Under direction, this position provides advanced immigration support and regulation interpretation on employment-based visa sponsorship to international faculty and scholars sponsored by Texas A&M University-San Antonio.
This position typically works Monday - Friday; 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. May work beyond normal office hours to include evening, weekends, and peak times.
Provide high-level immigration advising on employment-based visas, to include H-1b, J-1, TN and permanent residency sponsorship in the EB1 and EB2 category. Responsible for preparing H-1b petitions and permanent residency applications and meeting with sponsoring departments to explain the immigration process.
Maintain databases pertinent to foreign faculty hosted by the institution; while keeping the Director abreast any changes in the regulations pertaining to employment based visa sponsorship.
Responsible for updating information on the website, handouts and brochures used for assisting the campus community on employment based visa sponsorship.
Perform as a designated school official (when needed), and provide regulation interpretation in accordance with the F-1 regulations; including being familiar with SEVIS and F-1 visa regulations.
Assist with all programming initiatives and in joint programming with other campus or community entities.
Identify program goals; develop strategies to meet the goals, coordinate efforts with appropriate offices within the university; and assist with special projects as requested.
Present at workshops or information session.
Participate in professional development, training, webinars, and information sessions.
May require some travel.
This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned
Education & Experience:
Bachelorâ™s degree in applicable field and three years of related experience.
Preferred Education & Experience:
Master's degree and 5 years of related experience.
Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet and database applications. Knowledge of immigration processing and administrative advising to hiring departments on employment based non immigrant and immigrant status.
Ability to work efficiently with a diverse international population, as well as other campus faculty, university administrators, and government officials.
Strong knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation skills.
Applications are accepted only through the online job portal at:
Internal Number: R-009040
About Texas A&M University - San Antonio
Texas A&M-San Antonio provides affordable higher education opportunities to students from over 30 counties in the surrounding South Texas region, and has graduated over 5,000 students who are career-ready in a variety of in-demand fields such as education, business, information technology and cyber security, criminology and biology.