International Recruitment Specialist - (STA008463)

University of Houston
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 21, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, International Programs, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar, Counseling, Minority & Multicultural Affairs, Other Student Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time

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.

  1. Reviews application files, and makes admissions decisions and scholarship recommendations.
  2. Prepares recruitment schedule, and plans recruiting and yield events.
  3. Updates admissions webpage and printed publications.
  4. Manage alumni and volunteer programs that support student recruitment and enrollment.
  5. Recruits and promotes University opportunities to prospective students by developing and delivering presentations to high schools, businesses, organizations and UH alumni.
  6. Maintains key relationships with high schools, community colleges and the media.
  7. Serves as Lead Counselor in an assigned recruitment area; Assesses and monitors the progress of recruitment efforts.
  8. Supervises, trains and evaluates student assistants in ongoing recruitment projects such as campus tours, mail-outs, phone campaigns and UH Ambassadors.
  9. Plans, organizes and supervises implementation of university/college recruitment projects and events.
  10. 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.


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.
Qualifications :

Bachelors 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:
-Department is willing to accept education in lieu of experience.

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