Lewis-Clark State College
  • 14-Dec-2016 to 30-Jun-2017 (MST)
  • International Programs Office
  • 35901
  • Salary
  • Full Time

The benefit package for employees includes reduced tuition for employees and eligible dependents; medical/dental/vision coverage; life insurance; short/long term disability; and no-cost access to the campus fitness center and many on-campus events.

Lewis-Clark State College invites applications for the position of International Recruitment & Retention Specialist.

Salary based on experience and qualifications:  $35,901

Degree Requirement:  Master's in International Education or related field or Bachelor's with 1 year of relevant experience.

Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to work with accuracy and to meet internal and external deadlines.
  • Experience in International Education recruitment.
  • Fluency in a second language.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience working with multicultural or international students.
  • Demonstrated social media skills.
  • Database management skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with international admissions processing.
  • Experience liaising with international partners and recruitment agents.
  • Experience coordinating student activities.
  • Working knowledge of F-1 student visa regulations.
  • Current experience working as an academic advisor in a college setting.


International Student Recruitment:

  • Develops relationships with prospective international students, agents, partner colleges & universities, as well as other international constituents.
  • Liaise with recruitment agents and other contacts with regard to international admissions and incoming students.
  • Identifies and develops strategic partnerships to enhance the college's international profile.
  • Develop and recommend partnerships with domestic community colleges intended to encourage international students to transfer from those schools to LCSC.
  • Manages international travel schedule of approximately 4-6 weeks/year.
  • Manages domestic travel schedule of approximately 1-2 weeks/year.
  • Weekend and evening work may be required from time to time.
  • Develop correspondence to support the recruitment of degree-seeking international students.
  • Tracks leads and inquiries and follows up to convert maximum number of prospects into applications.


  • Maintain accurate and current database of agents, leads, and partners
  • Prepare detailed return on investment reports.
  • Provide input to and feedback on the effectiveness of recruitment activities and marketing materials.
  • Regularly produce reports with various levels of admissions data.
  • Provide input to and feedback on admission processing practices to help ensure that LCSC processes inquiries, applications and enrollments in a time frame that ensures International Programs achieves enrollment targets.


  • Assist Director with creating a coherent marketing and communications plan.
  • Produce marketing materials including brochures, web sites, and other materials targeted to international audiences.
  • Web/social media
        - Manage the IPO pages.
        - Manage social media activities.
        - Supervise social media intern.

International Student Retention:

  • Serve as Academic Advisor for international first year students.
        - Monitor student progress.
        - Monitor student academic performance .
        - Advise student registrations.
  • Coordinate international student support including orientation, cultural programs and student activities.
        - Supervise activities intern.
        - Creation and maintenance of an annual activity plan and calendar.
        - Informing international students, staff, LCSC community, host families and LC valley occupants of activities.
        - Working with IPO administrative assistant to ensure all LCSC policies and procedures are followed.
        - Work with LCSC's Student activities and Residence Life staff to coordinate activities and effective use of resources.
        - Assist with student activities as needed (including driving 10-passenger vans).


  • Supervise Social Media & Activities interns and other student workers as necessary.

Other duties:

  • Represent the International Programs Office on appropriate committees.
  • Other duties as directed.

Application Procedure:  Please upload the following documents

  • Resume
  • Letter of application outlining relevant experience and qualifications
  • Contact information for three professional references

Application deadline is open until filled.

This position is subject to the successful completion of a criminal background check.  LCSC is an EEO/AA/VETS employer.


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