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Montana State University International Admissions Evaluator in Bozeman, Montana

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Position Information

Announcement Number STAFF - VA - 24259

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

Brennan Reeves at 406-994-7180 (tel:406-994-7180) or brennan.reeves@montana.edu

Classification Title Admissions Evaluator III

Working Title International Admissions Evaluator

Brief Position Overview

Contribute directly to achieving MSU’s international student enrollment goals as part of the International Recruitment & Admissions team within the Office of International Programs.

Position Number 4M1202

Department Office of International Programs

Division Office of Academic Affairs

Appointment Type Classified

Contract Term Fiscal Year

Semester

If other, specify From date

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FLSA Exempt

Union Affiliation FOCUS-MFPE

FTE 1.0

Benefits Eligible Eligible

Salary $19.420 per hour, commensurate with experience, education, and qualifications

Contract Type Classified Salary

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Recruitment Type Open

Position Details

General Statement

MSU’s Office of International Programs offers quality international education opportunities for MSU students and faculty and provides accessible MSU academic experiences to capable students from around the world.

The International Admissions Evaluator reports to the Directori of International Student and Scholar Services and contributes directly to achieving MSU’s international enrollment goals. The focus will be on international undergraduate admissions, as well as work with the Graduate school, and working within information systems, including a CRM , Banner, and CollegeNet.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Evaluate international freshman and transfer applications with educational credentials from various international educational systems as well as US credentials

  • Assist international applicants through the application process

  • Evaluate applicant eligibility for Office of International Programs scholarships

  • Track the application process for applications sent to MSU from international recruitment partners to ensure applications are completed and the timely delivery of an admission decision

  • Communicate with prospective students following admissions decisions

  • Monitor and update communication plans

  • Liaison with Admissions Office, Registrar, Graduate School and academic units to facilitate and streamline admissions processes

  • Work in Banner information system for applicant processing

  • Participate in international student recruitment trips, fairs, and virtual events

  • Manage student workers in document processing and applicant/prospect communication roles.

    Required Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

  • Substantial level of international relations experience, can be demonstrated by international travel and/or life experience.

  • Bachelor’s degree in: marketing, public relations, counseling, business, education, communication, international studies, foreign languages, or related field or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.

  • Demonstrated experience using personal computers for word processing, spreadsheets, databases, websites, presentations, and email. Microsoft Office Suite preferred.

  • Excellent written communications skills

    Preferred Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

  • Ability to speak a foreign language

  • Knowledge of higher education systems

  • Have experience with multi relational databases

  • Knowledge of international admissions processes

    The Successful Candidate Will

  • Possess excellent written communication skills as well as exceptional public speaking skills in intercultural environments

  • Use problem-solving skills and abilities to make appropriate recommendations to supervisor

  • Possess strong computer skills including database, internet applications, and troubleshooting at a user level

  • Will be able to work independently as well as part of a team

  • Possess knowledge of world cultures and international student market trends

  • Have a strong ability to build cooperative working relationships across cultural and organizational lines

  • Possess an in-depth understanding of CORE curriculum and credential evaluation

  • Be able to develop and maintain positive working relationships with faculty and staff credential evaluators in academic departments and track progress of evaluation requests

  • Attention to detail and organizational skills required with large volume of applications to follow international graduate and undergraduate applications from submission through decision and assist students prior to enrolling

  • Possess knowledge of Excel for data management

  • Possess ability and willingness to learn a large body of knowledge about a program which is key to MSU’s enrollment goals

    Position Special Requirements/Additional Information

*Ability to travel internationally as needed, sometimes on short notice.

This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts Montana State University’s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Physical Demands

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed in this description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

This position has supervisory duties? Yes

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1

Desired Start Date Upon successful completion of search

Position End Date (if temporary)

Open Date

Close Date

Applications will be:

Screening of applications will begin on or before February 27, 2024 ; however, applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

Special Instructions

Diversity Statement

Montana State University values diverse perspectives and is committed to continually supporting, promoting and building an inclusive and culturally diverse campus environment. MSU recognizes the importance of work-life integration and strives to be responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

In compliance with the Montana Veteran’s Employment Preference Act, MSU provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans. To claim veteran’s preference please complete the veteran’s preference information located in the Demographics section of your profile.

MSU’s Non-Discrimination Policy and Discrimination Grievance Procedures can be located on the MSU Website: https://www.montana.edu/hr/recruitment/dualcareer.html

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