Section Coordinator, International Employment Services
Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr
HSC - Lubbock
Human Resources Lbk
General Position Description:
Coordinates a section in a department that has institutional oversight responsibilities. Responsibilities involve the coordination and supervision of the various functions and aspects of a specific program or departmental project as well as the monitoring of program staff and operational procedures. Work is performed under general supervision with evaluation based on results obtained. May supervise program staff, volunteers and/or students.
Under the direction of the Managing Director of IES:
Serves as a Section Coordinator in the Office of International Employment Services with institutional oversight responsibilities.
Assists in the preparation and processing of non-immigrant and immigrant petitions including H-1B, E-3, TN, O-1, EB-1, EB-2 and EB-3 filings.
Coordinates with departmental contacts and foreign national to obtain necessary documentation for immigration filings and immigration compliance.
Serve as Alternate Responsible Officer (ARO) for the J-1 Exchange Visitor program
Maintain immigration case management databases and ensure records are complete.
Assist in maintenance of all compliance records including LCA Public Access Files; PERM Audit Files; and I-9 records
Assist with Exchange Visitor orientation.
Maintain accurate I-9 records for all international employees (sponsored and non-sponsored)
Liaise with internal and TTU System partners and stakeholders on matters related to international employees and exchange visitors.
Maintain and cultivate necessary contact with appropriate government agencies, departments and sponsors as needed to support international employees and exchange visitors.
May supervise interns and junior staff.
US citizenship or lawful permanent residence require per federal immigration regulations.
Occasional duties and projects including intra-departmental HR projects.
Bachelor's degree plus two (2) years of experience in US employment immigration, especially H-1B, E-3, O-1, TN and employment-based permanent residence.
Demonstrated knowledge of F-1 and J-1 regulations
Experience with SEVIS
Knowledge of federal immigration compliance and reporting requirements.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a time-sensitive environment with multiple deadlines.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to communicate effectively with individuals of diverse backgrounds
Firm proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
Bachelor's degree and four years of employment immigration experience.
Experience with Banner and immigration data management software.
Self-directed and motivated
Active engagement with NAFSA, AILA or other professional immigration or international education organization.
Candidates are not expected to have all of the preferred qualifications.
As an EEO/AA emplyer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant's race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.
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Minimum Hire Rate
Compensation range is $16.04 to $24.04.
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. Compensation range is $16.04 to $24.04.
For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.
About TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) was created in May 1969 as the Texas Tech University School of Medicine, a component of the Texas Tech University System. With its administrative center in Lubbock, Texas, TTUHSC is a multi-campus institution with regional campuses at Abilene, Amarillo, Dallas, and Odessa/Midland (Permian Basin). In addition, as part of fulfilling the diver...se patient needs in West Texas, TTUHSC is also a contracted health care provider for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) and facilitates the health care of TDCJ patients regionally. Currently the medical needs of over 30 correctional facilities are served by TTUHSC employees. The combination of cutting-edge research and a distinguished medical center creates an invigorating atmosphere where students tailor their education to meet their goals and researchers collaborate to solve complex questions affecting our health, culture and society.