Assistant Director (Admissions Counselor), International Admissions
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Location: Bloomington, Indiana,
Internal Number: 304272
INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS (UA-INTP-IUBLA)
About the Office of the Vice President for International Affairs (OVPIA)
The Vice President for International Affairs and the teams of staff in OVPIA's offices are the stewards of international activity across all campuses of Indiana University. We provide strategic leadership and advocacy for all international programs and projects and coordinate the resources necessary to sustain their growth. Our goal is to enable as many students, faculty, and staff as possible to pursue international and intercultural knowledge and experiences and to become engaged global citizens.
The Office of International Admissions resides within the Office of International Services (OIS) and is dedicated to helping international students and scholars achieve their goals. Our staff recruit, admit, and enroll international students from all over the world. We provide social and cultural programming and visa- and immigration-related advising among other assistance to all international students and scholars. Join our nationally recognized team and help us serve the amazing and incredibly diverse international population at IU.
Works on a team that is responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of collaborative international recruitment and engagement efforts.
Works closely with the Associate Director of International Admissions to create and facilitate collaborative international recruitment initiatives that meet institutional goals and align with OVPIA's Strategic Priorities.
Reviews international undergraduate and transfer applications.
Leads or supports on-campus international admissions programs (i.e. Best of Indiana Counselors Tour, International Student Ambassador Program, Campus Visits, etc.)
Maintains, implements, and oversees a holistic and collaborative international recruitment plan in collaboration with the Associate Director of International Admissions.
Develops, implements, and administers plans, programs, and events for general and targeted student recruitment in support of organizational goals.
Integrates a diverse and strategic communications strategy in collaboration with campus departments, geared toward specific student declared academic major, career interests, and geographic factors.
Identifies and develops partnerships for outreach to prospective international students, counselors, and parents.
Interprets academic policies and exercises authority and independent judgment during the admission review process.
Plans, implements, and evaluates programs and processes and determines the effectiveness of markets and strategies. Exercises independent judgment and uses census data and modeling tools to identify effective marketing plans and strategies to address specific populations.
Serves in a collaborative role with internal and external stakeholders to identify targets of opportunity to attract and enroll under-represented and diverse student populations. Participates in the assessment and evaluation of various models.
May attend meetings or serve on committees with the admissions stakeholders, including all staff meetings, recruitment, and outreach team meetings, customer service lead meetings, and undergraduate recruitment council meetings; may provide guidance to other admissions counselors.
2 years in admissions, higher education, marketing, or related field
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered
Proficient communication skills
Maintains a high degree of professionalism
Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
Highly thorough and dependable
Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure
Possesses excellent presentation skills
Demonstrates excellent judgment, tact, and diplomacy
Highly developed customer relations skills
Commitment to working with people of diverse backgrounds
Ability to interpret federal, state, and institutional rules and regulations and required procedures associated with compliance required
Commitment to enhancing awareness, knowledge and skills surrounding intercultural competency
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. This position will require frequent international and domestic travel (12-16 weeks per year) to engage with prospective and admitted international students, and to participate actively in state, regional, and national organizations.
The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
This position may be eligible to work a hybrid schedule (mix between remote or in-person work) depending upon the work needs of the department and is subject to change based on university policy and business needs.
$48,000 to $52,000 annually
For full-time staff employees, Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:
Multiple plan options for medical insurance
Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
Life insurance, LTD, and AD&D options
Base retirement plan contribution from IU, subject to vesting
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
IUPUI, a partnership between Indiana and Purdue universities, is Indiana’s urban research and academic health sciences campus.IUPUI’s mission is to advance the state of Indiana and the intellectual growth of its citizens to the highest levels nationally and internationally through research and creative activity, teaching and learning, and civic engagement.By offering a distinctive range of bachelor’s, master’s, professional, and Ph.D. degrees, IUPUI promotes the educational, cultural, and economic development of central Indiana and beyond through innovative collaborations, external partnerships, and a strong commitment to diversity.