Immigration Case Analyst (7397U), Berkeley International Office - 43398
University of California Berkeley
Location: Berkeley, California
Internal Number: 3499895
Immigration Case Analyst (7397U), Berkeley International Office - 43398
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We are looking for equity-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community. When you join the team at Berkeley, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, staff, students and community partners. In deciding whether to apply for a position at Berkeley, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with our Guiding Values and Principles, our Principles of Community, and our Strategic Plan.
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Berkeley International Office's mission is to enhance the academic experiences of international students and scholars by providing the highest levels of knowledge and expertise in advising, immigration services, advocacy, and programming to the UC Berkeley campus community. See our Strategic Plan for a full description of our strategic goals.
Our Core Values
Understanding and helping people.
Passion and enthusiasm for what we do.
Excellence in everything we do.
Advising for nonimmigrant students, scholars, staff, and faculty.
Visa document production for nonimmigrant students and scholars.
Programs and workshops for students and scholars.
Training and support for campus administrators and faculty.
U.S. permanent resident petitions for international faculty.
Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: October 13, 2022
Conduct preliminary review of J and employment-based visa request materials from campus departments via an internal database for completeness and accuracy, and follow up as needed.
Prepare draft USCIS/DOL forms and other required letters/documents.
Communicate with USCIS for certain case updates as requested by advisors. Process USCIS correspondence.
Ensure accurate submission of scholar arrival reporting forms and follow up as needed.
Evaluate requests and process Forms DS-2019 and off campus payment authorizations.
Maintain Public Access Files, BIO internal files, and electronic files.
Annually archive and purge files.
Monitor J scholar and/or H1B email accounts.
Respond to general inquiries and refer complex questions to advisors.
Manage internal databases to ensure data is current and correct.
Communicate with advisors to assist them in monitoring case deadlines and managing cases.
Generate reports as needed, or as requested by advisors.
Responsible for properly and timely processing BIO services fee IOFs for H-1B/TN/E-3 requests.
Work with advisors to train university administrators and staff on the J-1/H-1B/TN/E-3 process.
Assist in implementing, and/or present campus-wide workshops for staff and for international scholars and employees.
Develop, edit, and maintain reference materials for international scholars, employees, and department administrators.
Advise international scholars on travel and provide travel endorsements as needed.
Working knowledge of common computer application programs.
Solid communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with all levels of staff and across different cultures, both verbally and in writing.
Solid ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes.
Ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality.
Ability to use sound judgment in responding to issues and concerns.
Working skills to analyze information and synthesize data with strong attention to detail.
Understanding of immigration policies, regulations and procedures.
Understanding of Department of Labor policies, regulations and procedures.
Eligibility to serve as a Designated School Official (DSO) and Alternate Responsible Officer (ARO) with federal agencies.
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent years of experience/training.
Master's degree preferred in a related area and/or equivalent years experience/training.
Salary & Benefits
This is a 100% full-time (40 hours per week) non-exempt career position, which is paid bi-weekly and eligible for full UC Benefits.
Hourly pay for this role is commensurate with experience within the range of $29.18 - $31.13.
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment in the Resume section of your application.
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California is 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, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see:
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