Job Description

Extended Job Title
Immigration Paralegal

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Performs supervisory and coordinative work in the operation of a specific program or departmental project. Responsibilities involve the coordination and supervision of the various functions and aspects of a specific program as well as the monitoring of program staff and operational procedures. Work is performed under general supervision with evaluation based on results obtained. May supervise program staff, volunteers and student assistants.


Requisition ID

Travel Required

Major/Essential Functions
  • Provides Administration, Departments and non-U.S. Citizens with professional expertise and guidance on visa options for non-U.S. citizens appointed, invited, or visiting the institution
  • Interfaces with U.S. Department of Homeland Security (Immigration) Department, U.S. Department of Labor; U.S. Department of State and other designated authorities in processing documents for non-U.S citizens
  • Provides assistance to all callers and filters calls to the appropriate level of assistance
  • Assists with processing of immigrant & non-immigrant visas or petitions

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Prior experience in legal office
  • Paralegal experience or certification

HSC - El Paso

Human Resources Elp

Required Attachments

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group

Occasional Duties
  • Must meet all deadlines of all other duties assigned within allotted time frame depending on project
  • Conducts individual and group orientations and educational sessions regarding visa sponsorship and/or cross cultural activities
  • Reviews immigration documents and passports on all non-U.S. citizens in order to determine eligibility to begin and/or continue appointment with institution
  • Must travel within the city for Labor and Conditions Applications (LCA) compliance


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
  • High school graduation plus five (5) years progressively responsible related experience
  • Additional related education may exchange for required experience on a year for year basis

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