Sr Int'l Admissions Counselor

Philadelphia, USA, Pennsylvania
Jul 28, 2017
Temple University
Position Type
Alt-Ac & Post-Ac
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The Senior International Admissions Counselor reports to the Director of International Admissions and will be responsible for supporting the recruitment and retention of international students with special emphasis on transfer admission and student worker program management. The counselor will be responsible for his/her assigned portfolio of prospective students to include freshman and transfer students. Portfolio management includes recruiting for assigned territories, tracking prospects, reviewing applications, communicating admissions decisions, analyzing enrollment reports, and tracking outcomes of admissions offers. The counselor will travel regionally and internationally to represent the university to prospective students, parents, school guidance counselors, and other constituents. The senior counselor supervises a team of student workers and monitors front desk operations including calls, emails, and walk-in visitors. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education & Experience:

Bachelor's degree and at least three (3) year's work experience in a college or university admissions setting. Experience in international admissions, recruitment, foreign credential evaluation, or other related field. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Required Skills & Abilities:

* Familiarity with international secondary and post-secondary education systems.

* Proven record of excellent customer service skills

* Effective interpersonal, presentation, and communication skills

* Demonstrated computer skills to include word processing and database software programs

* Demonstrated ability to work in Banner or similar student information systems

* Demonstrated ability to work with others as part of a team

* Strong organizational skills, as well as the ability to take initiative and work independently.

* Must be able to travel internationally and domestically.

* Must be able to work during evenings and weekends on occasion.


* Experience living, working and/or studying outside the US.

* Fluency in at least one language other than English.

Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and. employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.

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