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Senior Immigration Advisor

Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH 03755
  • Job Code
    116809062


Dartmouth College



Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans or any other legally protected group.

Position Information

Position Title
Senior Immigration Advisor

Department
Office of Visa & Immigration Services

Position Number
1011236

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We need to post this position in Chronicle of Higher Education, Inside Higher Ed as well as NASFA (National Association of Foreign Student Advisors) and AILA (American Immigration Lawyers Assoc.). This will be a national search.



Position Purpose

Reporting to the Director, the Senior Immigration Advisor will assist international students and scholars with immigration-related issues, manage a caseload of international students and scholars including SEVIS reporting, help ensure compliance with federal regulations, and create educational programs, and conduct analysis on impact of changes in immigration laws.



SEIU Level
Not an SEIU Position

FLSA
Exempt

Employment Category
Regular Full Time

Department Contact for Cover Letter
Susan Ellison

Special Instructions to Applicants

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.



Key Accountabilities

Key Accountabilities

1. Advising (65%)

• Serves as Department of Homeland Security Designated School Official ( DSO ) and Department of State Alternate Responsible Officer ( ARO ) responsible for immigration advising.
• Manages complex and high-volume caseload of international students and scholars, with responsibility for advising on maintenance of status, program duration, changes of status, international travel, employment including post-graduate employment, dependent family members, and other immigration-related compliance areas.
• Performs administrative tasks necessary to support the advising function, including correspondence, reporting, auditing and regular records maintenance in Banner, the Data Warehouse, Sunapsis and SEVIS .
• Works with OVIS staff to update and create online advising resources for international population as well as for departments and schools across the institutions.
• Serves as liaison to assigned schools and departments to provide guidance and support for immigration sponsorship requests in the context of both institutional and government policies.
• Maintains expertise in F-1, J-1 and other immigration regulations, including staying apprised of regulatory and policy changes.
• Leads workshops and training sessions on immigration-related topics for international students, scholars, faculty, and department administrators.
2. Operations Support (20%)

• Participates in and provides critical support for international student and scholar registration, check-in, orientation, employment and other requests, particularly during peak times.
• Prepares and processes immigration documents for international students and scholars, including Form I-20 and Form DS-2019 creation and SEVIS record updates.
• Stay abreast of new technology and software capabilities for intake, case management, audits and reporting and assist with testing of system upgrades and version releases.
• Works with OVIS leadership and staff to create and implement programming on immigration-related topics.

3.Data Analysis and SEVIS Compliance (15%)

• Regularly monitors and analyzes student and scholar data in Banner, Data Warehouse, HRMS , Sunapsis and SEVIS to ensure accuracy and integrity of data and audit review in compliance with SEVIS and other reporting requirements.
• Works closely with Director, Associate Director and other staff members to analyze changes in immigration law and policy and the impact on international students and scholars to ensure compliance.

-- Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others. -- Performs other duties as assigned

PI116809062

<br/><br/><b>Dartmouth College</b><br/><br/><br/><br/>Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans or any other legally protected group.<br/><br/><b>Position Information</b><br/><br/><b>Position Title</b><br/>Senior Immigration Advisor<br/><br/><b>Department</b><br/>Office of Visa & Immigration Services<br/><br/><b>Position Number</b><br/>1011236<br/><br/><b>Advertisement Text</b><br/><p>We need to post this position in Chronicle of Higher Education, Inside Higher Ed as well as NASFA (National Association of Foreign Student Advisors) and AILA (American Immigration Lawyers Assoc.). This will be a national search.</p><br/><br/><b>Position Purpose</b><br/><p>Reporting to the Director, the Senior Immigration Advisor will assist international students and scholars with immigration-related issues, manage a caseload of international students and scholars including SEVIS reporting, help ensure compliance with federal regulations, and create educational programs, and conduct analysis on impact of changes in immigration laws.</p><br/><br/><b>SEIU Level</b><br/>Not an SEIU Position<br/><br/><b>FLSA</b><br/>Exempt<br/><br/><b>Employment Category</b><br/>Regular Full Time<br/><br/><b>Department Contact for Cover Letter</b><br/>Susan Ellison<br/><br/><b>Special Instructions to Applicants</b><br/><p>Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.</p><br/><br/><b>Key Accountabilities</b><br/><p></p> <tr> <th>Key Accountabilities</th> <td><p>1. Advising (65%)</p> <p> Serves as Department of Homeland Security Designated School Official ( DSO ) and Department of State Alternate Responsible Officer ( ARO ) responsible for immigration advising.<br> Manages complex and high-volume caseload of international students and scholars, with responsibility for advising on maintenance of status, program duration, changes of status, international travel, employment including post-graduate employment, dependent family members, and other immigration-related compliance areas.<br> Performs administrative tasks necessary to support the advising function, including correspondence, reporting, auditing and regular records maintenance in Banner, the Data Warehouse, Sunapsis and SEVIS . <br> Works with OVIS staff to update and create online advising resources for international population as well as for departments and schools across the institutions. <br> Serves as liaison to assigned schools and departments to provide guidance and support for immigration sponsorship requests in the context of both institutional and government policies.<br> Maintains expertise in F-1, J-1 and other immigration regulations, including staying apprised of regulatory and policy changes. <br> Leads workshops and training sessions on immigration-related topics for international students, scholars, faculty, and department administrators.<br> 2. Operations Support (20%)</p> <p> Participates in and provides critical support for international student and scholar registration, check-in, orientation, employment and other requests, particularly during peak times.<br> Prepares and processes immigration documents for international students and scholars, including Form I-20 and Form DS-2019 creation and SEVIS record updates.<br> Stay abreast of new technology and software capabilities for intake, case management, audits and reporting and assist with testing of system upgrades and version releases.<br> Works with OVIS leadership and staff to create and implement programming on immigration-related topics.</p> <p>3.Data Analysis and SEVIS Compliance (15%)</p> <p> Regularly monitors and analyzes student and scholar data in Banner, Data Warehouse, HRMS , Sunapsis and SEVIS to ensure accuracy and integrity of data and audit review in compliance with SEVIS and other reporting requirements.<br> Works closely with Director, Associate Director and other staff members to analyze changes in immigration law and policy and the impact on international students and scholars to ensure compliance.</p></td> </tr> <tr> <th>--</th> <td>Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.</td> </tr> <tr> <th>--</th> <td>Performs other duties as assigned</td> </tr> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/BXBgaMIMNDDgCpB2i1EVO"> <p>PI116809062</p>

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Posted: 2020-01-03 Expires: 2020-02-03

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