The International Admissions Counselor will work closely with other campus units, alumni and current students to engage them in the international student recruitment process; Interviews and counsels prospective international and domestic students and their parents in order to ascertain their qualifications and provide academic program and admissions program information; reviews international and domestic applications for admissions in order to determine students' eligibility for acceptance to the University; corresponds with and visits secondary schools and community colleges in order to inform counselors and students about the University and to solicit their interest; determines eligibility and certifies admission; designs and implements recruitment plans for domestic and international students; assists in planning and/or participates in scholarship programs and on- and off-campus recruitment programs in order to generate interest in the University, including community outreach activities.
Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills
Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four year college degree program; six months to one year of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in admissions, counseling, public relations, student services or related area, including implementing programs and schedules, making formal presentations, and working with the public; experience with database, spreadsheet, desk top publishing and/or presentation software; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. May require conversational proficiency in a foreign language.
Experience supervising student workers and other volunteers; experience using CRM such as Salesforce; fluency in one or more foreign languages; experience living and/or travelling abroad; familiarity with social networking tools; master’s degree in a related field; knowledge of international credentials, world educational systems, and basic student immigration rules; strong written communication skills and procedure writing.
Required Application Materials
Work hours include some evenings and weekends.
Bidding eligibility ends on 11/12/2019 at 11:55 PM
Internal Number: 621180
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