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International Admissions Coordinator

South Dakota Board of Regents
Brookings, SD
Closing date
May 10, 2024

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Logo Institution South Dakota State University Working Title International Admissions Coordinator Posting Number NFE02266P Department SDSU-International Affairs Physical Location of Position (City) Brookings Posting Text

South Dakota State University (SDSU) Office of International Affairs is offering an exciting career opportunity as an International Admissions Coordinator. We are looking for a creative and innovative professional to join our team. This is a 12-month, full-time, benefit-eligible position. This position is supervised by the Assistant Vice President for International Affairs

SDSU is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the experiences of underrepresented minorities in organizations. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.

Must be authorized to work in the U.S. Sponsorship is not available for this position.


The International Admissions Coordinator is responsible for carrying out the strategic priorities for international enrollment, including proactive and timely communication, the progression of applicants through each stage of the admission process, and the successful conversion of admitted applicants to enrolled students at the university. The International Admissions Coordinator works with external stakeholders (agents, non-governmental partners, international universities), manages IT systems and data (CRM, SIS, etc.), and supports strategic international recruitment efforts, including occasional participation in overseas recruitment fairs and associated activities.

  • Bachelor's degree completed by first date of employment;
  • At least one year of professional experience, with preference given to those with experience in university admissions or international education;
  • Knowledge of or interest in foreign education systems;
  • Familiarity with admissions cycles and rhythms of work throughout the cycles;
  • Ability to identify resources and opportunities for efficiency;
  • Experience working in a comprehensive international education office or in an international admissions unit at a public university;
  • Basic understanding of student advising principles, good communication practices and current business technology solutions;
  • Introductory knowledge of U.S regulations pertaining to F-1 visas; and
  • Valid drivers license or ability to obtain within 30 days of hire.

  • Master's degree in one of the following areas: International Affairs/Relations, Foreign Language, Marketing, Public Relations, Communications, or other relevant academic field.
  • NAFSA credential evaluation or similar training.


South Dakota State University offers a wide range of benefits including medical, dental, and flexible benefits, retirement plans, compensation packages, paid holidays, and vacation leave. Employees also have access to internal and state-sponsored training as well as reduced tuition for state-supported courses at all State of South Dakota academic institutions.


This system will guide you through the electronic application form. This employment site will also require the attachment of a cover letter, which should specifically address how the candidate meets the qualifications as outlined in the advertisement, resume, and a reference page with the contact information for three professional references. Email applications will not be accepted. Please contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128 if you require assistance with this process.

Any offer of employment is contingent on the university's verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies, including but not limited to, successful completion of a criminal background check.

South Dakota State University is a tobacco free environment.

It is the policy of the University to maintain a drug-free environment and to thereby establish, promote, and maintain a safe and healthy working and learning environment for employees and students. This position is subject to South Dakota State University's Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy 4:14.

Posting Date 02/21/2024 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes First Consideration Date 03/13/2024 Advertised Salary Commensurate with qualifications. Duration of the Term 12 months If Other, describe duration Appointment Percent 100% Work Hours Typical Hours Worked Per Week Appointment Type Regular Faculty Status No Scope of Search External (includes Internal) If internal, define scope of search This position requires Travel, Weekends/Holidays, Valid Drivers License, Other, Overnight stays If other, please indicate Valid US passport Department Description and Cultural Expectations

South Dakota State University is the state's largest, most comprehensive university with over $60 million annual research expenditures, more than 200 academic programs and an enrollment of approximately 12,000 students. We offer a rich academic experience in an environment of inclusions and access. The university is part of a dynamic community for families, students, young professionals, and retirees, which offers an abundance of attractions and activities.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

South Dakota State University is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its faculty, staff, and students. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with SDSU prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, gender, gender identification, transgender, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status that may become protected under law against discrimination in the offering of all educational programs and employment opportunities. Individuals with concerns regarding discrimination should contact: Equal Opportunity Officer/Title IX Coordinator, Human Resources, Morrill Hall 100, SDSU, Brookings, SD 57007. Phone: (605) 688-4128.

Contact Information

For questions on the position, contact Jon Stauff at 605-688-4122 or

Working Conditions

Cognitive Requirements

Please check the appropriate response that describe the cognitive requirements for this position. Analyzing, Comprehend, Frequent Change, Intense Customer Interaction, Multiple Priorities, Pace-fast, Perform calculations, Reading, Reasoning, Verbal Communication, Written Communication

Protective Clothing/Equipment

Please check the appropriate response for this position's use of the following protective clothing or equipment. If other protection is used please identify

Physical Requirements

Please designate the physical requirements of this position Bending, Stooping, Twisting, Carrying, Crouching, Driving, Fine Finger Manipulation (keyboarding, pipefitting, bench work, etc), Grasping, Kneeling, Lifting Above Waist, Lifting Below Waist, Lifting moderate, Reaching, Repetitive Motion, Sitting for sustained periods of time, Standing for sustained periods of time Describe any of the conditions selected

Beyond sitting for sustained periods and fine finger manipulation, the other selected conditions would apply in only very limited and infrequent circumstances, less than 10% of the time.

Sensory Requirements

Please check the appropriate response that describe the sensory requirements for this position. Speaking

Working Conditions & Exposures

Working Conditions or Exposures (or potential exposures) that this position may encounter during the course of the work day. Vaccination recommended due to potential occupational exposure Please describe, in more detail, any of the conditions checked above

Due to the potential for international and domestic travel required of this position (10% or less of the time), vaccinations may be required or recommended based on the US's and other countries' legal requirements.

Working Environment

Check the appropriate box(es) that best describes the environment in which the primary function of the position is performed. Office Environment If you have indicated Other Environment, if work tasks involve one or more of the above, or if further explanation is necessary, please use the space provided.

Supplemental Questions

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    • Where did you hear about this position?
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  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Reference List

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