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MANAGER OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

Employer
Texas Southern University
Location
Greater Third Ward, TX
Closing date
Apr 7, 2024

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Specialty
Other
Position Type
Manager
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
College / University
Security Sensitive Position?:
Yes
Hours of Work:
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM M-F
Posting Number:
TSU202753
Official TSU Title:
MANAGER OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
Grant Title:
N/A
Job Description Summary / TWC Summary:
Under general supervision is responsible to assist international students with the successful admissions and matriculation process at Texas Southern University. Ensures that all international students maintain compliance with the rules and regulations of their F1 student visa, as mandated by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Manages other department personnel.
Essential Duties Summary:

  • Ensures the admission process for all international students are processed in a timely manner and all university admission requirements are met.
  • Creates, enters and routes student data to USCIS’s Student and Exchange Visitors Program (SEVIS) for processing of immigration information needed for students to apply for F1 visa.
  • Conducts international orientations for all international students each term.
  • Counsel and advises students regarding rules and regulations insuring proper maintenance of student visa policies.
  • Maintains proper admissions and immigration records for prospective, current and post graduate students.
  • Conducts employment workshop for students monthly. Reviews and assists with the submission of employment documents to USCIS for all students work authorization.
  • Communicates and assists Homeland Security with investigations of students who have violated compliance of student visa rules and regulations.
  • Communicates and assists with questions and concerns various Cultural Missions have in regard to their students’.
  • Recruitment of international students (i.e., community college fairs, ESL schools, education ministries, cultural missions, alumni).
  • Provides cultural events on campus for international students. Acts as International Student Advisor for the international student organization on campus.
  • Maintains proper data through the ISSM (International Student and Scholar Management) system.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
% FTE:
1.0
Hiring Range:
$55,513.00 - $69,392.00
Education:
Bachelor’s degree or higher. Master’s degree preferred.
Required Licensing/Certification:
None required.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of:
  • Policies, procedures, and practices.
  • Demonstrates expert knowledge in multiple disciplines. Acts as the ultimate subject matter expert in several professional disciplines and is the “go-to” expert on principles, methods and procedures.
  • Requires the ability to create methods and approaches to handle unique situations. International affairs is an ever evolving industry which requires critical thinking of immigration rules and regulations.
  • Microsoft Office Professional or similar applications.


Skill in:
  • Effective customer service.
  • Problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Multitasking and time management.
  • Both verbal and written communication.
Ability to:
  • Prepare detailed reports.
  • Work independently.
  • Communicate effectively.
Work Experience:
Three (3) to five (5) years’ experience working with students in a higher education environment or significant international experience.
Working/Environmental Conditions:

  • Limited standing and/or walking.
  • Handling light weight objects.
  • Using or carrying equipment.
  • Stoop, bend or lift.
UA EEO Statement:
It is the policy of Texas Southern University to provide a work environment that is free from discrimination for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, individuals with disability, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its programs, activities, admissions or employment policies. This policy of equal opportunity is strictly observed in all University employment-related activities such as advertising, recruiting, interviewing, testing, employment training, compensation, promotion, termination, and employment benefits. This policy expressly prohibits harassment and discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic history, national origin, individuals with disability, age, citizenship status, or protected veteran status. This policy shall be adhered to in accordance with the provisions of all applicable federal, state and local laws, including, but not limited to, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

Manual of Administrative Policies and Procedures
Open Until Filled (overrides close field) :
Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Open to all applicants.

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