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Sr. Assistant Director for Advising Services, International Services Office

University of Rochester
Rochester, New York
Competitive salary (up to $90,000 + benefits) flexible work from home schedule
Closing date
Mar 5, 2023

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Global Affairs & Engagement
Knowledge Communities
International Student and Scholar Services
Position Type
Assistant Director
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University

Job Details

Supervision and Management


Responsible for the supervision, on-going evaluation, and support of the professional development of five advisers. Assists in gathering data for budget development and strategic planning. Works with the Sr. Associate Director to design and deliver cross-training for the principle advising teams on non-immigrant and employment-based immigration regulations and assist with departmental training and for other stakeholders.




Program  Administration


Provides management, expert regulatory policy interpretation, data analysis, collaborates with Systems and Operations, Support and Engagement, and the Scholar/Employee teams to deliver the full scope of services needed to support international populations across all academic, medical, and administrative units. Oversees all communications, engagement opportunities, staff development to implement high-impact immigration advising and related support services.


Immigration Compliance


Serves as the PDSO for the F-1 and ARO for the J-1 programs and liaises with relevant US government agencies. Interprets and implements policies and protocols for federal compliance and all mandated reporting requirements. Works with the Systems and Operations to test and maintain internal systems and data integration and transmission with enterprise systems. Develops and codifies Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for all processes and policies. Will be expected to carry an advising case load commensurate with other management and program administration responsibilities.


Service and Support


Working with the Support and Engagement team, designs and administers periodic assessment of advising service and client experience and utilizes data and research and best practice to develop and implement targeted programs, engagement opportunities, and support for students and scholars within the university and the broader Rochester community.









The University of Rochester, founded in 1850, is a private coeducational institution that ranks among the most highly regarded universities in the country. A member of the prestigious Association of American Universities, Rochester is ranked as Research I by the Carnegie Foundation, offering degree programs at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels, as well as in several professional disciplines. The University of Rochester is composed of the College of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering, the Eastman School of Music, the School of Medicine and Dentistry, the School of Nursing, the Medical Center and Strong Memorial Hospital, Highland Hospital, the William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration, the Margaret Warner Graduate School of Education and Human Development, the Aab Institute for Biomedical Sciences, the Laboratory for Laser Energetics, and the Memorial Art Gallery.

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