TITLE/RANK: ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF GRADUATE AND INTERNATIONAL RECRUITMENT
HIRING UNIT: OFFICE OF ADMISSIONS - ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: The Assistant Director of Graduate and International Recruitment is a leadership position which directs the efforts of a team of three individuals (including this position) which will develop and implement graduate and international recruitment and admission processes to meet institutional enrollment and retention goals. This includes the development of long term market cultivation strategies and recruitment relationships as well as the day to day implementation of direct recruitment and yield strategies and overall integrated marketing efforts, including communication plans at all levels for graduate and all international student populations. The applicant will serve as the institutional lead resource for the process of evaluating international academic credentials for all international applications. The incumbent will support academic departments in the development of ongoing implementation of cooperative international recruitment programs. This position will work closely and collaboratively with International Student Programs on SEVIS and other federal reporting conducting by that office as well as international student orientation programs. This Assistant Director of Graduate and International Recruitment will serve as the lead recruiter and primary traveling recruiter for any portion of the international recruitment plan which calls for travel related to the development of strategic partnerships either in the US or abroad or travel related to the direct recruitment of students.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Minimum of 3 years of experience in higher education recruitment or student services and a Bachelor’s degree are required. A Master’s degree in a related field is preferred as is specific demonstrated success in recruiting international or graduate students. Experience with student information systems such as SCT Banner and CRM’s such as Hobson’s EMT is required. Demonstrated knowledge of these specific systems is preferred. Candidates will be able to obtain a valid passport. F1 and J1 visa training or experience is preferred along with familiarity with the SEVIS system. The ability to speak more than one language fluently is a plus. Candidates must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, be able to travel internationally, make independent judgments under pressure, demonstrate an aptitude for accuracy and detail, be willing to work irregular hours, and demonstrate that they can work effectively with individuals from a variety of cultures.
TERMS OF APPOINTMENT: Administrative staff, non-bargaining, continuing, 12 months, 100%
SOURCE OF FUNDS: State
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with experience.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Preference will be given to applications received by March 7, 2013. However, the search will continue until the position is filled.
SUBMIT LETTER OF APPLICATION, RESUME, TRANSCRIPTS AND REFERENCES TO:
Business Manager, Enrollment Management
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Campus Box 1610
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1610
SIUE is a state university - benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas.
Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment.
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, national origin, or sex in violation of Title VII. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville prohibits discrimination against employees, applicants for employment and students on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status.
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