Minnesota State University, Mankato is accepting applications for the Assistant Director of Immigration & Compliance. This position provides direct services to the international student population on aspects of their stay including, but not limited to: J-1 and F-1 immigration advising, employment advising, health insurance compliance, and status maintenance. The Assistant Director keeps abreast of USCIS regulation changes to ensure university compliance. The Assistant Director also provides leadership and guidance to the Immigration Advising team supporting over 1200 international students.
Master’s Degree in Higher Education Administration, Student Personnel and Counseling, International Education or a related field (conferred on an official transcript at the time of application).
Five years of professional F-1 and J-1 immigration advising experience.
Advanced knowledge of USCIS regulations related to F-1 and J-1 visa holders.
Three years professional supervisory experience.
US Citizenship or lawful permanent residency status is required to serve as a Designated School --Official (DSO) or Alternate Responsible Officer (ARO).
Familiarity with a third-party, integrative software for managing SEVIS/student records.
Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse working and learning environment.
High-level and comprehensive knowledge of F-1 and J-1 regulations.
Demonstrated ability to advise students independently through difficult immigration situations including, but not limited to: employment, termination of status, change of status, loss of scholarship, suspension.
Ability to anticipate potential immigration consequences or opportunities and make appropriate resource referrals while collaborating with immigration advising team.
Demonstrated administrative, organization, and project management skills, including the ability to manage multiple projects and activities simultaneously.
Bilingual with excellent oral and written communication skills in a language other than English.
Demonstrated experience with multiple applications in Microsoft Office 365.
Demonstrated strong and positive written, interpersonal and oral communication skills.
Ability to work both independently and as a constructive, collaborative member of team efforts, internally and across multiple academic and administrative units.
Additional Salary Information: The salary range denoted above is the contractual range; however, salary upon hire is dependent upon qualifications and experience. Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement for the Minnesota State University Administrative and Service Faculty which can be found at: http://www.mnsu.edu/hr/bargaining.html
Internal Number: AA20182
About Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato has a long-standing commitment to diversity and is actively seeking to nurture and enrich its underrepresented communities. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to accept work in the United States. Requests for reasonable accommodation of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Office of Human Resources, 507-389-2015 (V), 800-627-3529 or 711 (MRS/TTY). This Vacancy Notice is available in alternative format upon request. Minnesota State University, Mankato is an affirmative action/equal opportunity University and is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System.