The Australian National University has a 70 year old history as an institution with an international reputation for excellence in research and education. The student body at ANU is drawn from across the nation and around the world. Outstanding students are attracted to the University by its reputation, the quality of its staff, the breadth of its teaching and research programs and facilities, and unique educational experience.
This position is an engagement and outreach role, not recruitment in a Human Resources context. The International Student Recruitment Officer plays a key role in developing and implementing marketing/communication strategies to recruit students into ANU programs from specified markets. International Student Recruitment (ISR) staff work closely with colleagues in other areas of the Division, in particular with the Domestic Student Recruitment Team, as well as internal University stakeholders such as those in academic Colleges. ISR leads the development of strategic and operational recruitment plans aligned with the University’s goals and priorities. Under the general direction of the Deputy Manager, Future Students (International), the International Student Recruitment Officer will: • Contribute to the development and implementation of region and channel-focused recruitment and communication strategies and plans aligned with wider University recruitment objectives. • Coordinate outreach activity in defined markets to achieve student recruitment targets and conversion rates. • Develop excellent working relationships with University representatives on- and offshore, including with strategically important education agents and high school counsellors. • Generate original market intelligence and use existing market data to identify activities for effective international student recruitment through international campaigns. • Participate in education fairs, student events and seminars in allocated markets and at events onshore as appropriate. This will include the ongoing assessment of the success of events and in- country activity carried out. • Co-ordinate activities for effective international student recruitment through international campaigns and recruitment evens, including acting as the single point of contact between key relationships in those markets and academic College colleagues at ANU. • Maintain central databases of relevant regional key contacts and University representatives. • Assist with the production of electronic and print publications and other marketing/advertising opportunities both internally and externally, in cooperation with the ANU Marketing Office. • Cultivate and maintain collaborative working relationships with external stakeholders and internal stakeholders (including those in academic Colleges and administrative areas). • Undertake extensive travel on behalf of the University. • Undertake other duties commensurate with the classification of the position.
The Division of Marketing & Student Recruitment is seeking an energetic international student recruitment officer within the International Recruitment team. The International Recruitment Officer will play a key role in support of the following: - Development and implementation of marketing/communication strategies to recruit international students into ANU programs from a diverse range of agreed international markets. - Development and implementation of region and channel-focused recruitment and outreach strategies and plans aligned with wider University recruitment objectives. - Engagement with colleagues in other areas of the Division, in particular with the ANU Admissions Team, as well as internal University stakeholders such as those in academic Colleges. - Building excellent working relationships with University representatives on- and offshore, including with strategically important education agents and high school counsellors. SELECTION CRITERIA: 1. A degree in a relevant field with demonstrated experience in a complex organisation or an equivalent combination of experience and education/training. Experience in the higher education sector would be highly regarded. 2. Demonstrated understanding of the higher education sector, in particular the international education market, including an understanding of admissions requirements and government regulations for international students. 3. Demonstrated interpersonal and communications skills and the ability to deliver oral presentations to diverse audiences. Proven experience in liaising with stakeholders, including the ability to develop and maintain constructive relationships with a wide range of people from different cultures and levels while representing the University. 4. Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills, with a proven ability to use initiative, investigate issues, collect and analyse data and to make evidence-based decisions. 5. Proven ability to work well within a team environment as well as to independently organise work priorities, multiple projects and meet tight deadlines. Experience planning and delivering events open to the public would be highly regarded. 6. High proficiency in the use of computer-based, office information systems, in particular, spreadsheets, databases, web applications and word processing. Proven experience using social media and digital marketing platforms in a work environment. 7. Competency or fluency in a major world language other than English would be highly regarded. 8. A demonstrated high level of understanding of equal opportunity principles and a commitment to the application of EO policies in a university context and a strong understanding of cross-cultural issues
Classification: ANU Officer Grade 6/7 (Administration) Salary package: $80,756 - $92,957 per annum plus 17% superannuation Terms: Full time, Continuing
Application information In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents: - Statements addressing the selection criteria - A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least two referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form. - Other documents, if required. Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position. Please note: The successful application must have rights to live and work in this country. The successful candidate will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process. An offer of employment is conditional on satisfactory results. Applications close: 18 Apr 2021 11:55:00 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time For further information, please contact Aqeeb Akram, Deputy Manager, Future Students E: [email protected] T: 02 6125 1886