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Assistant Director, DSO


Regis University




Northwest Denver Campus


Position Type:



Scheduled Weekly Hours:



Requested Start Date for this Position:

02/26/2024 – 17 days to go


Campus Location:

Northwest Denver Campus


Full-time or Part-time:

Full time


Job Summary:

The Assistant Director, DSO will support the Director of Global Engagement playing a key role in developing and executing a forward-thinking vision and a mission-driven organizational culture for the Center for Global Engagement. Under the general direction of the Director of Global Engagement, maintains responsibility for activities related to the recruitment of international students. Primary responsibility for communicating with overseas agencies and agents as well as their target recruits, with occasional travel abroad as needed. The Assistant Director, DSO leads the recruitment and application review process and manages prospective student communications from the point of initial contact through all admission and enrollment requirements. The successful candidate will be a relationship builder who listens, inspires, and establishes trust and collaborative partnerships across the University.


Working at Regis

As Regis employees, we embrace our Jesuit Catholic values of respect, inclusion and equity, and welcome employees, faculty and students from all faiths and cultures. Together, we perform our duties in alignment with the mission of the University and seek dedicated individuals to contribute to and strengthen that mission and our service to students.


Take a moment to consider our Total Rewards package:

– A generous tuition benefit for employees, spouses, and dependents

– Paid Mission leave to give employees time to volunteer in the community

– Options for flexible work

– Additional time off each year when the University closes for Winter Break

– Medical, dental, and vision insurance


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please submit a resume, cover letter and list of references with your application. Current employees, please submit an application by logging into Workday. Click on the Career Worklet and access the internal site.


Major Duties and Responsibilities:




• Serve as a Designated School Official (DSO) to update and maintain student records in SEVIS, issue necessary immigration forms, and guide students through the process of studying in the U.S.


• Territory Management: formulates international travel, telephone, and email communication plans from inquiry through to enrolled students in support of overall goals for international undergraduate and graduate students.


• Recruiting and Counseling Prospective Students: develops strong working relationships with agents and agencies, prospective students, including parents/family members; exercises independent judgment in evaluating students as potential candidates for admission with particular emphasis on academic preparation.


• Ensures outstanding admissions experience through first-term registration processes for undergraduate and graduate students.


• Info Sessions: conduct presentations to prospective students and their parents/families. Work collaboratively within admissions and across campus to ensure that enrollment objectives are achieved. Exercises discretion in planning for travel, receptions, and other special events.


• Communication: initiate tracked and documented telephone/email contact with prospective students and applicants to ensure that prospective and admitted students receive personal verbal and written communication; document each telephone and email contact. Outstanding speaking, writing, and listening skills are required.


• Collaborate with the team, including Enrollment Marketing and Campus Visit Experience, on all internal and external activities.


• Application File Review: reading applications and recommending students for review by the Admission Committee. Must exercise good judgment regarding the academic, personal, and co-curricular qualities Regis University desires in its student body.


• Event Programming: participates in planning, implementing, and communicating details of on and off-campus events for the Office of Admission


• Social networking: participates in social networking initiatives for the Office of Admission.


• Financial Aid: develop expertise in describing Regis University’s merit scholarships and financial aid awarding policies and practices, and ensure the highest level of service and accuracy with families.


• Confidentiality: must safeguard the confidentiality of student, staff, and University information by exercising discretion in managing records and communication with faculty, staff, parents, alumni, and current and prospective students.


• Professionalism: must demonstrate the highest professional demeanor and ethical behavior.


• Ensure compliance with all Regis policies and all federal, state, and accreditation requirements.


• Performs other duties as assigned.






• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.


Preferred Experience:


• At least one year of experience in international student recruiting and admissions


• Knowledge of international higher education.


• Knowledge of international admissions and enrollment practices


• Prior international operations experience and advising skills, preferably in higher education.




• Must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. Legal Permanent Resident per federal regulations.




Working conditions are normal for an office environment.


This position requires occasional weekend and/or evening work. This position may travel when necessary. or


Pay Rate:

$55,000 / annually


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Since 1877, Regis University has been using our Jesuit background to provide an education for men and women of all ages and faiths and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission: A Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Inspired by St. Ignatius Loyola, the mission of Regis University is to educate men and women of all ages to make a positive impact in a rapidly-changing global society. We encourage our students to seek truth, live purposeful lives, and continually examine and attempt to answer the question: “How ought we to live?” Regis University’s Northwest Campus is the main campus and administrative hub, located in Denver, Colorado. Regis University has three additional campuses in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Thornton, Colorado and the Denver Tech Center, as well as distance learning initiatives.


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