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Location: Morgantown, West Virginia
International Students and Scholars at West Virginia University is seeking applications for a temporary Program Manager/Immigration Specialist. This position will provide specialized immigration advice to international students, staff, faculty, exchange visitors, and their families.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Interact with supervisors, staff, managers, department immigration liaisons throughout WVU concerning issues impacting the hiring of international employees and visa sponsorship and process.
Serve as a member of the WVU Immigration Oversight Committee for Employment of Foreign Nationals including attending and participating in weekly Committee meetings for case/problem discussions, WVU immigration practices clarifications/decisions, planning and actual participation in Immigration Liaison Trainings.
Interacts with various government agencies to obtain information and clarification on rules and regulations.
Interacts with staff, supervisors, and managers within other administrative departments throughout WVU concerning issues impacting J-1 Exchange visitors and the hiring of international employees such as: the Department of Human Resources concerning hiring processes; Finance & Administration office regarding tax accounting issue.
Assists international staff, faculty, and their families in their transition to life at WVU and the Morgantown community.
Respond to and provide specific assistance for the following visa categories: J-1 Exchanging Visitor Category, Advisory Opinions Request, J-1 Waiver Applications, including, Interested Government Agency Foreign Medical Graduate J-1 Waiver, H-1B Specialty Occupation Category, TN nonimmigrant Classification, O-1 of Extraordinary Ability Category, and Permanent Residency.