Associate Director, International Student & Scholar Services
February 13, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Assumes responsibility for the office in the director's absence.
Supervises, trains, and mentors ISSS staff.
Analyzes and makes recommendations regarding U.S. government rules and trends affecting Emory's international students and scholars/employees.
Administers F and J programs as Principal/Designated School Official (PDSO or DSO) and Alternate/Responsible Officer (ARO or RO).
Advises international students, scholars, faculty, and researchers regarding immigration and employment regulations, as well as Emory policies and resources.
Advises and provides information and guidance to Emory departments on regulations and policies related to nonimmigrant status, such as F-1, J-1, H-1B, TN, E-3, B-1/B-2, etc.
Represents Emory University in petitions, applications and/or communications with federal, state, and local agencies, including but not limited to the Department of Homeland Security, Department of Labor, Department of State, Georgia Department of Driver Services, and Social Security Administration, etc.
Participates in the development of the department strategic plan, the development and implementation of programs, and monitoring progress toward achievement.
Prepares reports for government agencies and to support departmental objectives.
Analyzes, evaluates, and implements business process improvements to enhance operational efficiency and customer service.
Creates, develops, and implements services, workshops, and programming for international students, scholars, employees, and hiring/hosting departments.
Works in cooperation with other units to coordinate support for international students and scholars.
Collaborates with academic departments and other units at the university to support projects relevant to institutional internationalization and global strategy.
Performs related responsibilities as required.
A master's degree in a related field and four years of directly related experience in international education, preferably in a leadership role, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Advanced knowledge of immigration regulations, especially immigration classifications that are common to higher education.
Ability to positively handle complex and/or complicated situations by utilizing effective problem-solving and decision-making skills.
Excellent presentation, communication and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated ability to communicate and interact effectively with individuals from a wide range of cultural backgrounds.
Excellent project management skills, as well as administrative and organizational skills, including the ability to multitask and to consistently meet deadlines.
Must be able to serve as a Principal/Designated School Official (PDSO or DSO) and Alternate/Responsible Officer (RO or ARO) and meet government eligibility requirements.
Supervisory experience in an international office
Extensive experience handling H-1B and other employment-based categories
A proven record of business process and customer service improvements, including utilizing technology to improve operational efficiency and business processes.
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Internal Number: 79840BR
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