JOB NO.: 93755-AS
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Department: G SERV/HUMAN RES/EMPLOYEE SERV
Categories: Human Resources, Payroll, Legal Affairs, Public Safety, Law Enforcement/Compliance
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable
Position Vacancy ID: 93755-AS
Working Title: Immigration Specialist
Official Title: SR HUMAN RESOURCES SPEC(S36BN) or HUMAN RESOURCES SPEC(S36DN) or ASSOC HUMAN RESOURCES SPEC(S36FN)
Hiring Department: A022040-GENERAL SERVICES/OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES/EMPLOYEE SERV
Anticipated Begin Date: APRIL 10, 2018
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
Minimum $42,167 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization:
A degree is not required for this position
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Knowledge and Skills
1. Knowledge of U.S. immigration laws, USCIS, DHS, DOL, and DOS regulations.
2. Excellent organizational skills, must be able to prioritize.
3. Ability to work with very detailed information.
4. Ability to work under pressure.
5. Ability to handle severe time constraints.
6. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
7. Ability to work with a wide variety of constituents including Federal government agency officials, campus and dean's office personnel, and with campus clients.
8. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
9. Knowledge of cross-cultural sensitivity.
License or certificate:
Under the close supervision of the Director of International Faculty and Staff Services (IFSS), this position functions as a human resource professional responsible for recommending, preparing, and filing H-1B Temporary Worker petitions on behalf of all UW System campuses (Campuses) excluding UW-Milwaukee. The incumbent serves as a liaison between the Campuses and the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL); U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS); Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S. Department of State (DOS), and will respond to their requests for information. The incumbent will also prepare and file Permanent Residence applications (PR) as well as other types of non-immigrant petitions for the Campuses as permitted by law.
This position requires knowledge of the UW System's internal policies and procedures, as well as cross-cultural sensitivity. This position has contact with a number of campus customers and personnel from a variety of federal and state agencies.
Please note that successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.
Instructions to applicants:
To begin the application process, please click on the "Apply Now" button. Please upload a resume and cover letter. Your cover letter should address your experience with the following:
- Employment based immigration
- Working in the field of higher education
- Working with diverse populations
- Prioritizing deadlines and organizational skills
- Experience working in human resources (HR) , including recruitment, hiring, titling and generalist capacities
In these materials, be sure to offer examples that demonstrate your experience with providing immigration services. Also provide your experience training and presenting, as well as the other experience relating to the principal duties as outlined in the position description.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
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Advertised: Mar 5 2018 Central Standard Time
Application Close: Mar 20 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time