The SEVIS Coordinator manages University-wide compliance with federally mandated Student and Exchange Visitor System (SEVIS) reporting requirements. Serving as a functional technical hybrid, the SEVIS Coordinator works in a team environment of immigration and admissions professional staff, facilitates the use of technology to identify and improve efficiencies for the International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) team to promote data integrity, provide outstanding service to international students, meet institutional obligations and serve the campus community.
The SEVIS Coordinator: develops and maintains SEVIS batch interface functionality and exports and imports student data to SEVIS on a daily basis; performs system audits to ensure integrity and consistency of campus databases with the SEVIS system; researches and implements technical process improvements; makes recommendations and implements continuous improvement in data collection, maintenance and data integrity; writes and runs regular queries and reports; analyzes query results to confirm accuracy of information and reconciles data discrepancies to manage international student application, admission and enrollment data; develops policies and procedures and associated documentation to manage SEVIS reporting; coordinates the training of ISSS staff to ensure quality control, privacy and security; and provides ImageNow support for admissions and immigration records. The SEVIS Coordinator also leverages professional and campus connections and expertise to improve processes impacting international students. The SEVIS Coordinator reports to the Director of International Student & Scholar Services.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree; Experience in an academic or business environment focused on technology, compliance/regulations and client relations; Strong ability to create written communication that is informative and clear (as demonstrated in cover letter); US citizenship or lawful permanent resident status to meet federal requirements for professional practice as a Designated School Official.
Preferred Qualifications: More than one year of experience in an academic or business environment focused on technology, compliance/regulations and client relations; Knowledge of F-1 regulations; Technical knowledge and aptitude with web-based applications; Ability to understand and troubleshoot xml files; Experience with relational databases; Experience with university student databases.
Applicants are required to apply online. http://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/28569 Please submit a cover letter summarizing your prior experience and addressing the minimum and preferred qualifications (noted above), resume and contact information for three professional references. Position closes May 31, 2019
Internal Number: 02079820
About University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) has more than 26,000 students, 1500 international students, over 150 undergraduate, master's and Ph.D. programs and has the highest research activity, R-1, designation from the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Located five blocks from Lake Michigan and five kilometers from the city center, UWM is an urban campus and is part of the University of Wisconsin System. The Center for International Education (CIE) is a comprehensive international office, encompassing key campus programs and services while fostering campus-wide internationalization. Within CIE, teams of professionals work in the following areas: International Student and Scholar Services; Study Abroad; Institute for World Affairs; and International Partnerships.