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Job ID: 121119

Director, ISSFS
University of Idaho

Date Posted Mar. 18, 2019
Title Director, ISSFS
University University of Idaho
Moscow, ID, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • International Programs/Study Abroad
    Enrollment Management/Registrar

University of Idaho

Director, ISSFS

Location: Moscow

Division/College: Enrollment Management

Employee Category: Exempt

Pay Range: $57,678 or higher depending on education and experience

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Executive Director of International Programs, the Director of International Student, Scholar and Faculty Services (ISSFS) leads and manages a unit that provides immigration advising and visa-related services to the University of Idaho community. This includes serving over 800 international students, 100 scholars, and a growing number of international employees.

The Director of ISSFS works within a team structure to ensure institutional and student/scholar compliance with federal immigration-related regulations, provide expert guidance on hiring international employees, develop innovative services and support programs, and maintain courteous and efficient customer service. ISSFS takes a holistic and integrated approach to assisting international students and scholars with their academic, cultural, and social transition and helps UI attract and retain talented individuals from around the world.

Minimum Qualifications:

- Masters degree in higher education or a closely-related field
- Five (5) or more years of experience working in international higher education
- Supervisory experience
- Experience as a DSO and/or ARO
- Must be a U.S. Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident to meet federal regulatory requirements

Preferred Qualifications:

- Three (3) years of leadership experience with international programs
- Knowledge of federal immigration regulations for F-1, J-1, H-1B, TN, O-1, and E-3 visa types and permanent residency petitions
- Experience with sponsored student programs (i.e. SACM, IIE, etc.)
- Experience advising international students and scholars
- Experience working with Banner and SUNAPSIS
- Experience analyzing data and generating reports
- Experience designing and facilitating workshops
- Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies
- Strong intercultural communication skills
- International experience and/or fluency in a second language

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Must be willing to travel, including overnight travel, work nights and weekends as needed

Posting Number: SP002123P

Posting Date: 03/14/2019

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

Position is open until filled, however, applications received prior to March 28, 2019 will receive first consideration. In addition to the online application, please submit a resume/CV and a detailed letter of qualification addressing all of the minimum and preferred qualifications. Position will remain open until a sufficient pool of candidates is identified.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement

University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


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