University of Idaho
$57,678 or higher depending on education and experience
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.
- 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
- 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
Open Until Filled:
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.
Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
To apply, please visit: jobs.uidaho.edu
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.