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Coordinator - Student Systems SEVIS - 995272

Apply Now Job Number: 503178
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Department: ESS-Systems
Categories: Admissions / Financial Aid / Enrollment Management

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Job Title: Coordinator - Student Systems SEVIS - 995272
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Job Category: Non-Exempt
Hiring Range: $20.70
Pay Basis:


Subject to Grant Funding?: No  
Essential Job Functions: 1. Acts as a subject matter expert for assigned system(s).
2. May act as project leader for assigned project(s).
3. Tests programs or databases, corrects errors, and makes necessary modifications.
4. Helps programmers and systems analysts test and debug new programs.
5. Oversees the daily performance of assigned computer system(s).
6. Enters commands and observes system functioning to verify correct operations and detect errors.
7. Operates spreadsheet programs and other types of software to load and manipulate data and to produce reports.
8. Retrieves, separates and sorts program output as needed, and sends data to specified users.
9. Generates reports to audit data quality, ensure accuracy and system integrity, and increase productivity.
10. Assists computer users encountering problems.
11. Answers user inquiries regarding computer software/hardware operations or systems complications to resolve problems.
12. Assists with daily data communication transactions, problems and remedial actions taken, or installation activities.
13. Consults with departments/users to develop action plans; researches and reads technical materials, confers with users, or conducts diagnostics to investigate and resolve problems or to provide technical assistance and support.
14. Refers major hardware or software problems or defective products to internal departments or technicians for service.
15. Assists in developing training materials and procedures, and trains users in the proper use of software/applications, as well as policies and procedures.
16. Maintains data integrity and confidentiality.
17. Completes special projects as assigned.
18. Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Marginal Job Functions:  
Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: Knowledge:
1. Computers and Electronics - Working knowledge of computer hardware and software, including applications, programming, and/or systems configuration.
2. Customer and Personal Service - Working knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of user satisfaction.

3. English Language - Working knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
4. Clerical - Working knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
5. General knowledge of MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
1. Active Listening - Basic skills in giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate time.
2. Speaking - Basic skills in talking to others to convey information effectively.
3. Reading Comprehension - Proficient understanding of written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.
4. Writing - Proficient skills in communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
5. Complex Problem Solving - Basic skills in identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
6. Time Management - Basic skills in managing one's own time and the time of others.
7. Active Learning - Basic skills in understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
8. Instructing - Basic skills in teaching others how to do something.
9. Judgment and Decision Making - Basic skills in considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the appropriate one.
10. Operation and Control - Basic skills in controlling operations of equipment or systems.
11. Social Perceptiveness - Basic skills in being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
12. Negotiation - Basic skills in bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.

1. Information Ordering - The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
2. Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
3. Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
4. Detail Oriented - The ability to pay attention to details, understand underlying cause/effect relationships, and account for those details and relationships.
Physical Requirements:
1. Near Vision - Must be able to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
2. Speech Recognition - Must be able to identify and understand the speech of another person.
3. Travel - Must be able to travel on a daily and/or overnight basis.
4. May be required to work nights or weekends.
5. May be exposed to short, intermittent, and/or prolonged periods of sitting and/or standing in performance of job duties.
6. May be required to accomplish job duties using various types of equipment/supplies, to include but not limited to pens, pencils, and computer keyboards.

Job Requirements: As a designated school official (DSO) and alternate responsible officer (ARO), Title VIII federal regulations [8 CFR 214.3(1)(1)(1)) require that a DSO and ARO must either be a citizen or a lawful permanent resident of the United States.

Prior to submitting your application:

Ensure your application is accurate and up to date.
Complete the entire application.
Provide only professional references.

Required Certifications/Licensures:  
Required Education: Associate’s Degree
Major (if required):  
Required Experience: 1. Minimum of one (1) year of related experience with computer systems, to include proficiency with Microsoft Access or other database applications.
2. Two (2) years of work experience with data systems.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree
1. Minimum of one (1) year experience working in the SEVIS system.
2. Experience in Banner system, SEVIS, and other NSU software systems.
3. Experience working in an academic institution, preferably in higher education.
Is this a safety sensitive position? No  
Background Screening Required? Yes  
Pre-Employment Conditions:

To ensure a safe learning environment for students and staff, as a condition of employment the selected candidate will need to provide proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination prior to commencement of employment or an approved exemption and reasonable accommodation.


Sensitivity Disclaimer: Nova Southeastern University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary.

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