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Director of International Recruitment

Moravian University
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
$65,000.00 - $70,000.00
Closing date
May 24, 2024
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Admissions, Enrollment, Recruitment
Knowledge Communities
International Enrollment Management
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Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University

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TITLE Director of International Recruitment 

OPEN DATE 3/14/2024  

CLASSIFICATION Administrative  

DEPARTMENT Admissions  




SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to the Executive Director of Undergraduate and Graduate Admissions


POSITION SUMMARY: The Director of International Recruitment is a key leadership role within the University's Enrollment and Marketing division, providing strong international recruitment knowledge and best practices to build and support a robust International student recruitment strategy. The Director of International Recruitment will be responsible for all recruitment activities connected to international students across traditional first-time freshmen, transfer, and graduate enrollment funnels. This position will be student-facing and will tailor their activities and prioritization to meet or exceed institutional international enrollment targets. In addition, the Director will manage international agent contracts and vendor relationships connected to international recruitment strategy.


  • Oversee the recruitment and admission of full-time undergraduate and graduate international students while facilitating a smooth transition into the first week of coursework at the University.
  • Collaborate with undergraduate and graduate admissions teams to ensure efficient processes and compliance with US State Department regulations.
  • Manage partnerships with vendors, agents, agencies, and third-party recruiters.
  • Develop, execute, and assess on an ongoing basis, a strategic international recruitment plan in conjunction with the VP of Enrollment and Marketing and the Executive Director of Undergraduate and Graduate Admissions.
  • Work with Graduate and Adult Admission to support the recruitment and admission of graduate international students.
  • Create a culture of sales excellence and best practices, supported by an enrollment operations-centered approach to student recruitment.
  • Manage territory recruitment both virtually and in-person, completing high school visits and attending college fairs, primarily domestically, to promote Moravian University to parents, counselors, and alumni.
  • Collaborate with various departments across Moravian's campus to enhance the student admissions and onboarding experience.
  • Partner with the Center for Global Education team to establish best practices in developing systems that support international student success.
  • Participate in recruitment events, and perform other related duties as assigned, including evening and weekend work during peak times.
  • Complete other duties as assigned by the Executive Director of Undergraduate and Graduate Admissions or their designee.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred, and a minimum of 5 years of experience in college or university international admission preferred; multi-lingual preferred; excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to represent the University effectively to various audiences; and an ability and desire to work closely with all constituencies of the University including students, staff and faculty, in addition to the general public; demonstrated commitment to and success in working with a diverse population of students and parents/supporters; demonstrated ability to manage the visit processes and experiences and leverage data in decision-making; an understanding of the higher education and enrollment landscapes and prospective student markets; sense of humor, innovative thinking, and a data-informed orientation; familiarity with marketing email and social platforms and the design and execution of drip-marketing campaigns; experience leveraging event management tools, and an understanding of how customer data integrates with an institutional CRM; computer literacy, as well as experience with a CRM (Salesforce/TargetX is preferred), Microsoft Office, Google drive, particularly database applications, word processing and spreadsheets, is required.


Must be a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident.


TO APPLY: Qualified candidates should attach their cover letter and resume to their online application by clicking "Apply Now". Please attach documents as a PDF file.


At Moravian University, we are committed to our mission to prepare individuals for reflective lives and leadership in a world of change. To achieve these ideals, we are dedicated to fostering an educational and professional environment that is enriched by individuals of different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.


Job candidates and prospective members of our community are expected to engage, communicate, and collaborate across diverse cultural, social, and academic backgrounds. Additionally, faculty and staff should demonstrate the ability to adapt andragogical or professional methods to the lived experiences and cultural backgrounds of students and colleagues.


Link to our DEI Action Plan:


Deep respect for others is fundamental to the Moravian University community. Moravian University does not discriminate against any employee, applicant for employment, student, or applicant for admission on the basis of actual or perceived race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, caste, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, pregnancy, familial status, marital status, citizenship status, veteran/military status, disability status, or any other protected category under applicable local, state, or federal laws. In compliance with the requirements of Title IX, Moravian University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational program and activity, including admission/employment.


Concerns regarding all forms of discrimination, including sexual harassment and/or sex discrimination in admission/employment:

Dr. Darren Snyder

Equal Opportunity and Title IX Coordinator

1309 Main St. (Room 204)

(610) 625-7023

Mailing address:

Moravian University

1200 Main St.

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18018


Concerns regarding gender and equity in athletics:

Rebecca May

Associate Athletic Director (Deputy Title IX Coordinator)

109 Johnston Hall

Moravian University

1200 Main St.

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18018

(610) 625-7791


Concerns regarding the application of Title IX:

U.S. Department of Education

Office of Civil Rights

100 Penn Square East, Suite 515

Philadelphia, PA 19107-3323

(215) 656-8541


Report sexual harassment/sex discrimination online anytime (can be anonymous) at Grievance procedures can be found in the institutional Equal Opportunity, Harassment, and Non-Discrimination Policy at


Please visit to review benefits offered at Moravian University.*

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this job.

The individual is routinely exposed to indoor conditions and outdoor weather and temperature extremes, and moderate noise level.


Pursuant to the ADA, Moravian University will provide reasonable accommodation(s) to employees with qualified disabilities in order to perform the essential functions of their position, except when doing so would cause an undue hardship for the University. Accommodations are determined on a case-by-case basis through documentation review and an interactive process that includes the employee's supervisor. Requests for accommodation or questions about this process should be directed to Human Resources at or 610.861.1527. View the standard physical demands for positions at Moravian University. If this position requires additional or different demands, a Human Resources team member will notify you.


The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.


*Please visit this link to review the benefit eligibility status associated with this position.

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION Moravian University offers students a private education they will not find anywhere else: personal attention and preparation for life with a record of success longer than our nation's history. Located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and offering undergraduate and graduate degrees that blend liberal arts with professional programs, Moravian University has been preparing students for reflective lives, fulfilling careers, and transformative leadership in a world of change since 1742. Moravian University is a member of The New American Colleges and Universities (NAC&U), a national consortium of selective, small to mid-size independent colleges and universities dedicated to the purposeful integration of liberal education, professional studies, and civic engagement. Visit to learn more about how the Moravian University focus on education for all prepares its students for life-long success.   EOE STATEMENT Moravian University is an equal opportunity employer valuing diversity and encouraging individuals from under-represented populations to apply. EOE  


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