District International Admissions Coordinator

  • Contra Costa Community College District
  • Martinez, CA 94553, USA
  • Apr 02, 2024
Full time Admissions/Retention/Enrollment Mgmt.

Job Description

District International Admissions Coordinator

Posting Number: 0002004
Location: District Office
Salary: YEARLY: $75,864, step 1 - $92,412, step 5 (see special instructions for initial step placement)

Position Definition:
To develop, direct, coordinate, and evaluate international admissions for international students across the District; assist in the recruitment of international students; collaborate with global recruitment team and agency partners to support prospective students throughout the admissions process.

Distinguishing Characteristics:

Examples of Duties/Essential Functions:
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Serves as the primary international admissions contact for the District.
  • Manages communication with prospective international students and stakeholders such as parents and agency partners.
  • Reviews and, as needed, updates the international student application.
  • Prepares regular international admissions reports for audit, validation, and recruitment purposes.
  • Reviews and evaluates international student applications and supporting documentation.
  • Admits international student applicants who meet all admission requirements.
  • Issues acceptance letters and conditional letters of admission.
  • Issues I-20s to admitted international students.
  • Provides guidance to prospective students regarding how to obtain F-1 visas (e.g., SEVIS fee, Form DS- 160, visa interviews, etc.).
  • In coordination with college international student teams, communicates additional pre-arrival steps and expectations to admitted students.
  • Assists the global recruitment team and the Dean of International Education in planning pre-departure orientations in select markets.
  • Proactively coordinates with the global recruitment team, communicating regularly regarding student applications, admissions requirements, and opportunities for additional support for prospective students.
  • Serves as a liaison between the international recruitment team, agency partners, and college international offices.
  • Serves as a Designated School Official (DSO) for each college.
  • Develops and maintains applicable files and records.
  • Assists with global marketing and international student recruitment, including digital content creation and management, promotional materials development, and event planning.
  • Prepares and delivers presentations as needed for prospective international students, agency partners, schools, and other stakeholders.
  • Assists in organizing and leading campus visits for international delegations, global partners and prospective international students and their families.
  • Provides support and occasional training for other international office staff and student workers.
  • Participates in professional development training and workshops.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, or the equivalent

Within the last five (5) years, a total of two (2) years demonstrated experience in the following: helping international students comply with Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) regulations AND working in international admissions at a secondary or post-secondary education institution AND recruiting international populations within the public or private sector.

Knowledge Of:

  • International admissions policies and procedures
  • International student recruitment practices
  • English language proficiency standards
  • Immigration resources for international students
  • U.S. education system and Intercultural communication resources for international students
  • Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and United States Customs and Immigration Services (USCIS) requirements.
  • Federal rules and regulations pertaining to the admission and enrollment of international students.
  • Non-immigrant visa classifications
  • Modern software applications (Microsoft Office Suite, etc.).

Skill To:

  • Understand and carry out verbal or written instructions in an independent manner.
  • Assign work to, oversee, and train student assistants.
  • Gather, prepare, and maintain accurate data, records, files and reports.
  • Analyze situations accurately, determine priorities and adopt an effective course of action.
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing and prepare clear and concise technical and statistical reports.
  • Demonstrate understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, mental or physical disability, and religious background of all students, faculty, and staff, and with all individuals encountered in the performance of required duties.

Ability To:

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Two years’ experience using the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) to admit and enroll nonimmigrant students.
  • Demonstrated success communicating and maintaining relationships with external stakeholders (e.g., parents, high school counselors and education agencies) involved in international student admissions and/or enrollment.
  • Knowledge of the international student higher education journey with understanding of how a customer relationship management (CRM) system can support student outreach, onboarding and retention.
  • Ability to use data to evaluate programs or systems for the purpose of continuous improvement.
  • Experience studying or working abroad.

Special Instructions:
NOTE: New employees will be placed at the first step which is $75,864 per year, second step $79,704 per year or third step at $83,736 per year (depending upon experience). Based on current salary placement guidelines, all step increases for which an employee becomes eligible shall take place on July 1st of each fiscal year. These increases will occur, on annual basis, until the maximum step of $92,412 per year is reached on the salary schedule.

Job Close Date: 5/2/2024
Open Until Filled: No

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