International Recruitment Specialist - (STA007720)

Represents the University of Houston to the public community in Houston, throughout Texas, and across the nation. Develops and implements strategies and programs to facilitate recruitment and enrollment.

  • Reviews application files, and makes admissions decisions and scholarship recommendations.
  • Prepares recruitment schedule, and plans recruiting and yield events.
  • Updates admissions webpage and printed publications.
  • Manage alumni and volunteer programs that support student recruitment and enrollment.
  • Recruits and promotes University opportunities to prospective students by developing and delivering presentations to high schools, businesses, organizations and UH alumni.
  • Maintains key relationships with high schools, community colleges and the media.
  • Serves as Lead Counselor in an assigned recruitment area; Assesses and monitors the progress of recruitment efforts.
  • Supervises, trains and evaluates student assistants in ongoing recruitment projects such as campus tours, mail-outs, phone campaigns and UH Ambassadors.
  • Plans, organizes and supervises implementation of university/college recruitment projects and events.
  • Maintains a high level of knowledge regarding the Student Information System and acts as troubleshooter for Outreach and Admissions staff.
  • Monitors target markets and university enrollment and produces reports for use by Outreach and Admissions staff.
  • Assists with the development of a training plan for new counselors.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.


Qualifications :

Bachelor's Degree and 3 years experience.

Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline. Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal, directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed.

Requires a minimum of three (3) year of directly job-related experience.

Additional Information:

  • Three (3) years of direct professional experience developing and managing international higher education recruitment networks, working with sponsored agencies and country-specific recruitment funnels.
  • Prior work experience in seeking, attracting, and successfully recruiting prospective international students (domestically and internationally), with the goal of significantly increasing international student enrollment at the University.
  • Ability to organize and manage in-person and virtual international admission recruitment initiatives, such as information sessions and webinars.
  • Knowledge of the target audience (international undergraduate students) to help with strategy, decision making and outreach efforts.
  • Experience in providing excellent and timely customer service to prospective international students and other stakeholders.
  • Ability to execute responsibilities related to the review and processing of international student admission applications.
  • Provide positive and proactive customer service to families and international undergraduate students at all stages in the application process.
  • Prior experience in reviewing international academic credentials.
  • Proficiency in managing various social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Tiktok, Twitter, YouTube etc. to connect and actively engage with prospective international undergraduate students.
  • Experience living/studying in other countries and cultures and working with non-native English speakers.
  • Proficiency in language(s) other than English (Arabic, Portuguese, Spanish, Vietnamese preferred).
  • Familiarity with technologies SLATE and PeopleSoft.

Notes to Applicant: 1723919

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