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The Amistad Murals consists of three panels: The Revolt, The Court Scene, and Back to Africa. They are housed in Savery Library and are known as one of artist Hale Aspacio Woodruff's best known works.

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International Admissions Counselor

Department Admissions
Salary D.O.E.
City/State Talladega/AL
Education: Bachelor's Degree
Type Faculty
Experience: See Qualifications Below
Category Faculty
Relocation No
Salary D.O.E.
Contact Email brhoden@talladega.edu
Contact Name Talladega College Office of Human Resources
Relocation No

Job Summary

Description:

Talladega College Office of Admissions is seeking an International Admissions Counselor who will specialize in recruiting, admitting and converting potential Talladega College students in various global territories with a specialization in the Latin American countries. This experienced admissions professional will manage all aspects of the territory on behalf of the college; will spend their time visiting high schools, transfer centers, and other organizations; and will serve as the international student counselor to assist international students with their transition and adjustment to the Talladega community. The major focus will be on recruiting top students with a goal to inform them of the unique programs and opportunities available at the College. Must have a valid Passport and possess all requirements for hiring in the United States.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides consultative services to students and families about the college search and selection process.
  • Interviews prospective students to evaluate suitability for admission, with specialized knowledge of the educational system in the country and schools within the assigned territory.
  • Evaluates applications, both quantitatively and qualitatively, and makes admission decisions.
  • Conceptualizes and implements strategic initiatives that are of critical importance to meeting the enrollment goals of the university.
  • Plans and makes public presentations as part of outreach efforts. Represents TC at assigned programs to students, parents, teachers, high schools and organizations.
  • Coordinates involvement of college faculty / staff at admissions events to enhance recruitment and conversion efforts.
  • Builds and maintains relationships with counselors from area schools, especially feeder schools that traditionally send the most students to the college.
  • Develops and implements marketing plans, strategies and materials aimed at enhancing recruitment and conversion of targeted program applicants. Identifies marketing messages and ensures incorporation in presentations and publications.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Must have comprehensive knowledge and cultural understanding of education in global territories, especially Latin countries.
  • Must be aware of current trends and issues impacting international students.
  • Establishes and maintains well-documented policy and procedural manuals, and communicates updates/changes as required.
  • Bilingual (fluent in Spanish) and College Admissions experience.
  • Must be willing to travel at least 75% of time.
  • Must work occasional weekends.

Application Process:

Qualified candidates should forward a letter of interest, resume, Talladega College application and at least three professional references to the email address of brhoden@talladega.edu or mail to the address below. Official transcript will be required if hired for the position.

Talladega College
Human Resources Office
627 W. Battle Street
Talladega, AL 35160

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Office of Admissions
Talladega College
627 Battle Street West
Talladega, AL 35160

Phone: (866) 540-3956
or (256) 362-0274
Email: admissions@talladega.edu

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The history of Talladega College began on November 20, 1865, when two former slaves William Savery and Thomas Tarrant, both of Talladega, met in convention with a group of new freedmen in Mobile, Alabama.

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