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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.


Reporting to the Director of Admission, the Assistant/Senior Assistant Dean of Admission- Transfer Recruitment will be involved in all aspects of the general admission process: recruitment travel, interaction with prospective students and their families, interviewing, application review, and the selection of candidates.

The Assistant/Senior Assistant Dean of Admission- Transfer Recruitment will work closely with the Transfer Recruitment team to develop and carry out the strategic recruitment plan that will help to achieve the goals set for transfer enrollment. The Assistant/Senior Assistant Dean of Admission- Transfer Recruitment will serve to recruit at local community colleges as well as some high schools to meet with prospective students regarding Hofstra University. The primary responsibility for Assistant/Senior Assistant Dean of Admission- Transfer Recruitment will be to complete credit evaluations as well as the recruitment of transfer students.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:
• Reading and evaluating applications and participating in the committee process to select candidates for admission
• Evaluation of transfer credits both domestically and internationally
• Interviewing prospective candidates on and off-campus
• Conducting information sessions
• Maintaining articulation agreements
• Additional duties as assigned

The position title will be assistant dean or senior assistant dean, depending on candidate’s level of experience.


A bachelor's degree and a valid driver's license required. At least 2-3 years of selective admission experience which includes direct experience working with transfer students is strongly preferred. Familiarity with computerized admissions and financial aid systems, such as SCT Banner and Technolutions Slate will aid in the transition into this role. The Candidate will possess strong interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to relate to a broad range of constituents (students, parents, alumni, school counselors, etc.), an appreciation for and sensitivity to a wide variety of backgrounds and traditions. The candidate will also need to be a strong public speaker who can present information in a concise and thorough manner. Strong skills with the Microsoft program suite of programs are essential as well as strong data analysis background.

Application Instructions:

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

Claire Fitzgibbon
Director of Admission
Email: [email protected]

Please reference “Assistant Dean of Admission-Transfer Recruitment” in the subject line

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: 9/27/2019
Application Due: 11/26/2019
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