International Recruitment Coordinator, Senior

Northern Arizona University
Center for International Ed

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Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job Title: International Recruitment Coordinator, Senior
Location: Center for International Ed
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 605579
Workplace Culture

NAU is a community devoted to student success and sustained by an unshakable commitment to our shared mission, vision, and values. We—faculty, staff, and administrators—thrive by combining our efforts and working side by side to further NAU’s culture of excellence.

Core Values One NAU side by side Student Centered | Integrity | Diversity | Service | Discovery | Excellence Northern Arizona University

Immigration Suppt/Sponsorship

NAU will not provide any U.S. immigration support or sponsorship for this position.

Job Description

Come join our team of more than 70 full-time, part-time, and student staff representing five continents and 16 native languages! The Center for International Education (CIE) invites applications for the position of International Student Recruiter. CIE seeks to inspire ambassadors of positive change and to find collaborative and innovative responses to a changing world. NAU is ranked in in IIE’s Open Doors within the top 200 US institutions for international student enrollment and proud to host over 1400 international students from more than 80 countries. We seek to increase and diversify our student population even more.

The International Recruitment Coordinator within the International Admissions & Recruitment division of CIE will support student success, excellence in education, diversity, and integrity by managing existing and developing new recruitment territories across the globe. The Recruiter will travel internationally to recruit, work directly with student applicants through their admission process, and prepare their initial immigration documents to enable them to pursue their dream of studying in the United States.

This position will be responsible for the planning, territory management, application review and processing for the International Admissions and Recruitment team. This team manages activities associated with the recruitment, admissions, transfer credit and initial immigration processing for new incoming international students. The Recruitment Coordinator reports to the Director of International Admissions & Recruitment at CIE.

Profile and duties of the International Student Recruiter include:

  • General knowledge of immigration requirements per US Department of Homeland Security immigration regulations that apply to international degree-seeking students and, in some cases, exchange.
  • Knowledge and experience with the customized advising and cultural programming specific to international student and scholar populations.
  • Customer service oriented, with the ability to provide accurate and timely high-quality support to students, their families, and to internal and external partners as well as agents.
  • Has the ability to travel domestically and internationally several times a year, according to business needs.
  • Outstanding presentation skills across multiple platforms such as, but not limited to in-person, online, and recorded, in order to market NAU and its programs to a variety of international audiences and to meet specific cultural needs.
  • Knowledge of academic systems across general regions and specific countries.
  • Understanding of international credential evaluations.
  • Ability to plan for and organize international/multicultural events both on-campus and abroad, including but not limited to overseas alumni gatherings and presentations.
  • Ability to identify strategic recruitment populations based on data analysis; develop visitation schedules in-state and/or out-of-state and visit schools, agencies or conferences to meet with prospective students, counselors and administrators; ability to discuss university program offerings and answers questions concerning curriculum, enrollment procedures and/or student life.
  • Dissemination of informational material to prospective and/or continuing students such as admission, housing and financial aid applications; assists students with completion of forms and reviews to ensure accuracy, authenticity and timeliness of information and required documents.
  • Interviews with prospective students and/or parents on an individual basis and answer questions, compare educational systems, discuss their academic credentials and provide admissions information and assistance.
  • Planning and organization of on-campus recruitment programs for prospective students; set agenda, organize content and length of workshops and coordinate logistics.
  • Planning and development of objectives for international student recruitment and retention; participate in the development and implementation of global programming focusing on expanding relations with global partner agencies and institutions.
  • When needed, collaborate with the development of recruiting materials across multiple platforms (print, media, digital); participate in development and management of social media campaigns and virtual recruitment and information sessions.
  • Participate in international student orientation planning and programming.
  • Serves as liaison between various departments or agencies and the student clarifying procedures and practices.
  • Evaluate applications for admission.
  • Produce immigration documents for admitted students.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field; and,
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience; or,
  • Any equivalent combination of related education, experience and/or training.
  • US citizenship or lawful permanent residence status in order to issue immigration documents.
  • Experience living and/or study abroad for one year or more.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's degree in related field.
  • Project management experience.
  • Fluency in a language other than English (preferred languages: Arabic and Spanish).
  • Supervisory experience (of student, permanent, and/or contracted staff).
  • Familiarity with US student visa regulations and application requirements.
  • Familiarity with remote learning modalities, learning management systems, and information/CRM systems such as Salesforce, PeopleSoft, Sunapsis, and SEVIS.
  • Experience as a Designated School Official and Alternate Responsible Officer.
  • Demonstrated experience engaging with diverse and global student and partner populations- a high degree of sensitivity to a wide variety of cultural norms is required.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • The ability to meet deadlines and communicate effectively on project management.
  • Skill in program development and execution.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Solid grounding in international education philosophy.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Knowledge of organizational practices.
  • Knowledge of supervisory practices and principles.
  • Strong computer and data management skills.
  • Strong cross-cultural communication skills.
  • Skill in program development and execution.
  • Skill in coordinating activities, evaluating data, and establishing priorities.
  • The ability to work effectively with people from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds.
  • Awareness and commitment to NAU’s EEO/Affirmative Action Place and Safe Working and Learning Environment goals.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requiremt

