The SEVIS Analyst and Compliance Officer contributes to the international dimension of The Ohio State University by overseeing the federally mandated record-keeping for institutional compliance with government agencies, creating policies to meet compliance, and by leading the implementation and maintenance of third-party software systems such as Sunapsis, to ensure they align with business practices for compliance and office procedures; serves as the Primary Designated School Official (PDSO) for the F-1 Visa Program and as an Alternate Responsible Officer (ARO) for the J-1 Exchange Visitor Program; stays current with SEVIS-related and regulatory updates and oversees federally mandated record-keeping to ensure institutional compliance with Department of Homeland Security (DHS) federal regulations in relation to the Student and Exchange Visitor System (SEVIS) of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE); manages and oversees collection and transmission of data to DHS by coordinating record and data flow from the in-house databases to SEVIS; is responsible for making decisions regarding parameters to be used for assembly of data to ensure accuracy and appropriateness with the regulations; provides a high level of regulatory guidance to the Director and staff. Primary SEVIS contact for OUB, Graduate School, GIP Admissions, UAFYE, and ALP, SEVP and DHS; conducts workshops and assists in the dissemination of federal regulatory information to campus partners; manages SEVIS batching compliance audit; manages audits requested by DHS and internal audits; advises DSOs and AROs on SEVIS event creation and actions and provides guidance in complex regulatory and SEVIS-related issues; assists with the creation of new and improved procedures and guidelines; assists with reports and statistics; supports the international student and scholar advising staff on complex cases through evaluation, analysis and interpretation of federal non-immigrant regulations; advises on cross-cultural issues and other concerns to support student and scholar success; supports the academic mission by working collaboratively with academic departments and service units primarily on F-1, J-1, and H-1B regulatory issues as they pertain to student and scholar success; serves on campus-wide technical and business committees; serves as the project manager and partners closely with OAA-IT and OCIO and other campus stakeholders on all SEVIS technology, including but not limited to Sunapsis; oversees data conversion, business processes and software education and training of office staff and clientele using the new system; works with OAA-IT and OCIO and stakeholders on software upgrades and adjusts business processes as needed; supervises staff working with SEVIS batching and software implementation and maintenance; serves as back-up for the Director on fiscal duties, payroll duties, and office management, working closely with the staff in OIA Business Operations.
Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
Required Qualifications: Bachelor degree or equivalent education/experience; three or more years of experience with SEVIS management and data analysis; three or more years of experience with working with PeopleSoft Student Information Systems (SIS) or external systems in relation to the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS); three or more years working in a senior position in an international office; five or more years working with federal regulations affecting foreign students and scholars (F-1, J-1, and H-1B); previous supervisory experience; excellent written and interpersonal communication skills; excellent computer skills and proficiency with databases; demonstrated ability to work well in a high volume, fast-paced international education environment.
Desired Qualifications: Experience with Sunapsis; experience with a large system implementation or upgrade project including data conversion; knowledge and experience with relational database concepts and SQL; ability to manage in a dynamic, changing environment; ability to collaborate and work in a team environment; knowledge of MS Office suite applications; demonstrated customer service skills; excellent organizational, analytical, and problem solving skills; experience living/working/studying abroad.
Salary: $60,000 to $70,000
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Application Deadline: February 26, 2017.
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.