The Office of International Services at the University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking to fill the position of International Services Coordinator. Under minimal supervision, manages and advises international students, faculty and scholars on administrative and regulatory immigration processes and issues. Recommends or approves immigration related benefits to international students and scholars at UIC, including but not limited to: employment, extension of legal stay, and issues surrounding maintaining legal status in the United States. Develops, plans and conducts orientation programs, immigration seminars and workshops pertaining to immigration regulations, cultural assimilation, employment opportunities and processes, etc. Performs other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.
Qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree in social services, humanities or a related field. Master’s degree in higher education, international studies or a related field is preferred. Working knowledge of immigration laws, regulations and procedures. Ability to meet both the USDHS’s regulatory requirements to be a Designated School Official (F-1 program) and the U.S. Department of State’s J-1 Visitor Program as an Alternate Responsible Officer. Minimum of three years experience is required with knowledge of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s SEVIS system. Strong working knowledge of Sunapsis preferred. Ability to communicate effectively with people from various cultural backgrounds. For fullest consideration, submit cover letter and resume, with contact information of 3 references by June 18, 2021, via the university online application system only, at the following link:
For specific questions regarding this search, calls are accepted at: 312-996-3121.
The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer, Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit https://www.hr.uillinois.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=4292&pageId=1411899
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience
Internal Number: 146244
About University of Illinois at Chicago
THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO IS
A MAJOR RESEARCH UNIVERSITY LOCATED IN
THE HEART OF ONE OF THE WORLD’S GREAT
CITIES. UIC provides a first-rate education for
its students and is committed to creating and
disseminating new knowledge as a university
of growing national and international stature.
The largest university in the Chicago area, UIC
has 31,683 students, 16 colleges and annual
research expenditures exceeding $258.1 million.