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International Programs Project Specialist II

Lane Community College

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AA/EEO Statement


AA/EEO Statement:
Lane Community College is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity / Veteran / Disabled Employer embracing equity, inclusion and accessibility. We encourage a safe and hospitable environment for historically marginalized populations including women, BIPOC, Latinx, LGBTQ+ individuals, veterans, and candidates and employees living with disabilities.

Veterans Statement
Lane actively recruits veterans and those with disabilities for all positions. For accommodations and questions call 541-463-5586.
  • Veterans, please fax, e-mail, mail or deliver your documentation (DD214/DD215/letter of disability) to Human Resources, roushz@lanecc.edu, 541-463-3970.
  • Lane Community College ensures that all documentation submitted to HR will remain confidential.
Position Information:


Posting Number:

Job Title:
International Programs Project Specialist II

Applicant Notification:
Division Information
The International Programs at Lane Community College is seeking to hire an International Programs Project Coordinator.

Search Information
  • Provide all documents as requested; a resume may not take the place of any one section of the application.
  • Unofficial Transcripts are required for this position at the time of application. See instructions below.
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Main Campus

Project Specialist II

Position Type:

Anticipated Start Date:
Upon Hire


Salary/Wage Range:
Hourly Wage of $21.96 - $32.21 (Classified Level 12)

Salary/Compensation Statement:
  • Hourly wage reflects an approximate annual salary of $45,678 – $66,988.
  • New employees may not be placed on the salary schedule higher than any current employee in this classification with the same or greater number of years relevant experience.
  • Lanes robust Benefits package includes a generous contribution toward medical, dental and vision insurance, basic term life insurance, long term disability, vacation leave, personal time and paid sick leave.
  • Lane Community College is considered a qualifying public employer for the purposes of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness ProgramThrough the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program, full-time employees working at the College may qualify for forgiveness of the remaining balance on Direct Loans after 120 qualifying monthly payments under a qualifying repayment plan. Questions regarding your loan eligibility should be directed to your loan servicer or to the US Department of Education.

Grant Statement:

Working Schedule:
  • Generally Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.
  • Variable work hours based upon department needs; Evenings and weekends may occasionally be required.


Position Status:


Annual Schedule:
260 Day (12 Month)

Annual Schedule Details:

Quicklink for Posting:


Posting Date:

Closing Date:

Applicant Pool:

Open Until Filled:


Required Education:
Bachelors degree from an accredited institution with coursework in student services, psychology, counseling, education, international or area studies, political science, foreign languages, or a related field.

Required Experience:
Two (2) years of experience working in academic advising, international student advising, or other student service area.

Licensure or Certification Requirements

Conditions of Employment:
  • Successful applicants are required to complete a criminal background check. Infractions do not necessarily disqualify a candidate, and will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
  • Must work and reside in the state of Oregon at the time their work is being performed.


Preferred Education
Masters degree from an accredited institution.

Preferred Experience
  • Experience working directly with international students in a community college or University setting.
  • Experience with student retention programming.

Language Statement
We welcome multilingual applicants who can support and welcome all students.

Bilingual/Multicultural Statement:
Inclusiveness, diversity, and equity are integral to Lanes commitment to excellence in education and our commitment to student and community engagement. We welcome applicants who bring a diversity of identity, culture, experience, perspective, and thought. We encourage applications from candidates that identify with groups that are historically underrepresented in higher education.

Equivalency Statement:
We want to find the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We encourage you to apply, even if you do not believe you meet every one of the qualifications described. You are also encouraged to address how your professional and lived experience, scholarship, teaching, mentorship, and/or service will contribute to the Lane mission of transforming lives through learning.

Position Purpose:
The International Programs Project Specialist II supports the success and retention of international students while attending LCC by providing support to cultural adjustment activities, events, and international student advising. An individual in this position also serves as a Designated School Official as defined by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
The individual in this position exhibits professionalism and collegiality in a team environment, and the ability to create a welcoming, inclusive, accessible, and professional atmosphere. This person must exhibit cultural humility and agility, with the ability and commitment to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds.

