The International Admissions Counselor reports to the Assistant Director of International Admissions and will be responsible for supporting the recruitment and retention of international students with special emphasis on freshman and conditional admission. This individual will represent the university to prospective students, their families, school guidance counselors, and other constituents. The Counselor will conduct presentations, determine admissions eligibility, review applications, communicate admissions decisions, and track outcomes of admissions offers in an effort to meet enrollment goals. The International Admissions Counselor will develop an annual travel and communications calendar and travel, domestically and internationally, to represent the university at recruitment-related events. Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree and at least two (2) years’ work experience. Candidates must have higher education admissions experience that includes international admissions, recruitment, foreign credential evaluation, or other related experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Required Skills & Abilities:
Familiarity with international secondary and post-secondary education systems
Proven record of excellent customer service skills
Effective interpersonal and communication skills
Demonstrated computer skills to include word processing and database software programs
Demonstrated ability to work in Banner or similar student information systems
Demonstrated ability to work with others as part of a team
Strong organizational skills, as well as the ability to take initiative and work independently
Must be able to travel internationally and domestically.
Experience living, working and/or studying outside the US.
Established in 1884, Temple University currently employs a staff of over 7,600 employees; as a state-related, non-profit academic institution, we do not report earnings as gross annual income. Temple University is a comprehensive public research university with approximately 38,000 students. It has a distinguished faculty in 17 schools and colleges, including schools of Law, Medicine, Podiatry, a...nd Dentistry, and a renowned Health Sciences Center. Temple is one of Pennsylvania's three public research universities, along with the University of Pittsburgh and Penn State University. Temple University is the 27h largest university in the United States, and it is the fourth largest provider of professional education (law, dentistry, medicine, pharmacy, and podiatric medicine) in the country.