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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.

Manager, International Student/Scholars Office

Reports to: Designated Supervisor

UW Job Code: 3080

UW Job Family: 34

SOC Code: 11-9033

Pay Grade: 22

Date: January 24, 2006

Job Purpose:

Manage, coordinate, and evaluate all international student and scholar services including all activities relating to non-immigrant work and study at the University, international cultural programs, and student organizations. This includes the supervision of the Exchange Visitor Program and National Student Exchange Program.

Minimum Qualifications


Master's Degree


2 years work-related experience

Required Licensure, Certification, Registration, or Other Requirements:


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • U.S. government regulations and policies regarding international students and scholars, experience with J and F visa programs, and related University policies.
  • Student records systems and U.S. government SEVIS program.
  • Student leadership development programs.
  • Budgeting and fiscal management.
  • Student services development and implementation.
  • Time management and supervisory skills.
  • Applicable University, state, and federal regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Human resources concepts, practices, policies and procedures.
  • Student development theory and student personnel administration.
  • Crisis management techniques.
  • Organizational structure, workflow, and operating procedures.
  • Student support programs and services.

Skills and Abilities to:

  • Register with Homeland Security as primary liaison between federal government, the University, and individual international students and scholars. 
  • Effectively communicate, both orally and in writing, with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Coordinate projects.
  • Solve complex problems.
  • Provide budget management, planning, assessment, goals, and strategies.
  • Independently, make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments.
  • Supervise and train staff, including prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
  • Organize resources and establish priorities.
  • Plan, implement, and evaluate programs.
  • Examine and reengineer operations and procedures, formulate policy, and develop and implement new strategies and procedures.
  • Develop, plan, and implement short- and long-range goals.
  • Foster cooperative work environment.
  • React calmly and effectively in emergency situations.

Characteristc Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

Direct the operations of the International Students and Scholars Office, including personnel, budget, programming, grievance resolution, and coordination with other international programs and staff on campus.

Serve as UW liaison on international student and scholar issues with the National Student Exchange Program and federal agencies including but not limited to USCIS, ICE, Department of Labor, Department of Homeland Security, Department of State, USIA, and the FBI.

Work with university departments in recruiting international students and scholars.

Assist international students and staff in the development and delivery of cultural programs in support of UW's goals for internationalization and cultural diversity.

Direct international student leadership development programs, including the management of fiscal programming resources from multiple campus sources and grants.

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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