Assistant Director of International Recruitment & Admissions

University of North Carolina, Wilmington
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 07, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Working Title
Assistant Director of International Recruitment & Admissions
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Location of Workplace
Main UNCW Campus
International Programs - 33700
Academic Affairs - 30000 Division
Brief Summary of Work for this Position

The Assistant Director of International Recruitment & Admissions manages all undergraduate (UG) first-year and transfer international student applications. This position serves as the primary contact for UG international prospective students, their families, and other constituencies and reviews all international applications and makes recommendations for admission. The position develops the annual communication plan and continually enhances existing digital marketing plan to engage and yield international applicants. The position must work diligently to establish and enhance relationships with counselors at overseas schools, EducationUSA advisors, agents, and other constituencies to maintain a pipeline of diverse international students. Researches and reviews international transcripts for authenticity for online accelerated programs in a timely manner.

Due to the fast-paced nature of enrollment of these programs, transcripts review must be expedited. Travel both internationally and domestically to recruit international students is required. (2-4 weeks in Fall Semester and 2-4 weeks in Spring Semester). Evening and weekend commitments and a high degree of initiative, creativity and self-direction are expected.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

• Master’s Degree
• International admissions (undergraduate preferred) and international travel experience
• Excellent communication and customer service skills
• A minimum of 3-5 years in college/university admissions
• Valid Driver’s License and US passport (or ability to obtain one) required
• We seek candidates who have a team-oriented outlook, analytical and organizational skills, adaptability, a high energy level, a positive and professional attitude, as well as first-rate writing and public speaking skills are essential.

Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills & Experience

• 2-3 years international admissions experience
• Proficiency with web marketing technology
• Second language proficiency

Required Certifications or Licensures

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

The Office of International Programs is dedicated to developing and increasing the international dimension of the UNCW campus. This is accomplished by fostering programs and services for international students; helping UNCW students to participate in education abroad programs; assisting UNCW faculty in their teaching, research, and scholarship abroad; developing and strengthening educational linkages with international partners so as to create opportunities for student, faculty, and staff exchanges; identifying and obtaining resources to further the internationalization of UNCW, and by enhancing and expanding international and global opportunities and resources on campus and in the surrounding community.

College/School Information

University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives.

A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to- BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program focused on coastal engineering.

The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution (R2 University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969.

EEO Statement

At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington ( UNCW ), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.

Eligibility for Employment

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. UNC Wilmington participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Number of Openings
Single Incumbent
Special Notes to Applicants

Months Per Year
12 Months
Type of Position
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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of 3 Professional References
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