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The International Admissions Counselor reports to the AVP of Enrollment Management and has primary responsibility for the recruitment and coordination of admission services of new international undergraduate and graduate students to Brenau University in assigned programs at the historic Gainesville campus and the North Atlanta (Norcross) campus site.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Serves as the primary point-of-contact for international student prospects and applicants through the admissions lifecycle.
Coordinates with international agents on application completion and updates them on admissions decisions and scholarship awards.
Conducts daily communication and outreach activities with assigned prospects and applicants using all resources in Slate in an effort to build trust and cultivate a relationship with the prospective students and other decision makers.
Evaluates international educational credentials to determine admissibility of undergraduate applicants and select graduate programs.
Recommends scholarship levels to qualified international undergraduate applicants.
Collaborates with Admissions Events team to plan, schedule, and host Open House events and/or information sessions virtually or in-person.
Coordinates travel plans to ensure that scheduled international recruitment events are covered. Visits high schools, colleges and universities to market and recruit international students. Provides information about educational opportunities at the university. Regional and international travel may be required.
Conducts outreach with high schools offering the international baccalaureate and promotes advanced standing opportunities.
Under the guidance of the AVP Enrollment Management, analyzes previous engagement results, produces regular reports, and recommends strategic modifications to recruiting plans as they relate to competitor and environmental challenges.
Provides weekly reports to the AVP Enrollment Management regarding recruitment events, funnel activity and qualitative feedback on goals for both short and long-range objectives.
Participate in professional training opportunities regarding international student recruiting best practices and policies.
Collaborates with staff and outside agencies in resolving complex prospective student issues relating to admission and pre-arrival issues.
Consults with department chairpersons and deans regarding program prerequisites and individual applicant concerns and issues.
Coordinates communication between prospective international students requiring F1 visa processing and the Director of International Students.
Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Knowledge and Job Skills
Regularly works on tasks that are varied and complex.
Will require use of experience and judgment to plan and accomplish assigned tasks.
Must possess superior verbal and written communication skills and demonstrate cultural sensitivity and diplomacy.
Ability to speak multiple languages is preferred.
Must be able to prioritize multiple projects.
Must be able to promote the benefits of Brenau effectively, honestly, and openly.
Must be able to relate very well to prospective students of all ages, and where appropriate to their families.
Must be self-motivated, highly organized and display a high level of dedication to the University.
Must provide prospective students the highest level of customer service and support while abiding by the policies of Brenau University and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
Must arrive punctually (8:30 unless approved/assigned by supervisor).
Must dress professionally.
Must foster an atmosphere of positive teamwork.
Travel as needed regionally. Must possess a valid Georgia driver’s license.
Occasional international travel may be required. Must possess a valid U.S. passport.
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in international studies, business, psychology, English, or communication.
Must possess the ability to recognize the appropriate procedure to apply to each situation encountered.
Must maintain confidentiality of student records and conversations.
Environmental and Working Conditions
Normal environment found in an office and/or educational setting. Some exposure to outdoors and varying weather conditions may be required.
Physical Demands and Aptitudes
Some lifting and or carrying objects may be required. This position requires repetitive usage of arms, legs, eyes to include sitting to a significant degree.
37.5 hours per week. Generally Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Hours may be extended to meet the needs of the department.
Licensure Requirements: If the position you are applying for necessitates that you hold a professional degree, license, or certification, then proof of such professional degree, license, or certification must be provided in addition to this application for Brenau University to consider your application for employment. Failure to provide proof of professional degree, license, or certification when applicable may result in rejection of an application.
All positions will be filled pending budgetary review.
Welcome to the portal for EXTRAORDINARY career opportunities at Brenau University. All efforts are made to keep the information you submit through the portal confidential. The information is used solely for the purpose of evaluation of your application for employment.
Hiring recommendations are made at the departmental level.
Brenau only accepts applications/resumes for advertised positions.
Benefits available to Brenau employees can be viewed by visiting: Brenau Benefits.