Under administrative direction, is responsible for managing the immigration advising and support services of the international student population at ASU.
Job Family: Counseling & Development
Department Name: International Students Scholar
VP Code: EXEC VP/PROVOST
Scope of Search: Open
Grant Funded Position: This is not a grant funded position and is not contingent on future grant funding.
Salary Range: $38,900 per year
Close Date: 09-October-2020
Interprets immigration regulations for F and J non-immigrant status.
Provides immigration advice to F-1 students and J-1 Exchange Visitors and serves as Designated School Official (DSO) and/or Alternate Responsible Officer (ARO).
Monitors regulatory updates and apply necessary changes to operations, forms and advice to maintain compliance.
Oversees the maintenance of student records to ensure accurate record keeping, including creating new immigration records in a timely manner, purging and archiving of inactive records, and maintaining consistency of Sunapsis, PeopleSoft and SEVIS records.
Interfaces with Department of Homeland Security including United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Customs and Border Protection (CBP), along with various units of Department of State (DoS) and work with other DSO/ARO to ensure consistent protocol regarding policies and procedures
Responds to communications related to immigration processes and transactions from academic units, students, government agencies and the community at large.
Develops workshops and programs to provide a holistic support system for students, scholars, faculty and staff in collaboration with various International Student Advisers.
Develops services to fulfill international student academic support, professional development, cultural adjustment, and immigration needs.
Coordinates the assessment efforts in the immigration area of the International Students and Scholars Center (ISSC).
Assists Directors/Managers and/or other ISSC-Student team leads with special projects as needed.
DAYS AND SCHEDULE: Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm; some weekends and evenings as needed.
Bachelor's degree AND one (1) year immigration advising; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved. Federal regulations require that the incumbent be a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident for certification as Designated School Official.
Evidence of a Master's degree in higher education or social science or two (2) years of experience working in a higher education/university setting.
Experience in academic advising and/or peer mentoring to international students.
Experience in cross-cultural communication.
Demonstrated knowledge of trends related to campus internationalization and international student recruitment.
Experience in analysis of quantitative and qualitative data, and drawing conclusions from student data sets.
Demonstrated knowledge of principles and practices of immigration regulations requirements and resources for students in higher education.
Experience in coordinating and implementing student development programs.
Experience in designing and delivering large group presentations, workshops and professional meetings.
Experience in working on a professional level with immigration and State Department officials.
Experience in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with people from a variety of diverse backgrounds.
Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse
(75%); required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work (10%).
Frequent bending, reaching, lilting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds (15%).
Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts.
Ability to clearly communicate to perform essential functions.
The International Students and Scholars Center is one of several departments comprising the Division of Enrollment Services which utilizes a variety of strategies to enroll and support a diverse student population representative of Arizona State University's vision. The International Students and Scholars Center is staffed by trained experts, versed in the details and requirements of academic and employment-based programs, who provide visa and immigration advice and support to visiting students and scholars. These services include oversight of visa programs, planning and coordinating orientations for the international students and assisting with visa and immigration for new students, staff and scholars. Arizona State University currently enrolls over 8,000 international students from 130 countries and each year hosts nearly 700 international faculty and scholars. The office working collaboratively with academic and administrative units implements a shared institutional vision of expanded international study, global awareness and comprehensive internationalization to enhance the overall experience of international students and scholars at ASU. ASU offers an array of employee benefits, including reduced tuition for employees, their spouses and dependents; competitive rates for health and life benefits; a wellness program; disability and leaves program (vacation, sick, and family); paid holidays; and retirement programs. Visit https://cfo.asu.edu/hr-benefits for further details, as well as https://cfo.asu.edu/hr-applicant to view ASU President Crow's video on what ASU has to offer employees.
Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 80,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.
AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.
Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.
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Instructions to Apply
Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.
Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.
Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.
ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.
Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.
IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.
Internal Number: 63323BR
About Arizona State University
ASU StatementArizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 80,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe. ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit www.asu.edu/tobaccofree AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.