Admission Officer (Market) of International Students

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 2 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Language English
Location Shenzhen (深圳)
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Management - Schools / University / Vocational
Marketing / Public Relations > Marketing - Customer / Trade Marketing
Published On 22/11/2016

Position Summary

The Admission Officer (Market) of International Students is a position in the Global Engagement Office at Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech), Shenzhen, China, to primarily support the work of the Associate Director of International Students in successfully recruiting academically prepared international students for the English taught undergraduate degree program at SUSTech and facilitating their adaptation to the University life after matriculation.

Duties and Responsibilities

Admissions Officer (Market) of International Students is responsible for handling all aspects of the international student recruitment. The Officer is expected to travel abroad extensively to introduce SUSTech to high school and college students, respond to inquiries, interview prospective students, or organize such interviews by SUSTech Admission Committee members over the phone and in person, conduct campus tours, walk students through the entire application and enrollment process, and work with contracted service providers to produce all advertisement and recruitment materials.


  • Bachelor's degree required, and Master’s degree highly preferred;
  • 2-5 years proven customer service and/or sales experience highly preferred;
  • Background of working in an international setting preferred;
  • Knowledge of high school and college education systems in two countries or more preferred;
  • Must be detail-oriented and have a focus on informing and assisting prospective students; and maintaining high ethical standards and attention to compliance with University policies and regulations;
  • Must have strong computer skills (Work, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.);
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English required, fluency in Mandarin highly preferred;
  • Must have good people skills;
  • Must be able to travel 20-30% of time

Physical and Mental Demands:

  • Must be able to. lift 10 lbs
  • Travel via plane, car, and metro, and work at nontraditional hours is required to perform this job
  • Must to able to work in spite of jetlag
  • Effectively communicate, both up and down the management chain
  • Effectively cope with stressful situations
  • Strong mental acuity

Conditions of Employment

Employees in this job title are subject to the terms and conditions of an employment contract. Employment contracts are typically subject to review and renewal on an annual basis.

Application Process

Applicants should send by email to a cover letter, curriculum vitae and passport page, with the names of at least 3 referees by December 7th, 2016. Interviews will begin shortly afterwards, and will continue until the position is filled.

About SUSTech

The Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) is a public research university founded in 2011 in Shenzhen, one of the most prosperous and dynamic metropolises in China in adjacency to Hong Kong. As part of its plan to have a renowned university that can enhance the city’s national and global competitiveness and sustainable development, Shenzhen is fully committed to the development of SUSTech as a top-tier global university that excels in research and the cultivation of innovative talents for the world. Professor Chen Shiyi, an Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and former vice president of Peking University is the current President of SUSTech.

Since establishment, the university has been widely regarded as a pioneer and innovator that catalyses the Chinese higher education reform, and has received world-wide attention as a promising young university of science and technology. In the “Nature Index 2016 Rising Stars” rankings, SUSTech is ranked 62nd among the global top 100 institutions with most significant growth in high quality research publications, and ranked as the third fastest growing institution in the world.

The academic programs at SUSTech focus mainly on sciences and engineering, complemented by selected programs in management science, humanities and social sciences. Currently, SUSTech has 2 school and 12 departments: School of Environmental Science and Engineering, School of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and Departments of Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Finance, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Material Science and Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Oceanography, Mechanics and Aerospace Engineering, and Mechanical and Energy Engineering.

From the outset, SUSTech has sought to establish a top-rate international faculty body. 275 faculty members were hired by August 2016. Over 90 percent of the teaching and research staff at SUSTech are overseas returnees and more than 60 percent have educational or work experience at the world’s top 100 universities.

By September 2016, SUSTech full time students include 2,941 undergraduate students, 7 international undergraduate students and 294 graduate students. Student life is enriched through various means, including a residential college system, many student organizations and clubs, domestic and international competitions, and frequent guest lectures from national, regional and global experts in the arts and sciences. The university’s goal is to nurture students who are globally-minded, innovative, at the cutting-edge of research and practice in their fields, and also entrepreneurial. More information can be found at .