The Office of Undergraduate Admissions at the University of Connecticut invites applications for a full-time, twelve-month position of Admissions Officer. Reporting to the Senior Admissions Officer, the Admissions Officer has responsibility for reading, reviewing, evaluating and processing international applications for admission and determining admittance within established guidelines; makes independent decisions based on academic credentials for applications received from a variety of academic systems and countries; responsible for recruitment, admissions and enrollment related activities in assigned international markets; must be willing to travel abroad for extended periods; advises and counsels students, parents, high school counselors and the public regarding University programs, campus life and admission to the University; stays abreast of best practices in international education and global engagements; acts as a Designated School Official (DSO) in preparation of Form I-20, Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant Student Status; provides resource information to international and domestic students, faculty and staff; responds to written, telephone and personal inquiries and requests for information; maintains and updates files, and compiles Admission reports as directed; assists in admissions and enrollment programs such as the University-wide Open House as assigned; and recognizes and complies with relevant rules and regulations of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).
Experience in some area of student affairs or prior Admissions experience.
Experience with utilizing technology in work responsibilities.
Strong organizational, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to make independent judgments and work under pressure.
Demonstrated ability for accuracy and attention to detail.
Willingness to travel internationally as well as in-state and out-of-state.
Willingness to work flexible and irregular hours.
Valid driver’s license, passport and proof of insurability.
Familiarity with on-line computer information systems.
Knowledge of international visas.
Knowledge of Terra Dotta.
Demonstrated experience with SEVIS.
Ability to speak fluently in more than one language.
Experience working in organizations committed to global diversity.
Experience working with non-immigrants and diverse populations.
For full consideration, please submit cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references via UConn Jobs at www.jobs.uconn.edu. Applicants not submitting all of the requested documentation will not be considered further in the application process. Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.
This posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. EST on Friday, December 6, 2019.
The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.
Additional Salary Information: Includes a comprehensive benefits package.
Internal Number: 2020274
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