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Global Education supports UC San Diego's mission of providing transformative experiences in a globally-connected world by bridging educational opportunities with the vast global research network of our campus. Whether supporting international students, faculty and scholars to achieve academic and personal success, or creating and connecting students to high-impact opportunities abroad, Global Education achieves UC San Diego's culture of collaboration and vision to prepare the next generation of global leaders.
Reporting to the Assistant Director, International Faculty and Scholars Office (IFSO), the Immigration Analyst serves as an active member of the advising team within the IFSO interpreting and explaining complex U.S. federal immigration and labor regulations and campus policies to UC San Diego academic departments and international scholars. The Analyst advises UC San Diego international visitors and academic departments regarding appropriate nonimmigrant and immigrant statuses. The Analyst will review and evaluate department requests and ensure issuance of appropriate immigration documentation. The incumbent directs international scholars in the preparation of successful applications pertaining to visas, nonimmigrant status, employment authorization, Social Security numbers, driver licenses, and any other requirements to successfully live in the U.S. and work at UC San Diego. Ensures that federal compliance requirements pertaining to US Departments of Homeland Security, State, and Labor regulations are met and in a timely fashion.
In coordination with the other Immigration Analysts, the incumbent will advise, prepare documents, and maintain data for nearly 3000 international faculty and scholars in nonimmigrant statuses typically found in academic settings (primarily J-1 and H-1B). Designated as a signature authority for University H-1B petitions and granted ARO status by U.S. Dept. of State. Serves as liaison with various U.S. government agencies, including U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Department of State, U.S. Department of Labor, the Social Security Administration, and the California Department of Motor Vehicles.
Additional responsibilities include providing assistance with the coordination of J-1 and H-1B orientation sessions, providing orientation assistance to international scholars and their families and referrals and information about UC San Diego and the community - including health insurance and family matters; participates in social, cultural, and educational programming initiatives for international scholars; organizes and implements training workshops for academic department representatives.
Must be available to attend occasional evening and off-campus meetings.
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Bachelor's degree in education, counseling, psychology or related field and a minimum 2 years of work related to student or scholar advising activities in an academic setting or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with complex J-1 and H-1B immigration regulations, employment policies and procedures, and academic policies and procedures. Ability to research, comprehend, analyze and apply new and complex immigration regulations.
Proven ability to evaluate and prepare immigration documents (DS-2019; I-129, LCA) with accuracy and speed, and with strong attention to detail and high level of analysis.
Working knowledge of common organization- or research-specific and other computer application programs. Experience with ISSM or similar immigration database software. Knowledge of computer-based applications utilizing databases, word processing, spreadsheets, electronic mail, and web development tools including: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and calendar programs.
Experience in spreadsheets, charts, or graphics to display data, and proficiency adapting programs to meet sophistication requ
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.