Under the general direction of the Director, the Admissions Compliance Program Manager assists in the production of F-1 immigration documents in compliance with U.S. immigration regulations and procedures with regards to F-1 student visas and Optional Practical Training work authorization. Provides oversight of admissions compliance related to the immigration document issuance process and supports the process of training Tulane admissions officers on immigration matters. As a member of the OISS team, this position will also assist with orientation, programming, and advising activities that contribute to the retention of international students and their successful completion of an academic course of study at Tulane.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: (Note: Only the following two criteria—one education and one experience—will be used for screening qualified applicants.)
1. Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of directly-related immigration compliance experience.
High school diploma or equivalent and 8 years of directly-related experience.
2. U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Residence is required, as mandated by federal regulations.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES/COMPETENCIES TYPICALLY NEEDED TO PERFORM THIS JOB SUCCESSFULLY: (Note: The following criteria will not be used in screening qualified applicants but may be considered in the final decision-selection process of candidates interviewed.)
Ability to successfully complete Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) training and gain expert knowledge of F-1 SEVIS reporting requirements and immigration document issuance procedures.
Commitment to customer service. Ability to interface with all levels of users and provide support as needed.
Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.
Demonstrated sensitivity to cultural differences and ability to work in a multicultural environment.
Ability to work without supervision and meet assigned deadlines.
Excellent attention to detail and strong organizational and planning skills.
Ability to work as part of a team and service-oriented work environment.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: (Note: The following criteria will not be used in screening qualified applicants and may not be used in lieu of minimum qualifications stated above.)
Detailed, expert knowledge of F and J immigration regulations and the SEVIS system, including SEVIS processes and alerts/reports and RTI and batch processes.
Experience working in a higher education setting.
Significant international experience that may include studying, living or working abroad, or interacting with international visitors.
Prior experience as a DSO and/or ARO.
One or more years of experience working with international students and/or scholars.
Experience using Sunapsis software.
Additional Salary Information: P1.24
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