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Temple University
  • Position Number: 3602929
  • Location: Philadelphia, PA
  • Position Type: Admissions/Enrollment

The International Admissions Counselor reports to the Director of International Admissions and will be responsible for supporting the full international enrollment cycle, from recruitment, admission, nurture and retention of international students with special emphasis on first-year applications. This individual will represent the university to prospective students, their families, school guidance counselors, and other educational constituents. The Counselor will review applications, communicate admissions decisions, and track outcomes of admissions offers to meet enrollment goals. The counselor will be responsible for an assigned portfolio of prospective students to include first year freshman and/or transfer students. With the use of all possible tools available, including CRM Recruit system, the portfolio management will include assigned recruiting territories or grouping, tracking prospects, reviewing applications, communicating admissions decisions, analyzing enrollment reports, and tracking outcomes of admissions offers. The counselor may travel regionally and internationally to represent the university to prospective students, parents, school guidance counselors, and other constituents. Perform other duties as assigned.

Employment at Temple University means much more than a competitive salary. Temple strives to maintain a culture of diversity and inclusivity and provide employees with opportunities for growth and advancement. You will enjoy a collaborative working environment that values innovation and creativity. Our health and wellness benefits are among the best in the region, and our retirement savings plans allow you to plan for the future. Temple University offers many opportunities for employees to enhance skills, gain new perspectives and grow professionally. For example, you can earn your bachelor's degree or an advanced degree through our tuition remission benefit or develop your management and leadership skills in one of our HR Learning and Development's academies. Temple University employees also enjoy recreational, entertainment, and cultural activities both on campus and throughout the Philadelphia region.

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Required Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree at least 2 years of directly related experience. Experience in international admissions, recruitment, foreign credential evaluation, or related field. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Required Skills & Abilities:
* Familiarity with international secondary and post-secondary education systems.
* Understanding of US higher education and liberal arts education
* Proven record of excellent customer service skills
* Effective interpersonal and communication skills
* Excellent presentation and public speaking skills
* Demonstrated computer skills to include word processing and database software programs
* Demonstrated ability to work in student information systems such as CRM Recruit, SalesForce, Slate, Banner.
* Demonstrated ability to work with others as part of a team
* Strong organizational skills, as well as the ability to take initiative and work independently.
* Must be willing and able to travel internationally and domestically.
* Familiarity with planning international travel

* Working experience in a university admissions setting
* Experience living, working and/or studying outside the U.S.
* Foreign language(s)
* Familiarity with social media platforms
* Marketing and event management experience
* Knowledge of Recruit and Salesforce is an advantage
* Experience traveling and representing an institution to external constituents (students, parents, schools, CBOs, etc.)

How to Apply:

To apply for this position and view other opportunities, please visit our website at Please reference job 22003767. Please attach your cover letter résumé, and three references to our online system.

This position requires a background check.
This position requires Child Abuse Certifications prior to the commencement of service.

This position is assigned a hybrid work arrangement (on-campus and remote), the duration of this hybrid work arrangement is at the discretion of Temple University and the Department.

Temple University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.

In accordance with the City of Philadelphia's COVID-19 mandate, all Temple University students, faculty, staff, and contractors must be fully vaccinated before receiving authorization to work unless they have a medical or religious exemption approved by the University. An individual is considered fully vaccinated two (2) weeks following the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or two (2) weeks following a single dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Individuals who do not meet the University's vaccination or exemption requirement will be prohibited from working until proof of full vaccination or an exemption is requested and approved. For more information, visit the University's Vaccines web page at

Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.

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You may request a copy of the report by calling Temple University's Campus Safety Services at 215-204-7900.

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