international student scholar advisor dso resume example with 9+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

I have strong background in higher education with positions interacting directly with students from all backgrounds. My ability to connect, organize, and build has led to many achievements in higher education. Such achievements include increasing overall student enrollment, increasing international student enrollment, establishing personnel positions and systems between offices and departments.

  • Organizing skills
  • Familiar with BANNER
  • Familiar with Argos
  • Cross-Cultural Communication Skills
  • Team leadership
  • Recruitment and admissions experience
  • Advising and counseling
  • Marketing and branding
  • Social Media management
02/2019 to Current International Student & Scholar Advisor/DSO Blessing Health System | Quincy, IL,
  • Advise prospective and current F-1 international students on immigration regulations
  • Process initial, transfer undergraduate and graduate I-20 forms
  • Maintain SEVIS records for students and ensure I-17 is consistent and updated with the university's information and program offerings
  • Interface with departments on the university, state, and federal level about international student and scholar issues and concerns in order to maintain and improve international student policy regulations
  • Monitor academic progress of international students and provide proactive intervention
  • Evaluate, recommend, and make decisions on out-of-state student waivers
  • Collaborate with several departments on campus such as Admissions & Recruitment, Academic Advising, Residence Life, etc., to create an efficient and inviting environment for international students
  • Assist with organizing activities to create a global learning experience between domestic and international students at the university
  • Organize new student orientation activities for incoming international students and celebration events for graduating students
  • Work with students and departments to create an engaging environment for international students
  • Engage in continuous learning of laws, policies, procedures and best practices
07/2013 to 01/2019 Atlanta Regional Recruiter Blessing Health System | Pittsfield, IL,
  • Manage recruiting schedule for assigned region.
  • Implements outreach and recruitment efforts to achieve university enrollment goals.
  • Develops, monitors and analyzes data reports to enhance recruitment strategies, yield objectives, forecasting accuracy and operational efficiency.
  • Frequently travel and represent the University at college fairs and other variously college-related functions.
  • Work jointly with local alumni chapters to assist with recruiting efforts and functions.
  • Competently interpret and communicate University System of Georgia and Albany State University admission policies, residency requirements and applications review process to students, parents, high school, and college administrators.
  • Maintain a positive attitude while providing excellent customer service to promote a great experience for students, faculty and staff.
04/2012 to 07/2013 Admissions Counselor ALBANY STATE UNIVERSITY | City, STATE,
  • Design and implement effective recruitment strategies for students within assigned region.
  • Frequently travel and represent the University at college fairs and related functions.
  • Establish and maintain healthy relationships with university stakeholders, high schools, colleges and entities vital to the institution.
  • Assist with New Student Orientation and campus visitation days.
  • Work collaboratively with university officials to make admission decisions that shape the freshmen class with the effort to meet yield and enrollment targets.
04/2010 to 02/2011 Admissions Counselor KEISER UNIVERSITY | City, STATE,
  • Facilitated with organizing events such as college fairs, open house, informational sessions and any function to promote and recruit prospective students.
  • Presented prospective students with the benefits of education and student life at the institution.
  • Made phone contact with prospective students to schedule appointments for interviews daily.
  • Produced results to meet enrollment goals for each semester while in compliance with university policies.
  • Provided educational counseling and advising to prospective traditional and nontraditional students and their families.
Education and Training
Expected in 2008 Master of Applied Social Science | Public Administration Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University, Tallahassee, FL GPA:
Expected in 2007 Bachelor of Science | Criminal Justice Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University, Tallahassee, FL GPA:
Activities and Honors

Georgia Haitian-American Chamber of Commerce, Board Member 2017-present

  • Increased international students enrollment at Albany State by 90%- Fall 2019
  • Assisted with the launch of the Solar Entrepreneurship Program (SEP) is a 3-day intense, hands-on program organized by Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers - Power Energy Society of Georgia Institute of Technology - Summer 2018
  • Successfully organized and launched the BEL Initiative, which allows students from Haiti to travel to the U.S. each summer - Summer 2017.
  • Increased student Atlanta-metro student enrollment at Albany State University - Fall 2016
  • Established the Atlanta Regional Recruiter position at Albany State University - Fall 2014

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School Attended

  • Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University
  • Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University

Job Titles Held:

  • International Student & Scholar Advisor/DSO
  • Atlanta Regional Recruiter
  • Admissions Counselor
  • Admissions Counselor


  • Master of Applied Social Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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