It is my pleasure to announce Christian Villasenor and Leke Hoxha as the two finalist candidates for the Assistant Director of International Recruitment and Enrollment position.  Their interviews will include an open forum.  The dates for the open forums for each candidate are listed below with zoom links.  There is also an opportunity for you to provide feedback via the “submit feedback” link below.  We greatly appreciate your participation in the search process.  I want to thank the search committee members, Siwei Zhu, Linda Tegtmeier, Marsha Wichmann and Katy Johnson for their important service to the University as well as Heather Nesemeier for managing scheduling and logistics.

The 50-minute Open forum will consist of a fifteen minute presentation on the following questions and a Q and A with the candidate.

Presentation Topics: 

  1. International Students’ questions:
  • What are cultural differences, challenges and barriers that you’ve observed that international students face in American universities? How do you educate and provide other support to address these?
  • Briefly explain your experience with immigration work as it relates to international students.
  1. Other questions:
  • One of the University’s goals is to increase enrollment. How do you see your role contributing to this goal as the Assistant Director of International Recruitment and Enrollment?
  • Where do you see your recruitment and support of international students taking the University in the next five years?

Candidate Christian Villasenor

Date: Thursday, January 6, 1 pm

Zoom link: https://minnstate.zoom.us/j/92560548101

Passcode: global

Call in: US: +1 312 626 6799 or +1 929 205 6099

Link to submit feedback: Link

 

Candidate Leke Hoxha

Date: Thursday, January 13, 9:30 am

Zoom link:  https://minnstate.zoom.us/j/94402199935

Passcode: global

Call in: US: +1 929 205 6099 or +1 301 715 8592

Link to submit feedback: Link