Assistant Director-Admissions

Jul 11, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Northeastern University

Assistant Director-Admissions

Requisition Number: STFR003851

Division/College: Enrollment Management

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


Under the supervision of the Senior Associate Director of Admissions, the Assistant Director of Admissions will design and implement an effective recruitment strategy for students within their assigned region of the United States and will evaluate applicants for admission into the University. The Assistant Director's recruitment strategy will include significant travel in assigned territories designed to attract and subsequently enroll first year and transfer students in line with university priorities. Additionally, the Assistant Director will also assist the Senior Associate Director of Admission in the recruitment of special populations in the undergraduate admissions process. Further responsibilities include group and individual counseling and advising students and families regarding the admission process, conducting interviews and presentations, developing and maintaining relationships with secondary school and transfer counselors, alumni volunteers, other university offices and managing their territory throughout the entire admission cycle. The Assistant Director will also be responsible for coordinating and managing specific constituent relationships or projects in addition to other duties as assigned. A successful candidate will be a team player with a strong work ethic and demonstrated ability to successfully work independently, and who actively contributes to the office welfare in a high volume, fast-paced environment.


-Bachelor’s degree required. Master degree preferred.

-3-5 years of experience in student recruitment, and secondary/college admissions required.

-Admissions counseling experience, including recruitment programming, travel scheduling, student counseling, and small and large group presentations also required.

-Proven ability to work independently, excellent communication and presentation skills, sensitive and responsive to the needs of diverse constituencies

-Fluency in speaking Spanish is highly desired.

Additional Information:

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Careers@Northeastern

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.


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