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Assistant Director, International Evaluation: Office of Admissions

Iowa City, IA

Job Reference #: 72306

Job Information:

The University Of Iowa is seeking an Assistant Director, International Evaluation that will be responsible for reviewing, analyzing, and evaluating international graduate and undergraduate student admission application data and information. The Assistant Director will make routine decisions based on established criteria, and counsel and advise prospective, current, and former students, parents, faculty, and staff concerning admission policies, procedures, application materials, and transfer credit issues. The Assistant Director will also have supervision over two P & S employees. Please visit the University of Iowa Admission web page for more details information regarding admissions at Iowa.

Required qualifications:
  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
  • Experience evaluating international records at the college/university level.
  • Demonstrates ability to lead a team at an extensive proficiency level, ensuring that they are on board and unified; learns and utilizes special talents and work styles of team members.
  • Typically 1 year administrative or program experience.
  • Experience leading and/or managing a diverse team.
  • Demonstrates working proficiency in communication techniques (including excellent written and verbal communication skills) and relationship building skills that enables the ability to work with a variety of individuals and groups in a constructive and collaborative manner.
  • Demonstrates an extensive proficiency in decision making and critical thinking.

Desired qualifications:
  • Experience evaluating admission application materials including evaluation of credit and/or international academic records.
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge in Visa processing and basic knowledge of I20 processing.
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of University policies and procedures.

This description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficultly that will be required of positions that will be given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his or her supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty.

The selection process will include a criminal background and credential check on final candidates. To apply, please visit: and reference the position by Requisition 72306. Please note applicants will be required to provide resume and cover letter with their application. Three professional references will be requested and required at a later step in the recruitment process. 

Salary: $42,000 to Commensurate. The University of Iowa offers a full array of benefits that add considerable value to your total compensation. The flexibility allows you to select the option that best suits your personal needs. More detailed information is available on the Benefits Office website:

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Posted 02/14/18

Job ID: 35803538