International and Graduate Recruiter (Program/Student Advisor)
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Location: Edwardsville, Illinois
Required Education: Bachelor’s
Salary: $42,119.28 Annual
Higher Education Institution
Internal Number: 12461
Illinois Residency Requirement: This position requires Illinois residency within 180 calendar days of the start date.
SIUE’s Graduate and International Admissions office is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time Program/Student Advisor, International and Graduate Recruiter position. The selected candidate will serve on a team of individuals which will develop and implement graduate (domestic and international) and international (undergraduate and graduate) recruitment and admission strategies for SIUE. These duties will include the development of long-term market cultivation strategies and recruitment relationships, as well as the day-to-day implementation of direct recruitment and yield strategies and overall integrated marketing efforts. The Recruiter will maintain and implement, in coordination with the Enrollment Management IT specialist, strategic communication plans using various platforms such as Radius and other external programs. This position will also assist with special events promoting the Graduate School such as the Open House and Scholar Award.
The International and Graduate Recruiter will support the Graduate School and graduate academic departments in the development and ongoing implementation of customized recruitment programs, including initiatives that support the recruitment of diverse student populations. Support will involve developing relationships with domestic feeder institutions, including specific engagement with historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and minority serving institutions, visiting these campuses for education fairs recruitment related events, and establishing partnerships that create pathways for their students to graduate programs at SIUE. In addition, the International and Graduate Recruiter will work collaboratively with International Student Services and the Director of Graduate and International Recruitment on international recruitment efforts and activities/programs supporting prospective and new international students. Due to the professional duties of this role, frequent travel (including international), evening and weekend work hours will be required. Further duties and responsibilities may be assigned in support of the department's mission and goals.
This position is a current civil service vacancy at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and will close to applicants at end of business day, 11:59 pm CST, on the posting end date. SIUE offers an exceptional array of benefits to all full-time and part-time (50% or more) employees including medical, dental and life insurance; tuition waivers; financial savings plans; vacation and sick leave; and pension plan as part of a total compensation package to eligible employees.
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville nurtures an open, respectful, and welcoming climate that facilitates learning and work. SIUE is committed to education that explores the historic significance of diversity in order to understand the present and to better enable our community to engage the future. Integral to this commitment, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville strives for a student body and a workforce that is both diverse and inclusive. For more on our Statement of Diversity, visit: https://www.siue.edu/about/mission-goals-plans/diversity.shtml
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1. Bachelor's degree. 2. Minimum of two (2) years of experience in higher education recruitment or student services.
1. Master's degree in a related field. 2. Demonstrated success in recruiting international or graduate students. 3. Ability to obtain a valid passport. 4. Experience working with diverse student populations and/or with diversity initiatives. 5. Ability to speak more than one language fluently. 6. Demonstrated knowledge of SCT Banner and/or Radius. 7. FI and JI visa training or experience. 8. Familiarity with the SEVIS system. 9. Ability to travel both domestically and internationally. 10. Experience with student information systems and CRMs.
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is a nationally recognized university that provides students with a high-quality, affordable education that prepares them for successful careers and lives of purpose. Built on the foundation of a broad-based liberal education, and enhanced by hands-on research and real-world experiences, the academic preparation SIUE students receive equips them to thrive in the global marketplace and make our communities better places to live.
Situated on 2,660 acres of beautiful woodland atop the bluffs overlooking the natural beauty of the Mississippi River’s rich bottom land and only 25 minutes from downtown St. Louis, the SIUE campus is home to a diverse student body of more than 13,000 individuals.
SIUE is is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, as well as more than 30 additional accrediting agencies. In January 2019, SIUE was reclassified by The Carnegie Commission on Higher Education to the newly created doctoral/professional universities category.
Fully certified at the Division I level by the NCAA, SIUE is a member of the Ohio Valley Conference and the Mid-American Conference (MAC) (men’s soccer & wrestling).