Posting Summary: Applications are being accepted for the position of International Admission Counselor in the Office of Undergraduate Admission. The Undergraduate Admission office attracts, recruits, and enrolls a highly qualified, talented, and diverse student body in a manner that supports the university's well-being.
The International Admission Counselor travels to high schools, college fairs, and other recruitment events both domestic and international; communicates with prospective students and their families, alumni, faculty, and other members of the University community; assists with the planning and implementation of on-and off-grounds recruiting activities; assists and counsels students throughout the admission process; hosts informational presentations on the University and undergraduate admission process; and primarily evaluates international applications for undergraduate admission to the University.
A bachelor's degree from an accredited university is required. Up to four years of international admissions or international student services experience is preferred. Bilingual or trilingual applicants also preferred. Candidates must have or be able to obtain a valid passport for international travel.
Candidates must have the ability to follow established admission policies and procedures and adhere to regulatory guidelines in daily work and possess knowledge of recruiting efforts, financial aid, scholarships, programs, and majors. Candidates are required to possess excellent oral and written communication in daily interactions. The ability to clearly articulate specific information relevant to admissions and student recruitment and the ability to work one-on-one to advise prospective students, parents, and families about University admissions are essential. The ability to work independently and as part of a team is required. Candidates must also be able to grasp the University's educational mission, strategic aims, and programs.
Experience with Microsoft Office applications are required. Experience with Slate, Technolutions, is preferred.
To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0623804. Complete an application online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae/resume, and contact information for three references. The review of applications is currently underway.
Questions related to applying to this job can be directed to Zach Harpine at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Bachelor's degree is required
Preferred Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Preferred
Preferred Specific Degree/Training: Bachelor's degree
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Preferred Specific Experience: Previous experience in international recruitment. Previous experience in international travel. Bilingual Up to 4 years experience in international recruitment.
Required License or Certification: Candidates must have or be able to obtain a valid passport for international travel
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Demonstrate ability to follow established admissions policies and procedures and adhere to regulatory guidelines in daily work. Working knowledge of international recruiting efforts, financial aid, scholarships, programs, and majors. Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication in daily interactions. Ability to clearly articulate specific information relevant to admissions and student recruitment. Ability to work one-on-one to advise prospective students, parents, and families about University admissions. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Grasp the University's educational mission, strategic aims, and programs.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Preference given to bilingual or multilingual applicants as this is an international recruitment focused position
Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Office Suite
Preferred Computer Applications: Slate, Technolutions and Microsoft Office Products.
Internal Number: 353_85212
About University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.