Coastal Carolina University — Assistant Director of International Recruitment & Admissions

The Center for Global Engagement at Coastal Carolina University is accepting applications for the Assistant Director of International Recruitment & Admissions (Program Coordinator I). 

Duties include, but are not limited to: complete reviews of student applications from international undergraduate freshman, exchange and transfer students; evaluate applicants’ academic credentials, determining authenticity and validity of all respective institutions following established criteria and guidelines; serve as the primary international admissions contact with the Scholarship Office; oversee the certification of all data entry for accepted students who are eligible for scholarships; collect and review Confidential Statements and other financial documents needed to issue initial I20s for admission into theUSA; train and supervise graduate assistants; develop and implement communications plan and assist in development of recruitment materials; support social media marketing efforts; process transfer credit evaluations and interpretations from transcripts from international institutions for international and domestic applicants; support international recruitment initiatives; maintain contact with partners and counselors and traveling when appropriate; prepare and interpret data and develop reports; perform other duties as assigned, including providing materials for assessment and participating in training and recruitment initiatives as assigned. 

Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree is required. Experience evaluating international high school transcripts in accordance with AACRAO standards, English Proficiency Test Scores, and reviewing course descriptions and assigning appropriate transfer credit as outlined by CCU university guidelines, or relevant program experience are required. A valid Driver’s License without restrictions and passport with ability to travel without exceptions is required. A master’s degree in International Education, Higher Education, Communications or a similar field is preferred. Two (2) or more years working in a professional, higher education setting and familiarity with international educational systems is preferred. Experience in developing, using, and evaluating marketing materials in support of international student recruitment and experience working with international students and/or traveling outside the USA with successful representation of a US institution of higher education are preferred. Experience using any or all of the following systems: Datatel, Slate and Perceptive is preferred. 

Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, minutes from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 46 states and 53 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education. 

Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply. 

Interested applicants may apply on line at: Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three (3) professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. 

Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer. 

Program Coordinator I (AH35/149789/FTE-S00523P), full-time position with benefits. SC State Pay Band: 05. Normal work hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Must be flexible to meet the special scheduling needs of the university. May require some overnight travel outside the region and/or country to meet departmental needs.