SEVIS Systems Coordinator & Data Analyst

SEVIS Systems Coordinator & Data Analyst

University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn's distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning. As an employer Penn has been ranked nationally on many occasions with the most recent award from Forbes who named Penn one of America's Best Employers By State in 2021.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement for all positions at the University of Pennsylvania. New hires are expected to be fully vaccinated before beginning work at the University. For more information about Penn's vaccine requirements and the use of Penn Open Pass, visit the Penn COVID-19 Response website for the latest information.

Posted Job Title
SEVIS Systems Coordinator & Data Analyst

Job Profile Title
Data Analyst C

Job Description Summary
The SEVIS Systems Coordinator and Data Analyst at ISSS is responsible for the accuracy of all data in iPenn and SEVIS, to ensure a high level of data integrity and compliance through data management, quality control, issue diagnostics and resolution, data cleanup, data integration, data analysis, and data matching with other Penn systems. This position includes analysis of automatic and manual processes that deliver data to identify issues and feasible improvements, monitoring iPenn and SEVIS alerts, coordinating with relevant users and stakeholders to identify and resolve data related issues, whether the resolution occurs on a system level or from additional staff members.

Job Description

The SEVIS Systems Coordinator and Data Analyst will study, process, and improve eforms and existing workflows to configure templates and increase automation to handle varying incoming data sources and allow ISSS staff time for more nuanced immigration issues as well as analyze SEVIS reportable data from iPenn, Penn student records, and Penn HR records to identify and remediate gaps in reporting.

The SEVIS Systems Coordinator and Data Analyst will also:
-Monitor and address data errors to identify feasible process changes to reduce errors proactively and correct data integrity alerts within iPenn while collaborating with ISSS team to identify the cause and appropriate process adjustments to eliminate the issue.
-Generate routine, such as fee processing, and ad hoc reports, such as student visa delay reporting, to meet ISSS business needs and requirements from Penn community.
-Generate diagrams that illustrate the flow of specific data points among different systems and identify process points that cause problems and propose alternatives.
-Liaise with other central Penn units that handle international student/scholar/faculty processes, including student records/NGSS project and HR records/HCM project.

The SEVIS Systems Coordinator and Data Analyst is responsible for clarifying existing processes and gaps, as well as matching existing data to propose and validate the potential of future process improvements.


REQUIRED: Bachelor's degree and a minimum of two years of data analyst experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Proficiency with databases and relational database design; advanced technical skills with SQL and Excel; excellent organizational, analytical, and problem solving skills; excellent oral and written communication skills; the ability to learn and work independently in a collaborative environment, apply new technologies and business rules quickly, and problem solving to propose technical solutions for reducing data/system redundancy and ensuring data integrity. U.S. Citizenship or legal permanent residency status as required by federal regulations.

DESIRED: Experience with database management and ColdFusion strongly desired; hands on experience with data visualization strongly desired. Demonstrated knowledge with SEVIS in F and J or employment based petition requirements; DSO/ARO, SEVIS and Sunapsis system experience; and cross-cultural or multi-cultural experience.

Please include a Cover Letter to be considered for this opportunity.

Application Requirement:

A Cover Letter and Resume/CV are required to be considered for this position. Please upload your Cover Letter where it asks you to upload your Resume/CV; multiple documents are allowed.

Targeted Pay Range: $51,824 5o $68,000

This Targeted Pay Range is only applicable to this job posting. All salary offers are made based on the candidate's qualifications, experience, skills, and education as they directly relate to the requirements of the position, as well as internal and market factors and grade profile.

Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
Penn Global

Pay Range
$51,824.00 - $109,535.33
Salary offers are made based on the candidate's qualifications, experience, skills, and education as they directly relate to the requirements of the position, as well as internal and market factors and grade profile.

Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements
Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

University Benefits
  • Health, Life, and Flexible Spending Accounts: Penn offers comprehensive medical, prescription, behavioral health, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits to protect you and your family's health and welfare. You can also use flexible spending accounts to pay for eligible health care and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars.
  • Tuition: Take advantage of Penn's exceptional tuition benefits. You, your spouse, and your dependent children can get tuition assistance here at Penn. Your dependent children are also eligible for tuition assistance at other institutions.
  • Retirement: Penn offers generous retirement plans to help you save for your future. Penn's Basic, Matching, and Supplemental retirement plans allow you to save for retirement on a pre-tax or Roth basis. Choose from a wide variety of investment options through TIAA and Vanguard.
  • Time Away from Work: Penn provides you with a substantial amount of time away from work during the course of the year. This allows you to relax, take vacations, attend to personal affairs, recover from illness or injury, spend time with family-whatever your personal needs may be.
  • Long-Term Care Insurance: In partnership with Genworth Financial, Penn offers faculty and staff (and your eligible family members) long-term care insurance to help you cover some of the costs of long-term care services received at home, in the community or in a nursing facility. If you apply when you're newly hired, you won't have to provide proof of good health or be subject to underwriting requirements. Eligible family members must always provide proof of good health and are subject to underwriting.
  • Wellness and Work-life Resources: Penn is committed to supporting our faculty and staff as they balance the competing demands of work and personal life. That's why we offer a wide variety of programs and resources to help you care for your health, your family, and your work-life balance.
  • Professional and Personal Development: Penn provides an array of resources to help you advance yourself personally and professionally.
  • University Resources: As a member of the Penn community, you have access to a wide range of University resources as well as cultural and recreational activities. Take advantage of the University's libraries and athletic facilities, or visit our arboretum and art galleries. There's always something going on at Penn, whether it's a new exhibit at the Penn Museum, the latest music or theater presentation at the Annenberg Center, or the Penn Relays at Franklin Field to name just a few examples. As a member of the Penn community, you're right in the middle of the excitement-and you and your family can enjoy many of these activities for free.
  • Discounts and Special Services: From arts and entertainment to transportation and mortgages, you'll find great deals for University faculty and staff. Not only do Penn arts and cultural centers and museums offer free and discounted admission and memberships to faculty and staff. You can also enjoy substantial savings on other goods and services such as new cars from Ford and General Motors, cellular phone service plans, movie tickets, and admission to theme parks.
  • Flexible Work Hours: Flexible work options offer creative approaches for completing work while promoting balance between work and personal commitments. These approaches involve use of non-traditional work hours, locations, and/or job structures.
  • Penn Home Ownership Services: Penn offers a forgivable loan for eligible employees interested in buying a home or currently residing in West Philadelphia, which can be used for closing costs or home improvements.
  • Adoption Assistance: Penn will reimburse eligible employees on qualified expenses in connection with the legal adoption of an eligible child, such as travel or court fees, for up to two adoptions in your household.

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