International Admission Counselor SEVP Certification
Montessori Kids Universe
Sugar Land, TX US
Posted ago
Montessori Kids Universe

International Admission Counselor:

The International Admission Counselor serves as the primary contact for potential international students interested in studying at our internationally accredited private school in Sugar Land. 

This position will work as a key representative to identify and develop partnerships, programs and resources internationally, and work as a team member to execute the implementation of the recruitment strategy. 

The International Admission Counselor will serve as a resource for MKU SUGAR LAND on issues regarding international recruitment and enrollment. This position will mainly focus in recruiting students from Asia, South America, Europe and other territories may be assigned.

 Applicant MUST have experience with this and must be I20 Certified, must have knowledge of the International SEVP Certification and Form 1-20




Responsibilities

Essential Duties Summary

  • Develop strategies and manage activities to meet the school's international recruitment objectives.
  • Assist with the recruitment efforts in to achieve goals for enrollment, quality indicators, and diversification benchmarks while also achieving fiscal goals; additional territories may be assigned depending on need.
  • Identify, follow-up and advice prospective international students through the enrollment process.
  • Perform evaluations of academic credentials in order to make an admission’s determination.
  • Identify potential agreements with educational institutions, governmental authorities, corporations, and agents with a focus on beneficial outcomes for the institution.
  • Cultivate relationships with partners (current and potential) and other educational professionals who work with international students.
  • Maintain an understanding of trends that affect international recruitment; as approved by a supervisor, participate in national and regional conferences that address these issues.
  • Serve and participate on committees that pertain to international student issues as assigned.
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of the content regarding international student admission requirements on the school website, catalogs, and other forms of communication.
  • Provide international enrollment assistance with other territories or as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Having prior knowledge of Montessori and early Childhood Development is a plus

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Experience in working in an education setting, preferably in an international education office or in recruitment and admissions office.
  • Exceptional knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.
  • Good organizational, interpersonal, group facilitation, writing and public speaking skills.
  • Strong student advising skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all constituencies, including , faculty, students, parents and staff.
  • Ability to develop knowledge of, respect for and skills to engage with those of other cultures and backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as an effective team member.
  • Valid passport, or the ability to obtain a passport upon hire.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in Chinese (Mandarin) language or French.
  • Experience working with educational agents.
  • Knowledge of foreign educational models.
  • Familiarity with both face-to-face and web-based recruitment techniques.
  • Strong knowledge of cross-cultural adjustment.
  • Experience living, working or studying abroad.
  • Knowledge of, report writing features, database modules and web page modification/creation.

Compensation
$28,000 - $35,000 yearly
About Montessori Kids Universe

With Montessori Kids Universe, you can journey toward professional independence as you change the lives of the children you serve. A leader in the industry; Montessori Kids Universe offers an opportunity that is unparalleled. Our unique growth model delivers a Montessori academic environment - coupled with our proprietary Reggio-inspired enrichment curriculum. We are the premier national and international system of Montessori schools currently opening locations throughout the U.S. We welcome you to our schools and invite you to learn more about Montessori Kids Universe. 

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