Assistant Director, Graduate Recruiting & Admissions
Working Title: Assistant Director, Graduate Recruiting & Admissions
Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff
Department: McIntire School of Commerce
Posting Date: 11-27-2017
The McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia seeks a dynamic, engaging recruitment professional to lead outreach efforts for UVA's executive-format Master of Science programs, including the newly-created M.S. in Business Analytics. The Assistant Director will be responsible for attracting and recruiting qualified, experienced working professionals for matriculation.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, developing and implementing targeted outreach communications, including ongoing, active management of social media presence; planning and leading recruitment events; and cultivating relationships with current students, key alumni, prospective corporate sponsors and related professional organizations. The Assistant Director will respond to inquiries, counsel, advise and interview prospective students, and effectively involve important stakeholders (students/alumni/faculty) in the recruitment process. Support of other program initiatives may be required.
Occasional weekend and evening hours required, with some scheduling flexibility. Primary responsibility for recruiting efforts will be in the Northern Virginia area, with occasional travel throughout the mid-Atlantic.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Recruiting experience and strong interpersonal skills needed for success. Strong written and oral communication skills and the ability to relate well to the career and educational needs of mid-career business and technology professionals required. Ability to work independently and with a team, technology proficiency, outstanding customer service, strong organizational/budgeting skills and commitment to diversity are essential. Flexibility for some travel, with occasional evenings/Saturdays as necessary for recruitment events.
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