Apr 5

Job: Domestic Admissions Counselor – Temple University (Kyoto, Japan)

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Position: Domestic Admissions Counselor (Student Recruiter)
Posted by:
Temple University, Japan Campus
Location: Kyoto, Japan
Contract: Full Time; Visa Sponsorship

Thanks to Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ) for passing along the following job opening.

Salary & benefits:

  • Commensurate with experience.
  • Eleven (11) days paid vacation in the first fiscal year (July-June) increasing to 20 days after 6 years of employment, plus 5 paid “personal and sick days” each year.
  • In addition, approximately two weeks company-wide break over Christmas/New Year.
  • Japanese social insurance and pension, commuting/telework allowance, a welfare-discount program membership, retirement payment system and tuition benefits for Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ) programs.

Overview of position:

Starting in January 2025, Temple University will broaden its presence in Japan through the establishment of a new satellite campus in Kyoto. Over the past three years, TUJ has experienced unprecedented growth, including an 80% increase in its undergraduate student population. In connection with our new satellite campus in Kyoto and to support further growth in the Kansai region, TUJ is seeking a motivated and outgoing Admissions Counselor for the domestic Japanese market to support university recruiting and advise prospective students. The admissions counselor will be responsible for all aspects of student recruitment by visiting high schools and other educational institutions, attending university admission events, arranging information sessions and campus tours, and initiating campaigns to induce students to attend TUJ. Candidates should be either residing in or able to relocate to the Kansai region and be able to occasionally travel to Tokyo for training purposes. The role requires some travel within Japan.

Primary responsibilities

  • Represent TUJ and its vision to prospective students, parents, school counselors, academic institutions and other entities in the Kansai region (focus on the western Japan, not limited to Kyoto/Osaka)
  • Visit local Japanese high schools and international schools to establish, develop and maintain positive relationships (both existing and new connections)
  • Plan and execute projects to increase the number of inquiries, applications, and new/transfer students from the western part of Japan
  • Attend university/education fairs and give presentations about TUJ to prospective students and parents
  • Organize on-campus and online events to promote the new satellite campus and increase application numbers (See our Information Sessions)
  • Follow up with prospects, conduct individual counseling and campus tours, and assist with prospects’ application process
  • Develop strategic recruiting plans that align with TUJ’s business goals
  • Achieve recruiting targets
  • Collaborate with other team members and departments to optimize recruiting efforts

Required Qualifications & Experience

  • Native or native-level Japanese with fluent English skills
  • Sales and/or marketing experience
  • Excellent communication skills with customer focus
  • Self-motivated and independent
  • Working knowledge of CRM systems
  • Excellent PC skills (PowerPoint) to give presentations

Preferred Qualifications and Experience

  • Experience at educational institutions
  • Experience in digital marketing and advertising
  • Proficient in marketing research and statistical analysis
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, or related field
  • Experience studying at universities in the U.S.
  • Intermediate Excel and Word skills

Application Process
Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications received before April 15, 2024 will receive fullest consideration.

Send applications to tujjobs@tuj.temple.edu with the following three items as attachments:

  1. a cover letter highlighting relevant experience and what appeals to you about the position
  2. a resume or curriculum vitae
  3. a list of two references with contact information

Indicate the title and location of the position you are applying for in the email subject box. Also, we would appreciate it very much if you could let us know from which website/resource you found out about this position.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Temple University, Japan Campus is committed to equal employment, and to increase diversity and inclusivity in both its community and curricula. All qualified applicants shall have full and equal consideration for employment. The university does not discriminate against candidates and employees because of their disability, sex, race, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, veteran status, or any other protected status under the law. Candidates who can contribute to the institution’s goals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Apply at: https://www.tuj.ac.jp/joblistings/s-ft-ug-ac-domestic-kyoto

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