Under general direction, is responsible to identify, recruit, admit, and enroll academically qualified study abroad students from the Saint Louis University â“ St. Louis Campus for the Madrid Campus; keeps frequent contact with students, parents, SLU academic advisors, and government agencies if applicable; demonstrates understanding and sensitivity to the needs of all students; performs duties in accordance with the philosophy of the University.
Recruits visiting (study abroad) applicants from the St. Louis Campus for the Madrid Campus; hosts promotional programs for students interested in studying at the Madrid Campus; represents the campus at local, regional, and national promotional events and programs.
Establishes and maintains active communication with students, families, and other involved parties concerning admission, tuition and billing, and the student visa application process; prepares and presents pre-departure orientations.
Assists students in the visa process, which may require working with the Chicago Spanish consulate; upholds accordance with federal regulations.
Processes the applications of visiting students including reading, interpreting, and evaluating students academic credentials and makes admission/denial decisions; evaluates student conduct for admission purposes.
Serves as a liaison between Saint Louis Universitys Madrid and St. Louis Campuses; performs other duties as assigned.
Qualifications and Education Requirements
Bachelors degree; supplemented with one (1) year of relevant international education experience. Must be able to travel and handle working with university-aged students in a busy, multi-tasking environment. Study at the Madrid Campus or in Spain highly preferred. Spanish language proficiency preferred
Knowledge of admission and international study abroad terminology and best practices with ability to interpret instructions
Effective presentation skills
Effectively demonstrated planning and organizational skills
Excellent skills in Microsoft Office Suite especially Excel and Word
Ability to learn and apply institutional policies and procedures
Ability to maintain schedules
Ability to demonstrate self-direction and motivation
Attention to detail a must
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Customer service skills
Interpersonal/human relations skills
Ability to handle confidential matters with discretion and sensitivity
Ability to respond to questions in a tactful and professional manner
Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
Ability to supervise student workers
Ability to work successfully in a team-oriented environment
Ability to relate/interact with diverse student populations, institutional personnel, and the publicÂ
Ability to adapt to work environment changes, and relate to a diverse population
Salary Range: $40,000 - $48,000
Commensurate with direct/ relevant experience.
Applicants must include: 1) a cover letter; 2) a resume/curriculum vitae.Â You can upload these items on the third page "My experience" of the application.
Saint Louis University(SLU) is a private, co-educational Jesuit university located in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Founded in 1818 by the Most Reverend Louis Guillaume Valentin Dubourg SLU is the oldest university west of the Mississippi River. The University has campuses in St. Louis, Mo. and Madrid, Spain. SLU values academic excellence, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service. For nearly 200 years, the University has gone beyond teaching facts and figures, encouraging students to form ideas and identities. Today, SLU students are nearly 14,000 strong. The University has invested vast resources to advance academic programs and enhance the student experience. SLU also is a major research institution where premier researchers tackle local and global challenges. And the University's commitment to community service has earned it national acclaim and bolstered its status as a character-building college.