Senior Associate Director

Lincoln, Nebraska
Feb 27, 2017
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The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is seeking a Senior Associate Director of Admissions to serve as a strong leader on our recruitment team.

The NEBRASKA Office of Admissions is known nationally for being on the cutting edge of student recruitment best practices. Our team is diverse, energetic, and invested in the work we’re doing. We hold ourselves to high standards because we believe every student deserves our best. Those who thrive at NEBRASKA are people who have the desire to serve and the drive to get it done. NEBRASKA is in growth mode—we need someone ready to partner with our team to increase enrollments. Are you up for the challenge?

We’re located in Lincoln, Nebraska’s growing capital city. Lincoln is buzzing with a flourishing economy and a rich, vibrant culture. From the Railyard entertainment district, to more than 100 technology startups, to great family life opportunities, Lincoln is the sweet spot of balanced living. Take a peek here:

The Senior Associate Director is responsible for the development, implementation, and assessment of UNL’s initiatives for resident, non-resident, international, and transfer recruitment and is responsible for shaping the academic profile and ethnic diversity of the first-year class. Specifically, the position organizes high school visit and college fair travel plans, manages UNL’s presence in resident and non-resident territories, oversees recruitment events on and off campus, and supervises the awarding of more than $2 million in scholarships.

This position is critical to UNL’s recruitment efforts, is the only of its kind, supervises more than 40 professional and office service staff members, and is responsible for the Office of Admissions in the director’s absence. This position will serve as the primary liaison regarding recruitment with UNL faculty/staff, community agencies, and high schools and community colleges. Responsibilities will include undergraduate recruitment, community relations, and implementation of programs that will allow greater use and visibility of the human, educational, and technical resources of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln in these areas. Night and weekend activities and travel required. Criminal history background check and driving record review will be conducted.

Applicant review begins March 27, 2017. The University of Nebraska offers excellent benefits, including a staff/dependent scholarship program.

View requisition S_170089 at for complete details and to apply.

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