ColdFusion Job Opportunity in New Orleans, LA

Under the general direction of the Director, the Program Manager for Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) Compliance provides expert advice and serves as a resource to international students, scholars and university departments on immigration regulations. This position is primarily responsible for ensuring Tulane’s compliance with SEVIS reporting requirements and immigration document issuance procedures for individuals in J-1 and F-1 status. A major component of ensuring Tulane’s SEVIS compliance involves maintenance of the OISS software system that interfaces with the SEVIS system. This position also contributes to the retention of international scholars and students and their successful completion of an academic course of study at Tulane through participation in programming offered by OISS and advising international students on personal, academic, and cultural affairs.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES/COMPETENCIES TYPICALLY NEEDED TO PERFORM THIS JOB SUCCESSFULLY:
(Note: The following criteria will not be used in screening qualified applicants but may be considered in the final decision-selection process of candidates interviewed.)

  • Ability to successfully complete SEVIS training and gain expert knowledge of J-1 and F-1 SEVIS reporting requirements and immigration document issuance procedures
  • Commitment to excellent customer service and the ability to interact professionally with all levels of users and also provide effective technical support as needed
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to cultural differences and ability to work in a multicultural environment
  • Ability to effectively troubleshoot and resolve technical problems in a timely manner
  • Ability to adapt to new technologies with minimal training
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work without supervision and meet established deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong organizational and planning skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and service-oriented work environment
  • Ability to work with software applications, web-based applications, database management, and supporting systems

Minimum Qualifications

  • U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Residence is required, as mandated by federal regulations

Minimum Education

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2 years’ software applications/systems implementation or 2 years’ international student advising/immigration experience OR High school diploma or equivalent and 8 years’ software applications/systems implementation experience or 8 years’ international student advising/immigration experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field, and five years’ software applications/systems implementation experience to include customer service management in a higher education setting
  • Significant international experience that may include studying, living or working abroad, or interacting with international visitors
  • Experience working with Sunapsis, including alert systems, e-form development and implementation, reporting, and auto email setup
  • Detailed, expert knowledge of F and J immigration regulations and the SEVIS system, including SEVIS processes and alerts/reports and RTI and batch processes
  • Experience with Banner, SQL, and ColdFusion
  • Prior experience as a designated School Official (DSO) and/or Alternate Responsible Office (ARO)

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