The Graduate School at Binghamton University (SUNY) seeks a customer focused, experienced professional for the position of Graduate Recruitment & Admissions Counselor, with emphasis on international student recruitment.
Reporting to the Senior Assistant Director for Graduate Recruitment & Marketing, the Graduate Recruitment & Admissions Counselor will assist the Graduate School with marketing, selecting and yielding the most promising students within domestic and international markets, thus increasing the diversity, quality, and overall enrollment for each academic program.
International and domestic recruitment
Seek out, engage, and respond to inquiries from prospective graduate students in person, by email, phone or other digital medium to personalize the admissions process.
Attend various graduate & professional school fairs, forums, conferences and receptions domestically and internationally to recruit outstanding graduate students for Binghamton University.
Participate in on-campus yield events.
Marketing and web events
Research potential markets, analyze graduate education data and trends to identify unique graduate student recruitment opportunities for Binghamton University.
Develop and manages web events (webinars, presentations, meetings, etc.) related to graduate student recruitment.
Create semi-annual reports with supporting documentation and data that show the efficacy and return on investment of various recruitment strategies.
Maintain all recruitment information in the Technolutions' Slate CRM system.
Develop and maintain relationships with domestic and international partners that facilitate Binghamton University’s graduate student recruitment activities.
Additionally, the individual in this position will be expected to work collaboratively with departments, faculty, and graduate program directors to support them in recruitment and enrollment efforts. Finally, the successful individual may supervise graduate student assistants and mentor them in time management and successfully completing assigned projects and tasks.
Deadline for Internal Applicants:
Persons interested in this position should apply online.
Resume (Please be specific regarding technical proficiencies with student information, admissions & communication systems)
Cover letter, and
Contact information for three professional references.
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The State University of New York and Binghamton University are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers.
Possess a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a relevant academic discipline.
Be able and willing to travel internationally and domestically and work non-standard / varied working hours.
Demonstrate knowledge of relevant documents (e.g. I20, visas, waivers, etc) and processes required of international graduate students for entry into the United States.
Have excellent presentation, oral and written communication skills.
Be data-driven and familiar with reporting & analysis.
Have proven ability to learn and use technology, including social media and university enterprise systems (e.g. Banner, Slate)
An earned master’s degree in a discipline relevant to the duties of this position as described above.
Prior work experience in a higher education setting such as admissions, international education or communications/marketing environment.
Evidence of prior international travel and willingness to travel for extended periods if necessary.
Ability to speak a second language will be an asset.
Ability to work independently and manage multiple and changing priorities.
High level of initiative and goal orientation, including motivation to achieve aggressive goals.
Commitment to teamwork and strong interpersonal communication skills.
A high level of organization, attention to detail and time management skills.
Strong customer service orientation and appreciation for the needs of graduate students.
About Binghamton University:
Binghamton University is a world-class institution that unites more than 130 broadly interdisciplinary educational programs with some of the most vibrant research in the nation. Our unique character - shaped by outstanding academics, facilities and community life - promotes extraordinary student success.
Binghamton merges rigorous academics, distinguished faculty and... state-of-the-art facilities to engage and challenge its 17,000 students. The high-achieving Binghamton student body also represents a great diversity of life experiences, from first-generation college-goers to international students. Beyond their talent, these classmates share a desire to shape the future through technology, insight, intellectual exploration and community service.