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Assistant Director of Admissions for International Recruitment

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Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Admissions/Financial Aid/Enrollment Management

Department: Office of Admissions
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $50,000 - $55,000 per year
FTE: 1.0

Application Review Begins
April 10, 2017; position open until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants
Apply online and submit a cover letter, resume, and answers to supplemental questions.

Supplemental Questions:
1. Do you have a valid driver's license and driving record that is UO Certifiable?
2. Are you able to work irregular hours which may include nights and weekends?
3. Give examples of technology that you have used for record keeping and data management.

Department Summary
The Office of Admissions includes over 50 staff who are engaged in the work of recruitment and outreach to prospective undergraduates, and making admission decisions on all applicants for freshman, transfer, and post baccalaureate undergraduate admission. Admissions is a unit of the Division of Student Services & Enrollment Management, and works closely with several other units of that division, especially Scholarships/Financial Aid and Orientation, as well as the Division of International Affairs.

With travel to a growing number of countries each year, and a total campus enrollment of over 4000 international students from 103 countries, we are excited for the challenges we can address with international enrollment goals. These positions also enjoy collaboration as part of an overall recruitment & outreach team with dynamic, committed and diverse colleagues. Their care for the students extends beyond the desire to have students choose Oregon, and also extends to our outreach mission, making sure that students and their families feel empowered about the college preparation, search, and choice process, regardless of where they enroll.

Position Summary
Develop and coordinate international student recruitment for an international territory. Manage the 'International Student Recruitment Team', including supervising multiple UO students and managing a small budget. Manage the UO International Admissions social media. This position represents the University of Oregon by traveling internationally and domestically to recruit international students. This position reports to the Senior Assistant Director of Admissions for International Recruitment.

This position requires an extensive amount of travel, often including locations that are not serviced by public transportation.

Minimum Requirements
• Bachelor's degree
• Three years' undergraduate admissions experience
• Demonstrated experience working in the field of international education, preferably in international student recruitment and retention.

The incumbent must be able to work occasional nights and/or weekends to fulfill special projects and events.
This position will require a valid driver's license and the ability to obtain UO Drivers Certification.
This position requires extensive travel and the incumbent must maintain a valid passport.

Professional Competencies
• Excellent public speaking and presentation skills
• Ease in using technology for communication, record keeping, and management of data
• Must be able to communicate efficiently, both orally and in writing
• Manage a complicated daily, weekly and monthly schedule with recurring important professional commitments on and off campus
• This position requires that capacity to communicate effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures

Preferred Qualifications
• Master's degree
• Experience studying, living or working overseas.
• Proficiency and fluency (grammar, spelling, syntax, structure) in Spanish, Mandarin, or other languages relevant to the UO applicant pool
• Experience with software systems such as Banner, Talisma, College Board EPS, or similar databases/CRMs

FLSA Exempt: Yes

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA.  The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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