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Senior Associate Director / Director of International Admissions

Beloit College
Beloit, WI
Closing date
May 11, 2023

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Associate Director
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College / University
Beloit College attracts talented students who are curious, creative, and purposeful and who are drawn by excellence in teaching, mentoring, practical application of classroom learning, global perspectives, and collaborative research among students and faculty. One of the Colleges That Change Lives, Beloit is located in a richly diverse community close to Madison, Milwaukee, and Chicago.

The Admissions Office takes a data-informed, relationship-driven approach to recruiting and enrolling diverse and talented entering classes filled with students who contribute to and benefit from the campus community. Beloit has a long history of championing international education and exchange, and a typical entering class comprises approximately 20% international students.

This position is responsible for international recruitment and enrollment and will lead the development and implementation of strategy to support enrollment goals.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Contribute to an ethically grounded, collaboration-inclined, data-informed, relationally driven, and results-oriented work culture.
  • Develop, implement, and assess data-informed international recruitment and enrollment plans to meet institutional goals for quality, quantity, diversity, and net tuition revenue.
  • Provide leadership in the areas of recruitment, application evaluation, and yield of international students.
  • Act as a liaison between the college and its various constituencies to enhance the college's image domestically and abroad; cultivate and develop relationships with international schools, independent consultants, and other influencers of college enrollment decisions.
  • Represent Beloit College to prospective students, parents, high school counselors, independent consultants, alumni, and the general public.
  • Work collaboratively with offices such as financial aid, international student services, communications and marketing, registrar, and alumni relations
  • Supervise and mentor junior staff and student interns.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with inquiries and applicants through a variety of channels, including phone, email, text messages, and in-person and virtual events.
  • Collaborate with faculty, staff, students, and alumni to effectively engage them in the recruitment process. Identify and coordinate opportunities to connect prospective students with relevant campus ambassadors, such as faculty, staff, coaches, current students, and alumni, and other engagement resources that are relevant to their needs, interests, and college search stage.
  • Organize and host on and off-campus and virtual visits, receptions, and programs for prospective students and key influencers, such as school-based counselors and independent consultants.
  • Read and evaluate applications.
  • Maintain strong knowledge of the college's programs, offerings, and resources.
  • Serve as Designated School Official (DSO), maintaining the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) and all related certification requirements. Under the guidelines provided by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), organize SEVIS data and issue immigration documents and grant immigration benefits to students in F-1 visa status.
  • Assist with department-wide projects as needs dictate.
  • Lead and ass Maintain accurate records pertaining to use of college funds.

  • Credentials and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree.
  • A deep understanding of the liberal arts
  • Minimum five years experience in international admission with a record of increasing responsibility; seven years of experience, including supervisory experience, required for director level.
  • Must have a valid driver's license, a passport, and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

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