Job Description: Under the direction of ISSC Associate directors, coordinates and manages unit-wide administrative functions to include development and implementation of management and operations strategies.
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: $45,500 - $55,000 per year; DOE
Close Date: 11-November-2021
Lead and supervise ISSC general advising team on immigration matters for F-1, J-1, H-1B, TN, E-3, and permanent residency at all ASU campus locations
Lead the general ISSC advising team in developing and implementing best practices and improved workflow for SEVIS transactions and immigration document processing
Assist in the development and execution of communication and multi-media strategies aimed at engaging with the international student population and keeping them informed.
Provide training and support to advising team on office procedures, immigration regulations, and institutional policies
Oversee the maintenance of student files to ensure accurate record keeping and maintaining consistency of PeopleSoft, Sunapsis, and SEVIS records. Pull reports and run alerts to monitor compliance and ensure the transfer of information from the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) database into Sunapsis to ensure Fl students remain in compliance.
Interface with Department of Homeland Security including Citizenship and Immigration Services (CIS), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Customs and Border Protection (CBP), along with various units of Department of State and work with other DSO to ensure consistent protocol regarding policies and procedures.
Provide leadership and/or support in the SEVIS Compliance audit projects throughout the semester including SEVIS/Sunapsis alerts, enrollment, new student reporting and immigration compliance audits
Develop checklist, procedures, and handouts for SEVIS processes using Sunapsis database.
Serve as Designated School Official (DSO) and Alternate Responsible Officer (ARO) for Arizona State University.
Present ISSC led workshops and other outreach efforts during orientation and with campus partners supporting international students.
Represent the ISSC and serves on various department and university committees as assigned.
Work closely and collaboratively with Associate Directors to identify, develop and implement annual ISSC goals and objectives; participates in communication and monitoring of activities to ensure achievement.
May act in place of the Associate Director in that person's absence.
Coordinate with other Managers in office in overseeing advising and Sunapsis processes relevant to their teams
As requested/required, assist ISSC leadership with special projects and other assigned duties
Bachelor's degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment AND five (5) years of related administrative experience, which includes three (3) years of supervisory experience; OR, Nine (9) years of related administrative experience, which includes three (3) years of supervisory experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
Demonstrated knowledge of the principles and practices pertaining to ISSC visa and immigration compliance and reporting responsibilities to the Department of Homeland Security.
Demonstrated knowledge of management and supervisory principles and practices.
Experience in effectively managing, supervising and evaluating assigned staff.
Experience in problem solving and decision-making.
Experience in planning, analyzing and coordinating activities and establishing priorities.
Experience in using effective cross-cultural communication
Experience in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships in a diversified population.
Experience in academic advising and/or peer mentoring to international students.
Experience in designing and delivering large group presentations, workshops and professional meetings.
Experience in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with people from a variety of diverse backgrounds.
Experience as a Designated School Official (DSO) or Alternate Responsible Office (ARO) for a higher education institution.
Experience using Sunapsis or similar immigration management software.
Activities are primarily performed in a regular, climate controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, standing, walking.
Use office equipment including a desktop computer.
Lift up to 20 pounds.
Ability to clearly communicate to perform essential duties.
Regular review of completed tasks.
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 comprised of a staff of 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
Mission A globally minded team providing comprehensive support, advisement and advocacy for ASU international students, scholars and faculty, while maintaining the highest standard of integrity and immigration compliance to ensure that ASU continues to be a top choice for the international academic community.
Vision To fashion an international campus environment that welcomes and supports citizens from around the world, who are then inspired to create, collaborate and catalyze the community around common values that synthesize new opportunities to transform global citizenship.
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 100,000 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.
Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, 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.
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.