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Senior/ Assistant Dean of International Recruitment

Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY

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Senior/ Assistant Dean of International RecruitmentSchool/Division:Enrollment ManagementOffice:Undergraduate AdmissionFull-Time or Part-Time:Full-TimeAbout HofstraHofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.Description:This individual will be involved in all aspects of the general admission process: recruitment travel, interaction with prospective students and their families, interviewing, application review, the selection of candidates, and review of financial documents for immigration. They will also play a critical role in the development, expansion, and implementation of our international recruitment efforts for both the undergraduate (first-year and transfer) and graduate offices of admission. The successful candidate will work with senior administration to develop the strategic recruitment plan that will help to achieve the goals set for
international enrollment.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

•Travel will include both international and domestic trips spread throughout the
academic year, recruiting at both high schools and community colleges.
•Reading and evaluating applications and participating in the committee process to select candidates for admission, including serving as the primary reviewer of
international applications.
•Complete credential/credit evaluations, and maintain articulation agreements with both domestic and international institutions of higher education.
•Reviewing financial and immigration documents.
•Interviewing prospective candidates.
•Conducting information sessions.
•Answering admission inquiries from prospective students, parents, high school
counselors, and others.
•Planning and implementation of various on and off-campus programs and
•Serving as liaison with other campus offices and/or departments.
•Support of day-to-day admission processes.
•Review and analyze the daily reports to ensure that long range goals are on target.

Candidates must be able to organize and handle all aspects of administration and adhere to the rules and regulations of Hofstra University, the Colonial Athletic Conference and the NCAA.
Qualifications:Bachelor's degree required. One to 2 years' experience with select admission, as well as direct experience working with international admission (experience reviewing applications, familiarity with a variety of foreign educational systems, and experience and comfort traveling internationally) is strongly recommended. A valid driver's license and a valid passport are all required at the time employment commences.

The position requires strong interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to relate to a broad range of constituents (students, parents, alumni, high school counselors, etc.), an appreciation for, and sensitivity to, a variety of backgrounds and traditions from which students may come, and the ability to work well both independently and collaboratively. This candidate will also need to be a strong public speaker who can present information in a concise and thorough manner. Strong skills with Microsoft Office suite, and admissions-based CRMs such as Slate and Banner are preferred, as well as a strong data analysis background.

Specific title will depend on experience. Application Instructions:For consideration, please email a letter of application and resume to:

Melanie Mardirossian
Executive Director of Marketing and Communication for Enrollment Management
Email: [email protected]

Please include job "Job Number 899030 Senior/ Assistant Dean of International Recruitment" in the subject line.Voluntary Self-IdentificationAll applicants are invited to complete the three (3) voluntary self-identification formsDeadline:Open until filledDate Posted: 08/05/2021Posting Number: 899030-21


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Hofstra University is a dynamic private university where students will benefit from large-university resources and thrive within a small college atmosphere.  At Hofstra, students can choose from 155 undergraduate and 170 graduate program options within the Frank G. Zarb School of Business; Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs; School of Humanities, Fine and Performing Arts; School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics; the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine at Hofstra University and Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies at Hofstra University; Hofstra University Continuing Education; Honors College; Lawrence Herbert School of Communication; Maurice A. Deane School of Law; School of Education; School of Engineering and Applied Science; and School of Health Professions and Human Services. Students also benefit from small classes (student-to-faculty ratio of 13-to-1 and an average undergraduate class size of just 21 students), flexible schedules, and close proximity to the cultural and networking aspects of New York City.

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