Assistant Director, International Graduate Admissions

Location
Washington D.C.
Salary
$43,171.64 - $59,402.83
Posted
Nov 15, 2022
Closes
Dec 15, 2022
Specialty
Academic Affairs
Position Type
Assistant Director
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
College / University

The Office of Graduate Admissions and Student Services (OGA) at the George Washington University’s (GWU) School of Engineering and Applied Science (GW Engineering) provides comprehensive information about GW Engineering’s graduate programs, processes a high volume of graduate applications and admission decisions, and provides professional advising services to the current GW Engineering’s graduate student body.

The Assistant Director of International Graduate Admissions reports to the Associate Director of Graduate Recruitment and Admissions (OGA) and is responsible for providing international student support that enhance the admissions experience of GW Engineering’s graduate students from prospective applicant to matriculation. The Assistant Director and the OGA team serve an integral role directly impacting targeted GW Engineering’s enrollment projections per semester. The Assistant Director is the primary international credential evaluator on the OGA team and plays an integral role in the admissions committee meetings.

This role may also plan, execute, and represent the university both on campus and off campus at events via information sessions, interviews, college fairs, open houses and department events, and may coordinate special programs/projects in support of admissions efforts.

Responsibilities include:

  • Authenticating, evaluating international credentials and verifying transcripts submitted by all international graduate applicants.
  • Processes applications and relevant information through various data management systems. Assists in researching complex admissions or credential issues and provides recommendations to the Associate Director.
  • Serves as the primary point of contact and liaison with the International Services Office (ISO) for incoming graduate-level SEAS international students. Manages the entire I-20/DS-2019 form process, which includes maintaining a school-based system to track the processing of paperwork, reviewing and approving financial and other relevant documents and forms, and generally ensuring the smooth transition of information through the university’s customer relationship management tools and the timely creation of student I-20s.
  • Coordinate internal process for official transcripts collection, review, approval and storage for enrolled graduate students.
  • Oversee and update as needed our written official transcript policy, in accordance with GW’s record management policies.
  • Processes applications and relevant information through various data management systems. Assists in researching complex admissions or credential issues and provides recommendations to the Associate Director.
  • This position also provides functional supervision for student workers.

Performs additional assigned duties. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.