Pay Grade/Pay Range: 59 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 47590.44 Midpoint - $ 68993.64
Department/Organization: 200603 - Admissions
Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m.-4:45 p.m.
Job Summary: The Assistant Director of Multicultural Recruitment under the direction of the Director of Undergraduate Admissions, will provide oversight to all aspects of diversity, equity and inclusiveness recruitment. This includes, but is not limited to: advising the Admissions Counselors and Regional Recruiters responsible for in-state and out-of-state territories, training admissions staff, and working alongside the team to conduct multicultural recruitment.
Additional Department Summary: The Assistant Director will work with admission officers and other key campus partners within the University to develop and implement a strategic and comprehensive plan to enroll students who are historically underrepresented in higher education including students of color, first-generation, low-to moderate-income, and those from rural areas. The Assistant Director will serve as the lead for all in-office and regional, in-state and out-of-state diversity recruitment plans, initiatives, and staff. The Assistant Director provides mentorship to all recruiters and counselors by maintaining constant communications to achieve diversity enrollment goals. The Assistant Director ensures that through training and daily updates that the recruitment team are well versed with our Diversity initiatives, academic programs and co-curricular opportunities in order to provide excellent customer service to prospective incoming freshman and their parents. This position assists in the management of recruitment email campaigns, social media, event software applications and other forms of media for prospective students and their parents. The Assistant Director will assist with developing, managing, and executing innovative and results-oriented diversity recruitment strategies to ensure the student enrollment goal is met. This position will develop and oversee a student multicultural recruitment team to partner with admissions.
Required Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors degree and three (3) years of work experience in admissions, student recruitment, or diversity recruitment in higher education.
Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications: Must have valid U.S. driver's license. Must be at least 21 years of age at time of hire and have an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report as determined by the insurance carrier.
Skills and Knowledge: Excellent oral and written communications skills. An interest in working with prospective students and their families. The ability to work with different cultures and groups of people. Proven leadership ability and customer oriented philosophy. Ability to multi task effectively. High organization skills for strategic planning purposes.
Preferred Qualifications: A Master's degree in an appropriate discipline and at least 3 years of diversity recruitment experience in a complex higher education institution is preferred.
Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.
Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster