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MCPHS University International Admission Counselor in Boston, Massachusetts


The International Admission Counselor is responsible for the daily administrative tasks that support conversion and yield of qualified prospective international students, as well as the timely issuance of I-20 Forms as part of the yield strategy.


  • Responsible for supporting the International Admissions staff to reach assigned enrollment targets for international students

  • Responsible for implementing the yield strategy of the university for international students including a pro-active management of student conversion and yield from applied through the various stages up to matriculated, by way of constant surveillance and analysis of reports and numbers, in conjunction with recruiters.

  • Provide continuous customer service to all students at every stage of their application

  • Counsel prospective applicants on the admissions process, affordability and opportunities at the University via appointments, phone calls, and emails

  • Coordinate Social Media posts for International with Marketing

  • Advise international students and their dependents and help them acquire lawful immigration status. Assist students with registration, university policies and procedures.

  • Administer all initial I-20 student inquiries and correspondence

  • Validate immigration documents necessary to obtain the F-1 student visa.

  • Ensure institutional compliance with federal regulations related to administering student visas

  • Initiate proactive I-20 communication (pre-emptive phone calls, advising, parent communication)

  • Provide information, manage and coordinate communication plans for incoming students inorder to maintain an active relationship with the accepted students until their arrival on campus.

  • Manage responses to inquiries and ongoing communication with prospective students and their families, while working in conjunction with other departments.

  • Support recruiting operations by making sure policies and procedures are being followed

  • Responsible for International Office presence 8:30-4:30 M/F or as needed

  • Recruit, administer, hire and manage International Student workers.

  • Provide information, manage and coordinate communication plans for incoming students inorder to maintain an active relationship with the accepted students until theirarrival on campus.

  • Assist in the development and delivery of on-campus and virtual events

  • Work collaboratively with or as a liaison to other departments and offices across campus.

  • Welcome students during on-campus events

  • Assist recruiters with travel and communication for travel as needed

  • Other tasks and projects as needed

Additional responsibilities may be assigned by supervisor.



  • Bachelor’s degree

  • A minimum of three years experience in administrative, project management and/or logistical support for a goal-oriented business development team

  • Proficiency with virtual meeting software platforms, Office 360 (Outlook, Microsoft Teams, OneDrive, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Notebook)

  • Experience with Salesforce or a similar Client Relations Management System.

  • Must be goal or results-oriented

  • Excellent coordination, project management and time management competency

  • Logical and detail-oriented organizational skills

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Must be available to travel 10% of the time

  • Ability to communicate with students from different cultural backgrounds

  • Public speaking skills and the ability to present the University in a positive way to diverse populations.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.

  • Ability to multitask and effectively function in a fast-paced and team enviroment

  • Comfortable working under pressure of time and numbers/targets


  • Proficiency in a foreign language

  • Experience in international student recruitment with success in meeting application/enrollment targets

MCPHS offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits that includes a substantial contribution toward the cost ofmedical and dental insurance, generous time off benefits, and a significant pension plan contribution. To learn more about our total rewards, please visit .

Please attach a cover letter and a resume. No phone calls, please. Principals only. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the University’s diversity are encouraged to apply.

About Us

MCPHS University, an innovator in health and professional education, is setting the pace in the health science fields. MCPHS has more than 7000 students across campuses in Boston’s Longwood Medical Area, downtown Worcester, MA and downtown Manchester, NH. Here, we are preparing future generations of global leaders and promoting systems to improve the health of the public. In the midst of implementing an ambitious strategic plan that will bring us to our 200th anniversary in 2023, MCPHS offers meaningful work that benefits society overall, provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, and fosters a sense of connectedness and collaboration among our employees. We are a fast-moving, data-driven educational institution with a strong entrepreneurial mindset.

Come join us and be a part of a diverse community that is at the forefront of advancing the healthcare landscape! To learn more about working at MCPHS University, please visit .

MCPHS University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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