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Director of International Admissions

Apply now Job no: 492588
Work Type: Staff full-time
Location: Abilene
Categories: Staff, Student Services

About ACU

ACU is affiliated with the fellowship of the Church of Christ. All applicants must be professing Christians and willing to support the Christian mission and purpose of Abilene Christian University while employed by the university.

Title of Position Director of International Admissions
Posting Location Abilene Christian University - Abilene Campus
Department Enrollment Management
Employee Class Exempt/Full-time
Basic Responsibilities A. Oversee and implement international and transfer student admissions and recruiting strategy
B. Develop and implement international and transfer student marketing plans
and their families.
C. Create strong partnerships on the ACU campus to ensure the support of international and transfer students.
Essential Duties

A. Oversee and implement international and transfer student admissions and recruiting strategy
1. Hire and Manage international admission counselor and international admissions coordinator
2. Manage the admissions processes for prospective international and transfer students
3. Work with Vice President of Enrollment Management to set recruiting goals
4. Manage vendor and agent relationships specific to international and transfer enrollment
5. Create targeted international travel plans

B. Develop and implement international and transfer student marketing plans
1. Work alongside Director of Enrollment Marketing creating a specific marketing strategy for international and transfer students.
2. Research and analyze data to make informed decisions
3. Create targeted strategy for international admissions counselor and coordinator to follow

C. Create strong partnerships on the ACU campus to ensure the support of international and transfer students.
1. Work with the Director of New Student Orientation to ensure international and transfer students transition to ACU well.
2. Work with the Directors of Advising to ensure timely course registration
3. Understand US immigration regulations associated with F-1 and J-1 students.
4. Work with Immigration specialist to help international student obtain their visa.
5. Work with Registrar's office to create articulation agreements with colleges

Professional Development Requirements

A. Required Skills
1. Strong organizational and administrative skills.
2. High level of personal initiative, creativity, and presentation skills.
3. Demonstrate effective cross-cultural communication skills.
5. Strong computer skills
6. Able to work well with a wide range of personalities and responsibilities.

B. Professional Development
1. Attend professional conferences specific to enrollment and recruiting
2. Banner, SLATE and related systems and databases as needed.
3. US Immigration regulations including SEVIS.

Qualifications A. Related bachelor's degree required (master's degree is preferred).
B. Minimum of five years of successful professional experience.
C. Marketing and/or university admissions experience.
D. Expertise on domestic ethnic and cultural issues.
E. Experience living or working in international environment.
F. Bilingual is a plus.
Physical Demands A. Work extended hours at certain times of the year.
B. Work some weekends if necessary.
C. Work evenings when needed.
D. Travel as needed.
E. Handles stress well (high volume and high speed demands).
F. Able to manage loading and unloading of show materials (display, publications, etc.]
Additional Information

ACU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, disability, genetic information, national or ethnic origin in employment opportunities, in keeping with applicable state and federal law.

ACU is committed to maintaining a safe and secure campus environment and protecting the university's financial and physical assets.  Therefore, Abilene Christian University conducts background checks on all candidates for employment in security sensitive positions.

 

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