Assistant Director Of International Programs - International Education And Services

State Of Missouri Cape Girardeau , MO 63701

Posted 6 months ago

Position Summary Benefits Supplemental Questions

Assistant Director of International Programs

International Education and Services

Full Time

The International Education and Services (IES) Office at Southeast Missouri State University is housed in the new and beautiful International Village on the Southeast campus. IES contributes to comprehensive internationalization efforts across the campus through oversight of an Intensive English Program (IEP), study abroad, and international student recruitment, admissions and services for more than 600 international students. The assistant director for international admissions reports to the IES executive director and plays a critical role in internationalization efforts at Southeast through their oversight and management of the international admission process, which is where most of our international population have their first significant interactions with the university. We seek a dynamic, ethical, motivated professional with excellent customer-service skills, a passion for learning, and a desire to help international students achieve their academic goals to lead this important division.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Serve as the leader of the international admissions process in the office of International Education and Services (IES)

  • Serve as a contributing member of the IES Leadership Team

  • Select, train, and evaluate graduate assistant and student employees on the international admissions team

  • Process, evaluate, and review international applications and credentials for admissions, and make admission decisions for undergraduate and Intensive English Program (IEP) applicants

  • Oversee all aspects of the international admissions process, which includes monitoring and evaluating how application are submitted and processed, implementing changes to ensure greater efficiencies, and evaluating policies relating to international admissions

  • Work with the Office of Admissions and the Office of the Registrar to develop and regularly review policies, procedures and processes for international admissions and document evaluation.

  • Support and advise the IES Executive Director on matters pertaining to international student recruitment. This includes engaging in both armchair and on-the-road recruitment, creating web and print marketing, and assisting with the management of recruitment agency partnerships.

  • Instill a strong sense of customer service in all aspects of the international admissions process

  • Serve as an advocate for international students by working collaboratively with various campus constituencies, including, but not limited to: admissions, academic departments, advisors, IEP, Registrar, and other student services on campus

  • Maintain an environment that encourages teamwork among all IES employees and Southeast colleagues

  • Collaborate with other IES on various international-related events including new international student orientation, trainings, and cultural sharing events

  • Serve as a Designated School Official (DSO) in order to issue I-20s and perform other SEVIS related functions

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident in order to serve as Designated School Official (DSO) for SEVIS purposes

  • Ability to lead and motivate a team in a high-paced and demanding higher education work environment

  • Minimum of two years of professional experience in higher education

  • Knowledge of basic elements of the international admissions process

  • Knowledge of other aspects of an international student's life cycle (e.g., student services, visa regulations, work authorization, OPT, activities, etc.)

  • Demonstrated customer service skills

  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and intercultural communication skills, both verbal and written, with experience interacting with non-native English speakers and public speaking

  • Demonstrated attention to detail

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Strong technical proficiency with a demonstrated ability to work across multiple software platforms simultaneously

  • Experience using data systems to generate reports

  • Availability to work occasional nights and weekends

  • Availability to travel both domestically and internationally for recruitment trips (10%)

  • Demonstrated commitment to a diverse work environment, including working with multicultural populations and an understanding of, and sensitivity to, issues affecting women and minorities

Required Information & Deadline: Application Deadline: To ensure full consideration, application materials must be received by June 7, 2019. The position is available immediately and will remain open until filled.

To Apply: Complete the online application by clicking on the APPLY button at the top of the page. You will need to submit the following in order for your application materials to be complete.

  • Letter of interest addressing all position qualifications

  • Current resume

  • Names and contact information of three professional references may be asked for at a later date

Additional Information: Information regarding the Department of International Education and Services may be found at https://semo.edu/international/index.html.


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Assistant Director Of International Programs - International Education And Services

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