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International Outreach Officer

Ohlone College
Fremont, California
Closing date
Jun 2, 2024

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International Outreach Officer

Ohlone College

Salary: $92,125.00 - $117,581.00 Annually

Job Type: Full-Time

Division: Student Services

Opening Date: 05/02/2024

Location: Fremont Campus

Job Number: 202300096

Department: Student Services

Bargaining Unit: N/A

Ideal Candidate Statement
The ideal candidate has a passion for international education and enthusiasm in working with international students. The candidate will have an innovative mindset and possess excellent customer service skills with a strong focus on student support. This candidate possesses strong written and presentation skills that are applicable to non-native English speakers, and has exceptional attention to detail.
The successful candidate will have experience in carrying out international student recruitment strategies with proven results, knowledge of the F-1 visa acquisition process, and the ability to conduct market analyses and develop data driven action plans.
Ohlone prides itself as a Learning College with the motto of “A World of Cultures United in Learning” and the candidate must embrace diversity in serving students of varied backgrounds and learning styles. The candidate is highly ethical, trustworthy, credible, respectful of diverse views and opinions, and must be committed to the values of the College and lead with integrity.
Position DescriptionUnder the direction of the Director of International Programs and Services, the International Outreach Officer will be responsible for planning and conducting outreach activities related to the recruitment and admission of international students to Ohlone College. This position will require the ability to develop and maintain relationships with international partners, schools, and agencies. They will be expected to conduct trend analyses on the international student market and formulate action plans for enrollment management to assess global markets for current and future international recruitment.

The International Outreach Officer is the face of the college, providing support, information, and guidance on all aspects of the international program to prospective students and their families, international schools, and partners. This position requires attention to detail and excellent cross-cultural communication, organizational, and presentation skills.

The International Outreach Officer is an on-campus position and international travel is required on average of three times per year.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Plan, manage, and implement outreach strategies for international student recruitment, both overseas and in the Bay Area.
• Plan and implement outreach activities, including marketing and social media campaigns.
• Develop, maintain, and manage partnerships with international schools, agencies, and partners.
• Manage new international student applications, including communicating with prospective students and partners, and providing them with current acceptance and visa requirements.
• Research data on international student markets, provide market analyses and make recommendations for recruitment strategies.
• Track data on international student recruitment efforts; prepare reports and communicate results.
• Prepare effective presentations and communicate to small and large groups, for both prospective students and campus stakeholders.
• Oversee and update marketing materials including brochures, pamphlets, webpages, and presentations.
• Provide general support to International Programs and Services as needed.
• Train and provide work direction and guidance to other staff.
• Perform related duties as assigned.Knowledge Of
• Recruitment strategies for international students.
• Marketing and social media presence for international programs.
• Development and maintenance of partnerships with international agencies and schools.
• International student application process, including immigration requirements.
• Research methods for international student markets.
• General knowledge of F-1 visa regulations and the ability to advise students on F-1 visa acquisition.
• Oral and written cross-cultural communication skills.
• Principles and practices of supervision and training.
• Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.Ability To
• Operation of a computer, assigned software, and office equipment.
• Work with a diverse population and have sensitivity to the needs of all students.
• Travel internationally for weeks at a time, including trip planning.
• Develop and follow an annual budget for travel and outreach efforts that maximize impact.
• Provide data-driven reports regarding the effectiveness of recruitment strategies, including cost/benefit analysis.
• Research and analyze data and market trends.
• Present information in an effective way to small and large groups.
• Generate, update, maintain, and distribute promotional materials for the international program.
• Manage, supervise, and train staff and students.
• Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
• Interpret, apply, and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
• Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
• Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
• Meet schedules and timelines.
• Follow through with projects as assigned.
• Work independently with little direction.
• Plan and organize work with attention to detail.
• Maintain records and files.
• Prepare comprehensive narratives and statistical reports.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in a related field AND three years of experience in international student recruitment;
ANDCommitment to community college goals/objectives of being an equity-based and anti-racist institution, and providing quality programs and services for culturally, socio-economically, ethnically, and academically diverse students and students with disabilities; personal qualities to work effectively and with sensitivity in a multicultural environment; awareness of and commitment to the needs of non-traditional and/or re-entry students with diverse abilities and interests;ANDMust have evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practices.
Licenses and other requirements
• Valid California driver's license.
• Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) database access (U.S. Citizen or permanent resident).

Required Application Materials: The below items must be uploaded as attachments for your application to be complete and considered.

• Resume/Curriculum Vitae.
• A cover letter addressing the listed desirable qualifications and personal/professional qualities.
• A list of three (3) professional references including name, position, organization, phone number, email, and relationship to the applicant.
• Unofficial copies of all college transcripts. Official sealed transcripts will be required at the time of hire.
• Diversity question response: What does it mean to have a commitment to diversity, and how would you apply this commitment as you conduct your responsibilities in this position?
Physical Characteristics

• Primarily indoors/office environment.
• Driving a vehicle to conduct work.
• International travel.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Foreign Transcripts
Transcripts issued outside the United States require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within theUSA. This report must be attached with the application and submitted by the filing deadline. Here is a list of approved foreign degree evaluations services:

District Statement
Founded in 1967, Ohlone College is named in honor of the early Ohlone People who inhabited the San Francisco Bay Area. Ohlone College is committed to providing a high-quality education to serve our diverse population of over 15,000 students per year. Ohlone College is nationally recognized for our Deaf Studies and Interpreter Preparation programs, and is widely known for our nursing, health sciences, liberal arts, biomedical science, and smart manufacturing programs. As a learning community, we embrace and champion inclusivity, integrity, student expression, global citizenship, and continuous improvement.

Ohlone College is one of the top-ranked community colleges in California, serving the cities of Fremont, Newark, and Union City. Our campuses in Fremont and Newark are centrally located in the East Bay between San Francisco, Oakland, and San Jose. This region is known as a hub of innovation and economic activity, and home to some of the most advanced manufacturing, biomedical research, and clean energy companies in California, including Tesla, Meta, Seagate, and Lam Research.

The main campus in Fremont is located near Interstate 680 at the base of Mission Peak, just south of the historic Mission San Jose, and is the primary gateway to year-round hiking, biking, and hang gliding in the Mission Peak Regional Preserve. The Newark Center for Health Sciences and Technology is located near Interstate 880 in a hub of new residential and commercial development. The two campuses are connected by shuttle to each other and the Warm Springs BART station, which offers convenient access to public transit throughout the Bay Area.

EEO Statement
The District is strongly committed to the principles of equal opportunity and to hiring qualified staff who reflect the diversity of our community. The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age (40 or over), medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, disability, military and veteran status, pregnancy/childbirth/breastfeeding or related medical condition or any other protected basis in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. The college encourages applications from all qualified applicants. If you have a disability and are in need of special services, equipment, or facilities in order to apply or interview for this opening, please call the Human Resources office at: (510) 659-6088.

Conditions of Employment
Offers of employment are contingent upon Governing Board approval. Employment with Ohlone Community College is not complete or official until applicants meet all pre-employment requirements. All new employees are required to submit official transcripts, proof of freedom from tuberculosis. In addition, you will be required to provide identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the federal “Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986.” Pre-employment tests and/or medical examinations may be required. Ohlone Community College does not sponsor H1B visas. Employees must sign the Oath or Affirmation of Allegiance and submit fingerprints for CA Department of Justice clearance. Employees must be California residents on their date of hire and for the duration of their employment with Ohlone Community College District.

Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986
Applicants selected for positions will be required to provide identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the federal Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986.

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