Sr. International Admissions Counselor - 16829-1A

Job description

Updated: Mar 30, 2021
Location: UC Irvine Campus
Job Type:
Department: Undergraduate Admissions

Job Opening ID: 16829

Reports To: Admissions Recruitment Manager I

Working Title: Sr. International Admissions Counselor

Department: Undergraduate Admissions

Bargaining Unit: 99

FLSA: Exempt

Payroll Job Code: 004509

Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine

Percent of Time: 100%

Work Schedule: 8-5, M-F

Employee Class: Career

Position Summary:

The Division of Enrollment Management is a key campus thought partner that provides collaborative leadership in university-wide efforts, utilizing systematic, innovative, and synergistic approaches to leverage a data-informed enrollment strategy to improve market distinctiveness, and execute the campus strategic plan. The division comprises the offices of Enrollment Management, Financial Aid & Scholarships, University Registrar, and Undergraduate Admissions. The mission of the Office of Undergraduate Admissions is to support and achieve UCI student enrollment goals through practices consistent with the mission and values of the university. The Office seeks to identify, recruit, admit and enroll high-achieving, talented and accomplished students who reflect diverse backgrounds from throughout California, across the United States, and abroad. UCI welcomes students who will contribute to and celebrate the diversity of the campus, realize their potential to positively impact the community and world, and foster their own and the university’s spirit of research and innovation.

Applies skills as a seasoned, experienced admissions professional, to develop a comprehensive outreach strategy for a specific region (China/Middle East North Africa) International Admissions team. Provide information to prospective students and ensure good relationships with the public and institutions and organizations involved in outreach. Independently reviews applications for admission, using professional judgment in determining whether applicant meets the requirements for admission, taking into account a variety of requirements. Recommends improvements to the program.

Monthly Compensation Range: 4,216.67

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Five (5) to seven (7) years of relevant experience.

Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.

Thorough knowledge and experience working with a diverse student population. Ability to interpret and communicate University policies and procedures to prospective students and the public.. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with schools, universities, community organizations, and other institutions. Ability to develop recruitment programs, and design effective materials. Knowledge of and experience in conducting intersegmental relations for the purposes of outreach, advising, program planning. Understanding of the principles of California's Master Plan of Higher Education, with particular emphasis on the unique roles played by each segment. Negotiation skills and professional presence in working with top-level administrators and effective counseling skills to work with students.


Thorough and comprehensive knowledge of academic programs, including curricula and admissions requirements at at UC, and specifically, UCI. Working knowledge of and experience in marketing to international and U.S. domestic non-resident students, including international student market segmentation best practices, communications plans, social media and networking, web site design and development. Detailed knowledge of academic majors and programs, career programs, and students’ services at UCI, the UC system, with general knowledge of same at other institutions of higher education. Ability to speak Mandarin/Arabic.

Special Conditions Required:

Must possess the ability to travel to required locations and countries. • Occasional nights/weekends required. • Frequent travel outside of normal business hours required. • Must possess a valid CA driver’s license. • Employment is subject to a DOJ background check. • Employee is required to sign a confidentiality/conflict of interest disclosure.

Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500.




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Job No:
Posted: 3/30/2021
Application Due: 5/29/2021
Work Type: Full Time