The College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. We encourage applications from all qualified persons.
Job Summary/Basic Function:
This position's primary function will be to oversee an international and domestic recruitment territory by serving as a member of the core international recruitment team, evaluating applications and supporting documentation, leading the international interview initiative, and coordinating the development and implementation of the international communications plan. In addition, this position will support the broader work of the enrollment division and its ongoing initiatives by managing essential projects, representing the college virtually, on-campus, and off-campus, collaborating actively with offices throughout the college, and seeking-out leadership opportunities through regional and national enrollment organizations.
Manage a major international recruitment territory and a minor domestic recruitment territory by cultivating and maintaining relationships with prospective students, parents/guardians, counselors, independent educational consultants, and volunteers. Represent the college by conducting/attending on-campus, off-campus, or virtual: interviews, information sessions, presentations, forums, receptions, open houses, school visits, and college fairs. Travel domestically and internationally on behalf of the college for up to six to eight weeks in the fall and two to three weeks in the spring. Collaborate with the director of international admissions and the enrollment services coordinator to develop and implement a long-term strategy for international student recruitment.
Evaluate the applications of international students and US citizens abroad by assisting in the completion of candidate application and financial materials, making admission and scholarship recommendations to the committee, and serving on the admissions committee.
Oversee the management of international vendor partners and special international initiatives to included, but not limited to, the student ambassador program, international essay competitions, work with Dickinson's program and center directors and assistant directors abroad, and the development of other in-country personnel and/or initiatives.
Lead the international interview and international programming initiatives. Support the English language proficiency evaluation program.
Coordinate and develop an enterprise-level international communications plan in partnership with the admissions communication and systems teams, the director of international recruitment, and the enrollment services coordinator.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please provide three professional references and contact information. Letters of reference are not required.
Department: Office of Admissions
Valid Driver's license
This position requires a valid passport and/or the ability to obtain a valid passport for international travel. The passport must be free of any travel limitations or restrictions.
Known for its innovative curriculum, Dickinson is a highly selective, private liberal-arts college. One of the nation's oldest colleges, and named in honor of a signer of the U.S. Constitution, Dickinson became the first college chartered in the newly recognized United States in September 1783. As of 2020, Dickinson has just under 800 full-time employees - administrators, faculty and staff - and its 144-acre campus is populated by students from 38 U.S. states and territories and 49 foreign countries. More than half of students study abroad through the school's 40 programs in 24 countries on six continents, mainly in noncapital cities. Dickinson is known for its sustainability initiatives and is continually recognized by such groups as the Princeton Review (Green Honor Roll), the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE; Gold rating) and Sierra magazine ("Cool School" and one of America's greenest colleges). Dickinson's stunning campus - featuring beautiful landscaping and buildings made of limestone from Dickinson's own quarry - is located in the heart of the historic central Pennsylvania town of Carlisle, a key marker in Civil War activity. Foun...ded in 1751, Carlisle is a cosmopolitan town of 20,000 people, nestled between mountains that have long been a destination for outdoor enthusiasts. The Appalachian Trail and several mountain lakes are within easy reach of the campus, as is Hershey Park and historic Gettysburg.The town is a transportation hub linked by highway, rail and air to prominent East Coast cities, with driving times that make these cities readily accessible: Harrisburg, 20 minutes; Gettysburg, 30 minutes; Baltimore, 90 minutes; Washington, D.C., two hours; Philadelphia, two hours; New York, three hours; Pittsburgh, four hours. Dickinson takes pride in its campus wellness and professional development programs, offering an array of opportunities to faculty and staff through its Holistic Health Incentive program. Dickinson continues to be recognized both nationally and locally for the college's commitment to a vibrant wellness culture on campus. Dickinson offers a competitive benefits package and retirement plan, plus tuition remission and tuition assistance incentives. The college is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff and student body. We encourage applications from all qualified persons.