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Job ID: 206325

International Student Advisor and Technology Liaison
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Feb. 27, 2023
Title International Student Advisor and Technology Liaison
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department International Student Services
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Student Services

Position Summary

The Office of International Student Services (ISS) at the University at Buffalo invites applications for the position of International Student Advisor and Technology Liaison.

The International Student Advisor and Technology Liaison will:
    • Advise international students and academic departments on immigration matters related to F and J statuses, including both immigration regulations and benefits.
    • Serve as a Designated School Official (DSO) and an Alternate Responsible Officer (ARO) for the University at Buffalo’s F-1 student program and its J-1 Exchange Visitor program.
    • Strengthen the quality and effectiveness of ISS services and programs through the planning, development, and implementation of innovative technology applications as well as develop and maintain standard operating procedures for related technology applications.
    • Lead data projects and prepare reports
    • Support programming that enhances international student engagement and inclusion


Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and two years of directly related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Directly related work experience includes experience in immigration advising or student advising in a US higher education context.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work with diverse constituents including students, alumni, faculty, and staff.
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with non-native English speakers.
  • Strong technology skills, including the ability to use or learn a variety of systems to manage immigration advising and reporting.
  • Ability to occasionally work non-standard (evening and weekend hours) as needed to meet the professional obligation.
  • US citizenship or lawful permanent residency required as mandated by federal (SEVP) regulations.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in an International Student Office at a U.S. college or university.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of F-1 and/or J-1 student regulations.

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