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International Admissions Officer

Apply now Job no: 9641
Work type: Full Time
Location: Providence, Rhode Island
Categories: Staff/Administration, Admissions, Calendar Year (12-Month), Hybrid



Processes documentation from prospective international students to meet enrollment goals while supporting strict adherence to university and federal immigration regulations and standards


Diversity & 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

  • Reviews admissions applications, renders admissions decisions, monitors workflow of evaluation of academic credentials and determines scholarship eligibility
  • Communicates enrollment information to prospective students
  • Maintains student information in student information databases (e.g. student information system, SEVIS)
  • Coordinates various on-campus and virtual admissions events to support enrollment goals
  • Represents the university in various recruiting activities, such as attendance at conferences, fairs, events and telemarketing, both internal and external, to assist in the recruitment of new students
  • Assists in preparing and monitoring department budget
  • Supervises and manages student employees, as necessary, to enhance their academic and professional development
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of a bachelor's degree
  • Experience working in international recruitment or other related experience
  • Valid U.S. driver's license
  • Ability and willingness to travel internationally
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to work empathetically with foreign national students and parents/guardians


Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in business or a related field of study 
  • Familiarity with Slate


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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