This position directly supports management of the Student Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) and related regulatory compliance functions to ensure institutional compliance with federal regulations governing international educational exchange. The SEVIS Coordinator serves as a Designated School Official (DSO) and maintains up to date knowledge of related federal regulations, advises students on maintaining valid F-1 status and participates in the arrival process for new students. This position works closely with functional and technical teams to implement electronic reporting/monitoring of data for F-1 students and J Exchange Visitors and dependents through the Terra Dotta (TDS) international self-service portal. Serves as a subject matter expert to translate business requirements into TDS objects and workflows. Develops, schedules and coordinates training resources. Collects and analyzes statistical data to support internationalization strategic plan. Serves as point person for website updates and will contribute to social media efforts.
Bachelor’s degree. Ability to serve as a Designated School Official (DSO). Demonstrated organizational skills with strong attention to detail. Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines. Per Department of Homeland Security regulations, U.S. citizenship or Lawful Permanent Residency is required. Knowledge of, or ability to learn, xml datafile troubleshooting.
Master’s degree in Information Systems, Higher Education or related field. One year of experience as a DSO. Experience working with SEVIS related batch software and the related technical requirements. Experience with website design and maintenance. Experience with statistical analysis and report writing. Experience working in a higher education environment.
About Central Michigan University
Michigan University has a more than 125-year legacy of preparing students to become leaders and changemakers in their communities and in their personal and professional lives.
We serve nearly 19,500 students on our Mount Pleasant campus, in satellite locations around the state and throughout the country, and through flexible online programs. Many of our approximately 300 undergraduate, master’s, specialist and doctoral programs in the arts, media, business, education, human services, health professions, liberal arts, social sciences, medicine, science and engineering are nationally ranked for excellence. CMU leads the nation in leadership development programming through our Sarah R. Opperman Leadership Institute, and we are proud to be among only 5% of U.S. universities in the top two Carnegie research classifications. Our faculty work with graduate and undergraduate students in areas such as Great Lakes research, medical innovation, engineering technology and more.
CMU is located in Mount Pleasant, a community that blends the best of small-town living with big-city amenities. It’s part of the culturally varied and vibrant Great Lakes Bay Region that also includes Saginaw, ...Bay City, Midland and the state’s largest Native American community, centered on the Saginaw Chippewa Isabella Reservation in Mount Pleasant. Area residents enjoy the mix of outdoor activities, cultural events, shopping and dining options, and family attractions. Other major Michigan destinations and attractions — Lansing, Grand Rapids, Detroit, Traverse City, wineries, beaches, golf and ski resorts, and many more — are within easy reach of the city’s central location in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.
CMU employees enjoy access to a nationally recognized wellness program along with health care and benefits that exceed regional, state and national norms.
CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. CMU does not discriminate against persons based on age, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religion, sex, sex?based stereotypes, sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran status, or weight (see http://www.cmich.edu/ocrie).
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CMU does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, including admission and employment, and is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 not to discriminate in such a matter.
Inquiries about the application of Title IX can be made to CMU’s Title IX Coordinator, the US Department of Education’s Assistant Secretary, or both.
CMU’s Title IX Coordinator can be reached at:
Office: 103 E. Preston St.
Bovee University Center, suite 306
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858