Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.
We are a leading global educational institution that employs over 6,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission: to “bring wisdom to life” through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.
The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University’s retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and a shuttle to nearby subway locations.
The International Student Advisor (ISA) helps to ensure legal compliance for Yeshiva University’s undergraduate and graduate international students, scholars and visiting professors; assists new students and scholars with the immigration process to start school in the US; maintains immigration information for all incoming, continuing and recently graduated students and scholars in the SEVIS immigration system; participates in programs and events that assists students in assimilating and complying with USA customs and laws. The international advisor interfaces with the Deans of all graduate schools and academic departments, human resources, admissions, student finance and student accounts, registrar, the Provost office, general counsel, student housing, academic advisement as well as the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Agency and the Citizenship and Immigration Services (CIS) office. The advisor works closely with the director in issuing and maintaining all legal requirements for international students and scholars as the Designated School Official with DHS.
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