Outreach Engagement Recruitment Assistant Director

Notre Dame, St Joseph County
Jul 24, 2014
University of Notre Dame

Outreach Engagement Recruitment Assistant Director

The University of Notre Dame (ND.jobs) is accepting applications for a
Outreach Engagement Recruitment Assistant Director.

Applications will be accepted until June 29, 2014.

This full-time position focuses on the recruitment of exceedingly talented, diverse 7th-9th grades prospective students to develop our national early outreach pipeline for enrollment into pre-college programs and admissions. The Assistant Director reviews applications for enrollment into the NDignite Connection and NDignite 2.0 as well as make recommendations for pre-college and admissions enrollment. The Assistant Director travels to key community based organizations, middle and secondary schools in an assigned geographic territory, managing the vast majority of interactions with students, parents, counselors and alumni in that region. Many of these interactions will be within the framework of a Client Relationship Manager to provide support for these year-round efforts. On campus, the Assistant Director conducts information sessions and assesses, tracks and evaluates NDignite Connection and NDignite 2.0 academic performance. Collegial interaction with several University offices is ongoing. The position may also include supervision of student employees and recruitment of specific cohorts of students as defined by University enrollment objectives. Additional special projects may be assigned by the Associate Vice President for Undergraduate Enrollment.

-- Evaluates NDignite Connection and 2.0 applications. Maintain a technology-based data management and program research/evaluation strategy for NDignite. Expected outcomes associated with this duty include: concrete progammatic outcomes agreed upon by program staff; data intended to measure outcomes collected regularly; benchmark outcomes of NDignite programs. Develop reports, articles and possibly proposals to support with programmatic decision making. Present research findings and their implications on programming to staff and work with staff to refine program models as a result of research findings. Expected outcomes associated with this duty include: reports that clearly and objectively state outcomes, recommendations and implications for NDignite programming.

-- Establish and maintain ongoing personal relationships with prospective students and their families, community based organizations, middle and high school counselors, alumni and currently enrolled students, providing accurate admissions and programming information and appropriate support/encouragement.

-- Executes secondary responsibilities (largely centered around recruitment programming activities) with a willingness to collaborate as a team member and offer creative ideas and attention to detail. Activities may include visitation programs (focusing on various student cohorts), conferences, web chats, high school counselor visits, management of tour guides/student ambassadors and liaison roles with various University academic departments and offices.

-- Coordinates and completes recruitment travel strategically and efficiently in terms of time and budget.

-- Hosts on-campus information sessions and serves as daily information officer.

Bachelor's degree and 3-4 years of experience.

Excellent time management and perceptive interpersonal abilities are mandatory. Must demonstrate the ability to operate independently and also integrate well as part of a team. Writing talent is essential. Articulate verbal skills are expected in both individual and group encounters. Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of general research principles and practices. Computer literacy, critical thinking skills and demonstrated leadership ability.

Displays a sincere appreciation for people of diverse backgrounds and a loyal commitment to the University's mission.

Master's degree.

Experience or educational background in marketing and economics.

Experience with Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) systems a plus.
The University of Notre Dame, founded in 1842 by Rev. Edward F. Sorin, C.S.C., of the Congregation of Holy Cross, is an independent, national Catholic university located in Notre Dame, Ind. For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Notre Dame has received Honor Roll distinctions as one of the top 10 higher education workplaces in the country in the Chronicle of Higher Education's annual "Great Colleges to Work For" survey...and we are proud of it!

The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality staff and administration. Toward this end, the University shall continue its commitments to equal employment opportunities and affirmative action goals.

Please apply online at http://ND.jobs to Job # 14354. For additional information about working at the University of Notre Dame and various benefits available to employees, please visit http://hr.nd.edu/why-nd. The University of Notre Dame supports the needs of dual career couples and has a Dual Career Assistance Program in place to assist relocating spouses and significant others with their job search.

The University of Notre Dame is committed to diversity in its staff, faculty, and student body. As such, we strongly encourage applications from members of minority groups, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and others who will enhance our community. The University of Notre Dame, an international Catholic research university, is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.