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DePauw University is an Equal Employment Opportunity
Employer: Women, members of underrepresented groups, and persons
with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The Assistant Director of International Admission/ International
Admission Counselor is responsible for meeting enrollment goals and
objectives for an assigned international territory in each
admissions cycle. Responsible for the coordination of recruitment
efforts in assigned territory which includes representing the
University at in-person and virtual international high school
visits, college day/night programs and college fairs; and
conducting follow up activities designed to enhance international
student's interest in DePauw. Responsible for providing
high-quality customer service and enrollment counseling to
prospective international students and their families and in
assessing match/fit and how DePauw could help to achieve their
educational goals. Under the direct supervision of the Assistant
Vice President for International Enrollment, the position helps
create an annual international recruitment and communication plan.
Responsible for using data and trend analysis to shape recruitment
priorities and strategies and helps to maintain relationships with
current partners and develop new partnerships.
Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable
Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Essential Functions Statement(s)
- Manage an assigned international territory, including
contacting prospective and accepted international students and
traveling internationally up to eight to ten weeks per year.
Recruitment travel includes event scheduling, attendance and follow
up data entry of prospects and event notes. Some recruitment events
- Recruit diverse and academically talented international
students while serving as the University liaison for prospective
international students from initial inquiry to enrolled
- Assist Assistant Vice President for International Enrollment
with identifying and fostering new and existing markets for
prospective international students using data and trend
- Assist with new international student orientation and other
activities and events.
- Serve as a contact for counselors, agency partners, and
government entities to maintain strong relationships.
- Serve as a DSO for DePauw University and issue immigration
documents for international students.
- Review international undergraduate application documents for
accuracy and completion.
- Perform the unweighting of international GPAs.
- Supervise and mentor the international admission interns.
- Maintain the International Email account and ensure timely
response to emails.
- Understand and be prepared to clearly respond to questions or
concerns regarding scholarships and funding resources for
- Understand and be prepared to clearly articulate DePauw
University’s mission, benefits, key features of all academic
programs, campus life opportunities, campus amenities, and any
other key points of interest to all prospective students, their
families, and/or their college search counselors or
- Assist the Office of Admissions with general prospective
student events and outreach when needed.
- Complete other duties or special assignments as assigned by the
Assistant Vice President for International Enrollment.
- Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account
for his/her actions.
- Accuracy - Ability to perform work accurately and
- Active Listening – Ability to actively attend to, convey, and
understand the comments and questions of others.
- Analytical Skills - The ability of the individual to gather raw
data and to process that data into a meaningful form.
- Coaching and Development - Ability to provide guidance and
feedback to help others strengthen specific knowledge/skill
- Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with
others using the spoken word.
- Communication, Written - Ability to communicate in writing
clearly and concisely.
- Customer Oriented - A desire to serve both external and
internal clients by focusing effort on meeting the clients’ needs,
understanding their concerns, and seeking to build trust.
- Decision Making - Ability of the individual to select an
effective course of action while controlling resources and
- Diversity Oriented - Commitment to valuing a variety of
different experiences, encouraging input and collaboration from
campus stakeholders, including being mindful of experiences
related, but not limited to: age, gender, race, ethnicity,
religion, socio-economic status, LGBTQ, and/or job type.
- Financial Aptitude - Ability to understand and explain economic
and accounting information, prepare and manage budgets, and make
sound long-term investment decisions.
- Interpersonal - Ability to get along well with a variety of
personalities and individuals.
- Judgment - The ability to formulate a sound decision using the
- Management Skills - ability of the individual to achieve
desired outcomes by setting goals and priorities that deliver
- Organized - Possessing the trait of being organized or
following a systematic method of performing a task.
- Presentation Skills - Ability to effectively present
- Project Management - Ability to organize and direct a project
- Self-Motivated - Ability of the individual to reach a goal or
perform a task with little supervision or direction.
- Strategic Planning – Ability to develop a vision for the future
and create a culture in which the long-range goals can be
- Team Builder - Ability to help ensure that team members are
invested in team activities and decisions, and that the team works
together to achieve a goal.
- Training - Ability to develop a particular skill in others to
bring them up to a predetermined standard of work performance.
SKILLS & ABILITIES
Education: Bachelor’s degree
Experience: Minimum one year working in
an undergraduate international admissions office is required, as is
the ability to articulate the value of a liberal arts education.
Experience as an undergraduate admissions intern, student
ambassador, or student volunteer is strongly preferred.
Communication/Language: Ability to
effectively communicate and/or present information to top
management, peers, and public groups.
Math Ability: Ability to add, subtract,
multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers,
common fractions, and decimals.
Computer Skills: Experience using a
complex admission CRM, preferably Technolutions Slate; experience
working with spreadsheets and shared calendar systems.
- Ability to travel internationally, as needed
- The successful candidate must be committed to the values
associated with a nationally respected liberal arts, residential
university, including those related to diversity, equity, and
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including
written and oral skills are required, as is ease in speaking with
people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
- Knowledge of immigration policies, procedures, and regulations
as applicable to international student
- Proven organizational and multitasking skills, maintain
deadlines, set priorities, creativity, initiative, a high degree of
energy, and the ability to work as a team member in an enrollment
management setting are all required.
- Ability to speak a second language preferred
- Strong understanding of the admission cycle and contemporary
practices in college student marketing and recruitment
- Experience using a student information system or customer
relationship management system
- Ability to work independently and with a team