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Director of International Student Success

Greenville University

This is a Full-time position in Greenville, IL posted May 2, 2021.

DescriptionGreenville University provides a quality liberal arts education for over 1,200 students.

Our students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds with a growing international student population.

In enrolling international students at our school, we are dedicated to creating a safe environment full of opportunities to enrich their overseas experience while allowing our local students to experience the diversity of classmates from China, Vietnam, Japan, South Korea, India, Rwanda, Spain, Brazil, and more. 

Greenville University is a community in the Wesleyan Holiness tradition, affiliated with the Free Methodist denomination where individual join together to further academic achievement, personal development, and spiritual growth.

We seek to honor Christ by integrating faith and learning while our hearts and lives reflect mature Christian practice.

In order to provide our students with a liberal arts education in an evangelical Christian context, our employees are committed to Christ.

In order to ensure academic success for international students at our university, we require the professional services of a Director of International Student Success. 

The Director of International Student Success plays a key role in the international affairs department in three main areas to focus on our international students’ academic success: retention to ensure academic success, recruitment, and admission of good fit students.

The Director of International Student Success will work closely with our international students in the University Pathways Program.

The hired individual will be responsible for the following duties:

Inform and advise potential international students, parents, and partners about  our school’s educational programs, especially the University Pathways program, degree requirements, career information, and university and  community resources;Plan and conduct orientation and training programs for new and assigned agents and partner foreign institutions to increase awareness of the school and promote Greenville University to their students;Coordinate with qualified international student applicants, agents, and foreign institutions to ensure the student understands the admissions process and timely submits all materials and documents to complete their application as required by our school policies and procedures;Collaborate with the Chief Enrollment Officer to refine our school’s scholarship policy and organizational structure to encourage international students to pursue the academic and cultural opportunities available at our school;Counsel international students on comprehensive academic and career planning services to help these students understand cultural differences between foreign and U.S.

educational systems;Provide international students with workshops on study skills, roommate management, and maintenance of immigration status in the U.S.;Act as liaison between international students, parents, faculty, and staff to identify the students’ priorities and needs to improve and optimize each student’s overall college experience at our school;Advise international students on our school’s academic policies and procedures including class drops/additions, major changes, plagiarism, timely degree progression and completion, and more;Counsel international students on academic probation/suspension, and refer them to appropriate campus resources such as mental health counseling, disability support services, or tutoring;Provide crisis intervention for international students who are struggling with adjusting to life in the U.S.

and at a Christian educational institution;Prepare specialized course syllabus and materials for the UNIV 101 course for all new international students (including freshmen and transfer students);Evaluate  trends and best practices regarding student retention and persistence issues to assist with developing robust retention strategies and work closely with our staff & faculty to implement these new strategies.

RequirementsMinimum Requirements:

Master’s degree in education, college student personnel administration, or related;1 year of working experience working with international students at a      university level;Working knowledge of the college admissions process;College coursework in college student development theories and approaches.Commitment to Christ;Strong cultural sensitivity, especially with East Asian cultures