Assistant Dean, Graduate Admission (2 positions available)
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 Dean of Graduate Admission, the Assistant Dean will support academic departments to attract and enroll the most qualified graduate students. This position will have specific programmatic assignments for recruitment and application review. This individual is expected to develop and implement enrollment strategies, evaluate and report outcomes with analytical, fiscal, and other regular and ad hoc reports to inform the administration and improve processes. Travelling regionally and nationally is required as well as representing Hofstra at education fairs, universities and advising centers. Evening and weekend hours may be required in support of special projects and events. This position will be responsible for additional tasks as assigned. This is a full-time on-campus position.
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. This is a full-time on-campus position.
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. Ability to travel regionally and nationally is required. Valid driver’s license is required. Two to three years of recruitment experience within higher education is preferred. The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication, analytical and presentation skills and the ability to communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community. Must be able to work effectively and cooperatively with other areas within the University, particularly with members of the Dean’s Office, Department Chairs and Program Directors. Excellent organizational, administrative and customer service skills required. Demonstrated ability to prioritize and multitask in a fluid, fast-paced environment. Must have excellent computer skills and be highly proficient in the latest word processing, presentation and data analysis software (e.g., Microsoft Suite).
Master’s degree preferred.
Please email resume and cover letter to Sunil Samuel, Associate Vice President of Admission at [email protected] and reference job number 897518-21 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.