Juniata College, a co-educational liberal arts college located in Central Pennsylvania, seeks candidates for the position of Senior Associate Director of International Admission.
Juniata College believes in and embraces the liberal arts and as such, we encourage and seek mutual benefit through diversity of thought and approach which enriches our academic community, as well as the lives of our students and colleagues. Juniata College is committed to creating a welcoming community supported by relationships based on collaboration and mutual respect. We endeavor to create an inclusive learning environment where members with different perspectives and backgrounds can learn, contribute, and thrive. Please join us...
This position will be a leadership position, tasked with promoting the college to prospective students and families abroad, with particular focus but not limited to China, India, Nepal, Taiwan, and Vietnam. This will include significant contributions to expanding the communications streams to international prospective students, and collaborating with the College's Alumni Relations office to partner with Juniata College alums around the world, as well as convening the College's Center for International Education to cultivate interest among current international students to help serve as ambassadors. The successful candidate must demonstrate their ability to work with and be sensitive to the educational needs of diverse populations and support the College's commitment to equity and student success.
This position will include: 4-6 weeks of travel annually (pending the lifting of travel restrictions) both in the United States and internationally; conducting information sessions and interviews with prospective students, both on and off campus; contributing to the development of an international communication stream; maintaining open lines of communication and fostering ongoing conversations with prospective students and families, as well as guidance and college counselors; reading applications and serving on the Enrollment Leadership team.
Additional duties as assigned. Must be willing to travel and work extended hours, evenings, and weekends when necessary.
The position requires excellent planning, organization, interpersonal, and communication skills. Demonstrated initiative, creativity, the ability to work well independently and as part of a highly collaborative team, the capacity to manage multiple responsibilities concurrently, attention to detail, and the ability to analyze data to inform decision making are essential. Familiarity and/or proficiency in languages relevant to primary recruiting markets preferred.
Must have at least a bachelor's degree, a valid driver's license, a valid U.S. passport, and a strong devotion to promoting the qualities of a liberal arts education; Must be able to demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills; Well-developed presentation skills are required; Goal oriented; Facility with Microsoft Office Suite, video-conferencing platforms, social media and marketing.
Ability to build relationships with students and follow them through the enrollment process.
Internal Number: 902
About Juniata College
Founded in 1876, Juniata College is a cohesive community of interesting, inquisitive, hardworking, and fun individuals who think deeply about who we are meant to be. The College has a strong reputation for excellent academics, personal attention, and state-of-the-art technological resources. Juniata students enjoy small classes, a challenging, flexible curriculum, collaborative student-faculty relationships, countless chances to learn by doing, and a lively campus offering lots to do and great new friends.