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Assistant Director of Recruitment & Enrollment

Hartford International University for Religion and Peace
Hartford, Connecticut (US)

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Administrative Jobs
Institutional & Business Affairs, Admissions & Enrollment
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Specialized Institutions

Job Details

MAJOR PURPOSE: To contribute to the institutional goal of increased enrollment through recruitment of new students.


  • Cultivates, establishes, and actively manages contact with prospective students throughout the admission process, from inquiry through deposit stages, in a timely, professional, and creative manner including relevant phone, social media, face-to-face communication, and email, including managing the Admissions Inbox.
  • Responsible for organizing and arranging candidate interviews.
  • Participates in assigned committee activities.
  • Provides programmatic, financial aid and career/vocational guidance to prospective students.
  • Maintains weekly reports of prospects, applicants, accepted and deposited student progress.
  • Maintains Admissions database and application processing with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Assists with admissions events such as open houses.
  • Organizes and conducts online information sessions with appropriate follow up pre and post event.
  • Conducts campus tours. Some recruitment travel may be requested.
  • Collaborates to develop recruitment approaches for international markets, professional and community organizations, colleges and universities; delivers presentations for these groups.
  • Assists Director of Recruitment and Enrollment Management in the development of and delivery of communications, marketing, and correspondence plans for prospective students along with updates to relevant website content.
  • Plans and oversees new student orientations.
  • Potentially supervises student workers who may assist with recruitment and admissions processes, training them in processes and meeting regularly to monitor their responsibilities.
  • Provides enrollment support to registrar.
  • Assist with International visa processes and SEVIS reporting as needed.

Other Duties as assigned

As is expected of all employees, provide backup support for the University’s major events/general activities, as needed.

REQUIREMENTS:  Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree a plus; experience in recruitment preferred; knowledge of theological education a plus. Exceptional customer relations and communication (including public speaking) skills. Organizational and time management skills are essential, along with the ability to achieve benchmarks. Willingness to employ social media platforms to engage prospective students. Necessary computer skills include database management, Excel, and PowerPoint. A valid driver’s license and accessibility to a car are required along with the ability to work a flexible schedule, including occasional evening and weekend hours.

INSTITUTION INFORMATION: Established in 1834, Hartford International University for Religion and Peace (HIU) is a pioneering, interreligious, international university that has helped thousands of people find peace within, and many thousands more find peace with each other. At HIU, we engage in robust religious studies and meaningful interfaith dialogue to deepen our beliefs, respect our differences, and help bring peace to the world. Hartford International University offers degree programs and graduate certificates as well as leadership certificates. Its students are interested in serving their communities and deepening their own faiths, as well as understanding the faiths of others. Hartford International University also strengthens religious communities through its programs of research and education.

Hartford International University for Religion and Peace is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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