The associate director for international admission manages a team charged with executing the University's multifaceted international recruitment strategy. Reporting to the director of transfer, online and international initiatives in Undergraduate Admissions, the associate director coordinates the efforts of staff based in Athens and abroad to recruit and enroll academically-talented international students in alignment with the University's strategic enrollment goals.
1.Manages the efforts of a team—including staff based in Athens and program offices abroad— charged with meeting the University's international enrollment goals. Leverages University's portfolio of recruitment resources in a strategic manner, including the effective management of in-country program offices around a coordinated global strategy. Allocates staff resources appropriately to ensure prioritized, consistent, responsive service to prospective students.
2.Uses data to design and implement unique recruitment and yield tactics for students through each stage in the student lifecycle. Coordinates with campus partners and stakeholders to plan Undergraduate Admissions' global travel and recruitment activity within an established budget, and utilizes quantifiable analysis methods to evaluate the success of team's efforts. Collaborates with colleagues in Undergraduate Admissions to develop and execute comprehensive communication plans for key constituent groups in the international market. Provides strategy for using agent relationships to leverage OHIO's place in the market through the effective use of commission to achieve University enrollment goals.
3.Manages the international student admission lifecycle to ensure timely fulfillment of inquiries and admission decisions that support the University's recruitment efforts. Supervises the review of applications, evaluation of credentials and alignment of international educational systems to standardized norms within the University and its peers. Maintains knowledge of government, institutional and industry regulations and standards related to immigration and advises on strategies and steps necessary to maintain compliance.
4.Serves as a member of the recruitment team in Undergraduate Admissions. Represents the University both on- and off-campus to a wide variety of constituents, including prospective students and their families, secondary and post-secondary school personnel, community-based organizations, and other individuals or organizations involved in the college selection process. Counsels and advises constituents on a range of admission and enrollment processes. Maintains thorough knowledge of trends in the field of admissions, and advises constituents on the breadth and depth of opportunities available at OHIO. Evaluates applications and supplemental materials for the purposes of making admission decisions. Conducts thorough, holistic, selective review of an applicant's candidacy. Determines necessary documentation to support an admission decision and recommends appropriate alternative pathways when admission cannot be offered. Plans and implements recruitment activities for an assigned territory or population, including programs and travel activities around Ohio, nationally and internationally.
Master’s degree is required by start date.
A minimum of 3 years of related work experience.
A minimum of one year of management experience.
Must hold valid driver's license.
Though this position is intended to be based in Athens, international travel may be required.
Background check and university judiciary review required, in addition to regular driving history audits.
Must have the ability to understand and abide by the Statements and Principles of Good Practice of the National Association for College Admission Counseling.
Ability to develop comprehensive recruitment and admission strategies that leverage the entire portfolio of University administrative and academic resources, including students, staff and faculty based in Athens and abroad.
He / she must be able to facilitate collaboration with professionalism, diplomacy and tact.
Preferred candidates should have demonstrated experience working with international students and global educational systems.
Candidates should demonstrate success managing relationships with multiple constituencies, including school personnel, educational partners, vendors, and other internal and external stakeholders.
Planning Unit: Office of the Provost
Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position: Rob Drapcho, firstname.lastname@example.org, 740-597-1445
Employment Type: Full-Time Regular
Commensurate with education and experience. Employees also enjoy a generous benefits package including health benefits, paid time off, and education benefits for employees and qualified dependents.
Internal Number: 28697
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