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Student Services Specialist Sr (International Admissions)

Company: Maricopa Community College District
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Student Services Specialist Sr (International Admissions)

Job ID: 318183
Location: Scottsdale Community College
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Hiring Salary Range

$16.36 - $25.16/per hour DOE



Work Schedule

Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm; some evenings and weekends may be required
Summer Hours: Monday - Thursday, 7am-6pm

Work Calendar

12 Months

Maricopa Summary

Are you looking for a place to work where you can make a real difference in the lives of over 200,000 college students every year?

Would you like to be part of an organization that adds $7.2 billion dollars to the economy and supports nearly 100,000 jobs in the fastest growing county in the United States?

Whether you're teaching, working, or learning Make It Happen At Maricopa County Community Colleges!

About Us

What's Currently Happening at Maricopa

  • Many of our campuses have received grant awards through the National Science Foundation to improve undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving institutions program (HSI Program).
  • Commitment to diversity, inclusion, equity and employee groups to create an environment of shared governance
  • One of the largest community college systems in the country
  • 2020 Healthy Arizona Worksites Program recipient
  • Named 19th Best Employer for Women by Forbes
  • 2019 No. 42 in Arizona's Best Employers Campus Statement

    Scottsdale Community College (SCC) is proud to be the only two-year public higher education institution located on Native American land. As one of the 10 Maricopa Community Colleges, SCC currently serves more than 9,000 full and part-time students each semester from its surrounding communities, including the cities of Scottsdale, Fountain Hills, Phoenix, and the Salt River Pima - Maricopa Indian Community.

    We are seeking to attract academically and culturally diverse staff and faculty who possess a strong commitment to teaching, learning, and student success. We encourage all in our college community to contribute to and shape the direction of SCC's social justice, inclusivity, and equity strategies.

    At SCC we are proud of our reputation as an innovative college that is focused on student success. Come join us in our desire to improve the quality of life in our communities by providing challenging, supportive, and engaging learning experiences.


    The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) is committed to providing you with a competitive, comprehensive benefits program that provides the care you and your family need to lead healthy and productive lives. Our benefits are designed to provide support for every life stage and lifestyle in our community.

    Benefits & Perks Options:
    • 16 paid observed holidays
    • Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) & 12% Employee Contribution Match (Pension, Long Term Disability, and Health Insurance)
    • Paid vacation, sick, and personal time (if applicable)
    • Maricopa Employee Store: Perks & Gears (exclusive discounts and offers for Maricopa Community Colleges faculty and staff)
    • $4,000 Annual professional development growth funding (if applicable)
    • Tuition reimbursement for employees and dependents (if applicable)
    • Flexible work schedules
    • Maricopa Employee Health & Wellness Program:
      • Sight-On-Site Eye Care Services
      • Diabetes Empowerment Education Program
      • Mobile On-site Mammography Screenings
      • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
      • Wondr online program that teaches clinically-proven, healthy habits that lead to less stress, better sleep, weight loss, and more
      • Pre-Retirement Events
      • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (may forgive the remaining balance on a federal student loan made directly by the U.S. Department of Education after qualifying).
      • 10+ Maricopa Affinity Resource Employee Groups (Celebrates diversity, embraces inclusion, and supports employees, students, and community!) Job Summary

        Scottsdale Community College (SCC) is seeking a full-time Student Services Specialist Senior-International Admissions. This position serves as the primary contact for prospective international students from the point of the first contact to enrollment, as well as, coordinates admissions processing for international students, especially students with F-1 visa status. The Student Services Specialist Senior serves as a Designated School Official (DSO) for the college, ensuring all students on visas remain compliant with state, federal and Department of Homeland Security regulations and ensuring all records are updated in Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) . This position coordinates the international student orientation and assists academic advisors and faculty with ensuring international students meet the academic requirements of their visa. This position also coordinates the international student insurance, assists with on-campus employment, and works with college staff to provide resources to the international student to ensure a well-rounded experience with effective cultural adjustment and academic success.

        To best serve the students, department, and college, this position requires a physical presence on campus, with the possibility of partial remote work depending on business needs.

        Please read the "How to Apply" section to avoid incomplete application materials.

        Essential Functions

        50% - Manages the admissions of and compliance to regulations for international students

        10% - Works with other college staff to ensure a well-rounded experience for international students and works with other college staff and faculty to resolve international student issues and concerns.

        10% - Compiles, submits and responds to reports for college, district and federal requests; assists with general Admissions & Registration during peak times.

        20% - Evaluates transcripts for all students, including international transcript evaluation

        5% - Creates and coordinates presentations for international students, including international student orientation and employee training.

        5% - Serves on district and college committees, task forces and work teams; and other duties as assigned.

        Minimum Qualifications

        Associate's Degree from a regionally accredited institution and two (2) years of student services or college teaching experience or experience assisting with educational program development and coordination, student advisement, financial aid, or related student development programs.


        High School Diploma/GED and four (4) years of student services or college teaching experience or experience assisting with educational program development and coordination, student advisement, financial aid, or related student development programs.

        Desired Qualifications

        A. Bachelor's degree or higher in Higher Education, Business or related field.

        B. Experience working with international students in a higher education setting.

        C. Experience working in Admissions & Records/Enrollment services in a college/university setting.

        D. Experience working with The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) and ensuring compliance in Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) as a Designated School Official (DSO) or a Principal Designated School Official (PDSO).

        E. Experience creating and presenting to international student populations.

        F. Clear and concise communication skills as demonstrated in the cover letter.

        Special Working Conditions
        • Travel to campus during the interview/selection process will be at the candidate's own expense.
        • Will be required to travel to other MCCCD locations.
        • May be required to work evenings and weekends.
        • May require prolonged periods of sitting and viewing a computer screen.
        • May be required to lift or carry up to 25 lbs.
        • This position requires a physical presence on campus with possible partial remote work depending on business needs to best serve the students, department and college. How to Apply

          Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and resume showing how the applicant meets the minimum and desired qualifications. All minimum requirements must be met at the time of the application.

          Additional materials will not be accepted after the job posting has closed.

          Missing materials or incomplete employment history will not be considered.

          Please ensure your materials clearly provide the following information.
          • Clearly illustrate how prior experience, knowledge and education meet the minimum and desired qualifications for this position.
          • Indicate whether former or current employment is Full-Time or;
          • Part-Time employment, to include Adjunct or Associate Professor (must include number of hours worked, contact hours or load)
          • Provide employment history in a month/year format (e.g., 09/07 to 10/11) including job title, job duties, for each position held and name of employer for each position.
          • Three professional references, preferably current and/or former supervisors. If references are not provided in resume upon application, they will be requested at time of interview.

            For Internal Applicants, please use HCM Internal Applicants Quick Reference Guide providing the steps on how to access the Internal Applicant careers page.

            At this time, Scottsdale Community College does not provide Visa Sponsorship.

            Posting Close Date

            Apply on or before March 19, 2023 to be considered.

            EEO Information

            Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) will not discriminate, nor tolerate discrimination in employment or education, against any applicant, employee, or student because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status (including document abuse), age, disability, veteran status or genetic information.

            Title IX

            Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, states: "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance."

            The policy of the MCCCD is to provide an educational, employment, and business environment free of gender discrimination. Incidents of misconduct should be reported to the college Title IX Coordinator, as outlined in policy, contact information is available at this link Title IX Coordinators.

            Clery Act

            The Clery Act is a Federal law requiring United States Colleges and Universities to disclose information about crime on and around their campuses. Crime reporting data for each of the Maricopa Community Colleges, as required under the Clery Act, is available at this link Clery Act.

            To apply, visit


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