Director of Enrollment Management-Graduate School Social Work

Colorado, USA, Denver
Jun 13, 2017
University of
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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

This leading professional is critical to the schools overall success and budget, ensuring the schools brand as it continues to graduate excellent professionals and scholars. The director will lead all aspects of program recruitment, application, admission, and awarding of scholarships to GSSW student applicants.

The director will supervise a growing admissions office. This office will oversee recruitment and admissions processes for all programs. Currently this position supervises two FTEs and works with GSSW administration as well as other offices in the DU community. More full-time employees will be added as the online program grows.

A particular priority of this position is placed on diversity and inclusion in recruiting across a range of identities and abilities. The GSSW 2025 strategic plan aspires for student composition to reflect a growing national and state-wide demographic, including more African-American, Latino, Native American, and other under-represented groups in our student body. Particular importance is placed on applicants with experience in diversification of an applicant pipeline. Additionally, qualified candidates will possess experience leading recruitment and admissions for multiple degree programs, including distance and online programs.

Essential Functions

  • Directs recruitment efforts in partnership with marketing and communications.
  • Directs all aspects of the application review process, including technical systems.
  • Directs activities related to GSSW financial aid, including management of discount awarding, and makes final scholarship decisions for admitted students.
  • Generates and analyzes reports related to GSSW inquiry and applicant records and recruitment activities and yield.
  • Meets with prospective students and applicants to discuss programs and education goals.
  • Supervision of a growing team.
  • Works with GSSW administration and the DU Office of Administration and Finance to develop annual predictive model; monitor admission and financial aid awards to meet goals; collaborates with DU departments as requested.
  • Other duties related to the overall operations of the school as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Required Master's Degree.
  • Minimum 2 years higher education/admissions experience; supervision of administrative professionals in a higher education setting.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Preferred Minimum 5 years admission, recruitment, or financial aid experience; ideally, online academic program recruitment experience.

Application deadline

For best consideration, please submit your application materials by Friday, June 9, 2017.

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please scroll to the bottom of the page to apply.

Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LGBTQ community, people with disabilities and veterans. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.