The SEVIS coordinator is responsible for the administration of
the MyStatus (Sunapsis) system, ensuring SEVIS compliance with U.S.
Government Agencies. Position serves as Alternate Responsible
Officer and Designated School Official for Loyola Marymount
University and Loyola Law School. This role also coordinates
assessment efforts in the Office for International Students and
Responsibility for overall
administration of MyStatus, under the oversight of Associate
Director of OISS. Develop processes to ensure integrity in data
entry, SEVIS-reporting obligations and compliance requirements
occur within established regulatory time frames. Responsible for
monitoring alerts and errors in SEVIS and Sunapsis. This requires
ensuring resolution and liaising with Sunapsis and campus IT
support as needed. Oversee customization of Sunapsis features, such
as website enhancements, batch management, email templates, e-form
templates, checklists, standardized reports and questionnaires to
support OISS operations. Maintain appropriate Sunapsis application
configurations, support and train LMU Sunapsis users and second
approvers, such as faculty and staff. Serve as primary liaison with
Application Systems Analyst for Student Success
Serve as Designated School Official (DSO) approved by the
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Alternate Responsible
Officer (ARO) authorized by the Department of State (DoS) to issue
immigration documents and grant immigration benefits to students in
F-1 status and Exchange Visitors in J-1 status. Assist
international students and scholars in complying with government
requirements. Maintain current knowledge of pertinent regulatory
developments. Identify, interpret, and apply relevant law and
government policy. Interact with federal, state, and local
government agencies to resolve routine issues related to
international student and scholars. Work closely with individual
students and scholars by connecting them to appropriate resources
for support on and off campus, aiding in their retention.
Lead and develop OISS
assessment projects to support OISS and Student Affairs mission and
strategic initiatives. Provide strategic advice and
consultation to leadership in the development,
implementation, and evaluation of modifications and enhancements to
existing operations, systems, and procedures.
Represent OISS in
Student Affairs Research and Assessment Committee (SARAC).
Complete other duties
and projects as assigned.
Marymount University Expectations
Exhibit behavior that
supports the mission, vision, and values of the university.
Communicate and employ interpersonal actions that model high
standards of professional, responsible, accountable, and ethical
conduct. Demonstrate a commitment to outstanding customer
Typically a Bachelor’s
degree in International Education, Intercultural Communication,
Computer Information System or related field or equivalent
experience. Master’s Degree preferred.Incumbent will be expected to
continue upgrading knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to keep
abreast of regulation/policy changes.
Minimum 2 years’
experience advising international students & scholars in F-1
and J-1 status on immigration, visa status and cross-cultural
issues. Demonstrated ability to learn, understand, and
interpret complex federal immigration regulations. U.S.
citizen or permanent resident status (required by the U.S.
Experience that demonstrates
knowledge of programming with Adobe Cold Fusion and knowledge of
SQL and relational database management systems
Experience using SEVIS,
BANNER and a secondary batch software preferably
cross-cultural oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrated knowledge and
familiarity addressing issues of concern facing students from
diverse backgrounds in higher education
and campus support services.
Ability to learn and work
independently in a collaborative environment.
The above 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, duties and skills required of
personnel so classified.
For full consideration,
applicants should submit the following items: 1) a current and
comprehensive resume and 2) cover letter.
To ensure the safety and
well-being of our community Loyola Marymount University requires
that all students, faculty and staff are vaccinated or have been
approved for a qualifying medical or religious exemption.