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University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus
Business School – Executive MBA Program
Assistant Director of Recruiting
Position #00791718 – Requisition #23956

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers *

COVID-19 Vaccinations:

The University of Colorado has a requirement for COVID-19 vaccinations and full completion thereof by 9/1/21 or upon start date.  Information regarding this requirement, and exemptions can be found at:

 Anschutz: https://www.ucdenver.edu/docs/librariesprovider284/default-document-library/3000-general-admission/3012---covid-19-vaccination-requirement-and-compliance.pdf?sfvrsn=4e9df3ba_2

Denver: https://www.ucdenver.edu/coronavirus

Exemptions vary by campus location/department. 

Campus/Unit-Specific Exemptions:

    Anschutz Campus – Exemptions are allowed for medical or religious reasons. Denver Campus - Exemptions are allowed for medical, religious, or personal reasons. Consolidated/Central Services Administration – Will follow Anschutz policy on exemptions.
 

The University of Colorado Denver Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

The Executive MBA Program in the Business School has an opening for a full time University Staff (unclassified) Assistant Director of Recruiting position.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is a public research university serving more than 18,000 students. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer more than 140 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The university receives over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at CU Anschutz in Aurora, Colo. a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at CU Denver, our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver—one of America’s most vibrant urban centers. CU Denver is located steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District affording our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.

Located in the heart of downtown, CU Denver provides a vibrant, urban research university experience, with academic programs ranging from the liberal arts and sciences to global energy management, music industry studies and criminal justice among eight schools and colleges. The classroom extends into the city as students study, network and build careers in the surrounding business district. CU Denver unites quality academics, ambitious research and creative work, civic consciousness and driven students—all in the lively setting of downtown Denver. Read CU Denver Quick Facts here. 

The University of Colorado Denver is a public research university serving more than 14,000 students. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer more than 100 highly rated degree programs through eight schools and colleges. In the heart of downtown Denver—one of America’s most vibrant urban centers—CU Denver is located steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District affording our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.

Nature of Work

The Assistant Director of Recruiting for the Executive MBA (EMBA) Program is primarily responsible for the development, execution, and effectiveness of recruiting strategies with the goal of promoting the program among potential students and driving enrollment. A central part of this role will also be to develop partnerships with companies willing to send potential executives to the program on a regular basis. A secondary responsibility is to develop and implement marketing campaigns designed to expand the EMBA Program’s visibility, increase leads, and identify passionate, creative, and motivated students who are emerging leaders in their companies. This full-time position will be an integral and contributing member of the EMBA team. The position will report to the Program Director of the EMBA and work with the Program Coordinator and Financial Director of the EMBA, as well as the Marketing Department of the business school, to optimize the competitive positioning of the EMBA in local, regional, and national markets. This position also includes other operational duties, as needed, to manage the program and support the EMBA faculty, current students, and alumni. The position will require some evening or weekend work, and occasional out-of-state travel.

Professional Fields

Professional recruitment, Communications, Marketing, Advertising, Alumni relations, Sales, Admissions, and/or related fields.

Reporting Relationships

Reports to Program Director of the Executive MBA program.

Position Responsibilities

    EMBA Recruitment and Enrollment Management (Primary)Develop and implement EMBA student recruitment policies and practices to drive enrollment growth for the program.Generate and manage the recruitment funnel, maximizing responsiveness to convert expressions of interest into enrolled students.Develop annual recruiting and enrollment goals to ensure the financial sustainability of the EMBA Program.Oversee prospective student database and software systems to receive, follow-up on, and track information requests and questions from prospective students.Assist the admissions committee to review applications, conduct interviews, and evaluate applicants for admission to the program and eligibility for merit-based scholarships.Develop partnerships with companies willing to identify and support mid- to senior-level managers to regularly participate in the CU Denver EMBA Program. Utilize opportunities for recruitment that may exist among current students and alumni.Coordinate the EMBA Program’s presence at recruiting fairs, as well as other events within and outside the Denver metro area. Organize, host, and participate in regular information sessions, webinars, and other events that target prospective students, on and off campus.Engage with the Business School’s advising teams and various student affairs offices to strengthen enrollments in the EMBA program.Develop effective yield processes and activities for recruitment and enrollment of students. Collaborate with the Program Director and Financial Director on the annual budget for EMBA student recruitment.Serve as spokesperson for the mission and values of the EMBA program, business school, and the university.
EMBA Marketing and Advertising Campaigns (Secondary)Design and implement digital and print marketing campaigns to develop relationships, raise awareness about the program’s unique strengths, and support recruitment among prospective and current students, as well as developing strong alumni ties.Implement communications strategies, including direct mail and e-mail, digital media, pipeline programs and partnerships, and other related events.Manage the programs social media presence across multiple channels Negotiate and manage the EMBA’s contract (MOU) with the Business School Marketing Department to optimize program awareness and lead generation.Manage and maintain the EMBA web pages to ensure content remains accurate, up-to-date, and optimal in terms of market positioning.Conduct competitive intelligence to be knowledgeable about competing programs and the marketing approaches of those programs.Work with outside vendors, as needed.EMBA Classroom Management (Secondary)Work with the Program Director, Program Coordinator, and program faculty to support the delivery of classes.Work with Program Coordinator and Financial Director to respond to student inquiries and resolve issues as they arise.Assist with the coordination of program specific events, such as orientation, graduation, program receptions, and alumni relations.
    Other duties, as needed.
This description is a summary only and is describing the general level of work being performed, it is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties of this position may change from time to time and/or based on business need. We reserve the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of the supervisor and/or hiring authority.

Salary and Benefits:

The starting salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $60,000 to $72,000 and is commensurate with skills and experience.

The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

Here is a link to an overview of the benefits package
Here is a link to a Total Compensation Calculator

Diversity and Equity:

  • The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at [email protected]
  • The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.
  • The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees. 


Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications: 

    Bachelor’s degree in business, communications, marketing, public relations, or related field.Four years of professional experience in postsecondary student affairs, student recruiting, and/or equivalent customer outreach.Eight years of full-time work experience (post-Bachelor graduation).
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Substitution: A combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted for the bachelor’s degree on a year for year basis.

Condition of Employment

    Must be willing and able to travel up to 25% of time.Must be willing and able to work occasional evenings and weekends.Must be willing to work creatively and collaboratively in an ambitious team environment.Must be willing and able to reliably transport self and any work materials to and from off-site work locations as needed for business purposes.
Preferred Qualifications:

    Master’s degree in business, communications, marketing, public relations, or related field. Eight or more years of professional experience in postsecondary student affairs, student recruiting, and/or equivalent customer outreach.Experience with Student Information Systems/CRM (such as, Salesforce and Slate).Experience with the design and production of print and electronic publications.Experience with content marketing and website management (specifically Drupl).
Competencies:

    Possess at least a rudimentary understanding of the local, regional, and national markets for executive MBA programs.Collaborate with faculty and staff from the business school, the Division of Student Affairs, prospective students and their families, alumni, and industry leaders.Manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously while maintaining an exemplary attention to detail.Be able to work independently, identify and set priorities, and meet deadlines.Demonstrate a grasp of the unique value proposition we are trying to deliver with the CU Denver EMBA Program.Significant strategic, analytical, and creative capacities, including experience with statistical analysis.Ability to work with a diverse population in a manner that earns the respect of colleagues.Exceptional customer service and interpersonal skills.Superior written and oral communication skills.


Job Category: Academic Services
Primary Location: Denver
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Jan 14, 2022
Unposting Date: Ongoing
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