of global initiatives.

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The University offers an excellent TOTAL REWARDS package!

Medical & Rx Coverage - UMR (HSA & FSA Available)

Dental - Sunlife Dental

Vision - Sunlife Vision Plan

Short Term Disability (STD) Insurance

Long Term Disability (LTD) Insurance

Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Pet Insurance

Annual Leave & Paid Sick Leave

Retirement Plan - (TIAA) Employee 5%/Employer Match 7%

Tuition Benefits

Paid Holidays

Services & Discounts

An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at;


Interested applicants should submit an online application at; Please include resume, cover letter, and three employment references. No Calls Please. Applications will not be considered if it is missing any of these three items.

In your cover letter, please describe your lived experiences that prepare you to contribute to diversity and inclusion at St. Edward's University.


St. Edward's University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.


Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,600 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students.


We are not offering sponsorship at this time.

Background Checks:

A criminal history background check is required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

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