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Assistant Director of International Programs

Location: 

University, MS, US, 38677

Department:  International Student & Scholar Services (10001020)
Employee Designation:  Regular Full-time (Benefits Eligible)

Note for Current UM Employees

Current employees must apply internally via connectU > connectu.olemiss.edu

Definition of Class

This position assists in overseeing the day-to-day operations of the department and ensures university compliance with applicable regulations. Incumbent is responsible for coordinating international services and programs, and acts as a liaison with the United States and foreign governmental agencies.

 

In order to comply with Department of Homeland Security regulations, U.S. Citizenship or permanent resident status is required for this position

Examples of Work Performed

  • Supervises the day-to-day operations of the department and makes necessary decisions in the absence of the Director.
  • Oversees the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) operation, advising, and document production services.
  • Stays abreast of and interprets immigration regulations related to students, faculty, and staff.  Advises and trains staff on immigration issues.
  • Ensures proper preparation of appropriate immigration documentation.  
  • Advises incoming and current students, faculty, staff, and university departments on immigration issues and other related questions.
  • Assists in the creation and implementation of assessment tools related to international student, faculty, and staff needs.  Takes actions to develop and maintain programs to meet needs.
  • Promotes international issues by conducting training sessions and participating in on- campus committees.
  • Supervises, trains, and schedules staff members.          
  • Attends local, state, and national workshops and conferences; hosts and presents at various workshops.                 
  • Performs similar or related duties as assigned or required.

Essential Functions

These essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following. Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring department.

  1. Assumes direct responsibility for the department in absence of the Director.
  2. Ensures university compliance with immigration regulations.  Advises and trains staff on immigration issues.
  3. Acts as a liaison with the United States and foreign governmental agencies; ensures proper preparation of appropriate immigration documentation.
  4. Advises incoming and current students, faculty, staff, and university departments on immigration issues and other related questions.
  5. Provides supervision to assigned staff.

Minimum Education/Experience

Education:
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university. 

                       
AND

 

Experience:
Two (2) years of experience related to the above described duties.

 

Substitution Statement:
Related experience may be substituted for education, on a basis set forth and approved by the Department of Human Resources.

Salary/Wage Information

To learn more about our pay structure and view our salary ranges, click here to visit the Compensation page of our Human Resources website. This link is provided for general pay information. Hourly rate or salary may vary depending on qualifications, experience, and departmental budget. Note: Unclassified positions (faculty, executives, researchers and coaches) do not have established salary ranges.

EEO Statement

The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.

Background Check Statement

The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.


Nearest Major Market: Oxford Mississippi