The International Recruitment Advisor communicates with international applicants regarding admission eligibility issues, provides pre- admission counseling, advises regarding application procedures, and performs follow-up services with students on a regular basis in- person, on the telephone, and electronically. The incumbent collaborates and liaises with external and internal stakeholders, and works with undergraduate/graduate admissions, communications team, housing, ISSS, and International Gateways offices to advocate on issues affecting international applicants. In addition, the incumbent collaborates with the International Recruitment Specialist on important tasks including but not limited to: managing data entry and reporting, monitoring application status, corresponding with applicants, and conducting outreach to prospective international applicants both locally and out-of-state on an as-needed basis. The International Recruitment Advisor reviews and updates information of prospective students/applicants in CRM database and perform related duties as assigned.
- Develop and maintain expertise and understanding of advising techniques, student support strategies, SJSU's curriculum, academic policies, SJSU’s admission and degree requirements, and policies to ensure accurate and proactive advising for students
- Respond to email and phone inquiries relating to general university admissions process
- Develop, maintain, and update curricular maps for all SJSU academic programs
- Lead, liaise with and counsel relevant campus offices and staff members to provide expertise, guidance, advice and support to ensure smooth streamlined functionality of international admissions processes
- Collect, compile, and analyze data to provide the Director/Associate Director with regular detailed reports
- Provide student assistant supervision as needed, and undertake special projects and emerging tasks as required
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Ability to communicate with constituents in a professional and respectful manner
- Knowledge and understanding of regulations pertaining to F-1 visa students
- Knowledge and experience using various social media platforms, and familiarity with communication applications such as Outlook, Skype, Facebook and/or blogs
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, in order to establish, build and maintain positive and productive relationships with various stakeholders within the College, University, and broader community
- Ability to clearly express ideas and suggestions both written and orally
- Ability to advise students individually or in groups on routine matters, and general knowledge of principles of individual and group behavior
- Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in a related field, including or supplemented by upper division or graduate coursework in counseling techniques, interviewing, and conflict resolution where such are job-related
- Three years of progressively responsible professional student services work experience. A master’s degree in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Social Work, or a directly related field may be substituted for one year of experience. A doctorate degree and the appropriate internship or clinical training in counseling or guidance may be substituted for the three years of experience for positions with a major responsibility for professional career or personal counseling
- A master’s degree in a related field
- Two or more years of professional experience in international recruitment, international admissions, or international programs at a higher education setting
- Experience advising students on university admissions
- Experience working with international student population
- Experience working with F-1 regulations
- Experience in Customer Relation Management (CRM) database
- Experience and understanding in credential evaluation
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Experience working with Salesforce, Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Suite, and website applications
Classification: Student Services Professional III
Anticipated Hiring Range: $5,042/month - $5,425/month
CSU Salary Range: $5,025/month - $7,159/month
San José State University offers employees a comprehensive benefits package typically worth 30-35% of your base salary. For more information on programs available, please see the Employee Benefits Summary.
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- Letter of Interest
All applicants must apply within the specified application period: March 16, 2023 through April 2, 2023. This position is open until filled; however, applications received after screening has begun will be considered at the discretion of the university.
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