Assistant Dean, International Admissions

Saint Mary’s College of California

Moraga, CA

ID: 7236885 (Ref.No. 5187883)
Posted: April 18, 2024
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Type
Inspire. Engage. Transform. We Are Gaels.

At Saint Mary's College of California, we inspire minds, engage with the world, and create opportunities for students to find their lives transformed. With small class sizes and professors who know you by name, the Saint Mary's experience empowers students to thrive—whether you're an undergraduate or a professional looking for the next step in your career. Founded in 1863, the University is proud of our Lasallian heritage and how it fuels teaching and learning in an inclusive and wonderfully diverse community. More than 3,600 Gaels study on our Bay Area campus nestled in the rolling hills of Moraga, just 23 miles east of San Francisco. US News and World Report puts SMC among the top five regional universities in the West. You'll also f ind Saint Mary's highlighted in the guide Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change The Way You Think About Colleges—the only Catholic college and the only university in California to make the list.


Oversees enrollment goals for international yield: first year, transfer and graduate students. Develops and implements appropriate student recruitment strategies to achieve goals.

Essential Job Functions
  • Coordinates international recruitment for undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Identifies, develops, and maintains external and internal relationships with educational consultants, national governments, embassies, alumni, current students, secondary schools, and other colleges to promote SMC educational offerings.
  • Manages SMC external partners in order to advance success in student recruitment of international students while developing appropriate metrics to measure and predict outcomes.
  • Coordinates and monitors SMC representation at international educational fairs, high schools, colleges, and embassies in support of student recruitment.
  • Coordinates and monitors SMC representation at community colleges with international student populations in support of student recruitment.
  • Builds out a communication plan in Slate for prospective student applicants, parents, advisors, and consultants to facilitate the admissions process.
  • Researches, analyzes, implements, and updates the marketing strategy for international student recruitment.
  • Supports international articulation agreements for prospective students, including developing commercial terms that are competitive in the current market.
  • Creates and fosters an atmosphere of facilitating professional opportunities to improve individual capability and managing performance against job accountabilities, department goals and established SMC, campus and department policies and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications
  • Minimum of a bachelor's degree
  • Five years of experience working in international recruiting or other related experience
  • Valid U.S. driver's license and passport
  • Ability to travel international, as needed
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, Slate

Preferred Qualifications
  • Familiarity with territory management, including goal-setting and process reengineering

Please Note: Qualified candidates must live or relocate within a daily commuting distance of SMC upon hire.

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