Reporting to the Director for International Recruitment, the position will be responsible for activities consistent with the range of duties involved in all stages of the admissions and recruitment process. Position requires independent judgment and discretion in all admissions and recruitment related activities. The position is responsible for contributing to the development and implementation of strategies to achieve the University's enrollment goals.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Director for International RecruitmentSUPERVISION EXERCISED: None CORE DUTIES:
Serve as a first point of contact via phone, email and in person to prospective students communicating the university's mission, academic and co-curricular programs, extra-curricular activities and other relevant information throughout the recruitment process in an independent manner. Utilize social media platforms including live chat sessions to communicate with prospective students.
Advise prospective students on all aspects of the application process throughout the admissions cycle
Responsible for the issuance and processing of critical documentation, including the I-20s.
Responsible for the oversight associated with the creation and distribution of acceptance packages for international students.
Support the recruitment team with lead categorization and lead nurturing campaigns; act as a representative of the University when required in these campaigns.
Manage all graduate admission communication including determining appropriate course of action and independently implementing next steps.
Participate in on-campus/off-campus recruitment activities including graduate fairs, university visits, and provide prospective students with information about the program offerings.
Responsible for the maintenance of the CRM recruitment system and adhering to established deadlines associated with inquiries received from events.
Liaise with applicable student groups to support communication with prospective students.
Participant in the successful execution of the international recruitment plan
Provide analytical support in preparing and analyzing data associated with country/region demographics, including feeder schools within target countries. Coordinate activities in conjunction with the operations team to ensure candidates for scholarships/fellowships are notified within the established timelines.
QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Education (Required): Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in the field of business/marketing/ counseling.
Experience (Recommended): A minimum of 3+ years of higher education experience in admissions (preferably graduate), including international recruitment. Experience in sales/customer service/counseling preferred
Other Skills: Strong written and verbal communication skills, outreach, public speaking/presentation and networking skills are required. The ability to professionally and appropriately represent the University is of great importance. The ability to assess matters and act independently in the execution of decisions
Internal Number: 19-67A
About University of New Haven
The University of New Haven is a private, top-tier comprehensive institution recognized as a national leader in experiential education.Founded in 1920 on the campus of Yale University in cooperation with Northeastern University, UNH moved to its current West Haven campus in 1960 and opened its Orange Campus in January, 2014. The University operates a satellite campus in Tuscany, Italy, and offers programs at several locations throughout Connecticut and in New Mexico. UNH provides its students with a unique combination of a solid liberal arts education and real-world, hands-on career and research opportunities.The University enrolls approximately 6,800 students, including nearly 1,800 graduate students and more than 5,000 undergraduates – the majority of whom reside in University housing. Through its College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, and Tagliatela College of Engineering, UNH offers over 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. UNH students have access to more than 500 study abroad programs worldwide and its student-athletes compete in 16 varsity sports in the NCAA Division II’s highly competitive Northeast-10 Conference.