Assistant Director, Graduate Enrollment (International Focus)

Job description

The Office of Graduate Education (OGE) strives to provide exceptional leadership and service in advocating for excellence and integrity in all graduate programs at the University of Denver. Dedicated to quality, innovation, engagement, integrity, and inclusion, the OGE maintains the highest standards in enrollment management and student Services, focused on providing an excellent experience from inquiry to alumni association. Under the direction of the Senior Vice Provost for Research & Graduate Education and the Executive Director for Graduate Enrollment Management, OGE partners with deans, academic units, GSG and University governance on recruitment and retention, fellowships and financial aid, academic assessment, and program review to continually improve the quality of graduate education at DU. In consultation with the Provost and Graduate Council, OGE is responsible for the authorship and oversight of graduate policy, upholding standards with fairness and respect to all. In all that we do, the OGE supports the University's commitment to creating a diverse, ethical, and intellectually vibrant campus community

Position Summary

As a key member of the graduate admissions team, the assistant director works with staff in OGE and academic units to support graduate student recruitment and admission strategies and goals across the institution. The successful candidate must have the ability to multi-task with detail, work effectively in a team setting, and develop and maintain strong professional relationships with the academic and administrative leadership teams of DUs 10 graduate and professional schools and colleges offering more than 120 degree programs. Contributing to the University of Denver's strategic mission, supporting the enrollment goals of graduate academic units, communicating University policy, upholding graduate admission standards and assisting in the processing of admission applications are essential duties and responsibilities assigned to the Assistant Director of Graduate Enrollment. The position reports to the Associate Director of Graduate Enrollment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to prioritize projects and multi-task.
  • High level of accuracy and organization.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to generate reports using report-generation tools and analyze data to support the strategic planning efforts of OGE and the academic units enrollment effort

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 1 year of experience working in admissions or higher education

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with SLATE and the Ellucian (SunGard) Banner Student/Admissions module
  • Experience working with international students, TOEFL, IELTS, and international documents
  • 2+ years of experience working in admissions or higher education

Work Schedule

  • Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Evenings and weekends as required.

Application Deadline

For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) February 22, 2019

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please scroll to the bottom of the page to apply.

Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter

NOTE: The online system is limited to uploading 10 files. Please combine content if necessary to get all content uploaded.

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, military/ veteran status or any other status protected by law.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.




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Job No: 002874
Posted: 2/11/2019
Application Due: 4/12/2019
Work Type:
Salary: Negotiable