Essential Functions: POSITION PURPOSEThis position will provide project coordination and support services to the Office of International Programs and the Educational Outreach division. Under the direction of the Office of the Associate Vice President for Educational Outreach and International Programs, this position will act as the primary point of contact for prospective international students and for sponsored international students once enrolled. This position will also help coordinate international student programming and will assist with the promotion of study abroad opportunities to domestic students. In Educational Outreach, this position will help coordinate special events and provide needed logistical, promotional and web support as needed.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONSAct as initial point of contact for sponsored students during the application process and once enrolled. Coordinate outreach efforts to sponsored international students: communicate with new applicants, admitted and current students, develop welcome materials, assist students in navigating on-campus units ? housing, advising, activities, etc. Represent the Office of International Programs (OIP) at meetings with student life staff.Manage communications with potential international applicants when leads are generated through marketing or recruitment activities. Work with Enrollment Management and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) staff to develop appropriate messaging. Respond to questions from potential students. Work with undergraduate and graduate admissions officers and English Language Institute (ELI) staff to guide applicants through to enrollment.Develop programming and communications for international students. Coordinate and promote the social activities for international students scheduled by the English Language Institute, Office of International Students and Scholars, Office of Study Abroad, and Dean of Students Office. Advise senior staff in the Office of International Programs regarding opportunities for international student recruitment and programming on campus. Help promote study abroad opportunities to domestic students . Assist with the expansion of study abroad opportunities.Coordinate marketing efforts, special events and activities at the extension centers and with the Transfer Student Success Center when needed. Assist with website content and other marketing materials in both International Programs and Educational Outreach. Other Duties as assigned
Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSGraduation from an accredited college or university or an equivalent combination of education and or experience. A major in international studies, business, the social sciences, public relations or communications preferred.Some program/project management experience preferredSome knowledge of University policies and procedures preferred.Ability to communicate effectively with others.Experience with international travel and cultures required.Strong analytic and problem solving skillsExperience working with college students and persons from diverse backgrounds
Internal Number: 76_207420
About Wayne State University
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.