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Kansas State University
Office of International Programs - International Student and Scholar Services
Posted: 06/29/2018
International Student Advisor
Salary: $ 36,674 - $ 57,980 or $17.63-$27.88 per hour

International Student Advisor (International Programs)

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Department: 3670003100 International Programs
Job no: 504182
Work type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Academic Advising / Support, Administrative / Professional


About This Role: The International Student Advisor position assists international students, scholars and their dependents with immigration regulations that must be followed to maintain legal residency in the United States.  Helps students update and maintain student and scholar records in the federal government's database.  Processes needed documents for international student and scholars.  This position reports to the appropriate administrator.  Requires a bachelor's degree and relevant experience.  This position also serves as a Designated School Official (DSO) which by federal regulation requires U.S. legal permanent residency or citizenship.
Why Join Us:
Kansas State University is the first Land Grant University in the United States. By 2025 Kansas State University will be recognized as one of the nation’s Top 50 Public Research Universities. Our engagement with the international community is critical to the future of our students, our university, and our state. Internationalization is a “common element” underlying the vision and goals of the K-State 2025 initiative. This high level commitment to internationalization underscores the value we place on providing our students international experiences, and enhancing the student world experience and that of our learning community. Learn more at:

This position is benefits eligible: health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick and holidays. To learn more visit:

For more information on Manhattan, KS and the University, please visit

We Support Diversity and Inclusion: Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks individuals whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's dedication to the Principles of Community.
What You’ll Need to Succeed: Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Relevant experience:  living or working abroad; working in higher education student services; or working with F-1/J-1 international students
  • Per federal regulations, applicant must be able to demonstrate US citizenship or lawful permanent residency

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience with populations whose first language is not English;
  • Second language ability;
  • Master's degree
How to Apply: Please submit the following documents:
  • Letter of application
  • Current Resume
  • Three Professional References including their name, email & phone number.
Screening of Applications Begins: Immediately. For best consideration, apply before July 10, 2018.
Salary Range/ Pay Rate: $ 36,674 - $ 57,980 or $17.63-$27.88 per hour


Please note: the minimum annual salary rate for this position is $36,674.00  Actual salary will be determined based on the candidate's experience, education, internal equity and departmental funding. Salary offers are typically made between the minimum and midpoint of the salary range. The range indicated includes both the typical hiring range and potential future progression.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.
Background Screening Statement: In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.