International Employment Specialist Purpose Purpose: To provide oversight in the evaluating, and coordinating immigration employment issues within the Office of Equal Opportunity Services. Essential Functions Function 1: Work with University administration to develop University-wide policy on hiring of international faculty and staff. Develop and conduct training programs, workshops, and materials for department administrators on immigration processes and UT Arlington procedures for international employees. 25 % Time Function 2: Monitor changes in immigration and DOL legislation and alert international community and hiring units about changes. Work to resolve complex problems related to non-immigrant status by communicating with a wide variety of government personnel and embassy and consulate officials. 25 % Time Function 3: Prepare and file immigration petitions and applications to USCIS and Department of Labor on behalf of international employees. Update and maintain payroll's payment request forms and HR's employment recommendation letter for international faculty and non-student employees. 25 % Time Function 4: Develop and monitor database for caseload management, maintain list-serve for international employees. Maintain an international employee handbook. Assist other functional areas in Human Resources, as directed. 25 % Time Marginal/Incidental Functions Marginal/Incidental Functions: Other functions as assigned. Qualifications Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and 3 years experience in immigration law or at a university or college preparing H-1, J-1, and permanent residency cases, or related area. Knowledge of immigration and DOL regulations, hiring process, recruitment, processing of paperwork for foreign nationals, including J-1, H-1, and permanent residency. Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills. Demonstrated ability to work in a team-oriented environment. Demonstrated knowledge of software applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point. Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: If some college or college degree, list school name, degree type, major, graduated or not, and hours completed if not graduated. Preferred Qualifications: Master's or J.D. in related field.