Under the recent executive order issued by President Biden requiring all employees of federal contractors to receive COVID-19 vaccinations, NAU expects all employees, including new hires, to be vaccinated unless they have an approved medical or religious accommodation. Proof of vaccination will be required by January 18, 2022. For questions about vaccines and medical or religious accommodations, please visit FAQs for Employee Vaccination Requirement.

Background Information

This position has been identified as a safety/security sensitive position. Therefore, per AZ Revised Statute, Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the following: a criminal background investigation, employment history investigation, degree verification (in some cases) and fingerprinting.

If you are applying for a job that requires a CDL, you will be required to register with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse and adhere to the clearinghouse requirements.

Additionally, as an employer in the state of Arizona, NAU is required to participate in the federal E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new employees' right to work in the United States.

Finally, each year Northern Arizona University releases an Annual Security Report. The report is a result of a federal law known as the Clery Act. The report includes Clery reportable crime statistics for the three most recent completed calendar years and discloses procedures, practices and programs NAU uses to keep students and employees safe including how to report crimes or other emergencies occurring on campus. In addition, the Fire Safety Report is combined with the Annual Security Report for the NAU Flagstaff Mountain Campus as this campus has on-campus student housing. This report discloses fire safety policies and procedures related to on-campus student housing and statistics for fires that occurred in those facilities.

If you would like a free paper copy of the report, please contact the NAUPD Records Department at (928) 523-8884 or by visiting the department at 525 E. Pine Knoll Drive in Flagstaff.


The budgeted salary amount is $47,634 - $59,542.

**The starting salary will be determined by the qualifications of the selected applicant balanced with departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information.

FLSA Status

This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and therefore will not earn overtime or compensatory time for additional time worked.


This is a Classified Staff (CLS) position. NAU offers an excellent benefit package including generous health, dental and vision insurance; participation in the Arizona State Retirement System; paid vacation and 10 holidays per year; and tuition reduction for employees and qualified dependents. More information on benefits at NAU is available on the Human Resources benefits website. Classified Staff employees are in a probationary status for their first six months at NAU.

NAU is a tobacco and smoke-free campus.

Employees offered a position will be eligible for state health plans (including NAU's BCBS Plan). New employees are eligible for benefits on the first day of the pay period following their enrollment, after their employment date. Employees will have 31 days from their start date to enroll in benefits. Additionally, new employees will begin participating in the Arizona State Retirement System, and the long-term disability coverage that accompanies it, on the first of the pay period following 6 months after the new employee's start date.

Learning and Development

Your career at Northern Arizona University includes the opportunity for professional development. New employee on-boarding training includes courses to be completed within the first 30 days. If your position includes the supervision of a benefit-eligible employee, we offer the NAU Supervisors Academy for you to complete within your first 2 years.

Application Deadline

Open until further notice.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply" button on this page. You must submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button by midnight of the application deadline. If you need assistance completing your application there are instructions available on the Human Resources website or in person in the Human Resources Department located in Building 91 on the NAU Campus - on the corner of Beaver and DuPont Streets.

If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the hiring process please contact the Office of Equity and Access at: 928-523-3312/TDD - 928-523-1006 or PO Box 4083, Flagstaff AZ 86011.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

EEO is the Law Poster and Supplements

NAU is an Employer of National Service. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other National Service alumni are encouraged to apply.


Northern Arizona University (NAU) is a public university offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees of high quality and societal value.  Students are at the center of the NAU experience, which is guided by a dedicated and distinguished faculty committed to teaching, individual engagement, and research excellence.

Our educational programs are designed to prepare our students for personal and professional success after graduation.

Whether they earn their degrees at our historic Flagstaff campus, regionally throughout Arizona, or online, we prepare our students to achieve their human potential in ways that serve the state, the region, the nation, and the world.

If you can see yourself as part of a university community dedicated to its students and their success, NAU might be the right fit for you.

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