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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES
POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION

Position Classification Title: Head Foreign Student Svcs
Position Classification Code: P3093
Job Family: Student Affairs
Pay Level: 10
Exempt Status: Exempt
This description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of specific duties of any particular position. Duties, responsibilities and bargaining unit eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Purpose of Classification:
Recruits and advises foreign students and coordinates academic studies for foreign students on campus.
Standard Duties:
This position plays a key role in efforts to help grow and support the international community and plays a critical leadership role in the Office of International and Border Programs. The position reports to the Associate Provost for International and Border Programs and responsibilities include: Lead, direct, and advise on all matters pertaining to international student and scholar services - including international student recruiting - always with the intention of supporting the university's comprehensive internationalization goals. Lead and direct institutional compliance with U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Homeland Security regulations as they pertain to the F and J visa programs. Direct day-to-day activities of the Office of ISSS. Direct institutionalization and improvement of international student support and services.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of organizational structure, workflow, and operating procedures in an ISSS office. Knowledge of new international student assimilation issues. Knowledge and understanding of international higher education practices and cultural variances. Knowledge of financial/business analysis techniques. Knowledge of applicable legislation, standards, policies and procedures within specialty area.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Record maintenance skills. Skill in budget preparation and fiscal management. Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures. Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities. Advanced verbal and written communication skills. Outstanding interpersonal and community relations skills. Employee development and performance management skills.
Ability to use independent judgement and to manage and impart information to a range of clientele and/or media sources. Ability to evaluate, design, and implement curriculum, testing, and/or teaching methodologies. Ability to identify and secure alternative funding/revenue sources. Ability to supervise and train employees to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments. Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- Bachelor's degree in a related field.
   Experience- Five (5) years of progressively responsible leadership experience in international student services administration to include experience as a Designated School Official or Principal Designated School Official.
   Equivalency- None.
   Certifications/License-
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-