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.
Missouri State University is a public, comprehensive university system with a mission in public affairs. Our purpose is to develop fully educated persons with a focus on ethical leadership, cultural competence and community engagement. The Missouri State University system has four physical campuses: Springfield - The main campus in Springfield, MoWest Plains - Offering two-year associate's degrees..., Mountain Grove - Focusing on fruit science and agriculture research, Dalian, China - In partnership with Liaoning Normal University.