International Enrollment Management Specialist
The Office of International Education and Programs (OIEP) at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a full-time professional staff position.
Posting Date: March 9, 2017
Review Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. In addition, the State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package. For more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) professional staff, visit: https://www.suny.edu/media/suny/content-assets/documents/benefits/benefit-summaries/FTUUPbenefitsummary-January-2017.pdf or http://www.suny.edu/benefits/
Date of Appointment: May 2017
Description of Responsibilities:
- Under the direction of Assistant Director for International Student and Scholar Services, will perform professional level duties in researching, analyzing and resolving complex technical issues related to international student admission, registration, and records.
- Coordinate engagement with prospects and applicants at all stages of the admission and enrollment process utilizing multiple platforms including Skype, email, text and social media outreach.
- Assist with international admissions counseling for prospective students with partner institutions and educational organizations worldwide.
- Working with International Recruitment Manager and Admissions Office, assist in developing and implementing campus-based and program specific marketing and recruitment strategies, including: high school and business visitation programs, on- and off-campus college visitations and tours, college fairs, and summer cohort programs.
- Track statistics, gather data, and write reports related to international student enrollment;
- Coordinate targeted partnership articulation agreements.
- Serve as liaison to high school, universities, language centers, and other entities for summer enrollment and other special programs.
- Reporting to the Assistant Director of International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS), provide useful and accurate immigration and student visa counseling as well as general advising services to international students when needed.
- Develop and run an international student outreach program for enrollment, retention and feedback.
- Help with planning and execution of New Student Orientation, New Student welcome, recruitment, and other special events.
- Develop and maintain database of international alumni and overseas partners.
- Display a commitment to a career in international education.
Will engage in overseas recruitment travel and work on new initiatives such as virtual recruiting events, developing alumni and other support networks abroad, and other activities to attract and retain increasing numbers of undergraduate and graduate international students at SUNY Oswego. The International Enrollment Management Specialist must display ethical, proactive, and internationally knowledgeable and sophisticated communication skills and must follow-up with potential students and partners abroad towards increasing enrollment.
In addition, will be expected to display a commitment to undergraduate and/or graduate education, and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.
- Bachelor’s degree
- Previous experience in international admission and/or student services office
- Valid driver’s license
- Valid passport
- Demonstrated effective written and presentation skills
- Strong analytical skills
- Computer literacy and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team
- Ability to work evenings and weekends as well as travel independently worldwide
- Keen cultural sensitivity, maturity, and professionalism
- Ability to speak a second language
- Ethical and confidential manner towards student concerns and records
- Be self-directed and results oriented
- Have knowledge of SUNY Oswego
- Experience working and serving diverse populations.
- Experience with Banner
To Apply: Submit a letter of application addressing qualifications, a copy of unofficial transcripts, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references to our Interview Exchange Link:
If you have any questions about the position, please call or e-mail:
Gabriela Lozanova, Search Committee Chair
Official transcripts are required prior to hiring. Files must be complete to be considered.
Visa sponsorship not available for this position.
Description of Department: The Office of International Education and Programs (OIEP) is primarily responsible for education abroad and international student and scholar services and recruitment. In collaboration with other offices on campus it supports international activities of the university’s academic departments and encourages comprehensive campus internationalization. It promotes the internationalization of the curriculum and campus cultural life and works to increase the number of international students attending Oswego and the number of Oswego students studying and conducting research abroad. OIEP is recognized as one of the top international programs in SUNY and nationwide.
Description of SUNY Oswego: Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive college located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. Named one of "Top Up-and-Coming Schools" in U.S. News “America’s Best Colleges” in 2010, a Kiplinger's “Best College Value” for 2015, and a "Best Northeastern College" by Princeton Review every year since the first edition in 2003, Oswego offers its 8000 undergraduate and graduate students preeminent academic programs in the arts and sciences, business, communications, and teacher education. The College’s success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to a liberal arts and sciences foundation, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities. The emphasis on faculty-mentored student research and creative projects is evidenced by Quest, a daylong symposium spotlighting original student research; a stipend program for students engaged in research and creative work; and the Global Laboratory, a STEM-based research abroad program at top-ranked universities around the world. SUNY Oswego is an unusually collegial and vibrant community and is in a time of wonderful opportunities with extensive facilities construction and renovation, a forward-looking strategic plan, and expanded outreach to regional, national, and international communities.
Additional information about SUNY Oswego can be found at www.oswego.edu.
Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively engaged in recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. We encourage applications from qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim SUNY status, or criminal conviction. Please see our full non-discrimination policy, https://www.oswego.edu/title-ix/non-discrimination-policy.
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