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Appointed Professionals Job Description

This position description was prepared based on feedback from incumbents and supervisors, or from Career Track postings. Human Resources will continue to enhance and refine descriptions as more information becomes available.

UA Title Code: T14037
UA Job Title: Advisor, International Scholar
Job Group: Academic Affairs
Job Category: Academic Services Professional
Pay Grade:
FLSA: Exempt

Purpose of Classification:

Assists sponsoring departments and international scholars in complying with governmental regulations relating to participation in the Exchange Visitor and Fulbright programs.

Example of Duties:

  • Advises departments, prospective J-1 Exchange Visitors, and Fulbright recipients on immigration issues relating to acquiring and maintaining J-1 status
  • Maintains and manages the SEVIS database and files of J-1 Exchange Visitors

Minimum Qualifications:

- Bachelor's D degree with M more than 8 years of directly comparable experience- M; OR master's D degree with 3 to 5 years of directly comparable experience-; OR PhD/Professional D degree with 1 to 3 years of directly comparable experience

Revised: 07/15/2014