Assistant Director, Marketing and Communications, Admissions & Outreach

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UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students.


Posting TitleAssistant Director, Marketing and Communications, Admissions & OutreachDepartmentUNT-Admissions-Gen-164500Job LocationDentonFull Time/Part TimeFull-TimeSalary InformationCommensurate with experienceDepartment Summary

The Office of Admissions is a vital contributor to the enrollment success at the University of North Texas through student outreach, recruitment endeavors, and a commitment to providing personalized assistance to students throughout the college application and admissions process.

Position Overview

The Office of Admissions at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire an Assistant Director, Admissions Recruitment & Outreach to lead and coordinate social media, marketing, and communication within the office of Admissions. The area of expertise for this position is marketing for the recruitment of freshmen, transfer, graduate and adult learner students, and helping to facilitate the university’s recruitment services to high schools, community colleges and area corporations. This position will work with the Associate Vice President to ensure all areas are being covered appropriately, use data to make strategic decisions about recruitment and outreach initiatives.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in related field and four years of professional related experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Previous Admissions Office experience.
• Thorough knowledge of recruitment and admissions practices within a higher education setting.
• Thorough knowledge and experience working with a diverse student population.
• Ability to develop recruitment programs, create effective materials, and effectively plan and coordinate group events.
• Ability to work collaboratively and support diversity of prospective students, community, constituents, staff, faculty, and other parties connected to this position.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with Microsoft Office products.
Professional in appearance, motivated, self-directed, and have the ability and willingness to communicate enthusiastically with diverse populations in a positive, courteous, and professional manner.
Possession of a valid driver’s license and a good driving record.
2-3 years of marketing experience preferred.

Required License / Registration / CertificationWork Schedule

Monday – Friday 8 am – 5 pm
occasional overtime

Driving University VehicleNoSecurity SensitiveThis is a security sensitive position.EEO Statement

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Classification TitleAsst Dir, Adms Rcrt & OutrchPhysical RequirementsCarrying, Driving, Kneeling, Lifting up to 50 pounds, Sitting, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Talk or Hear, Writing Job Duties



Support and assist in UNT’s strategic communication and marketing initiatives for the office of Admissions and the office of Outreach.


Lead and coordinate social media, marketing materials and communications campaigns within the office of Admissions.


Ability to strategically implement recruitment strategies through marketing and communication within the office of Admissions and the office of Outreach.


Provide expertise to implement, develop, and evaluate new student enrollment through communications and marketing initiatives for the office of Admissions and the office of Outreach.


Act as liaison between the office of Admissions and on campus constituents.

Posting NumberS1059PPosition End Date (if temporary)Special Instructions to ApplicantsQuicklink for Posting Questions

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  1. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
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    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+
  2. * What is your highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associate's Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • Doctorate

Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of Names and Contact Information for 3 references

Optional Documents

  1. Transcripts
  2. Letter of Recommendation
  3. Other Document




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Posted: 9/9/2020
Application Due: 12/8/2020
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