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International Student Services Coordinator, International Student Services

Employer
Cameron University
Location
Meers, OK
Closing date
May 21, 2024

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Specialty
Student & Scholar Services
Position Type
Coordinator
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
College / University
The Cameron University International Student Services Coordinator position is based in Lawton, Oklahoma and responsible for the recruitment, admission, advisement, and matriculation of international prospective students and serves as the primary designated official for both current and prospective international students. This position is an entry-level position that reports to the Director of Admissions.

Job Duties of an International Student Services Coordinator include but are not limited to:
  • Professionally and effectively communicate Cameron University's commitment to student success
  • Outreach and Marketing
  • Disseminate and effectively communicate international admission requirements and procedures to prospective students, parents, families, other member of the public, faculty and staff
  • Provide knowledgeable and professional representation of Cameron University with prospective international students in groups, one-on-one, and during on- and off- campus events
  • Attend events and make presentations to communicate with prospective international students and their families in an effort to promote the academic programs offered by Cameron University
  • Facilitate the admission and matriculation process through various recruiting methods both domestically and aboard to include, but not limited to, automated personalized communication, virtual college fairs, presentations, answering phone calls, responding to website inquiries, hosting in-person meetings, and visiting with community stakeholders
  • Expand prospective international student recruitment through lead generation, prospect guidance, and matriculation assistance
  • Research prospective international student history, following through on leads, and maintain records for the assigned recruiting territory into the Student Information System
  • Develop, maintain and promote marketing campaigns by email, print, and social media for prospective international students and compose letters, other correspondence, special reports and other materials, and manage e-mail correspondence daily
  • Enrollment
  • Support the enrollment goals of the university by implementing effective admission programs and procedures
  • Evaluate prospective international student needs and build productive relationships by providing individualized assistance with educational goal identification, program selection, payment/financial planning, and pathways to degree completion
  • Correspond professionally with international students by offering advice, resources, or referral to other campus offices and programs
  • Address issues and inquiries from prospective international students, parents, families, and other members of the public in a timely and professional manner
  • Operational
  • Advise the Director of Admissions on significant matters and supporting other members of the team in meeting strategic goals and expectations
  • Contribute information and support team efforts by accomplishing goals, monitoring competition and reactions from prospective students
  • Evaluate and maintain accurate admission records for undergraduate and graduate international students
  • Learn and understand admission requirements, policy and processes according to Cameron University and the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education
  • Understand and keep current on federal policies, procedures and laws pertaining to international students
  • Maintain and verify student records in the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) to determine adherence to government regulations
  • Utilize the Student Information System database to record student data by entering information from source documents
  • Issue I-20s for new students and check maintenance of I-20s in SEVIS
  • Assist students with applications for Social Security cards, I-20 reinstatement, Curricular Practical Training, and Optical Practical Training in SEVIS
  • Conduct international student orientation sessions to acquaint students with U.S. Government policies and procedures, and provide information on community services and resources available
  • Conduct Optional Practical Training workshops
  • Prepare and assist new international students for arrival by coordinating travel arrival plans and transportation from Lawton Municipal Airport to Cameron
  • Establish and maintain student records and reports
  • Supervise the maintenance of and changes to the international student website
  • Supervise the International Student Services office staff
  • Manage the Cameron University immunization policy for international students
  • Represent the university in a professional manner
  • Participate in staff development programs and campus functions
  • Provide assistance and attend events related to international students, as needed
  • Perform and assist with other related duties as assigned

Required Knowledge Skills/Abilities
  • Demonstrate time-management skills, ability to multitask, and meet deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills, creative problem-solving skills, and demonstrate skills in oral and written communication
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively and respectfully with diverse populations
  • Demonstrate ability to quickly establish rapport with and efficiently serve prospective students
  • Presentation and public speaking skills
  • Experience in working with Microsoft and Adobe
  • Ability to lift weight (10-20 lbs.) on a regular basis
  • Ability to stand/walk for long period of time
  • Ability to travel for recruiting purposes and work independently with minimal supervision
  • Familiarity to work in an electronic environment to include web and social media marketing in addition to virtual recruitment meetings

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • An earned bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university
  • Minimum of two years responsible employment
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Valid Passport

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bilingual - Spanish
  • Experience recruiting diverse and varied student populations
  • Experience working with Recruit, Banner, and Cognos

SALARY:

$33,000. Opportunity for performance compensation subject to approval and budgetary availability.

TRAVEL:

The International Student Services Coordinator is expected to travel for recruiting purposes for Cameron University. Employees will be reimbursed/advanced for travel expenses incurred while conducting official university business to include lodging, per Diem, and transportation. Evening and weekend hours will be required.

INSTITUTION:

Cameron University (www.cameron.edu) is a state-supported regional institution located in Lawton, Oklahoma, that offers undergraduate and graduate degrees. Dedicated to excellence, the university provides a wide range of economic, cultural, and educational opportunities for the betterment of all citizens. Master's-level graduate degrees are offered in business, behavioral sciences, and education; baccalaureate programs are offered in more than forty disciplines, and associate degrees are offered in many other studies. The close proximity of Fort Sill contributes to an area rich in cultural diversity and provides the opportunity for frequent cooperative efforts. The combined community of Lawton/Fort Sill has a population of more than 100,000 and is located adjacent to the picturesque Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge. A copy of the University's Annual Security Report, listing crime statistics and university policies, is available by contacting the Office of Public Safety or by accessing the report online at www.cameron.edu/ops.

APPLYING:

Attachments must include a cover letter indicating experience applicable to position, resume, transcripts (unofficial are acceptable at this point), names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references.

DEADLINE: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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