Position Title Director of Graduate & International Admissions
The Director – Graduate and International Admissions is a senior leader within the Enrolment Management department, responsible for all domestic and international graduate and traditional undergraduate international admissions.
Duties & Responsibilities
1. Coordinate and compile the annual and multi-year graduate and international student enrolment plan:
- Coordinate and compile the enrolment plans for the Executive Director of Admissions and the directors of each graduate program. This includes compiling final enrolment plans into a master document and making it available for distribution; assisting in the research and analysis required for planning, involvement in major enrolment strategy meetings with key leadership on campus. A specific emphasis for international recruiting at TWU is the Pacific Rim.
2. Team Leadership:
- Lead the team for Graduate and International Admissions. This includes supervising the team on goal, strategy and action plan development, monitoring and evaluating progress and initiating interventions throughout the year.
- Build a cohesive work unit that serves the goals of the University. This includes hiring, coaching, performance management and training of staff.
3. Sales and Sales Management:
- Lead the team in achieving annual budget and stretch sales targets for traditional International undergraduate recruiting and program specific graduate recruiting.
- Work with the Director of Sales Support to develop marketing collateral, data processing, and online strategies to support international and graduate recruiting.
- Work with Director of Financial Aid to ensure financial aid strategies support the development ot TWU’s recruitment plan.
4. Financial Management:
- Manage the Admissions team budget. This includes allocating resources, holding staff accountable for personal spending as well as forecasting on-going expenses.
5. Collaborative Partnership Building:
- Foster campus cooperation, mutual understanding and appreciation through liaising with all campus departments as required, outside institutions as well as parents, students and other customers.
- Serve as a member on various committees and is maintain close working relationships with all departments as required.
- Oversee and develop TWU’s relationship with English as a Second Language Institute (ESLI).
- Manage and develop select relationships with agents, foreign schools and church-related networks.
6. Servant-leader way of life:
- Act in a manner that exemplifies Jesus Christ in all on and off campus contacts thereby living out the servant leadership mission of the university and contribute effectively towards achieving the institutional and Kingdom goals of the organization.
Given: Associate Director of Graduate Admissions, International Recruiters
Received: Executive Director of Admissions
Job Standards & Requirements
Undergraduate degree in related field, preferably business. Preference will be given to candidates with a Master’s degree.
5-7 years experience in international recruiting for post-secondary institutions. 3-5 years in supervisory experiences.
Superior organization and detailed management skills; interpersonal skills to facilitate strong working relationships with an ability to achieve sales results through and with people; ability to deal with a wide customer base; public speaking, interpersonal selling, strong MS Office computer skills. An ability to speak in Mandarin, Cantonese, or Korean would be an asset.
Ability to meet deadlines; ability to work through stressful situations; setting targets and coaching a team to be accountable, dealing with conflict and managing customer behaviours is an asset. Willingness to travel, sometimes extensively.
Warm-hearted, dedicated, committed and mature evangelical Christian with a keen desire to serve in family, church, work and community. A firm commitment to TWU’s mission, Statement of Faith and Community
Covenant. Impeccable character and reputation, a pleasant personality with a positive and friendly attitude in the midst of a very busy and challenging university atmosphere.
Duties and responsibilities that do not constitute a major change may be added, deleted or changed at anytime at the discretion of the supervisor either orally or in writing.
Salary Classification: SM1
Agreed to by: Executive Director and E.D., Human Resources
Updated: July 2013