Work Location: Springfield Campus
Department: International Programs
Pay Grade: 42
Posting Number: 20170010FTS
Appointment Type: Full Time Regular
The Marketing and Recruitment Specialist plans, organizes, and implements the marketing, communications, recruitment, and community outreach efforts of the MSU Foreign Language Institute (FLI), the English Language Institute (ELI), and the ILTC. The Marketing and Recruitment Specialist studies target market conditions to identify learning needs and to direct marketing efforts to support the growth of FLI, ELI, and ILTC programs. The Marketing and Recruitment Specialist assists in the development of curriculum to meet identified learning needs and identifies existing for-credit courses and non-credit programs that might be of interest to targeted markets. The Marketing and Recruitment Specialist provides translation services and recruits students from China, Japan, and other countries of East Asia. Continuation of this position is dependent on sufficient revenue being generated by ILTC programs.
Description of Primary Duties:
The Marketing and Recruitment Specialist plans, organizes, and implements the marketing, communications, recruitment, and community outreach efforts of the MSU Foreign Language Institute (FLI), the English Language Institute (ELI), and the ILTC.
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:
Education: A Master's degree in Communications, Marketing, or a related field is required.
Experience: At least three years of living in China and/or Japan is required. Experience in international student recruitment and/or admissions is required. Experience teaching a language is required; experience teaching Chinese or Japanese is preferred. Experience in translation and interpretation is required.
Skills: Verbal and written fluency in English as well as Mandarin Chinese and/or Japanese is required. Effective interpersonal skills are required. Knowledge of both U.S. and East Asian culture and customs is required. Strong analytical, communication, and critical-thinking skills are required. Demonstrated skill in the use of Microsoft Office applications is required. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Official transcripts will be required at the time of hire.