Mount Sinai Careers

Immigration Specialist II

New York, New York
Professional / Managerial / Administrative


Job Description

Strength Through Diversity
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International Personnel- REQ # 77283
 
Job Title: Immigration Specialist
 
Roles & Responsibilities:
The Immigration Specialist II position supports the hospital policies and procedures on U.S. visa application process, understands current requirements, and remains abreast on recent developments and carrying out the responsibilities of the Exchange Visitor Program. This position reports to the Associate Dean, International Personnel, HR Regulatory & Compliance. The incumbent must have the ability to conduct legal research and will stay informed on regulations as required.  
  • Assist with preparation of non-immigrant employment based petitions as required (i.e. TN, E-3, H-1B, EAD's etc.)
  • Assess proposed job duties and recommend appropriate visa classifications
  • Administer orientation sessions to foreign nationals pertaining to visa class
  • Maintain knowledge of changes in immigration policies/regulations and communicate to stakeholders
  • Liaise with USDOS, USCIS, ICE and other related governmental agencies
  • Complete Form I-9/E-verify  
  • Assist with the Department of State J-1 Exchange Visitor program for Research/Professor and Short Term Scholars within SEVIS and liaise as the Training Program Liaison with ECFMG for clinical J-1 scholars and assist with F-1 student visas as required
  • Liaise with department administrators and suggest policy improvement
  • Communicate policies and practices with institutional administrators to ensure effective processes 
 Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Human Resources or Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Arts from a 4 year accredited College or University. 
  • At least 2 - 3 years of experience in the field of immigration is required.
  • Must exude team leadership and have strong interpersonal skills such as flexibility, diplomacy, and listening skills
  • Mature & empathetic professional
  • Must be able to multi-task and work in a fast-paced, high volume environment and utilize carefully developed procedures, advanced practice tools, and a state-of-the-art case management system.
  • Exceptional customer service, superb analytical and organizational skills are crucial
  • Knowledge of Immigration Tracker and tax treaty preferred
  • Due to the nature of this position, all applicants must be either a United States citizen or a lawful permanent resident.  This is NOT an attorney position.
 
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. 
 
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