ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, Enrollment, Undergraduate Admissions Tracking Code2095 Job Description
About the Role
Boston University Undergraduate Admissions seeks an Assistant Director. Assistant Directors in the Undergraduate Admissions Office are required to represent the University at programs both on and off campus while managing a recruitment territory. The person in this position is expected to participate in the efforts of our office to build a strong and diverse applicant pool and commit to principles of antiracism, diversity, equity and inclusion in the college search and application process. Managing a recruitment territory requires extensive travel domestically in order to build and maintain relationships with high school personnel, representatives from community-based organizations as well as prospective students and their families. This position is required to holistically review and evaluate applications for admission, participate in our committee process, and identify potential scholarship candidates. This position will act as a liaison to an office or Admission function and maintain a high knowledge level of Boston University and the field of college admissions. Evening and weekend hours are necessary for most of the calendar year, as well as the ability to travel extensively for days or weeks at a time.
About the Organization
Boston University Admissions is part of the Enrollment & Student Administration unit (ENSA). BU Admissions plays a critical role in ENSA's mission through the undergraduate recruitment, selection, and enrollment of BU's first-year and transfer classes.
Across the 11 departments of ENSA, we are dedicated to ensuring that our policies, practices, and services meet the needs of an increasingly diverse University community of students, families, faculty, staff, and alumni. We do so through a lens of respect, and a commitment to encouraging the personal success and productivity of all employees. To read more about Boston University and our commitment to diversity and inclusion, please visit https://www.bu.edu/diversity/about/diversity-statement/
In order to be considered for this position, a cover letter must be included in your application materials.
About the Candidate
A Bachelor’s degree is a requirement for this position. We are seeking a candidate who:
- Has 1-3 years of directly-related experience;
- Possesses strong public speaking skills;
- Can demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills;
- Is a strong written and oral communicator, and;
- Has a valid driver’s license.
Applicants should be prepared to complete a CORI background check at point of hire.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Job Location BOSTON, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular