Are you passionate about helping students study abroad? The Director of Admissions and Student Engagement at Syracuse Abroad develops and directs strategies that optimize enrollment and yield goals for the study abroad program. They strategically coordinate activities focusing on admissions and engagement with students on campus, including study abroad advising, the pre-departure experience, and supporting campus recruiting initiatives. The successful candidate will be responsible for collaboratively developing yield/retention strategies to initiate, sustain and fulfill student interest in study abroad, beginning with student inquiries, continuing throughout the application cycle, and including support for re-entry programming initiatives.
The Director is also responsible for ensuring high quality student services and support throughout the admissions and pre-departure process, including supporting staff in communicating with students and their families during time abroad.
In line with best practices in the field of student services and education abroad, this role collaborates with the Director of Global Safety, overseas program staff, and other campus units to strengthen policies and protocols related to student health, safety and wellness, to better prepare and support students abroad.
This position reports to the Assistant Provost/Executive Director of Syracuse Abroad, and is supported by three mid-level management positions in the areas of admissions, student services, and campus engagement/recruitment. The Director of Student Engagement is an integral member of the executive leadership team, in a highly collaborative organizational structure. #HEJ
Internal Number: 77239
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