There’s a reason St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is consistently ranked on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Places to Work For” list. Because at our world-class pediatric research hospital, every one of our professionals shares our commitment to make a difference in the lives of the children we serve. There’s a unique bond when you’re part of a team that gives their all to advance the treatments and cures of pediatric catastrophic diseases. The result is a collaborative, positive environment where everyone, regardless of their role, receives the resources, support and encouragement to advance and grow their careers and be the force behind the cures.
Finding the best talent requires St. Jude to attract brilliant minds from across the globe. Our immigration team is seeking a proactive, passionate candidate to serve as an ambassador to our foreign national employees. You must enjoy working with people from diverse cultural backgrounds and going the extra mile with a smile.
A successful candidate will possess a high attention to detail in order to complete work permission and permanent residency petitions and provide immigration support, advice and information to incoming and current employees. Responsibilities will be performed on a highly engaged team with an accentuation on compliance. Due to federal requirements, the candidate must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident.
Operates under the supervision of the Manager, Immigration Services to provide immigration support, advice and information to all areas of the institution. Provides assistance to customers during and after regular business hours and/or on weekends, as needed. Completes and processes all required immigration forms, work visa applications, and related documents as directed to ensure compliance with applicable federal and state laws, rules and regulations regarding employment and/or training of international workers, students and visitors. Coordinates and assists with the engagement and utilization of external legal counsel for the preparation and execution of work visas, permanent residency applications and other related immigration matters if needed. Ensures the record-keeping, tracking and public access of information is in compliance with federal and institutional requirements.
REQUIRED: Three (3) years of employment-based immigration experience is required – with at least one (1) year of experience in one of the following visa/immigration processes; H1B, J1 or PERM.
REQUIRED: Due to federal requirements, the candidate must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident.
PREFERRED: At least one (1) year of employment-based immigration experience within an academic setting strongly preferred
PREFERRED: Experience with LawLogix or other electronic immigration tracking system preferred
REQUIRED: Bachelor's degree is required
Ready to join a team that stops at nothing, because we believe anything is possible?
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. St. Jude does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, sex, genetic information, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, veteran’s status or disabled veteran’s status with respect to employment opportunities. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment. St. Jude engages in affirmative action to increase employment opportunities for minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities.