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Coordinator of International Student Recruitment & Marketing

Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, Virginia
48,000 - $ 52,000
Closing date
Jun 9, 2024

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Marketing, Recruitment
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College / University

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VCU's Global Education Office has an exciting opportunity for a Coordinator of International Student Recruitment & Marketing!

Summary: The Global Education Office is seeking a Recruitment & Marketing Coordinator who will help to manage activities in international recruitment and marketing areas. This position will provide support and coordination for outreach and recruitment activities to grow a diverse international student population.  This position will report directly to the Director of Global Partnerships and Outreach.

All full-time university staff are eligible for VCU’s generous benefits package that includes: competitive health benefits, paid annual and holiday leave, retirement planning and savings options, tax-deferred annuity and cash match programs, Virginia Retirement System (VRS), professional development & certifications, tuition waiver, parental leave, caregiving leave and community service leave. Learn more about VCU’s benefits here: 

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Support VCU’s international outreach and recruitment efforts
  • Assist with application analysis and assessment to ensure accurate and efficient processing of undergraduate and graduate applications.
  • Assist with managing agent network
  • Assist managing contracts
  • Assist in tracking agent performance 
  • Assist in processing agent payments
  • Help manage and provide communication with prospective international students in the enrollment funnel
  • Recruit at virtual fairs; create and deliver virtual presentations
  • Analyze CRM data and create reports to optimize operations
  • Other duties as assigned 

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree 
  • At least 2 years full time employment in Higher Education or education 
  • Considerable experience working with database, word processing, and graphics software with ability to maintain data and document management systems for recruitment purposes 
  • Professional or educational International and global experience
  • Passport or eligibility to obtain a passport
  • Skilled in entering data accurately and efficiently with a high level of attention to detail in a fast-paced environment with ability to maintain document management systems for recruitment purposes 
  • Ability to make oral presentations - in person and virtual
  • Skilled in developing and maintaining good working relationships
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills
  • Ability to multitask and to manage multiple projects in short and long time frames;
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Experience using social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc) as a marketing tool
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Cross-cultural communication skills, agility, and experience;
  • Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a staff member at VCU.


Preferred Qualifications

  • At least 2 years CRM experience (Slate preferred)
  • Experience with accounts payable
  • Experience with evaluating product features and their ability to meet business needs

Position Details:

  • Department: Global Education Office
  • Employment Type: UF - University Employee FT
  • Restricted Status: No
  • FTE: 1
  • Exemption Status: Non-Exempt
  • University Job Family:  Coordinator (Academic & Faculty Affairs)
  • ORP Eligibility:  No
  • Neither U.S. work visa nor Permanent Residence sponsorship is available for this position.

Contact Information:

Contact Name: Jessica Abernathy

Contact Email:

Additional Information:

This application posting will close at 8PM, EST on Monday, June 10, 2024.  
No applications will be accepted outside of the job posting -




Virginia Commonwealth University and its academic health sciences center serve as one national urban public research institution dedicated to the success and well-being of our students, patients, faculty, staff and community through: -Real-world learning that furthers civic engagement, inquiry, discovery and innovation -Research that expands the boundaries of new knowledge and creative expression and promotes translational applications to improve the quality of human life -Interdisciplinary collaborations and community partnerships that advance innovation, enhance cultural and economic vitality, and solve society’s most complex challenges -Health sciences that preserve and restore health for all people, seek the cause and cure of diseases through groundbreaking research and educate those who serve humanity -Deeply engrained core values of diversity, inclusion and equity that provide a safe, trusting and supportive environment to explore, create, learn and serve

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