Assistant Director, International Student Career Services

Emerson College
  • Location
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jun 20

Position description

Lead efforts to help academic and administrative departments develop programs to foster career development amongst international students. The assistant director offers individual career counseling, internship, and job-search advising to students and alumni and develops and presents workshops and informational sessions.

The assistant director also serves as the primary liaison on international affairs with students and employers. This person will educate students and employers and promote awareness of U.S. employment authorization options for international students, including F-1 student work authorization and immigration options for employment-based sponsorship


Knowledge of workplace guidelines for international students and visa categories.

Experience with database management and career services-related software: handshake, UConnect.


Strong student advocacy with proven ability to work with a diverse and international population

Excellent project follow-through ability;
Proven relationship building and partnering skills

Team-building skills focused on student interaction/relationships

Analytical, reasoning and problem solving skills

Polished presentation skills

Master’s degree in student personnel, counseling, or related field

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