Updated: Jan 21, 2021 Location: UC Irvine Campus Job Type: Department: INTERNATIONAL CENTER
Job Opening ID: 14706
Reports To: Admin Mgr I
Working Title: Associate Director
Department: International Center
Bargaining Unit: 99
Payroll Job Code: 007399
Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine
Percent of Time: 100%
Work Schedule: M-F, 8-5
Employee Class: Career
The International Center advances and facilitates international engagement at UCI to enhance the academic and personal experience of the international community. The International Center staff is committed to serving campus constituents through advising, immigration services, programming, advocacy, and outreach.
The Associate Director assists with the management of mandated immigration services and programs for international students, scholars and their dependents. Responsible for the administrative oversight and supervision of international student advising and student institutional compliance of immigration mandates and University policies and procedures. Participates in the development of department goals, objectives, policies and management strategies. Serves as campus resource and expert on visa requirements and compliance of international students and scholars. Primary advisor to international students and campus on immigration regulations, student and scholar adjustment, transitions, academic and personal needs. Serves as liaison to campus departments and government agencies to represent the International Center and the interests of the international population. Assumes operational responsibility of the International Center in the absence of the Director. Uses advanced operational concepts and objectives to resolve highly complex issues. Regularly works on issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Primarily deals with programs and proposals with broad impact across the function, research initiative, program and / or organization. Develops and oversees the implementation of new programs and processes.
Five years of experience in administration of international education services and programs, including knowledge of immigration regulation and support services for international students and scholars.
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Advanced knowledge of common organizational- or research-specific and other computer application programs. Strong communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with all levels of staff and influence, both verbally and in writing. Ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality. Advanced project management skills. Thorough knowledge of organizational or initiative processes, protocols and procedures. Ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes. Advanced knowledge of applicable policy analysis techniques. Advanced analytical / problem-solving skills. Demonstrated management and supervisory experience. Advanced knowledge and proven experience with the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS). Strong computer skills, including database management.
Master's degree and/or equivalent combination of experience/training.
Special Conditions Required:
Due to government regulations must be U.S. Citizen or U.S. Legal Permanent Resident.
Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500.
Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI's unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities.