Advise internationals and Oakland University on immigration related issues, assist in processing visa related documents, advise and serve as informational resource for international students and scholars, implement programming for internationals and provide support for Director in ISSO daily operations.
A bachelor’s degree in international studies or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
A minimum two years experience working with immigration related matters.
A minimum one year professional experience working with diversity and community programming.
Knowledge of Department of Homeland Security/USCIS and Department of State regulations affecting F and J Visas.
Must be approved by DHS to operate in the SEVIS system.
Experience in counseling and student administration.
Ability to manage staff and student workers.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Excellent organizational and analytical skills.
Ability to communicate effectively with others.
Master’s Degree. Fluent in Arabic, Mandarin Chinese or other foreign language.
Unless otherwise required by an applicable collective bargaining agreement, all minimum, additional and desired qualifications are preferred, but qualifications, degrees, and/or experience deemed comparable and/or equivalent by Oakland University in its sole and exclusive discretion may be considered.
Additional Salary Information: Compensation commensurate with education and experience. Oakland University offers an excellent benefit program including a comprehensive medical plan with low contribution amounts for our employees, dental and vision plans at no cost for our employees, generous paid time off plans, a 14% University contribution to our 403(b) retirement plan, tuition assistance for our employees and dependents, free access to our Campus Recreation Center and workout facilities, and flexible work schedules and wellness programs.
Internal Number: 989929
About Oakland University
Oakland University is recognized as a student-centered, doctoral research institution with a global perspective. We engage more than 20,500 graduate and undergraduate students in distinctive educational experiences that connect to the unique and diverse opportunities within and beyond our region. The university was established in 1957 through a generous donation from founders Alfred and Matilda Dodge Wilson. They contributed their historic estate and $2 million to Michigan State University to establish a satellite school, named Michigan State University – Oakland.Oakland provides a distinct educational experience with flexible class schedules and state-of-the-art facilities, student services, classroom technologies, research labs, internships and research opportunities with corporate partners. Located in the heart of Oakland County's Automation Alley, the university has forged hundreds of partnerships with hospitals, Fortune 500 companies, cities, government agencies and educational institutions.