Essential Functions:
  • Work effectively with a team of Project Specialist II.
  • Maintain a commitment to global, multicultural respect and inclusion.
  • Demonstrate an attitude of emotional intelligence, positivity, and flexibility in a constantly changing environment.
  • Academically support International Programs students at ESL and credit levels.
  • Assist students to create a two-year graduation path in order to transfer to a four-year university.
  • Work with students on holistic student success programs.
  • Ensure compliance of international students with federal government regulations maintaining accurate information in the SEVIS system.
  • Serve as a Designated School Official for SEVIS DSO.
  • Provide backup support to Admissions as DSO.
  • Keep informed and up-to-date on changes in immigration law, and SEVIS regulations.
  • Support international students in maintaining F1 & SEVIS status.
  • Using the BANNER system, screens, and codes to accurately input student information and class registration.
  • Support the International Programs during international student orientations and community-building events.
  • Provide information and support to help students meet necessary requirements for sponsorships, including, but not limited to, the Saudi Cultural Mission, UAE Cultural Mission, Qatari Mission, and Kuwaiti Mission.
  • Actively encourage and facilitate a student-centered, intercultural leadership-driven climate through student participation in leadership activities, retention programs, promotion of programs abroad for all students, and other related activities.
  • Develop training resources for International Programs students located internationally.
  • Develop and maintain a network of resources to facilitate student referrals and community building.
  • Problem solve and manage sensitive information with appropriate awareness of FERPA standards; maintain confidentiality and sensitivity to the privacy needs of students.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Equity and Inclusion
  • Demonstrate Lane Community Colleges core value of social justice by ensuring equity and inclusion skills such as respect, inclusiveness, reflecting, valuing of cultural and personal differences. These are the basis of employee and student interpersonal communications and relationships and are applied to all position responsibilities.
  • Duties are carried out respectfully, inclusively, regardless of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, social class, marital status, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, veterans status, nationality, age, language, origin or employment status.
  • Must demonstrate an active concern for meeting the needs of students, staff, and the public.
  • Actively assist with ADA compliance in conjunction with Lane Community Colleges Human Resources and Disability Resources departments; support appropriate access for persons with disabilities to facilitate student and staff success; mentor and role-model cultural competency for persons with disabilities.

Supervision Statement:
Reports to and works under the supervision of the International Programs Director. Work is performed independently based on previous knowledge and professional judgment, according to local, state and federal regulations, applicable laws, College policies and program guidelines.
This position assists with the coordination of and leads the work of administrative assistants/staff and works in collaboration with other program coordinators and assistant directors. This position assists with work plans, may assign tasks, provides priorities, and assists with training staff.

This position is available to answer questions and troubleshoot problems on a daily basis and may have input into hiring decisions and performance evaluations.

Physical Demands/Working Environment:
This position works indoors under a normal office working environment and is exposed to usual office working conditions that includes office noises and interruptions, such as printers, telephones, and visitors. This position requires that an employee be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time; perform cognitive and psychometric work for more than six (6) hours a day. Work may require transporting materials up to twenty-five (25) pounds.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of, Skill in, and Ability to:
  • Developmental and inter-culturally savvy leadership-based retention program model preferably in the international setting.
  • Language learning process and ability to communicate with English Language Learners and nonnative speakers of English, Standard American academic procedures and processes such as degree, certificate, and college transfer program planning ability to explain them.
  • Operating standard office equipment including a computer; familiarity with a variety of computer software packages and e-mail, internet, and social networking.
  • Student orientation systems, academic success programs, and/or community building.
  • Working with people from international cultures and from a variety of ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds.
  • Understand and apply the BANNER system, screens, and codes to accurately input student information and class registration.
  • Group presentations and delivering information to large diverse groups and other public relations activities.
  • Work in a fast-paced environment in which change and population growth are constant factors.
  • Learn the developmental model for academic advising of international students in the community college setting.
  • Learn and disseminate campus and community resources, particularly student support services.
  • Build rapport with challenging students who lack academic skills.
  • Think critically and establish sufficient rapport with the international student population, instructors, and other academic advisors to ensure maintaining an ongoing relationship and appropriate advising.
  • Develop and maintain a network with resource people to facilitate student referrals and community building.
  • Organize, complete, and follow through on tasks.
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing; work independently and as part of a team.
  • Comply with federal and state laws and guidelines.
  • Maintain confidentiality following FERPA laws and regulations.
  • Work Safely.

