Admissions Recruiter

Jan 04, 2018
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Northeastern University

Admissions Recruiter

Requisition Number: STFR004269

Division/College: Professional Advancement Network

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


Reporting to the Director of Admissions - Undergraduate Programs, in the Professional Advancement Network, the Assistant Director of Admissions serves an integral role in the growth of enrollments within the Professional Advancement Network.

The primary responsibility for this role is to design, implement and analyze an effective recruitment strategy within a target audience for graduate and undergraduate professional programs. The Assistant Director's recruitment strategy will include travel (locally, nationally and globally) and eRecruitment initiatives designed to attract and subsequently enroll professional students in line with university priorities. The Assistant Director will be responsible for strategically planning and executing online webinars, open houses, informational session and various lead generation events for the University. Additionally, the Assistant Director will maintain recruitment information in the College's CRM, application and marketing automation systems in order to track metrics related to the enrollment life cycle, ensure that all events and leads are being recorded, and analyze recruitment data to determine the effectiveness of specific events and activities.

This role also serves as in an application evaluation capacity, as needed, during peak cycles. Applications should be read using specified evaluation policies and procedures. Further responsibilities include reviewing admissions applications independently and, in collaboration with the Academic Deans and Program Directors, make admissions decisions

S/he actively and positively contributes to the office welfare by working collaboratively with staff in all units to achieve institutional enrollment goals, including marketing, operations, college partners and academic advising. The Assistant Director will also be responsible for coordinating and managing projects in addition to other duties as assigned.

A successful candidate will be a team player with a strong work ethic, who strives to meet goals, enjoys meeting and attracting prospective students to Northeastern, and actively and positively contributes to the office welfare in a high volume, fast-paced environment.


The Assistant Director must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree preferred. Two to four years of professional experience in recruitment, sales, project management and/or higher education is preferred. The individual in this position must be able to work in a fast paced environment and have outstanding communication, organizational and relationship-building skills. Familiarity with CRM systems is preferred. This person must have the ability to work independently, as well as with teams of colleagues, and possess the aptitude for detail-oriented tasks. The Assistant Director must have strong time management skills and have the ability to prioritize and balance responsibilities. The individual in this position must be able to work a flexible work schedule, including nights and weekends, and wiliness to travel on a frequent basis is necessary.

Additional Information:

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: [email protected]

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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