International Graduate Admissions Officer

Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Based on Qualifications
Jul 14, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
Other Executive Administration
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Summary: The International Graduate Admissions Officer, working in association with the Director of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment and the Assistant Dean, develops a strategy for attracting and enrolling qualified international graduate students to the University of Alabama.

Additional Department Summary: The Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment works in association with the Associate Dean for Admissions, Recruitment, and Fellowships and the Director of Graduate Recruitment. The Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment oversees the international admissions process and participates in the recruitment of international students. Responsibilities include: 1) evaluating international transcripts and other documents submitted in support of applications; 2) determining eligibility for admission; 3) helping to design and implement an international recruitment strategy; 4) working closely with international agencies that support graduate students; 5) participating in recruitment activities; 6) working closely with departments to advise on the admissions and recruitment process; 7) leading initiatives for greater efficiency and customer service across all graduate admissions processes, and 8) working with prospective students at all steps in the admissions funnel. This position will work as a team member in a fast-paced workplace that is focused on growth in both quality and quantity of students. As part of our commitment to serving applicants in the best possible fashion, they will communicate daily with prospective students to ensure that they have all the information necessary to make an informed decision.

Required Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and three (3) years in admissions related work for a post-secondary institution. Requires a thorough knowledge of the US educational system and how it operates in conjunction with such systems abroad. Experience with or a strong desire to work with divergent cultures and nationalities. Some travel required. Proficiency in basic computing skills.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree and 4 years of experience in admissions related work for a post-secondary institution

Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made.

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster