Central College is a residential liberal arts college dedicated to the education of 1,400 undergraduate students. Guided by its ecumenical Christian tradition, the college community engages in vigorous, free, open inquiry in pursuit of academic excellence. Founded in 1853, the college is affiliated with the Reformed Church in America and NCAA Division III athletics. Central is a recognized leader in study abroad as a result of its international residential programs. Central College is located in Pella, Iowa, a thriving community of 10,352 two minutes from the state’s largest lake and 40 minutes southeast of Des Moines. Please visit the college website at www.central.edu.
Central College invites applications for the position of Director for International Recruitment and Admission. Reporting to the Vice President for Enrollment Management, the Director is responsible for leading Central’s international recruitment effort through the development and implementation of a targeted recruitment strategy and marketing program. The Director will design an inquiry data base and communication plan for prospective students, manage the international student application process and lead admissions activities for international students.
The college is seeking candidates that are high energy, creative, adaptable to change and can demonstrate the ability to work effectively in a fast paced environment. The ability to travel both internationally and domestically is an integral part of this position, as is working collaboratively with Central’s Center for Global Experiential Learning. The Director will utilize strong interpersonal and public speaking skills to share information about Central College to a broad range of constituents while building appropriate relationships and promoting the mission of Central College.
- Bachelor’s degree in a related field
- 5-7 years progressive experience in international recruitment, admissions or a related field
- Willingness to travel internationally and domestically, valid passport and driver’s license
- Ability to work well independently and as part of a team
- Superior organizational skills including time management, prioritization and the ability to multitask
To learn more about the position or to apply, visit www.central.edu/jobseekers