Job Description

Payroll Title:
Hiring Salary Range
$24.50 - $31.35 / hour
Hybrid Remote
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Mon - Fri

#TP117831 Intl. Scholar Dossier & Compliance Coordinator

Filing Deadline: Fri 10/7/2022

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy


New long-term opportunity available through UC San Diego’s Temporary Employment Services. This position will support the International Faculty & Scholars Office (IFSO) exchange visitor and/or employment-based areas in three main arenas: 1) International Scholar Dossier ("ISD") management; 2) department and scholar advising; and 3) compliance/reporting. As ISD coordinator, the incumbent will use knowledge of J and H classifications to review and analyze exchange visitor (EV) and employment-based (EB) submission data/requests to determine proper classification.

Additionally, the incumbent will partner with ITS staff, IFSO colleagues, departmental administrators, and international scholars in streamlining processes for online submission of requests as systems are upgraded and regulations/internal policies change, reviewing online requests and data for comprehensiveness, ensuring adherence to immigration policies and procedure, and trouble-shooting issues with the web-based application submission process. As compliance coordinator, incumbent will run a variety of reports in IFSO’s system International Student and Scholar Management system ("ISSM"), access databases, and web-based forms to meet reporting/compliance requirements mandated by the U.S. Depts. of State, Homeland Security, and Labor, for UC San Diego’s exchange visitor program and/or employment-based cases (H-1B, E-3, etc.).

As scholar/departmental advisor, incumbent will work with departmental administrators and scholars to facilitate and advise on the online submission requests and will determine eligibility for immigration benefits in compliance with federal regulations governing the J-1 and/or employment-based categories.

Anticipated Duration: 5 months

Compensation: $24.50 - $31.35 / hour, including paid holidays and vacation/sick leave. Full-medical insurance also available.

Location: Hybrid remote. 2 days per week on-site required. Office is located at the La Jolla main campus.

Work schedule: Mon - Fri, 8:00 - 4:30


  • Skills/experience in analyzing programs/processes and providing recommendations while ensuring adherence to immigration policies and procedures.

  • Practiced knowledge and experience with information systems including online transactions, queries, and report generation.

  • Ability to develop, produce, and analyze reports using spreadsheets and database software.

  • Demonstrated writing skills, including web content; able to formulate and present written material in a logical and comprehensive manner; prepare, and present non-standard reports.

  • Strong computer skills, with experience in spreadsheets, charts, or graphics to display data, and proficiency adapting programs to meet sophistication required.

  • Proficient in communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.

  • Exceptional public relations and interpersonal communication skills in a cross-cultural environment.

  • Proficient in ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality.


Background check required.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

To foster the best possible working and learning environment, UC San Diego strives to cultivate a rich and diverse environment, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty, staff and visitors. For more information, please visit UC San Diego Principles of Community.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit for more information.

Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!

Apply Online