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Coastal Carolina University
  • Position Number: 3311745
  • Location: Conway, SC
  • Position Type: International Programs


Assistant Director of International Recruitment & Admissions


Classification Title: Program Coordinator I
Classification Code: AH35
Pay Band: 5
Internal Title: Assistant Director of International Recruitment & Admissions
Department: Center for Global Engagement
Position Type: PCLS - Slotted Classified
Full or Part Time: Full Time
Basis: 12 mo.
Hours Per Week: 37.5 hours per week
Normal Work Days:
Normal Work Hours:
Does this position require driving? Yes
Does this position require a credit check? No

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Assistant Director of International Recruitment & Admissions

Join this dynamic international recruitment team and have the opportunity to help international students reach their goals of a US education. Duties include admission counseling, application and transcript review, transfer credit evaluation, marketing and international and domestic travel as appropriate. Be a part of this rewarding career at CCU.


Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Complete reviews of student applications from international undergraduate freshman, exchange and transfer students, identifying and communicating missing information, collaborating with respective institutional partners as appropriate, and making admissions decisions or referring for action as appropriate;

  • Evaluate applicants' academic credentials, determining authenticity and validity of all respective institutions following established criteria and guidelines.;

  • Serve as the primary international admissions contact with the Scholarship Office;

  • Oversee the certification of all data entry for accepted students who are eligible for scholarships;

  • Collect and review Confidential Statements and other financial documents needed to issue initial I-20s for admission into the USA;

  • Train and supervise graduate assistants in daily application processing that can aid in a timely review of applications and admission decisions;

  • Manage communication and support for international agent recruitment processes;

  • Process transfer credit evaluations and interpretations from transcripts from international institutions for international and domestic applicants, and advance policy changes to institutional practice and university catalog as appropriate to reflect best practices;

  • Coordinate input into and collaborate in the development the strategic international recruitment plan under the direction of the supervisor;

  • Support international recruitment initiatives both domestically and abroad by attending in-person events, hosting webinars or presentations, maintaining contact with partners and counselors and traveling when appropriate;

  • Collaborate on materials in support of these initiatives;

  • Prepare and interpret data and develop reports in support of successful international recruitment and admissions activities and effective communication messaging;

  • And perform other duties as assigned.





    Qualifications: this position requires a bachelor's degree and at least one (1) year of relevant program experience. Valid Driver's License without restrictions and passport with ability to travel without exceptions is required. This colleague must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident and must remain eligible at all times, per immigration guidelines, to serve as SEVP Designated School Official (DSO) and Alternate Responsible Officer (ARO) and submit to and pass ongoing background checks as a requirement of this position. Preferred qualifications include a master's degree in International Education, Higher Education, Communications or other similar field, two (2) or more years working in international admissions in a higher education setting and familiarity with international educational systems, experience evaluating international high schools transcripts in accordance with AACRAO standards, English Proficiency Test Scores, and reviewing course descriptions and assigning appropriate transfer credit as outlined by CCU university guidelines, experience in developing, using, and evaluating marketing materials in support of international student recruitment, experience working with international students and/or traveling outside the USA with successful representation of a US institution of higher education, and experience using any or all of the following systems: Datatel, Slate and Perceptive.

    Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, minutes from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 46 states and 53 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master's degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.




    Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.





    How to Apply: Interested candidates may apply online at https://jobs.coastal.edu/postings/17873. Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three (3) professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer




    Program Coordinator I (AH35/61122954/FTE-S00673P), full-time position with benefits. SC Pay Band 05. Salary range: $35,360.00 (minimum) - $50,394.00 (midpoint). Normal work hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Must be flexible to meet the special scheduling needs of the university. May require some overnight travel outside the region and/or country to meet departmental needs.





    Required Qualifications
    Bachelors degree and at least one year of relevant program experience are required.

    Preferred Qualifications
    • Masters degree in International Education, Higher Education, Communications or other similar field.
    • Two or more years working in international admissions in a higher education setting and familiarity with international educational systems.
    • Experience evaluating international high schools transcripts in accordance with AACRAO standards, English Proficiency Test Scores, and reviewing course descriptions and assigning appropriate transfer credit as outlined by CCU university guidelines.
    • Experience in developing, using, and evaluating marketing materials in support of international student recruitment.
    • Experience working with international students and/or traveling outside the USA with successful representation of a US institution of higher education.
    • Experience using any or all of the following systems: Datatel, Slate and Perceptive.





    Required Licensure and/or Certification
    • Valid Drivers License without restrictions and passport with ability to travel without exceptions.
    • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident required to serve as SEVP Designated School Official and Alternate Responsible Officer


    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
    • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, to support effective presentations and information exchange with prospective and matriculating international students, parents, and institutional partners and to encourage effective coordination with on-campus and off-campus constituencies
    • Ability to deliver superior customer service to students, parents, and stakeholders
    • Ability to prepare and present detailed reports and studies
    • Ability to interpret institutional policies/plans/objectives and communicate interpretation to others to advance changes in process or policy where appropriate
    • Ability to work effectively with computer systems (MS Office Suite) and willingness to learn how to work with additional computer software systems as needed.


    Additional comments regarding this position
    May require some overnight travel outside the region and/or country to meet departmental needs.

    Posting Number: FTE-S00673P
    Desired Start Date: 11/01/2022
    Position End Date (if temporary):
    Job Open Date: 08/04/2022
    Job Close Date:
    Open Until Filled: Yes
    Special Instructions to Applicants:

    To apply, visit https://jobs.coastal.edu/postings/17894

    Coastal Carolina University prohibits any form of discrimination against its students, faculty, staff and applicants in its programs or for admission to or employment with the University. For more information, visit Title IX or EEO.







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