Assistant Director of Admissions – International Recruitment - Saint Leo University in Saint Leo Florida

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Saint Leo University

Saint Leo, Florida

United States

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Under the general direction of the Director and Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions maintains responsibility for activities related to the recruitment of University Campus students within assigned international geographic territory. Primary responsibility for communicating with overseas agencies and agents as well as their target recruits. Travel abroad required. The Assistant Director leads the recruitment and application review process, and manages prospective student communications from the point of initial contact through all admission and enrollment requirements.

Basic Function:

  • Territory Management: formulates travel, telephone and email communication plan from inquiring through to enrolled students in support of overall goals for international first year students.
  • Recruiting and Counseling Prospective Students: develops strong working relationships with agents and agencies, prospective students, including parents/family members; exercises independent judgment in evaluating students as potential candidates for admission with particular emphasis on academic preparation
  • Info Sessions: conducts presentations to prospective students and their parents/families. Work collaboratively within admissions and across campus to ensure that enrollment objectives are achieved.
  • Communication: initiate tracked and documented telephone / email contact with prospective students and applicants to ensure that prospective and admitted students receive personal verbal and written communication; document each telephone and email contact. Outstanding speaking, writing and listening skills are required.
  • Application File Review: reading applications, recommending students for review by Admission Committee. Must exercise good judgment regarding the academic, personal and co-curricular qualities Saint Leo University desires in its student body.
  • Set prospective student communication plan from the point of initial contact through Fall matriculation.
  • Financial Aid: develop expertise in describing Saint Leo University’s merit scholarships and financial aid awarding policies and practices, and ensure the highest level of service and accuracy with families.

Required Education/Experience/Skills:

Excellent communication and presentation skills. Proven ability to work with both traditional and international students with diverse backgrounds and needs. Proven ability to establish rapport with students, faculty, alumni, employers and staff colleagues.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university.

Proficiency with MS Office and managing databases

Preferred Qualifications:

One to three years college recruitment or other relevant sales or recruitment experience preferred.

Admission Travel: Possible 8-10 weeks of international admission-related travel in the fall and 3-5 weeks in the spring/summer may be required; travel abroad includes tours, high school visits and college fairs; receptions for prospective and admitted students.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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