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Classification Description

This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required.

Coordinator, Faculty Immigration

Reports to: Designated Supervisor

UW Job Code: 3397

UW Job Family: 32

SOC Code: 43-6011

Pay Grade: 20

Date: November 07, 2006

Job Purpose:

Coordinate and administer the faculty immigration program ensuring compliance with federal regulations involving the preparation, collection and verification of all required U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and Department of Labor documents for foreign-born faculty.

Minimum Qualifications


Bachelor's Degree


1 year work-related experience

Required Licensure, Certification, Registration, or Other Requirements:


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Federal laws and regulations pertaining to immigration and processes and procedures essential to employer sponsored faculty immigration. 

Skills and Abilities to:

  • Plan, develop, and administer complex programming tied to exacting government regulations and laws.
  • Utilize computerized information and reporting systems.
  • Keep abreast of immigration laws and regulations.
  • Analyze problems and develop solutions and recommendations.
  • Utilize effective training methods, concepts, practices and techniques.
  • Work as a team member and build rapport and cooperation with internal and external customers.
  • Organize resources and establish work priorities.
  • Communicate effectively, oral and written.

Characteristc Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

Provide assistance and information to international faculty and academic departments relative to immigration status and participate in related problem solving.

Assist academic departments with the preparation of faculty job advertisements for positions which may be filled by international applicants.

Develop presentations, promotional materials and informational resources on employer-based immigration and permanent residency procedures.

Coordinate immigration-related services and programs with other university departments, notably International Students and Scholars, and represent the International Programs Office at related training sessions and management meetings.

Act as liaison to law firms or vendors retained for International Programs support.

Create and administer summary report databases in order to provide the University and government agencies with required information.

Serve as a Designated School Official certified by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and an Alternate Responsible Officer certified by the U.S. Department of State in order to meet federal requirements with the Student Exchange and Information System (SEVIS).

Working Conditions:

No major sources of discomfort, standard office environment.

Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources

Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.

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