Associate Director for Campus Visit

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About Hofstra:

Hofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.


Hofstra University’s Office of Undergraduate Admission seeks an associate director for campus visit.  This position reports to the executive director for marketing and communications for enrollment management.  The associate director for campus visit has the primary responsibility of managing the visitor experience for Hofstra University’s Office of Undergraduate Admission.

This position manages the various campus visit programming which includes but are not limited to the following: information sessions and tours, the Hofstra UpClose program, group visits, on-campus recruitment programs.  The selected candidate will oversee the creation and implementation of new and existing programming, including first-year, transfer and school counselor visit programs and events.

This position will directly manage the assistant director for campus visit, 2 graduate assistants and approximately 35 paid student employees – providing supervision, training, mentorship and professional development. 

The associate director for campus visit will develop relationships with various campus partners to help create memorable experiences for all visitors.  He/she will serve as the primary liaison for on-campus programs, including collaboration with colleges/schools, faculty, and administrators.  This person will also provide oversight of the Office of Undergraduate Admission’s reception area and will work to ensure visitors are provided with exceptional customer service.

Evening and weekend hours will be required in support of special projects and events. Other duties as assigned.

Candidates must be able to organize and handle all aspects of administration and adhere to the rules and regulations of Hofstra University, the Colonial Athletic Conference, and the NCAA.


Bachelor’s degree required.  Post-graduate degree preferred.  Three to five years related experience required.  Higher education, admission, campus visit, and event planning experience preferred.  The ideal candidate will be an outstanding communicator with excellent organizational skills, exceptional attention to detail, and the ability to multi-task and problem solve.  Must possess a working knowledge of Microsoft Suite. A working knowledge of Salesforce is helpful. This individual will deal with a wide variety of constituents, including faculty, administrators, alumni, vendors, current students, prospective students and their families.  The candidate must have a professional demeanor and excellent interpersonal skills

Application Instructions:

For consideration, please email a letter of application and resume to:

Melanie Mardirossian
Executive Director for Marketing and Communications for Enrollment Management
Office of Undergraduate Admission
Email: [email protected]

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.




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Posted: 7/10/2018
Application Due: 9/8/2018
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