University of Rochester Immigration Specialist - 228039 in Rochester, New York
Immigration Specialist Job ID 228039Location Central Administration Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening
Full Time 40 hours Grade 054 International Services OfficeResponsibilities
GENERAL PURPOSE: Associate Director leads ISO's programming to support the University's international population through innovative programs that engage and integrate them with the University and the greater Rochester community. This position conducts regular assessments of the experience and utilizes data to develop a programming strategy that builds and fosters awareness of issues and develops programs that ensures a transformative experience.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Program Development 25%
Conducts assessment of the international student experience to develop programs and advocates for services and support across all units
Develops programs and initiatives based on assessment data
Collaborates with all relevant units to identify issues and explore opportunities for international student success
Tracks trends and developments in international education and international student development to inform and calibrate program development and assessment
Communicates frequently with UR audiences, including parents, alumni, international populations, faculty and staff
Promotes and assists with programs that align with larger cross-institutional initiatives for comprehensive internationalization
Program Evaluation & Management 25%
Evaluates programs for effectiveness and student satisfaction
In collaboration with the ISO Student Services team, develops and implements International Student Orientation Program (ISOP) for undergraduates, graduate students, and dependents
Develops and implements on-going programming that supports students and dependents
Develop and manage the ISO non-resident tax preparation program, including the ITIN enumerations
In consultation with the Student Services team, divisions and admitting units, develops a needs-based Social Security Number (SSN) enumeration strategy
Works with the Director of International Student Engagement in the College and Alumni Relations to coordinate the in-country pre-departure orientations
Collaborates with the Paul J. Burgett Intercultural Center to design and deliver university-wide intercultural communication workshop and intercultural presentations to students, faculty, and staff.
Develops and manages programming budget
Advising and other Support Services 25%
Serves as an advisor to the International Student and Scholar Advisory Board
Serves as a resource and point person for students in crisis and their families with internal university units and external agencies as required
May serve as Designated School Official and Alternate Responsible Officer to assist with F and J students
Supervision and Training 20%
Hires and trains program staff
Supervises and evaluates Program Coordinator and student staff
Trains departments as requested in intercultural communication and best practices related to international student support
Other duties as assigned 5%
Bachelor's in a related field (e.g. International Relations, Humanities, Social Science, Communications) required.
Master’s degree preferred.
Five years of direct experience working with international students and scholars or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
Experience in design and implementation of orientation and support programs, assessments and program evaluation, team leadership and project management. Must be able to work with a diverse population, demonstrate excellent communication and presentation skills required.
Experience in design and implementation of intercultural competency curriculum and intercultural communication preferred.
Must be able to meet the Department of Homeland Security U.S. citizenship/Legal Permanent Resident requirements to serve as a Designated School Official (DSO) and Alternate Responsible Officer (ARO) required.
How To Apply
All applicants must apply online.
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