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Assistant Director of International Recruitment

University of Oregon
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Nov 9, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar
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Full Time
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Assistant Director of International Recruitment

Job no: 528240
Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Administrative/Professional, Admissions/Financial Aid/Enrollment Management, International Affairs

Department: Office of Admissions
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: Position starts at $50,000
Compensation Band: OS-OA06-Fiscal Year 2021-2022
FTE: 1.0

Application Review Begins
November 9, 2021; position open until filled.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Along with your online application, please upload a resume demonstrating your professional work experience and education, as well as a cover letter highlighting how your knowledge, skills, and experience qualify you for the requirements, competencies, and, if applicable, preferred qualifications outlined in the job posting.

Department Summary
The Office of Admissions includes over 50 staff who are engaged in the work of recruitment and outreach to prospective undergraduates and make admission decisions on all applicants for freshman, transfer, and post-baccalaureate undergraduate admission. Admissions is a unit of the Division of Student Services & Enrollment Management and works closely with other units on campus, including Scholarships/Financial Aid and Orientation, among others.

Within Admissions, the recruitment & outreach team that includes this position is a dynamic, committed group of professionals with diverse backgrounds and perspectives who are often the first UO representatives that thousands of students per year will meet in the process of choosing whether to apply to, and ultimately attend, the University of Oregon. Their care for students extends beyond the desire to have students choose Oregon, and connects to our outreach mission, making sure that students and their families feel empowered about the college preparation, search, and choice process, regardless of where they enroll. In light of the university's growing presence around the US and beyond, we are looking to add a dynamic and thoughtful person to our team in order to accomplish our goals.

Position Summary
Reporting to the Associate Director for International Recruitment, this position develops and coordinates international student recruitment for designated international territories, as well as contributing to the strategic and day-to-day planning for recruitment and new student enrollment. This role includes elements of budget management, as well as supervising multiple UO students, and managing Admissions' presence in relevant social media channels. This position represents the University of Oregon by traveling internationally and domestically to recruit international students, as well as employing a variety of best practices and innovative strategies to reach students, families, and counselors with virtual/"armchair" recruitment and outreach.

This position requires an extensive amount of travel, involving irregular hours, and often including locations that are not serviced by public transportation. This position will require a valid driver's license and the ability to obtain UO Driver Certification.

Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Two years of experience in admissions, students services, or related field
  • Experience working in the field of international education or international student recruitment/retention

    Professional Competencies
  • Excellent public speaking and presentation skills
  • Ability to use technology for communication, record keeping, and management of data
  • Detail-oriented with strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage a complicated schedule with important professional commitments on and off-campus
  • Ability to collaborate with students, alumni, families, administrators, and faculty
  • Ability to communicate effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures

    Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's degree
  • Two years of supervisory experience
  • Experience studying, living, or working overseas
  • Proficiency and fluency (grammar, spelling, syntax, structure) in Spanish, Mandarin, or other languages relevant to the UO applicant pool
  • Knowledge of university-specific computer application programs and/or knowledge of university procedures
  • Demonstrated experience with the use of virtual options for non-travel recruitment programming

    FLSA Exempt: Yes

    All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

    UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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