Mount Sinai Careers

Sr. Immigration Specialist

New York, New York
Professional / Managerial / Administrative

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity
Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal. 
International Personnel
Req. 2299006
Job Title: Sr. Immigration Specialist
Roles & Responsibilities:
The Sr. Immigration Specialist will possess a strong knowledge of procedural requirements for various types of nonimmigrant and immigrant visa petitions. Will primarily prepare and submit EB-1 Outstanding Researcher petitions and will work with outside counsel on PERM Labor Certification petitions.  Will also prepare and submit H-1B visa petitions and respond to RFE's . Required to have knowledge of E-3, O-1, TN visa preparation. Will be eligible for DSO (F-1) and ARO (J-1) visa responsibilities through SEVIS.
The Sr. Immigration Specialist will trouble shoot, analyze, and establish case strategy and communicate regularly with foreign national (FN) employees regarding their visa status including consular processing matters. Will advise employees on visa application processes and rules/regulations regarding proper maintenance of immigration status.  Will maintain a working knowledge of current US Citizenship & Immigration Services, US Department of State, US Department of Labor, trends, issues and developments regarding immigration in order to incorporate professional practice/service.   Must have demonstrated ability to effectively manage a high volume case load, prioritize and multi-task with minimal supervisory contact.

  • Bachelor's degree in English, History, Political Science, or other majors that require persuasive writing, strong reading comprehension, and analytic thinking strongly preferred
  • Minimum of three to five years of experience required
  • Prior experience in corporate immigration or academic institution strongly preferred
  • Previous experience with RFE's
  • Must be flexible, innovative and creative, with high energy
  • Excellent organization skills/detail oriented
  • Must be able to work within a "team" based approach
  • Knowledgeable in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Immigration Tracker, SEVIS
  • Customer service oriented
Strength Through Diversity
The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.
We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care. 
Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 
Who We Are
Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 
EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans