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Job Posted Until Sunday, June 17, 2012
Nature Of Duties:
Posting Number: 2011474
Pay Rate: Minimum $51,499 pending experience/qualifications
Pay Grade: Admin & Professional |86|
Job Category: Full-Time Regular
Planning Unit: Office of the Provost
Work Schedule: M – F 8 – 5; some evenings and weekends. Travel required.
The Associate Director for International Admissions is directly responsible for the design, development and implementation of a strategic plan to recruit and enroll academically talented, diverse students for Ohio University’s undergraduate programs. Working with the Assistant Vice Provost and Director, the Associate Director provides leadership and direction for the international team in Undergraduate Admissions and oversees international recruitment, admissions processing, application review, credential evaluation, transfer credit, and compliance with immigration regulations.
The incumbent serves as liaison to ensure strategic and functional alignment of recruitment and admissions processes between Undergraduate Admissions and the Center for International Studies, International Student and Faculty Services, the Office of Education Abroad, the Ohio Program of Intensive English, academic and administrative units, and regional campuses and centers.
- Oversee the development and implementation of a strategic international recruitment and admissions plan as part of an overall Undergraduate Admissions recruitment plan. Manage the corresponding budget. In coordination with the communication team, manage the development and implementation of a comprehensive recruitment and yield communication plan for prospective and admitted international students. Establish strategic agreements and partnerships with international high school and university officials, governmental agencies, educational organizations and professionals who serve international students. Lead efforts to leverage the diversity, knowledge and relationships of the university’s existing international student, faculty, staff, and alumni population in the development of a broader network to support international recruitment. Participate in international travel as necessary, up to 2-3 weeks per year.
- Oversee and participate in the undergraduate admissions process for international credential, transfer credit and application review. Manage international credential evaluation and international transfer credit for all undergraduate programs at all university locations. Ensure that international recruitment and admission practices and processes comply with federal, state, and university policies, and lead the unit to adopt industry best practices. Manage, analyze, and utilize data to achieve international enrollment goals. Collaborate with academic units on matters of international recruitment, admission guidelines and processes, and yield. Oversee the program approval and transfer credit processes for the university’s education abroad programs. Serve as one of several Designated School Officials (DSO) for international admissions.
- Supervise the international team in Undergraduate Admissions, and recommend appropriate staffing solutions to fulfill admissions processing and review needs as they change over time. Serve on appropriate university committees, councils and task forces to represent the international interests of Undergraduate Admissions as required. Support the overall management and functions of Undergraduate Admissions and serve as an admissions advisor.
Perform other duties as assigned.
- Master’s degree required.
- Minimum of 3-5 years of progressively responsible admissions experience that includes supervisory capacity.
- Experience planning, organizing and implementing international recruiting strategies and programs.
- Solid knowledge of admissions processes and familiarity with industry best practices related to international admissions.
- Solid knowledge of worldwide educational systems and an ability to evaluate international educational credentials and credit.
- Excellent written and oral communication in English, including both interpersonal and public speaking and group presentation skills.
- Experience with international recruitment and travel. Knowledge of immigration regulations pertaining to the admission and enrollment of international students including F, J and other non-immigrant statuses. Familiarity with other immigration issues affecting enrollment.
- Critical thinking and analytical skills with advanced problem-solving capabilities. Ability to act with diplomacy, discretion and tact. Demonstrated integrity and strong work ethic. Experience working in a team-oriented approach within a complex organization and experience dealing with diverse populations is required.
- Demonstrated ability to supervise, develop and evaluate staff.
- Proficiency in computer systems and various software applications used in recruiting and admissions (including Microsoft Office programs, constituent relationship management, document imaging, and student information systems).
- A valid passport is required or must be obtainable within six months of the start date and a driver’s license is required. Ability to perform 2-3 weeks of overnight international travel annually.
- Ability to read and speak additional language(s) preferred.
- Prior experience as a Designated School Official (DSO) preferred.
Ohio University - Athens
283 Gordy Hall
Please complete the online application at: www.ohiouniversityjobs.com and be prepared to attach required documents. For references, please include names and current contact information of three professional references. References will be used with discretion late in the process. Successful candidates will be subject to a background check and required to send official transcripts.
Position will remain open until filled; for full consideration apply by June 17, 2012.
Ohio University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity and affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.