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Claremont Graduate University (CGU) is seeking a highly professional and experienced individual to serve as the Associate Director of International Admissions. The associate director will provide strategic vision and implementation of international recruitment, admissions and enrollment efforts across the university. This position will serve as the lead international recruiter for the institution and help formulate and execute strategic international enrollment plans to meet the university’s enrollment goals.
This position will collaborate with university recruiters, the Office of International Student Services, the International Scholars Program and other university departments across campus to support recruitment and enrollment initiatives.
This position reports to the Dean of Admissions, or designated Director, and ensures that all recruiting goals, set by the university are met. The regular hours for this position are 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday. Hours may vary due to needs of the university, School, or department(s).
In collaboration with the enrollment management leadership team, lead the creation, enhancement, implementation and evaluation of the international recruitment, admissions and enrollment function.
Develop and implement a cohesive international enrollment plan for the University that includes proposals for international travel and other recruitment expenses.
Recruits for all CGU programs both domestic and international; coordinates and participates in campus recruiting activities such as presentations, career fairs, office and campus interviews, Grad Fairs, conferences and other platforms as needed; works to enhance school brand and reputation.
Implement strategy for international student recruitment across the institution by collaborating with enrollment management, student services and academic leaders as well recruiters in the various schools and programs.
Monitor international recruitment travel, outreach and associated expenditures to create annual reports that evaluate recruitment effectiveness.
Create and deliver outcomes that help move the University’s international student infrastructure forward, including but not limited to an international communication plan, webinars, messaging, agency or partnership toolkits, and dynamic web content.
Develop strong relationships with faculty and staff in graduate programs with high international enrollment. Participate in strategy development and implementation of recruitment ideas that support the uniqueness of each graduate program in the international market.
Meet targeted international enrollment goals and support other recruiters in meeting their international goals.
Serve as one the institution’s primary international representatives; plan and execute strategic international travel supported by strong internal enrollment practices to maximize travel investment and in some cases, replace it where prudent.
Serve as one of the institution’s primary international partnership developers, and the lead contact and promoter for all existing and new agency relationships.
Work with academic deans and the Dean of Admission to implement policy to assure candidates have the necessary skills to be successful in their programs.
Work collaboratively with internal stakeholders across academic units to ensure that recruiting strategies align with program offerings.
Work with the Dean and Director of Admissions to conduct regular ongoing training with university recruiters on international enrollment issues.
Chair the international recruitment committee and collaborate with International Student Services and the International Scholars Program to ensure more seamless and effective enrollment processes and student service.
Help drive international data collection and analysis in a timely manner so enrollment strategies may be adjusted as needed.
Actively participate in regular meetings with university recruiters to review international funnels and action items tied to key international enrollment cycle dates
Supervise graduate assistant(s) and/or work-study students as needed
Serve as an admissions liaison to other campus offices.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES:
Individual must possess knowledge, skills and ability to be able to successfully perform the essential functions of the position, or be able to explain or demonstrate how the essential functions will be performed, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.
Excellent project management skills; demonstrated ability to prioritize and multitask in a fast–paced environment.
Strong communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills (verbal and written) in both small group and large group settings.
Successful track record of working with diverse and multiple groups in a positive manner.
Ability to work independently and as an integral part of a team.
Proficient in MS Office/systems (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
SIS (PeopleSoft) and CRM (Slate) proficiency preferred.
High energy and passion for recruiting.
Creativity, self–confidence, and flexibility.
Ability to understand, adapt, and articulate CGU’s culture to an external audience.
Must have a willingness to travel both domestically and international as needed.
Bachelor’s degree, or any combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Master’s degree preferred. A minimum of 3 years of experience in graduate school recruitment or combination of experiences in similar recruitment settings. Exposure to international student recruitment required. Graduate recruitment and admissions experience preferred. Supervisory experience preferred.
Must possess a valid California driver’s license; Passport, the ability to travel both domestically and international and meet CGU’s authorized driver’s requirements.
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Claremont Graduate University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, place of national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, or physical handicap in its employment practice and in admission of students to educational programs and activities in accordance with the requirements of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and other applicable laws. Claremont Graduate University is committed to affirmative action in employment practices regarding ethnic minorities, the physically handicapped, Vietnam-era veterans and women.
The Claremont Colleges, a consortium of five undergraduate liberal arts colleges, two graduate institutions, and Claremont University Consortium, which provides shared institutional support services, is reminiscent of the Oxford-Cambridge model. The undergraduate colleges include Pomona College, Scripps College, Claremont McKenna College, Harvey Mudd College, and Pitzer College. The two graduate institutions include Claremont Graduate University and Keck Graduate Institute.