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The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world’s most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley’s culture of openness, freedom and acceptance—academic and artistic, political and cultural—make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff. Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html.
Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: November 2, 2018.
We are looking for a professional, highly energetic person with interest/related experience in the field. Under the general supervision of the Lead Advisor for Undergraduate Student Services & Program Coordinator, this position has responsibility for and assisting with federally mandated compliance requirements related to the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) including production of visa documents for all new degree seeking students, EAP students and summer session students. The incumbent will be providing triage advising to international students, planning and organizing workshops and social events, engaging in outreach activities to support international student life, and serving as a resource for the campus regarding international students on F and J status.
• Serves as a Designated School Official (DSO) and an Alternate Responsible Officer (ARO) to federal programs governing the support of international students. • Advises international students and campus staff about procedures, policies and regulations related to all types of nonimmigrant status that can be used by international students at the University, primarily F and J students. • Advises international students and their dependents on a variety of matters related to their stay at UC-Berkeley including social and cultural adjustment, academic success, and career planning. • Analyzes and interprets data for production of visa documents for new and continuing degree seeking and visiting summer students. • Provides support to the SEVIS Coordinator in maintaining state and federal compliance. • Coordinates and implements events that support the educational, cultural and social needs of the students, including orientation. • Serve as a liaison with other campus units on specific projects and initiatives • Serve on campus and departmental committees as needed. • Assume other duties as assigned.
• Bachelor degree in related field preferably in the area of student personnel administration or related work experience. • Knowledge of F/J visa immigration-related laws, and Department of Homeland Security, Department of State regulations and procedures. • Must meet regulatory eligibility to be a DSO/ARO. • Strong computer skills. • Ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality. • Strong analytical/problem-solving and organizational skills. • Cross-cultural communication and interpersonal skills. • Ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes. • Experience working with international clients.
• Master degree in related field strongly desired or equivalent of experience. • Experience working with ISSM (FSA Atlas) • Experience interacting with SEVIS. • Experience working in an University setting.
Additional Salary Information: and to apply, please go to UCB Career website at, https://jobs.berkeley.edu/
Applications via email can not be accepted.
Internal Number: 25873
About Berkeley International Office at UCB
The Berkeley International Office functions to ensure that all visiting international students and scholars have successful academic and personal experiences during their stay at UC-Berkeley. We provide advising on matters related to a wide array of federal regulations, academic procedures, personal adjustment, and career development. We also support a wide array of academic units through visa processing for students, scholars, staff, and faculty.
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