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Intl Grad Admissions Officer - Campus Only - 513653

The University of Alabama
Closing date
Jul 23, 2021

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Work type: Regular Full-time (Benefits eligible)
Location: Tuscaloosa
Categories: Program Coordination

Pay Grade/Pay Range: 59 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 46633.56 Midpoint - $ 67620.84

Department/Organization: 215101 - Dean's Office-Graduate School

Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am to 4:45pm

Note to Applicants: This is a campus only search. You must be a current UA employee working at The University of Alabama to be considered.

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 International Graduate Admissions Officer works in association with the Associate Dean for Admissions, Recruitment, and Fellowships and the Director of Graduate Recruitment. The International Graduate Admissions Officer 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: Bachelors 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 and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. 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 or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags 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 or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants 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

Advertised: 15 Jul 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: 23 Jul 2021 Central Daylight Time

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The University of Alabama embodies an academic community that demands excellence in teaching, research and service and provides an inclusive, nurturing environment for the discovery of knowledge and the development of well-rounded leaders. Founded in 1831 as Alabama's first public college and known as the Capstone of Higher Education, UA provides a premier undergraduate and graduate education built upon global engagement, high-quality scholarship, outstanding teaching, and diversity and inclusivity throughout the community.

Our Mission

The University of Alabama will advance the intellectual and social condition of the people of the state, the nation and the world through the creation, translation and dissemination of knowledge with an emphasis on quality programs in the areas of teaching, research and service.

Our Vision

The University of Alabama will be known as the university of choice for the best and brightest students in Alabama, and all students who seek exceptional educational opportunities. The University of Alabama will be a student-centered research university and an academic community united in its commitment to enhance the quality of life for all Alabamians and the citizens of the nation and the world.

Our Core Values

The University of Alabama is committed to:

  • Undergraduate education that produces socially-conscious, ethical and well-rounded leaders who are grounded in their subject matter and capable of controlling their own destinies.
  • Graduate education that is deeply vested in subject matter knowledge, professional content, research skills and creative activity.
  • Public outreach and service that is held in the highest regard and fosters impactful public engagement to enhance the quality of life for the citizens of Alabama, the nation and the world.
  • Campus life that embodies collaboration, collegiality, respect and a culture of inclusivity.

Our Strategic Goals

  • Provide a premier undergraduate and graduate education that offers a global perspective and is characterized by outstanding teaching, high-quality scholarship and distinctive curricular and co-curricular programs. Increase the University’s productivity and innovation in research, scholarship and creative activities that impact economic and societal development.
  • Enrich our learning and work environment by providing an accepting, inclusive community that attracts and supports a diverse faculty, staff and student body.
  • Provide opportunities and resources that facilitate work-life balance and enhance the recruitment and retention of outstanding faculty and staff.
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