HIRING RANGE: Commensurate w/qualifications & experience

CLOSING DATE: June 9, 2023 at 11:59 p.m.

GENERAL INFORMATION: Brightpoint Community College is a two-year, public institution of higher education and the fifth largest of the 23 community colleges in Virginia. Brightpoint Community College adds value to the greater Richmond community by offering freshman- and sophomore-level classes that easily transfer to top-notch colleges and universities, more than 60 in-demand career and technical programs, personal enrichment and professional development classes for lifetime learning, professors committed to excellence in teaching, and high-quality, easily accessible, and affordable education for our entire community.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Advise and onboard international students following procedures and policies established by the college and federal government. Respond to student inquiries and referrals regarding the F-1 visa process. Schedule appointments with students through acceptable software. Collect and maintain documentation required by SEVIS (Student and Exchange Visitor Information System) and maintain student files. Process and issue I-20 forms and related documents to qualified students. Perform all phases of class registration for F-1 students (add, drop, swap classes) and ensure students maintain F-1 status. Keep up with current federal regulations to ensure the college fulfills federal requirements for the maintenance of the F-1 program. Maintain the SEVIS master document for the college (I-17) by updating academic programs, college information, biennial recertifications, and additions or removals of Designated School Officials.

QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to maintain a positive, productive and cooperative attitude and serve as a team player. Cultural competency and the ability to work effectively with students from different countries and backgrounds. Candidates must be able to work a flexible schedule on campus as well as some evenings and occasional weekend hours which may be worked remotely. Successful completion and passing of a criminal background check are required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Associate and/or bachelor’s degree highly preferred. Prior advising experience at a college or university preferred. Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office, PeopleSoft, and Canvas preferred. Knowledge of college, VCCS and FERPA policies preferred.

*All full-time classified employees new to the Commonwealth of Virginia will serve a 12-month probationary period.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Acceptable application packages are those submitted through the VCCS career website located at https://jobs.vccs.edu/postings/61640.

Brightpoint Community College embraces a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion that empowers anyone from anywhere to be successful in their academic and professional pursuits. We strive to provide an environment that is enriching to all by understanding and appreciating our dimensions of diversity, becoming global citizens, and welcoming new ways of engaging the unique contributions of all people.


Nondiscrimination Policy

Human Resources

Chester and Midlothian Campuses

Chester Campus


Goyne Hall, Room A101


Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Midlothian Campus

Administration Building, Room B215

Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.