Associate Director of International Admission

Employer
The New School
Location
Manhattan, NY
Posted
Jan 03, 2023
Closes
Jan 30, 2023
Ref
836321154
Specialty
Admissions
Position Type
Associate Director
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
College / University
Reporting to the Assistant Vice President of Enrollment at The New School in New York City with a dotted line to Parsons Paris, working with the Senior Director of Enrollment & Admission for Parsons Paris. The Associate Director will manage the day-to-day activities for International admission by representing The New School’s full range of degree program offerings at recruitment events on and off-campus. To achieve enrollment goals, the successful individual will work closely with faculty, administrators, current and prospective students at all New School programs and colleges.

This position requires extensive travel both domestically and internationally. The incumbent must be flexible to work weekends and evenings during high travel season and other high-volume admission times. This is a hybrid position requiring occasional presence on the NYC campus for meetings and events.

The New School is strongly committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and particularly seeks applications from members of underrepresented groups, as well as candidates who share this commitment.

*RESPONSIBILITIES*

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Evaluate, analyze and make recommendations for the international application file review process and standards, including assessment of international transcripts evaluations and GPA calculations, preparing applicants’ files for review

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Liaise with faculty regarding application review, recruitment and outreach activities; team lead on international enrollment priorities

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Manage the international recruitment strategy by identifying new and emerging markets while maintaining active presence in pipeline (top 20 feeder) markets.

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Supervise and mentor the International Admission Counselor

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Direct the International team strategy with innovative event planning on- and off-campus; information sessions, National Portfolio Day, Open House, online chats and webinars, FaceBook Live and Admitted Student Days in collaboration with the Assistant Vice Presidents of Enrollment and other Admission Directors

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Works with the Assistant Vice Presidents and Admission Directors to design and implement recruitment and yield strategies, and conduct relevant planning initiatives for recruitment and outreach including faculty and alumni participation.

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Maintain close working relationships with key enrollment partners, including Student Financial Services, Student Success Orientation, Advising, Housing, and International Student and Scholar Services.

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Lead staff training on international transcript review and GPA calculation

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Serve as the primary point of contact to the International Student and Scholar Services leadership team about enrollment goals and movement, including requests for late arrivals

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Interview and counsel students on admission requirements and provide basic financial aid and scholarship information to prospective student and families

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Create and direct presentations and update web content changes for the International admission pages; monitoring consistency and accuracy across other department web pages

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Represent The New School at International conferences in the U.S. and abroad

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Other duties and projects as assigned by the Assistant Vice Presidents of Enrollment in NY and Paris

*MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS*

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Bachelor’s degree required

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5-7 years of progressively responsible experience in international admission

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Demonstrated computer knowledge/skills such as MS Office and Google Suite

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Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

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Strong professional, interpersonal and presentation skills

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Valid driver’s license and Passport

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Ability to travel

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Saturday and evening hours are required

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Ability to adhere to University Covid-19 Policy

*PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*

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Master’s degree

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Fluency and/or proficiency in foreign language(s)

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BANNER, Slate experience desirable

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Experience working with creative programs across degree levels

*WORK MODE*

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Hybrid/Remote: Employee hired for this position primarily work remotely with the occasional on-campus presence required with advanced notice

*SALARY RANGE*

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$65k - $66.8k

We look forward to receiving your application!

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