199269 Associate Director, International Students and Scholars

Location
Worcester Massachusetts
Posted
Sep 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Clark University’s Office of International Students and Scholars Office seek a professional to the fill the position of Associate Director of the International Student and Scholars Office. Reporting to the Director of the International Students and Scholars Office, the successful candidate will serve as an immigration expert and advise international students, scholars, faculty, and administrators in matters related to compliance with U.S. Department of Homeland Security immigration regulations. The Associate Director will also serve as a Designated School Official and an Alternate Responsible Officer for the F-1 and J-1 programs respectively. Duties and Responsibilities Included in a range of responsibilities, the Associate Director will manage and coordinate immigration and visa related functions to insure that the University is in compliance with U.S. Government regulations pertaining to international students; maintain liaison with department staff and faculty to provide appropriate immigration advising; assess and process requests for immigration forms using the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Student and Exchange Visitor System (SEVIS); advocate for Clark students and scholars with representatives of U.S. government agencies regarding immigration issues; collaborate with the Director to provide International Student Orientation programs; and sit on various University task forces and committees dealing with issues related to international students, immigration, or campus interculturalism as well as other duties as assigned. Qualifications The successful candidate will have a master’s degree. Other qualifications include: 1-3 years of progressive immigration advising experience; experience in an academic setting with complex compliance and regulatory functions related to immigration advising, institutional policies, and SEVIS processing; excellent attention to detail, ability to multitask, customer-friendly attitude, ability to deal with stressful situations and to work independently and as member of a team; and proficiency in Microsoft Office. US Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Residency, as mandated by federal regulations is required. This is a full-time, 40 hours per week, 12 month position with excellent benefits, which include employee and family tuition benefits, 4 weeks’ vacation, generous retirement plan, free use of campus fitness center and many more. Review of applications will begin October 6, 2017. Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience. Please email résumé and cover letter to resumes@clarku.edu Applicants must reference Job code 19269 in the subject line to be considered for this position. Clark University embraces equal opportunity as a core value: we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. All positions at Clark share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging. Clark University is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and strongly encourages members from historically underrepresented communities - inclusive of all women - to apply.

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