Bachelorâs degree and 2 years of related experience
Special Required Qualifications
Valid U.S. Driver's License
Experience forming personal or professional relationships with people of diverse cultural backgrounds. Strong written communication skills and public speaking experience with small and large audiences. Customer service experience. Experience working with students in a higher education setting; such as an academic advisor.
The Office of Admissions is seeking an International Pathway Coordinator to collaborate with academic college and campus partners on a new opportunity to develop and implement Iowa Stateâs first-year pathway program. This position will serve as the main point of contact for administrating the program, including but not limited to organizing student activities, planning marketing and recruitment initiatives, and ensuring a successful student experience.
This position will also serve as an innovative liaison to the marketing and communications team to develop electronic and print materials that advance the first-year pathway program.Â Â The Pathway Coordinator will be responsible for developing plans to gather necessary data to assess the effectiveness of the program and produce both written and verbal reports to the Office of Admissions and external partners.
This position is a unique opportunity to expand Iowa State Universityâs international recruitment efforts, ensuring strong collaboration with our international partners in an office that is professionally supportive and values innovation.Â The candidate must have strong communication skills, both written and verbal, and well-refined interpersonal skills. The ideal candidate will be a creative and strategic thinker with the ability to assess success and make innovative changes as needed. All staff members are expected to interact collegially and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethics. Â Â
Expected Start Date : February 2023
Example of Duties
â¢Serve as the primary campus liaison for first-year international student pathway program.
â¢Increase awareness of the first-year pathway to various departments across campus, and provide training to individuals when necessary.
â¢Collaborate with college and campus partners to develop and manage the first-year pathway program and student experience.
â¢Collaborate with marketing, recruitment, and college partners on the design and development of materials for the first-year pathway program to recruit and retain students.Â
â¢Contribute to the development of media that advances the first-year pathway program, including brochures, newsletters, and online publications.
â¢Visit with academic and student affairs departments to stay current with changes in university programs, policies, and procedures.Â
â¢Work closely with supervisor and outside consultant, receiving direction on how to develop the first-year pathway program curriculum, schedules, and other components.
â¢Plan multiple events year round including organizing student activities, planning marketing and recruitment initiatives for the first-year pathway program, international recruitment partner visit program, I-FIT faculty led workshops virtual and in-person abroad, the international transfer student visit day, recruitment webinars and presentations and yield events both virtual and in person.
â¢Creating registration forms and managing registrations, planning content delivery, planning and coordinating logistics.
â¢This position will assist with the information gathering, assessment and reporting of program effectiveness as it pertains to first-year pathway program recruitment.Â
â¢Work autonomously and present professional, well-written, concise and accurate reports, in written format, as well as verbally.Â
â¢Coordinate with other international recruitment staff for the recruitment of international first-year pathway program students in their territories.
â¢Counsel prospective students and families through the application process.
Level Guidelines â¢ Intermediate-level position with solid professional and/or technical skills working under general supervision to achieve goals â¢ Applies broad, working knowledge of the principles of the field to moderately complex, difficult, and varied problems and issues â¢ Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action and resolve problems â¢ Responds to a broad range of inquiries and requests â¢ May provide training and/or direction to lower-level staff â¢ May lead projects of moderate scope and complexity â¢ Provides guidance to students
Number of Months Employed Per Year:
12 Month Work Period
To apply for this position, please click on âApplyâ and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:
1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae 2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter
If you have questions regarding this application process, please email [email protected] or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.
Why Choose ISU? Iowa State University is committed to fostering a workplace of belonging, where diversity is celebrated and equity is a core value. Our Iowa State Employees enjoy comprehensive health and work life benefits, including medical and dental; as well as: â¢ Retirement benefits including defined benefit and defined contribution plans â¢ Generous vacation, holiday and sick time and leave plans â¢ Onsite childcare (Ames, Iowa) â¢ Life insurance and long-term disability â¢ Flexible Spending Accounts â¢ Various voluntary benefits and discounts â¢ Employee Assistance Program â¢ Wellbeing program â¢ This job may also be eligible for flexible work schedules and flexible workplace options that may include flexible working hours and a hybrid working environment.
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com).
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.