Assistant Director of International Programs

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Employer
The University of Mississippi
Location
University, Mississippi
Salary
46,572-54,947
Posted
Jun 03, 2022
Closes
Jul 04, 2022
Specialty
Other
Position Type
Assistant Director
Hours
Full-time
Organization Type
College / University

Definition of Class

This position assists in overseeing the day-to-day operations of the International Student and Scholar Services department and ensures university compliance with applicable regulations. Incumbent is responsible for coordinating international services and programs, and acts as a liaison with the United States and foreign governmental agencies.

In order to comply with Department of Homeland Security regulations, U.S. Citizenship or permanent resident status is required for this position

Examples of Work Performed

  • Supervises the day-to-day operations of the department and makes necessary decisions in the absence of the Director.
  • Oversees the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) operation, advising, and document production services.
  • Stays abreast of and interprets immigration regulations related to students, faculty, and staff.  Advises and trains staff on immigration issues.
  • Ensures proper preparation of appropriate immigration documentation.  
  • Advises incoming and current students, faculty, staff, and university departments on immigration issues and other related questions.
  • Assists in the creation and implementation of assessment tools related to international student, faculty, and staff needs.  Takes actions to develop and maintain programs to meet needs.
  • Promotes international issues by conducting training sessions and participating in on- campus committees.
  • Supervises, trains, and schedules staff members.          
  • Attends local, state, and national workshops and conferences; hosts and presents at various workshops.                 
  • Performs similar or related duties as assigned or required.

Essential Functions

These essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following. Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring department.

  1. Assumes direct responsibility for the department in absence of the Director.
  2. Ensures university compliance with immigration regulations.  Advises and trains staff on immigration issues.
  3. Acts as a liaison with the United States and foreign governmental agencies; ensures proper preparation of appropriate immigration documentation.
  4. Advises incoming and current students, faculty, staff, and university departments on immigration issues and other related questions.
  5. Provides supervision to assigned staff.


Minimum Education/Experience

Education:
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university.                       
AND 

Experience:
Two (2) years of experience related to the above described duties.

Substitution Statement:
Related experience may be substituted for education, on a basis set forth and approved by the Department of Human Resources.