Data Manager

Mar 23, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Northeastern University

Data Manager

Requisition Number: STFR004433

Division/College: Enrollment Management

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


Reporting to the Sr. Associate Director of Global Services Systems, and working collaboratively with the Office of Global Services team, the Data Manager will organize, maintain, and oversee the acquisition of governmental and University required information pertinent to the nonimmigrant visa/immigration status of international students and scholars. In order to ensure compliance with federal regulations governing non-immigrant visa classifications, particularly those in ‘F' and ‘J' visa class and with SEVIS (Student and Exchange Visitor Information System), the Data Manager will monitor and maintain an integrated electronic system of data collection needed to maintain the integrity of the OGS batching database and related systems to all campuses. The Data Manager will act as a resource/liaison to other departments regarding the data/records and status of international students and scholars. The incumbent will also be responsible for interpreting data and analyzing its impact on the ability of the student/scholar and institution to maintain international students and scholars in proper non-immigrant visa status in collaboration with the Sr. Associate Director of Global Services Systems.

In addition, the Data Manager will advise international students and scholars on immigration-related matters and a variety of regulatory issues that apply specifically to an individual's status and his/her current data on file. Train staff as required. Provide leadership in special projects and collaborate in the compilation of administrative and statistical reports. Perform duties as assigned.


Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in Information Systems or related academic discipline preferred, along with an educational background pertinent to international educational exchange. 4 years of professional experience in international education highly desirable to preferably include knowledge of and experience with U.S. federal regulations governing nonimmigrant visa categories, with a focus on F-1 (student) and J-1 (exchange visitor) visa classifications and SEVIS compliance. Candidate should also possess a minimum of 3 years of practical experience in computer technology, relational database management, data transfer, and SQL; prior work experience involving Sunapsis compliance software strongly preferred. Must have proven experience with both PC and Macintosh operative systems. Strong interpersonal, intercultural, organizational, prioritizing, and analytical skills are required. Flexibility, cultural sensitivity, and the ability to work well under pressure are also essential. Fluency in two or more languages is beneficial. Desirable knowledge in WordPress, Cold Fusion and Veera.

Additional Information:

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: [email protected]

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.


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