Associate Director, Freshmen Recruitment & Access
Responsible for domestic freshman recruitment, admissions and yield activities; serves as a member of the department’s leadership team to help shape and support the strategic goals and priorities; provides leadership and mentorship to the recruitment team; oversees the outreach and recruitment activities and efforts for attracting a diverse class of domestic freshman applicants and students; coordinates with departmental leadership to implement student recruitment strategies and manages resources in order to meet new student enrollment goals; counsels and advises prospective students and parents; facilitates strong relationships and communication with high school counselors, community college advisors, and campus partners; and monitors freshmen applications and enlists recruitment staff in activities related to application processing. Bachelor’s degree; at least five years of experience in recruitment, admissions, or related higher education experience; demonstrated success in student recruitment and territory management; experience analyzing data and directing recruitment activities targeted at specific populations; supervisory experience including experience hiring, training, leading, and motivating staff; team building skills; demonstrated strong written and oral communication skills; ability to interact effectively with students, parents, school counselors, and other campus partners; experience developing and maintaining relationships with key influencers; commitment to student recruitment and knowledge of the demographics of diverse and multicultural populations; and appreciation and commitment to diversity in the office and institution required. Frequent work outside normal work hours and moderate travel will be necessary. Master’s degree; experience managing a recruitment team; experience organizing programs and events for diverse student populations; and proficiency in Spanish (ILR Level 2 – Limited working proficiency) preferred.
other relevant background checks required. UNI actively seeks
to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
The University encourages applications from persons of color, women,
individuals living with disabilities, and protected veterans. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age,
color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion,
sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected
by federal and/or state law. The University offers an excellent benefits
package including a vacation plan, employer sponsored retirement plans, health
and dental insurance, and life and disability insurance. Application materials
received by Thursday, January 31, 2019 will be given first consideration. For
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