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International Admissions Coordinator

University of Bridgeport
Connecticut, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 3, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, International Programs, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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This position assists with the recruitment of prospective international students, facilitates admission requirements and provides support and guidance to prospective students throughout the enrollment and visa procurement process. This is considered an entry-level position.

Essential Job Functions/Primary Responsibilities :

(The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.)
  • Facilitates all enrollment activities for students pursuing enrollment into the University.
  • Collects all necessary application materials toward enrollment including, transcripts, recommendations, test scores, essays, and visa documents.
  • Reviews application materials to confirm they are ready for an admissions decision.
  • Recalculate international transcripts to reflect and equivalent GPA on a US 4.00 scale.
  • Manage the I-20 process from the time of acceptance through the point the student passes their visa interview as a designated school official (DSO).
  • Monitor the International email account and respond or forward emails to the appropriate staff member for follow up.
  • Coordinate the dates and times and flight information of when new students are expected to arrive on campus.
  • Assist with student events on campus including, but not limited to Orientation, Open House and Accepted Student Days.
  • Conducts all work in a safe manner and all work safety practices are followed.
Other Functions :
  • Performs similar or related work as required, directed or as situation dictates.
  • Continues professional development and training; keeps current with trends.
  • Assists other department staff as needed to promote a team effort.
Knowledge, Ability and Skill :
  • Extensive high touch customer service skills
  • Communication and active listening skills
  • Collaborative skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of all University academic programs, policies and procedures
  • Proficient in MS Office and Slate/Datatel
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced team environment

Education, Training and Experience :
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 6 months of experience in admissions in a post-secondary educational environment or sales and customer service experience
Physical and Mental Requirements :

Work Environment None Under 1/3 1/3 to 2/3 Over 2/3 Outdoor Weather Conditions X Work with fumes or airborne particles X Work near moving mechanical parts X Risk of electrical shock X Vibration X

Physical Activity None Under 1/3 1/3 to 2/3 Over 2/3 Standing X Walking X Sitting X Talking & Hearing X Using hands/fingers to handle/feel X Climbing or balancing X Bending, pulling, pushing X Driving X

Lifting Requirements None Under 1/3 1/3 to 2/3 Over 2/3 Up to 10 pounds X Up to 25 pounds X Up to 50 pounds X Up to 75 pounds X Up to 100 pounds X Over 100 pounds X

Vision Requirements:

X Close vision (i.e. clear vision at 20 inches or less)

Distance vision (i.e. clear vision at 20 feet or more)

Color vision (i.e. ability to identify and distinguish colors)

Peripheral vision (i.e. ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or

left and right while the eyes are fixed on a given point)

Depth perception (i.e. three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and

spatial relationships)

No special vision requirements

NOTE: The above description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed by the International Admissions Coordinator. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities of the position. You will devote your full time and best efforts to the performance of your various job duties and will observe any and all policies, rules and regulations that the University may now have or shall hereafter establish.

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