International Student Recruiter/Coordinator - Washington State University in Tri-Cities Washington

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Washington State University

Tri-Cities, Washington

United States


Detailed Job Description

The International Recruiter/Coordinator is responsible for the development, implementation, and monitoring of customized recruiting and marketing plans for international students at the WSU Tri-Cities campus. Position entails active recruiting efforts through international agencies, traveling to regional community colleges to recruit international transfer students, traveling internationally to recruit undergraduate and graduate students. This position works collaboratively with the system’s International Program Office to facilitate awareness and growth of international student opportunities at the Tri-Cities campus.

Duties will also include development of orientation programming and support programs for incoming international students, coordination of agencies in assigned countries and participation in the research and development of potential new markets for international student recruitment.

Required Qualifications

Positions require a Bachelor’s degree and three (3) years of professional work experience in student services or related education/experience. Experience leading or directing the work of others. A Master’s degree in a related field may substitute for one (1) year of professional work experience. Any combination of relevant education and professional experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year‐for‐year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Three (3) years experience working for an educational institution with international students.

Fluency in a language in addition to English.

Experience with CollegeNET application service systems.

Experience with PeopleSoft Campus Solutions.

Experience leveraging social media and web services to boost recruitment goals.

Experience working and managing international student agency relationships.

Monthly Salary

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Additional Information

The University

More than 1,500 students attend WSU at the 201-acre campus, located along the banks of the Columbia River in Richland, the heart of Washington’s wine country. WSU Tri-Cities offers 19 bachelor’s degrees, 10 master’s degrees, and 10 doctoral degrees, with an emphasis on the STEM disciplines. The campus began admitting freshmen in 2007. In June, the campus dedicated the new Ste. Michelle Wine Estates Wine Science Center. The teaching and research facility is considered one of the most technologically advanced wine science centers in the world. It is expected to become a magnet for collaboration among industry members, students, and researchers from around the globe. Because of the campus’s location next to world renowned engineering firms, federal agencies, and a national laboratory, students interact with eminent professors engaged in leading research and with community and industry leaders committed to providing internships and practical career experiences.

The Area

WSU Tri-Cities is located in Richland, Washington, which, along with Kennewick and Pasco, make up the Tri-Cities.

Richland offers an enviable combination of natural amenities and city services that contributes to a high quality of life. Named one of the best places in the U.S. to raise children, according to, Richland’s ranking was based on the number of public parks and playgrounds, the money spent on educating children, income levels, and affordability.

The Tri-Cities region, which enjoys over 300 days of sunshine a year, allows year-around outdoor activities. The confluence of the Snake, Yakima, and Columbia rivers has produced an aquatic playground that beckons water lovers from across the region.

Professional sport teams include the Tri-Cities Americans WHL ice-hockey team, Tri-City Dust Devils baseball team, and the Tri-Cities Fever arena football team. Golf is one of the Tri-Cities most popular sports, with ten beautiful courses available in the area.

Competitive benefits available

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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