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Requisition ID:  9995

Compliance Officer

Job Summary

Updated April 21, 2020  All interview and hiring processes will be postponed until later specified.  At this time, we are still accepting applications.


Highly motivated candidate with interest and/or experience in U.S. higher education immigration compliance and international student support and advising.  The successful candidate will join a large, dynamic team of professionals that currently provide a wide range of immigration advising and support services for over 11,000 international students representing more than 130 countries around the globe, while also serving as a partner, collaborator and resource to other units on campus and within the University Community.


  • Bachelor's degree
  • Two or more years of experience advising students in a professional setting
  • Exceptional time, task, and resource management skills
  • Strong problem-solving, critical thinking, interpersonal, and verbal/written communication skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency with computing, including Microsoft Windows 7 or higher, Microsoft Office suite of applications, web-based database software, and document management software
  • Ability to interact productively with supervisors, peers and subordinates
  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills
  • Strong leadership skills and/or experience teaching adult learners


  • Master's degree
  • Knowledge of legal and governmental procedures and documentation requirements regarding the disposition of foreign nationals
  • Knowledge and understanding of legal provisions and institutional responsibilities associated with non-immigrants
  • Current knowledge and understanding of relevant laws and regulations pertaining to individuals holding non-immigrant visas


  • Purdue will not sponsor work authorization for this position
  • A background check is required for employment in this position
  • FLSA:  Exempt (Not Eligible for Overtime)
  • Retirement:  Defined Contribution Waiting Period
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer.  All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.