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This position will live and work on the East Coast – either in New York, New Jersey, or Conneticut.
Reporting to the Associate Director of Undergraduate Admission, the Assistant Director – Regional Representative is responsible for executing targeted recruitment activities and strategies designed to attract and enroll an undergraduate population of the projected enrollment plan to the university. Living and working in the assigned region, this position manages a recruitment territory, counsels prospective students and their families, and assists in evaluating transcripts and recommending admission decisions.
The Assistant Director also conducts reporting via SLATE and other tools, and contributes to the advancement of DePaul’s regional undergraduate recruitment strategies and initiatives, with a special focus on relationship and brand-building with high schools’ and community colleges’ counselors, prospective students and their families. The position drives the development and project management of the regional recruitment strategy. The Assistant Director will also be expected to attend trainings and events on the DePaul campus ~one to two times a year.
Responsibilities & Duties
Develops and executes targeted recruitment activities and strategies designed to attract and enroll an undergraduate population of a predetermined size and mix, as defined by the university’s enrollment goals and strategic plan.
Develops and executes targeted outreach efforts to attract prospective students.
Counsels and advises prospective students about undergraduate education opportunities at DePaul through telephone calls, regularly scheduled appointments, high-school and community colleges’ on-site information sessions, open houses and admission events.
Conducts and provides regular reporting via SLATE and other tools which informs the evolving development and execution of the regional undergraduate recruitment strategy and related recruitment initiatives and activities, including relationship and brand-building with high schools and as needed, community colleges.
In concert with the UGRAD Admission manager, drives the development of the regional recruitment strategy and project manage the tactics of the strategy.
Develops and delivers special project work as the need and opportunity arises.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education & Experience
Measurable project management experience and evidence of progressive responsibility.
Master’s degree in a related field (e.g., marketing, business, higher education, communication).
Minimum of 3 years of college admission experience, especially in the East Coast region.
Minimum of 2 years of direct, progressive and successful experience with marketing and/or recruiting practices and recruitment software, especially SLATE.
Certifications & Licenses
Valid driver’s license.
Other Skills & Abilities Reqd
Advising & Counseling (Intermediate)
Audience Awareness (Basic)
Consultation & Influence (Basic)
Customer Service (Basic)
Data management (Basic)
Collaboration & Teamwork (Basic)
Cultural Awareness & Sensitivity to Diversity (Basic)
Effective Communication (Intermediate)
Judgment & Decision-Making (Basic)
Mission Focus & Institutional Knowledge (Basic)
Project Management & Organization (Basic)
Relationship & Network Building (Basic)
Change Acumen (Basic)
Conflict Management (Basic)
Continuous Improvement (Intermediate)
Learning Agility (Intermediate)
Systems Thinking (Basic)
Creativity & Innovative Thinking (Basic)
Regularly spend extended periods standing.
Routinely lift more than 25 pounds.
Position works out of a home office located in the region’s metropolitan area.
Requires evening and weekend work, local and regional travel and use of personal or rental vehicle.
Expected to attend trainings and events on the DePaul campus one to two times a year.
Salary & Benefits Package:
DePaul offers a comprehensive package including competitive pay and benefits to attract and retain the best talent in order to further the University’s mission. For more information, please visit the following pages:
Required Background Check:
Employment at DePaul University is contingent on passing a background check. Only final candidates who are extended an offer of employment will undergo a background check.
Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse & Neglect:
Upon accepting an offer of employment with the university, you will also be required to sign an Acknowledgement of Mandated Reporter Status at the time of hire. A mandated reporter is required to make a report to the Illinois DCFS Hotline whenever there is reasonable cause to believe that a child known to them in their professional or official capacity may be abused or neglected. For more information, please visit the following pages:
Illinois Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS)
Illinois Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act
DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.
To apply for this position, please go to hr.depaul.edu and submit an application. Questions can be directed to Carlene Klaas, Dean of Undergraduate Admission, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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