SENIOR ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE DEAN
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.
Reporting to the Director of Undergraduate Admission, the Senior Assistant/Associate Dean will work closely with senior staff in the admission office to supervise and mentor junior staff in various aspects of daily operations, and work on strategic planning teams for office wide initiatives. This position is responsible for all aspects of admissions/recruiting; interviewing, high school visitations, college day/night programs, application review, and special projects within a given geographic territory. The position will also oversee recruitment of diverse populations to Hofstra.
The Senior Assistant/Associate Dean will coordinate the New Opportunities at Hofstra (NOAH) program, which entails reviewing applications, liaising with the NOAH office to arrange interviews, and keeping in communication with applicants.
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.
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, plus some nights and weekends.
Evening and weekend hours and travel required.
Bachelor’s degree required. Valid driver’s license required. Three years admissions experience with knowledge of both international and domestic recruitment preferred. Prior experience in working with multicultural and first-generation students is strongly preferred.Familiarity with Ellucian Banner and Technolutions Slate, as well as a working knowledge of PC-based word processing and spreadsheet programs. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience working in a team environment and independently. The candidate must have the ability to multitask in a deadline driven environment. Candidate should possess strong communication skills both oral and written as well as strong interpersonal, organizational, leadership and administrative skills. Excellent presentation/public speaking skills required.
Please email resume and cover letter to Claire Fitzgibbon, director of admission, at [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.