International Services Coordinator

Location
Chicago, Illinois
Salary
Salary commensurate with experience
Posted
May 12, 2017
Ref
79018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Office of International Services at the University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking to fill the position of International Services Coordinator.  Under minimal supervision, manages and advises international students, faculty and scholars on administrative and regulatory immigration processes and issues.  Recommends or approves immigration related benefits to international students and scholars at UIC, including but not limited to: employment, extension of legal stay, and issues surrounding maintaining legal status in the United States. Develops, plans and conducts orientation programs, immigration seminars and workshops pertaining to immigration regulations, cultural assimilation, employment opportunities and processes, etc. Performs other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.  Qualifications include Bachelor’s degree in social services, humanities or a related field. Master’s degree in higher education, international studies or a related field is preferred. Working knowledge of immigration laws, regulations and procedures. Ability to meet both the USDHS’s regulatory requirements to be a Designated School Official (F-1 program) and the U.S. Department of State’s J-1 Visitor Program as an Alternate Responsible Officer. Minimum of three years experience is required with knowledge of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s SEVIS system. Strong working knowledge of Ellucian’s Student and Scholar Management Maintenance System and ImmigrationTracker preferred.  Ability to communicate effectively with people from various cultural backgrounds. Salary commensurate with experience.  For fullest consideration, submit cover letter and resume, with contact information of 3 references by June 2, 2017, via the university online application system only, at the following link:

https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=79018&job=international-services-coordinator-office-of-international-services

For specific questions regarding this search, calls are accepted at: 312-996-3121.

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer, Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.  Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.