International Academic Recruiter Job at The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX

  • The University of Texas at Arlington
  • Arlington, TX

Job Description

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Position Title:

International Academic Recruiter





Job Family:

Administrative Support

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Work Hours:


Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm

Open to:

External and Internal


Salary is commensurate based on qualifications and relevant experience.


Funding expected to continue

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Benefits at UTA:

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University Information:

The University of Texas at Arlington is located in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metroplex, a vibrant and diverse metropolitan area that is home to over 7 million people, one of the fastest-growing tech economies in the United States, and a wide array of arts, entertainment, and cultural activities. UTA is a comprehensive teaching, research, and public service institution dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through scholarship and creative work. The University is committed to providing access and ensuring student success, and to a culture of innovation, entrepreneurship, and commercialization of discoveries by our community of scholars. With an enrollment of more than 40,000 students, UTA is the second largest in the University of Texas System. As a result of its combination of rigorous academics and innovative research, UTA is designated as a Carnegie R-1 “Very High Research Activity” institution. UTA ranks No. 4 nationally in Military Times’ annual “Best for Vets: Colleges” list and is among the top 30 performers nationwide for promoting social mobility of its graduates (U.S. News & World Report, 2023). UTA is designated by the U.S. Department of Education as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI), and it has one of the top 5 most ethnically diverse undergraduate student bodies in the United States (U.S. News & World Report, 2023). Its approximately 270,000 alumni, including some who occupy leadership positions at many of the 24 Fortune 500 companies headquartered in North Texas, contribute to UTA’s $22.2 billion annual economic impact on Texas.

Furthermore, UTA is poised to experience widespread growth in the near future. The university recently launched the first phase of its RISE 100 initiative aimed at recruiting 100 new tenure-system faculty to amplify research standing and position UTA as a leader in key scholarly areas; more details are available at . The successful candidate for this position will have the opportunity to join UTA during an exciting period of growth and contribute as the university broadens its impact. Job Summary:

Working closely with the College, Enrollment Management Office, the International Education Office, and other colleges and departments, this position is responsible for all levels of international student recruitment, bachelor, master’s and PhD students. Individual will adhere to current UTA admission requirements and policies when meeting with students. Will support all domestic and international recruiting endeavors as needed, including outreach to high schools, community colleges, universities and other organizations. Will assist with implementation of metrics to measure success of recruitment to enrollment and communication strategies. Ability to travel for 2-4 weeks at a time, 2-3 times per semester.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Working collaboratively with stakeholders to promote and explain all COE academic programs and admission requirements for undergraduate and graduate programs to schools, universities, professional organizations, partner corporations, business organizations, and professional organizations.
  • Working with the Director and Assistant Director, create and present information appropriate to the audience about student resources, engineering programs, application processes and other relevant topics at UTA and other events.
  • Domestically, these may include Maverick Experience, Senior Academic Excellence Days, orientations and similar programs.
  • In collaboration with the Director and Assistant Director, develop, implement and manage the international recruitment and marketing strategies for the college’s undergraduate and graduate programs.
  • This would include social media, print and on-line marketing.
  • Keep prospects informed by maintaining accurate communication from initial inquiry through the stages of application to enrolled student. Assist in the transition to campus and appropriate departments.
  • Continuously learn and update relevant program knowledge base to provide accurate information and communications.
  • Conduct college/high school/advising center visits, information sessions, and other special events virtually and in-person for international students.
  • Foster relationships with secondary schools, community colleges, universities and professional organizations nationally and internationally.
  • Represent COE and UTA at college/career fairs, conferences, high school/community college/university recruitment events, and other opportunities as needed. Events include, but are not limited to, international tours, virtual and in-person partner/agency information sessions, TACRAO/ TACAC/ IACAC and similar events, and UTA hosted events.
  • These may require night or weekend commitments as well as extended international travel for 2-4 weeks at at time, 2-3 times per semester.
  • Work collaboratively with Enrollment Management, International Education Office, COE, and interested stakeholders in planning, implementing, forecasting enrollments and travel options for optimum results.
  • Organize, plan and execute travel to selected and vetted locations to bolster student interest at all levels.
  • Conduct follow-up procedures on recruitment trips and events using internal and external contacts, writing reports and updating student data inn Slate.
  • Data includes events attended, student contact numbers and other points as needed. Share reports with stakeholders.
Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field, with a minimum of three (3) years’ higher education recruitment experience.
  • Two (2) years’ working with international and/or graduate students.
  • Valid passport.
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with marketing, including large territory management.
  • Experience with Slate, PeopleSoft, Microsoft Office Suite products and Zoom.
  • Experience with international student recruitment of STEM students.
  • Have international travel experience in groups and/or solo.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of international education systems, foreign credential evaluation and relevant immigration regulations, i.e. F and J visa requirements.
  • Strong interpersonal and public speaking skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication and ability to work with a variety of people from varying backgrounds.
  • Outstanding organizational and analytical skills.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally.
  • Working knowledge of acceptable domestic/international business practices.
  • Relationship building skills
CBC Requirement:

It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington to conduct a criminal background check on any applicant who is under final consideration for employment with the University.

EEO Statement:

It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA or The University) to provide an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, and/or veteran status. The University also prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity, and gender expression. Retaliation against persons who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge of discrimination, or testify for, assist in, or participate in an investigative proceeding relating to discrimination is prohibited. Constitutionally-protected expression will not be considered discrimination or harassment under this policy. It is the responsibility of all departments, employees, and students to ensure the University’s compliance with this policy.

ADA Accommodations:

The University of Texas at Arlington is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to 817-272-5554 or email .

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.

Job Tags

Full time, Part time, Night shift, Weekend work, Monday to Friday,

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