The Assistant Director of International Admissions manages all Undergraduate first-year and transfer international student applications. This position serves as the primary contact for Undergraduate international prospective students, their families and other constituencies. The individual then reviews all international applications and makes recommendations for admission. This position develops the annual communication plan and continually enhances the existing digital marketing plan, to engage and yield international applicants. This position must work diligently to establish and enhance relationships with counselors at overseas schools, EducationUSA advisors, agents, and other constituencies to maintain a pipeline of diverse international students. This individual will also be responsible for researching and reviewing international transcripts in a timely manner and verifying authenticity for online accelerated programs.
Due to the fast-paced nature of enrollment into these programs, transcripts reviewed must be expedited. Travel both internationally and domestically to recruit international students is required. (2-4 weeks in the Fall Semester and 2-4 weeks in the Spring Semester). Evening and weekend commitments and a high degree of initiative, creativity and self-direction are expected.
•Master’s Degree •Experience in International Admissions (undergraduate preferred) and international travel •Excellent communication and customer service skills •Minimum of 3-5 years in college/university admissions •Valid US passport (or ability to obtain one) required •Team-oriented outlook, analytical and organizational skills •Adaptability at high energy level •Positive and professional attitude, first-rate writing and public speaking skills • Ability to work evening and weekend commitments as needed • Highly skilled initiatives, creativity and self-direction
•2-3 years International Admissions experience •Proficiency with web marketing technology •Second language proficiency
Internal Number: 13694
About University of North Carolina Wilmington
The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. Our commitment to student engagement, creative inquiry, critical thinking, thoughtful expression, and responsible citizenship is expressed in our baccalaureate and masters’ programs, as well as doctoral programs in areas of expertise that serve state needs. Our culture reflects our values of diversity and globalization, ethics and integrity, and excellence and innovation.
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UNCW will be recognized for excellence in everything it does, for its global mindset and for its community engagement.
Attract and retain high-quality, diverse students, faculty and staff; ensure an inclusive campus culture and a global mindset; and increase retention and graduation rates.
Enhance learning experiences and educational programs; and advance research and scholarly activities.
Enable and nurture a sense of a student-centered community by enhancing academic advising and student support programs for career placement and graduate school.
Organize for success, engage with our community and the world, and communicate our efforts broadly and effectively.
Fund strategic initiatives by building on strong relationships with all stakeholders.
These priorities will be pursued in an environment that promotes the free exchange of thoughts and opinions, where human dignity is affirmed and respect for each individual is paramount.