– Head of Student Visa Compliance Officer Job in Winchester at University of Winchester –

REG-B17 – Head of Student Visa Compliance Officer

Job description


The University is seeking to appoint a Head of Student Visa Compliance. The post is in Registry and the role holder reports to the Academic Registrar. The role holder will work with staff across the University. The post is full-time, fixed term for one year.

The focus of the post is to ensure the University’s continued compliance with our UK Visa and Immigration (UKVI) Student Route Visa Sponsor Licence. Main duties include reviewing, updating and disseminating our policies and procedures to meet our UKVI obligations; to submit licence renewal applications and to monitor our compliance against UKVI thresholds; to lead UKVI audit visits and to keep abreast of immigration law as it affects the University and its students. The role holder will also work on a range of activities including tasks unrelated to international visa compliance and in consultation with the Academic Registrar.

As our ideal candidate, you will have knowledge and experience of policies and procedures to support student immigration regulation. You will also have proven expertise in compliance or audit work. Your communication and organisational skills will be excellent, and it is essential that you are able to explain processes in a clear and engaging manner. You will also have experience of working with a student records system and an understanding of how such systems can be used to efficiently support compliance.

The University particularly welcomes applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds for this post as they are under-represented in jobs at this level. Please be assured that all applicants will be treated equally during the selection process.

One of our core values is ‘individuals’ matter’. As an employee at the University of Winchester, we are committed to your wellbeing and development. You will have access to a wide range of benefits and support including a comprehensive staff development programme, generous holiday entitlement and pension scheme. Further details can be found on our website.

Closing Date: 14 December 2021

Interview Date: 11 January 2022

We delight in diversity in our workforce and seek others that share this value

About the Company

Company: University of Winchester –

Company Location:  Winchester

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