Applicant Instructions:
Applicant Instructions
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered. All fields in the application must be completed, including employment dates, work hours, and detailed job duties.
  • Resume / Curriculum Vitae (CV) may not take the place of any section in the application.


Required Documents
To be considered a candidate for this position, all of the following must be included in the application package:
1. Application – Complete and submit online via the applicant portal.
2. Resume – Comprehensive of experience, education, and accomplishments.
3. Cover Letter – Clearly detailing how you meet the qualifications for the position.
4. Transcripts – see instructions below.

If applicable:
DD214 – Veterans, please fax, email, mail or deliver your documentation (DD214/DD215/letter of disability) to Human Resources at Lane Community College; Zack Roush, roushz@lanecc.edu, 541-463-3196, Fax: 541-463-3970

Additional documents and letters of reference are not accepted.

  • For assistance with the online application call Human Resources at 541-463-5586
  • For position questions contact Zack Roush, roushz@lanecc.edu, 541-463-5473
How to monitor your application
1. Enter recruitment@lanecc.edu into your Safe Senders list. Notifications will be sent toward the end of the search process.
2. Visit your Employment Opportunities account. The main page will show your status in the search.
Positions close at 9:00 pm.

Transcript Instructions:
Transcripts are Required

In order to be considered for the position unofficial or official transcripts must be provided.

Attach under “Optional Document”, fax, email, deliver or mail to:
Lane Community College
Human Resources
Posting #230038 Attn: Zachary Roush
4000 E 30th Ave
Building #3/ 1st Floor
Eugene, OR 97405

Fax: (541) 463-5473
Email: roushz@lanecc.edu

College and Division Information:
Department Information
Our International Programs at lane offers comprehensive student support services. Each term, Lane International programs advises international students through our International English program, 2+2 and 2+1 transfer programs, and nationally accredited technical programs.

College Information
The goal of Lane Community College is to help students achieve their dreams and transform lives through learning. The faculty and staff are dedicated to helping students succeed. Lane partners with businesses in the community to help shape the current and future workforce.
Lane is a learning-centered community college that provides affordable, quality, lifelong educational opportunities.

Lane was founded in 1964 by a vote of local citizens, and the main campus opened in 1968. The college was a successor to the Eugene Technical-Vocational School that was founded in 1938. Lane has received many awards and accolades for its innovative programs and high quality instruction. The college is a member of the League for Innovation in the Community College.
One of the advantages of working at Lane is living in the area. Lanes main campus is in Eugene, a city known for its quality of life and for being the home of the University of Oregon. Eugene is home to more than 153,000 people and neighboring Springfield has more than 57,000 residents comprising the second largest population center in the state. Eugene and Springfield are nestled in the Willamette Valley between the Pacific Ocean and the Cascade Mountains. Some peaks in the Cascade Range can be seen from the main campus. The areas scenic mountains, forests, rivers, lakes, and coastline offer many opportunities for outdoor adventures or for just sitting back and enjoying the view. See whats new at Eugene, Cascades & Oregon Coast (link is external).

Union Association:
LCC Employees Federation (Classified)

Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • What do you see as the most valuable contribution(s) someone in this position can offer to LCC students? (500 characters, spaces included)

    (Open Ended Question)

  • Describe your experience working and/or living in multicultural or international environments. Discuss how your experiences will benefit you in this position? (1200 characters, including spaces, maximum)

    (Open Ended Question)

Hiring Documents

Required Documents
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  • Transcripts #1
  • Transcripts #2
  • Transcripts #3

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