Director of Recruitment for Performing Arts – DeSales University’s Division of Performing Arts is seeking applications for a director of recruitment. As a member of the division of performing arts and working closely with the performing arts faculty and staff and in collaboration with the university’s admission’s team, the director is responsible for developing and executing a strategic enrollment plan to include managing and generating inquiry, leads and application as well as meeting enrollment goals and strengthening retention. The director serves as the chief admissions recruiter for the division charged to identify, contact, and maintain relationships with prospective students from inquiry through matriculation and throughout their career as a student in the division.
The director plans on and off-campus recruitment events and participates in regional and national networking and recruitment events specializing in the performing arts. Additionally, the director will be charged to collaborate with the Career Development staff in developing student internship/experiential learning opportunities. This position is a 12-month, enrollment-driven appointment requiring work on evenings and weekends. Effective candidates will possess strong interpersonal skills, verbal and written communication skills, professional comportment and ability to demonstrate team-orientation. Required qualifications: a bachelor’s degree in a performing arts field plus three years of relevant experience and demonstrated knowledge and expertise to achieve results; passion for the arts, arts education and the liberal arts; experience in broad range of performing arts disciplines and ability to communicate fluently in the areas of dance, music, theatre and tv/film. Preferred qualifications: a masters degree in a performing arts field or in enrollment management; experience in admissions and recruitment in higher education and general knowledge of higher education markets.
The Division of Performing Arts at DeSales University is a center of excellence for the performing arts. The 250 students within the division work closely with nearly 30 outstanding full and part-time faculty and staff who endeavor to shape pathways of discovery that challenge and inspire students to fulfill their artistic, scholarly and professional capacities. With approximately 100 annual performances presented to nearly 26,000 patrons, the division is home to three academic units, the Department of Dance, the Department of Theatre, and the Department of TV/Film. Additionally, the division is home an active program in music featuring three choral ensembles. For further information see our website at www.desales.edu/arts. DeSales University is located on a beautiful 400-acre campus approximately 60 miles from Philadelphia and 90 miles from New York City. Please apply electronically with letter of application and resume/curriculum vitae to: John Bell, Division Head, Division of Performing Arts, at email@example.com. Screening of applicants begins immediately and will continue until position is filled. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.
DeSales University is located on a beautiful 400-acre campus approximately 60 miles from Philadelphia and 90 miles from New York City. The mission of DeSales University is to provide men and women with quality higher education according to the philosophy of Christian humanism as developed by Saint Francis de Sales. DeSales University enriches the human community and enhances the dignity of the in...dividual through its educational endeavors. In its work, the University fosters a vital and respectful dialogue between Roman Catholic faith and human culture.