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The Assistant Director of the International Faculty & Scholars Office (IFSO) is responsible for supervising the day-to-day activities of one of the sub units/programs within the office's purview (J-1 Exchange Visitor nonimmigrant category or the Employment-based nonimmigrant/immigrant categories). The Assistant Director will lead a team of analysts in meeting the unit's goals of managing policy interpretation adherence regarding US Department of Homeland Security (USDHS), US Department of State (USDOS), US Department of Labor (USDOL), Social Security Administration, Department of Motor Vehicles, a variety of foreign government agencies and international organizations..
Create systems within the IFSO to educate departments and Organized Research Units in the maintenance of legal status for scholars in compliance with US laws and regulations. Develops strategies to expand international scholar interaction and integration within the University community in order to maximize reciprocal intercultural education benefits. Monitor SEVIS (Student and Exchange Visitor Information System), and the International Student & Scholar Management system (ISSM), the interface for SEVIS, certifying accuracy in campus reporting requirements, as required by USDHS.
Assess USDOL and the USDHS regulations pertaining to the H-1B classification and Permanent Residency processes ensuring critical requirements as failure of UC San Diego to fully comply could result in federal research and development funding on campus being temporarily suspended, valued in excess of $1 billion.
Under the general supervision of the Director of IFSO, the Assistant Director is responsible for planning and managing a broad range of programming functions related to the mission and goals of IFSO Communication and Leadership. Responsible for the outreach and marketing of programs and initiatives, working with the Director on short- and long-term strategic goals, making recommendations on current programs and new initiatives, interpreting policy and procedure, and collaborating on budgetary decisions.
Collaborate on Center-wide initiatives and act on behalf of the IFSO Director as appropriate and in the best interests of UC San Diego. Serve on various campus and UC-wide committees and workgroups. Provide support for special projects.
Must be able to work overtime, evenings, or alternate schedules, as workload requires.
Must be able to attend professional conferences.
Advanced degree and four (4) years of work experience in an academic international student or scholar services office; or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
Thorough knowledge of federal regulations of U.S. Departments of Homeland Security, State, and Labor as they pertain to the common nonimmigrant classifications and immigrant pathways commonly found in academia (J-1, H-1B, TN, O-1, E-3, B/WB, F-1; and Outstanding Researcher and Labor Certification processes).
Strong experience with immigration-based software applications (ISSM or related) and/or SEVIS. Familiarity with Microsoft Access database. Ability to query databases to extract pertinent information and report as needed for various constituents. Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.
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