Facilitates Purdue's sponsorship of nonimmigrant and/or permanent residence for international scholars, faculty or staff as needed, including but not limited to J-1, H-1B, TN, O-1 and/or permanent resident filings for international faculty, scholars and staff. Develops theoretical and practice knowledge of the full range of nonimmigration statuses, permanent residence options, travel/immigration procedures and challenges facing Purdue's international scholars, faculty and staff. Participates in advising international scholars, faculty, and/or staff. Participates in implementation and development of critical scholar systems, including but not limited to Sunapsis and associated e-Forms, ISS website, and ISS Sharepoint site. Leads, or assists, with assigned special projects, programs or services, as needed.
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
One year of experience working with international scholars, faculty or staff.
Consideration will be given to an equivalent combination of required education and related work experience.
Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with students, scholars, faculty, staff, alumni and community members who represent a broad range of cultural backgrounds and perspectives, and to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
Demonstrated experience in achieving work goals under pressure and in appropriately handling confidential material.
Excellent verbal and written communication, organization and data entry skills.
Ability to prioritize work and perform multiple tasks simultaneously.
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
Proficiency with database operation and management such as but not limited to SEVIS, Sunapsis, and/or Visual Compliance.
Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Windows, file management and record keeping, email and word processing.
One year of Purdue University experience.
One year of experience with Sunapsis or other relevant customizable web-based software system.
Knowledge and understanding of U.S. immigration laws, regulations, policies and procedures, including but not limited to current and historic exchange visitor program laws, regulations and policies.
Knowledge of cross-cultural, academic and personal issues.
Competency in a foreign language.
Fluency in other language and/or experience living abroad.
Purdue will not sponsor an employment related visa for this position
A background check will be required for employment in this position
FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible for Overtime)
Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contribution Waiting Period
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply
About International Scholar Services, Purdue University
Purdue University is a public research university located in West Lafayette, Indiana and is the main campus of the Purdue University system. Purdue is a member of the Big Ten Conference and enrolls the second largest student body of any university in Indiana, as well as the fourth largest international student population of any university in the United States. Approximately 22% of Purdue's undergr...aduate student body is international. The graduate student body comprises an even higher percentage of international scholars and students. Purdue employs approximately 19,000 faculty and staff, of which roughly 15% are international. The Office of International Students and Scholars (ISS) is committed to the internationalization of Purdue University by providing appropriate services and support to international clientele and various University departments and offices. ISS seeks to enhance the academic, cultural, and social pursuits of students and scholars from abroad through knowledge and expertise in recruitment, admissions, immigration, and advising. Within this office, this International Scholar Services team focuses exclusively on supporting our Purdue-sponsored international faculty, staff and scholars in obtaining and maintaining J, E, H, TN, O and permanent residence status.