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Director of International & Graduate Admissions

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Work type: Full Time
Location: Providence, Rhode Island
Categories: Staff/Administration, Admissions, Calendar Year (12-Month), Campus Based



Oversees enrollment and revenue goals for international undergraduate and graduate students, as well as domestic graduate students by developing and implementing appropriate student recruitment strategies


Diversity and Inclusion

Embracing diversity for a richly inclusive community is a Guiding Principle at JWU. Our students, faculty and staff have varied backgrounds, experiences and perspectives that unite us as one community and contribute to our success. We are committed to enhancing the diversity of our workforce teams and we encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.

Johnson & Wales University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.


Essential Job Functions

  • Directs the student recruitment teams for international and graduate students
  • Identifies, develops, and maintains external relationships with educational consultants, national governments, local embassies, alumni, current students, secondary schools, and other colleges to promote the university’s educational offerings
  • Oversees and monitors the university’s representation at international educational fairs, high schools, colleges, and embassies in support of student recruitment
  • Communicates with prospective student applicants, parents, advisors, and consultants to facilitate the admissions process
  • Researches, analyzes, implements, and updates the marketing strategy for international student recruitment
  • Manages the selection of university external partners in order to advance success in student recruitment of international students while developing appropriate metrics to measure and predict outcomes
  • Negotiates an international articulation agreement for prospective students, including developing commercial terms that are competitive in the current market
  • Assists in the preparation and monitoring of department budget
  • Supervises and develops the department staff, facilitating professional opportunities to improve individual capability and managing performance against job accountabilities, department goals and established university, campus and department policies and procedures
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree
  • Moderate amount of experience working in international recruiting or other related experience
  • Valid U.S. driver’s license
  • Proficiency with Slate
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook


Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with territory management including goal-setting and process reengineering


Please Note: Qualified candidates must live or relocate within a daily commuting distance of the Providence Campus location upon hire.

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis until job posting is closed.


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