Assistant Director of International Recruitment and Admissions

College Park, Prince Georges County
Jan 08, 2014
The University of Maryland, Office of Undergraduate Admissions offers a dynamic, fast-paced and progressive environment dedicated to excellence in undergraduate student recruitment and admission. With an increased and ever developing focus on the international arena, we are currently seeking highly motivated and qualified candidates who share our commitment to excellence as we further develop and implement international recruitment and admission initiatives. A world-class institution with a quick rise in international reputation for scholarship and leadership, we are ranked number 38 in the Academic Ranking of World Universities and number 14 among the nation’s top schools for innovation and entrepreneurship, according to Princeton Review and Entrepreneurship magazine. The Assistant Director of International Recruitment and Admissions will lead the Office of Undergraduate Admissions’ international recruitment process. Through the development and execution of the undergraduate international recruitment and admission strategy, this position is responsible for the creation and continued enhancement of the international recruitment plan, the research based management of foreign and domestic recruitment territories (including significant international travel) and oversight of the application review process for international freshman and transfer students. The Assistant Director will also lead the development and implementation of an international applicant review process that will align the technology of this review process with the university’s electronic review process for domestic freshman applicants. The Assistant Director reports to the Associate Director and provides supervision to an international advisor. The Assistant Director is a member of the office’s Leadership Council. Minimum Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three (3) years experience working in admissions, higher education, or a related field with a focus or interest in international recruitment. Must have demonstrated public relations skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team. High level communication and presentation skills are required and candidates must have acute attention to detail, strong leadership, organization and problem solving abilities. Domestic and International Travel with evening, night, and weekend work are required. A familiarity with immigration procedures and SEVIS, and experience evaluating foreign educational credentials are necessary. The ability to operate effectively in a demanding office environment and to make positive contributions to the office Leadership Council are required. The successful candidate must demonstrate commitment to the University of Maryland’s educational mission and core values and possess a valid driver’s license and passport. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled, and applicants who will enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply. Preferences: Additional Certifications: Additional Information: Posting Number: E0004382 Posting Date: 12/04/2013 Closing Date: Open Until Filled Yes Best Consideration Date 01/10/2014 Diversity Statement: The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, political affiliation, and gender identity or expression. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.