The Office of International Services (OIS) has an opportunity for an Assistant Director (Senior International Scholar Advisor). The Office of International Services assists individual international students, scholars and their families by advising on federal immigration regulations, and providing advice and support on personal, academic and cultural matters. The selected candidate will lead implementation of a case management solution for the Office of International Services (OIS). Liaise with IT department and other administrative units to develop interfaces from other campus systems to OIS case management solution. Configure case management solution to meet the business process needs of OIS. Provide advising and services to a caseload of international scholars. Oversee the provision of services to international students.
UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Works with IT staff to ensure that interfaces from the student information, human resources/payroll and directory systems are working properly.
Liaises with IT staff and vendor to ensure software upgrades are successfully installed, and that any issues related to the server are quickly addressed.
Configures case management system to meet OIS needs. This includes the development of e-forms and templates to facilitate OIS immigration processing work. Stays abreast of changes in federal regulations and systems to ensure that all information needed for federal reporting purposes is collected and managed in the case management solution.
Ensures that batch processing to the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) is successful. Addresses any errors in batch processing to SEVIS.
Reviews any compliance alerts related to international students and scholars and distributes follow-up work to OIS staff.
Supervises and mentors OIS staff who provide services and programs to international students.
Works with international employees, departmental administrators and UMB administrative units on issues related to sponsorship of H-1B visas. Prepares and files H-1B visa filings with the U.S. Department of Labor and U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor's degree
Experience: 2 years of related experience
Or equivalent combination of formal education/training and experience.
Proven knowledge of immigration regulations.
The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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