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Assistant Director/International Outreach & Recruitment

Central Michigan University
Mount Pleasant, Michigan
Closing date
Apr 28, 2023

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Partnerships & Outreach, Recruitment
Position Type
Assistant Director
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University

Assistant Director/International Outreach & Recruitment

Position Number: 64530

Type of Recruitment: External

Position Summary:

Responsible for managing records for partnership agreements. Responsible for coordinating student recruitment, retention, effective and efficient management of day-to-day operations and program resources for program offerings to include: interaction with students, faculty, international partners, and university administrators; working in consort with the marketing and administrative services units.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience that equates to four years.
Three years related work experience.
Ability to travel on regular basis.
Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication and organizational skills.
Strong attention to detail.
Demonstrated ability to follow-through.
Demonstrated ability to collect and analyze data.
Demonstrated ability to work successfully in a team environment and coordinate the work of others as appropriate.
Demonstrated ability to project a positive image.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree, preferably in business or educational administration, leadership or higher education administration.
Prior work experience within an adult higher education environment.
Experience with delivering programs to an international audience.
Knowledge of a second language other than English.
Marketing knowledge, promotional ability, and familiarity with public relations techniques.
Prior customer service experience.
Knowledge of email and Microsoft products including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and online systems.

Duties & Responsibilities:

International recruitment via face-to-face, telephone and email. Monitor Terra dotta students’ I-20 requests. Face-to-face will include travel for fairs, high school visits and potential partner institution visits. Based on the current market this position will be assigned to travel to oversea markets as seen fit and as the market fluctuates.
In collaboration with the Director this position will develop alumni relations in the primary regions of focus.
International travel planning, tracking and reporting.
Assists with prospective student follow-ups and international inquiry responses.
Partnership development and national recruitment in the US at destinations focused on international student recruitment. This may include but is not limited to; ELS Centers, Community Colleges, International High Schools, Boarding Schools and related conferences.
Updates and verifies the accuracy of website information as appropriate,
Coordination and management of day-to-day activities for assigned programs. Includes liaison with student, faculty, and advisors.
Special events planning.
Performs other duties as requested.

Supervision Exercised:


Employee Group: Professional & Administrative -Salary

Staff Pay Level:

Pay Range: $40,000 - $50,000

Division: Student Recruitment & Retention

Department: International Recruitment-Admissions

Position Status: Regular

Position End Date:

Employment Status: Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Position Type: 12 month

Weekly Work Schedule: M-F 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.; evenings and weekends as required.

Location: Mount Pleasant, MI

Posting Ends:

Open Until Filled: Yes

About the Department:

About CMU:

Central Michigan University has a more than 125-year legacy of preparing students to become leaders and changemakers in their communities and in their personal and professional lives.

We serve nearly 15,500 students on our Mount Pleasant campus, in satellite locations around the state and throughout the country, and through flexible online programs. Many of our approximately 300 undergraduate, master’s, specialist and doctoral programs in the arts, media, business, education, human services, health professions, liberal arts, social sciences, medicine, science and engineering are nationally ranked for excellence.

CMU leads the nation in leadership development programming through our Sarah R. Opperman Leadership Institute, and we are proud to be among only 5% of U.S. universities in the top two Carnegie research classifications. Our faculty work with graduate and undergraduate students in areas such as Great Lakes research, medical innovation, engineering technology and more.

Central is home to 17 men’s and women’s Division 1 sports including football, basketball, gymnastics, baseball, wrestling and more. Our student-athletes achieve great success in competition and in the classroom, capturing Mid-American Conference championships and maintaining an average cumulative GPA of 3.17.

CMU is located in Mount Pleasant, a community that blends the best of small-town living with big-city amenities. It’s part of the culturally varied and vibrant Great Lakes Bay Region that also includes Saginaw, Bay City, Midland and the state’s largest Native American community, centered on the Saginaw Chippewa Isabella Reservation in Mount Pleasant.

Area residents enjoy the mix of outdoor activities, cultural events, shopping and dining options, and family attractions. Other major Michigan destinations and attractions — Lansing, Grand Rapids, Detroit, Traverse City, wineries, beaches, golf and ski resorts, and many more — are within easy reach of the city’s central location in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.

CMU employees enjoy access to a nationally recognized wellness program along with health care and benefits that exceed regional, state and national norms.

CMU Leadership Standards:

Central Michigan University is a place where we value students and work for their success, where we act as family, and where employees are engaged, appreciated and have extraordinary opportunities to make a difference.

We intentionally maintain and strengthen the hallmark CMU culture that sets us apart from our peers by expecting CMU leaders and employees to model the following Leadership Standards and develop them within their teams.

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Message to Applicants:

Central Michigan University is dedicated to fostering a broadly diverse and inclusive campus that respects all social identities, experiences, and perspectives. In an effort to further this initiative, we are especially interested in candidates who will advance and promote an inclusive and supportive environment for every member of our university community.

You must submit an on-line application in order to be considered as an applicant for this position.

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Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit recommendation letters.

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