Data Manager and International Student and Scholar Advisor

Hoboken, NJ
Mar 22, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Description

Data Manager & International Student and Scholar Advisor
  • Coordinate and implement SEVIS reporting procedures for data collection and Batch processes; identify Batch glitches; assists in training staff members on Batching
  • Perform complex data reconciliation and analysis to ensure institutional compliance; responsible for preparing and compiling statistical reports through ISSM, SEVIS, and ISSS systems.
  • Monitor and update data reported to SEVIS.
  • Manage F-1 & J-1 SEVIS alerts for international students & scholars.
  • Coordinate with the Information Technology department to make upgrades to systems as needed.
  • Act as a primary resource/liaison to other departments regarding the data/records and status of international students and scholars.
  • Maintain and update Public Access Files
  • Oversee record-keeping and retention of student, scholar and faculty immigration files
  • Perform duties of a Designated School Official (DSO) and Alternate Responsible Officer (ARO).
  • Work with the Incoming International Student Advisor to process I-20s during peak season; issue DS-2019s for newly accepted, short-term non-degree visiting students and special cohorts.
  • Provide counseling and advising support to international students on immigration-related matters, including changes of status, leave of absence, and transitional and other support issues as a member of the on-call team of advisors.
  • Serve as a resource on immigration regulations, policies, and practices to faculty and staff.
  • Oversee F-1 immigration check-in and the SEVIS registration process.
  • Assist in the development, implementation, and presentation of specialized workshops and programs.
  • Assists in designing and updating office handouts, forms, presentations, and websites.
  • Assists in ensuring University compliance with federal immigration laws and SEVIS regulations.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's degree. Three years of job-related experience. Must have foundational knowledge of SQL-based information systems; management of information and data imports between various systems; ability to synthesize reports through the integration of data from multiple independent information systems; knowledge of and experience with record-keeping and retention systems; familiarity with data integration tools and foundational knowledge of building data imports (specifically XML files). Excellent knowledge and technical skills using case management application systems, SEVIS, and SIS. Must have the ability to perform computerized tasks which may include any combination of word processing, spreadsheet, database, email, internet or web based applications. Possess strong working knowledge of immigration regulations related to students and scholars in various visa categories, primarily F-1 and J-1 status. Must be organized and be able to prioritize tasks and to work under mandated deadlines. Must have excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal and intercultural skills. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, and pass a criminal history record check to assume the role of DSO and ARO, which is an essential component of the position. Preference will be given to candidates with experience using ISSM case management system. Please include a cover letter and the name and contact information of three references. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

Stevens Institute of Technology

General Submission Guidelines:

In order to be considered a candidate for any job at Stevens, you must submit an online application. Please attach a cover letter and resume with each application. Other requirements for consideration may depend on the job.

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EEO Statement:

Stevens Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Accordingly, Stevens adheres to an employment policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against candidates or employees based on legally impermissible factor(s) including, but not necessarily limited to, race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, nationality, citizenship status, age, ancestry, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, disability, or any protected military or veteran status.

Stevens is building a diverse faculty, staff and student body and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities. Stevens is a federal contractor under the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as well as other federal statutes.


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