HR Immigration Operations Manager (HYBRID)

Job Locations
US-CA-San Francisco | US-NY-New York
Human Resources


At First Republic, we care about our people. Founded in 1985, we offer extraordinary client service in private banking, private business banking and private wealth management. We believe that personal connections are everything and our success is driven by the relationships we form with our colleagues and clients. You’ll always feel empowered and valued here.


Incredible teams doing exceptional work, every day.

In Human Resources, we are committed to growing and protecting First Republic and its culture by attracting, retaining and supporting our most valuable resource: people. Providing our colleagues with extraordinary service is our commitment; their success is our reward.



An encouraging culture that invests in you.

The HR Immigration Operations Manager, in partnership with our HR business partners, Talent Acquisition team and HR Operations team, will be responsible for delivering immigration technical advice, transaction support and education while ensuring compliance with government regulations and delivering a premium people experience.


What you’ll do as an HR Immigration Operations Manager:

  • Lead the Immigration function within Human Resources (managing direct reports, developing process improvements, manage escalations, build relationships with internal/external partners)
  • Act is the primary contact for all Immigration related activities for internal/external stakeholders, and candidates
  • Serve as a U.S. immigration resource for Talent Acquisition, Foreign Nationals, HR Business Partners, and Managers
  • Manage the relationship with our outside immigration counsel and ensure all compliance requirements are met
  • Stay up to date on immigration requirements and communicate and implement changes to the program as appropriate
  • Post internal notices for non-immigrant visa and PERM filings (electronic and physical)
  • Answer DOL sponsorship questionnaires for PERM labor certification filings
  • Maintain records of immigration matters and filling
  • Draft verification of employment letters and client letters when needed
  • Lead internal reviews or audits of immigration data, processes, and policies
  • Create and update immigration resources and provide training as needed (including presentations, cheat sheets, forms, FAQs, policy documents)
  • Coordinate the monthly billing and invoice payment process
  • Provide ad-hoc reporting to internal stakeholders
  • Ensure data related to visa statuses and expiration dates is accurate in HRIS systems
  • Own the Form I-9 reverification process for Foreign Nationals whose documentation is expiring


You could be a great fit if you have:

  • Experience leading an immigration function within a corporate environment
  • U.S. immigration experience (non-immigrant visas and green cards)
  • Knowledge in U.S. visa types, processes and experience reviewing case facts to determine the optimal filing type
  • Experience influencing decisions and articulating immigration matters to stakeholders
  • High degree of flexibility, organization, self-motivation, efficiency, and attention to detail
  • Professional communication and presentation skills
  • High sense of ownership and urgency
  • Experience with out-of-the-box problem solving
  • Teamwork mentality and willingness to learn and pitch in to help
  • Successful ability to build and maintain relationships with multiple stakeholders, both internal and external
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • 4+ years of experience working in employment immigration or an HR operations role, 2+ years of experience leading teams

Own your work and your career — apply now

Are you willing to go the extra mile because you love what you do and how you can contribute as a team? Do you want the freedom to grow and the opportunity to take charge of your own career? If so, then come join us.


We want hard working team players. You’ll have the independence to learn, lead and drive change. A culture of extraordinary service, empowerment and stability — that’s the First Republic way.


Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, to the extent consistent with applicable federal and/or state law.



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