1.Travel, primarily internationally, to represent the College at recruitment/education fairs, high schools, recruitment and government agencies, and partner institutions.
2.Oversee and manage the enrollment process within their selected markets, and in communication with the team, from the point of inquiry to enrollment.
3.Thoughtfully and effectively evaluate applications for admission – including foreign education credentials, financial documents, recommendation letters, personal statements and test scores – and make admission and scholarship recommendations/decisions for international applicants.
4.In conjunction with the International Admissions team, develop and implement a communication plan for prospective students (and their families/sponsors) and maintain effective communication throughout the recruitment and application process including extensive and timely correspondence via phone, SKYPE, e-mail, direct mail and social media.
5.Actively support and contribute to the International Admissions team through research, networking and discussion with regards to determining strategic approaches to international recruitment, including but not limited to international enrollment trends, evaluation of previous recruitment activities and the strategic goals of the College.
6.Follow a recruitment plan, as outlined and established, based on #5. Develop and manage plans, as well as a budget for individual recruitment travel.
7.Maintain extensive up-to-date knowledge of immigration policies and procedures as they relate to student visas. Stay abreast of current world events, economics, U.S. Department of State travel recommendations and cultural norms pertaining to the recruitment territory/assigned target markets.
8.Assist with and plan on-campus recruitment events and tours for individuals and groups.
9.Compile and analyze statistical data for routine and/or periodic reports, and prepare regular recruitment activity reports, statistical analyses and enrollment projections.
10.Contribute to the development and design of recruitment materials, such as promotional brochures and fact sheets, as well as content for the website, social media and marketing.
11.Plan and implement local outreach efforts targeting specific international communities in our area, as assigned and discussed.
12.Perform other related duties and responsibilities as appropriately assigned.
Bachelor's degree, preferably in a field related to international education, social sciences or humanities and 1-3 years of experience working in a higher education environment, preferably in student recruiting, marketing, or other highly interactive promotional field.
A minimum of (1) one to (3) three years of experience working in a higher education environment, preferably in student recruiting, marketing, or other highly interactive promotional field.
Must be a U.S. Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident as required by the federal government to serve as a Designated School Official (DSO) and an Alternate Responsible Officer (ARO). Prior study/work abroad or other living experience overseas is preferred, along with knowledge of a second or third language. Valid driver's license is required. Must be able to undertake primarily international travel for extended periods of time. Ability and willingness to work periodic evening and weekend hours.
The North Central College (NCC) Center for Global Education (CGE) provides vision, guidance and leadership for developing and implementing international programs and providing opportunities for global engagement both on and off campus. The CGE houses four strategic areas – Education Abroad, International Student Services and Engagement, the English Language Institute (ELI), and International Enrollment Management.
The International Admissions Counselor/Recruiter will work closely with the Executive Director of the Center for Global Education and the Assistant Director of International Admissions to plan and execute international recruitment activities to meet international enrollment goals within the allotted recruitment budget.
This person will recruit and admit undergraduate degree-seeking international students, as well as students for the English Language Institute (ELI) and serve as a primary international recruiter for specific, identified global target markets.
Internal Number: 6381
About North Central College
North Central College, founded in 1861, is a selective, comprehensive liberal arts institution of 3000 students located 28 miles west of Chicago in Naperville, within walking distance of the Naperville Metra station. For information about the College, please visit the website at https://www.northcentralcollege.edu.