Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment
University of San Francisco
USF Hilltop Campus
Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admission and RecruitmentJob Summary:
The Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment provides oversight and management for a major function related to the recruitment, enrollment, and retention of undergraduate students to the Hilltop and/or branch campuses. Major function areas include, but are not limited to, transfer recruitment, multicultural recruitment, alumni/parent volunteers; counselor relations and events; and campus events and programming. The assistant director is responsible for planning, implementing, and coordinating activities related to one of the function areas. Reporting to the Associate Director of Admission for Transfer Initiatives, and working collaboratively with all admission colleagues, the Assistant Director is charged with providing the highest quality programmatic development and student experience to achieve enrollment goals. This position's main responsibilities include coordinating and overseeing Undergraduate Admission driven communications to prospective and admitted students including but not limited to on- and off-campus functions. During application review season, this position is also responsible for overseeing all special program admission applications and processes/communications. This position is additionally charged with coordinating on-the-spot admission with the Senior Associate Director of Admission for Transfer Initiatives. This position will also work with Enrollment Communications in maintaining the web presence for all undergraduate admission related sites.Full Job Description:Job Responsibilities: Develops and implements a comprehensive plan related to the major functional areas for the admissions team in coordination with the admissions recruitment plan.
Identifies admission activities and strategies for developing and enhancing prospective student markets whether that be recruitment travel for transfer students, events for counselors, programming for multicultural students, or recruitment of alumni/parent volunteers.
Serves as the lead for questions, issues, communication, and programming related to the major functional areas.
Develops an expansive training program related to the function area for new admissions staff and continues on-going training and professional development for all the admissions team. Develops training materials, documentation, support, and programs to ensure best practices and impact.
Ensures the development of best practices not only related to the major functional areas but also to all admissions related functions.
Represents the University in a variety of settings both on-campus and throughout the country.
Selects, schedules, and coordinates high school, community college, and college fair visits to recruit prospective students.
Communicate with students, faculty, staff, and alumni to recruit qualified students to USF.
Develop and maintain effective relationships with appropriate counselors, administrative, and teacher contacts at high schools and community colleges.
Counsel prospective students and families about admission, transfer credit, financial aid, academic programs, and student life at USF.
Reviews admission files, determines eligibility, decides which applicants are qualified for admission to USF and makes admission decisions.
Assesses and analyzes results of recruitment and program management efforts and then develops and implements appropriate changes based on the analysis.
Utilizes data service and market analysis tools to plan recruitment and yield strategy.
Contributes to the yearly planning and evaluation of recruitment and admission programs.
Assists in management of visit and other special event programs for prospective and admitted students that effectively increase matriculation and ensure safe and informative experiences for students and their families.
Other duties as assigned.
A bachelor's degree with two or more years in admissions required
This job requires extensive travel
Demonstrated public speaking experience and excellent written and oral communication skills
Ability to evaluate and refine programming logistics, service offerings, and scheduling
Proven ability to successfully plan, prioritize, and multitask and to work with minimal supervision and to follow through and meet deadlines
Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative, diverse, and team-oriented environment
Demonstrated strong customer service skills
Strong problem solving and decision-making skills
Advanced computer/technical proficiency
Must be willing and able to work evenings and weekends
Commitment to Affirmative Action goals
Understanding of and commitment to USF's Vision, Mission and Values in creating a learning environment that nurtures among students the faith that does justice.
Spanish, Mandarin or Tagalog speaker a plus
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
To apply, visit https://usfca.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/USF_Staff/job/USF-Hilltop-Campus/Assistant-Director-of-Undergraduate-Admission-and-Recruitment_R0000026.
The University of San Francisco is located in the heart of one of the world’s most innovative and diverse cities, and is home to a vibrant academic community of students and faculty who achieve excellence in their fields. Its diverse student body enjoys direct access to faculty, small classes and outstanding opportunities in the city itself. USF is San Francisco's first university, and its Jesuit Catholic mission helps ignite a student’s passion for social justice and a desire to “Change the World From Here.” For more information, visit http://www.usfca.edu.
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