Associate or Senior Associate Director of Admission for Transfer Initiatives
Carney Sandoe & Associates
October 9, 2018
San Francisco, California
Full Time - Experienced
4 Year Degree
The University of San Francisco (USF) seeks an Associate or Senior Associate Director of Admission for Transfer Initiatives who manages the outreach, recruitment, admission, and credit evaluation of transfer students. In consultation with enrollment leaders, this Senior Associate develops analytically grounded and mission focused plans for meeting the transfer enrollment targets. Transfer students represent approximately one-third of every incoming class, and the goal is to enroll 325 in the fall and 125 in the spring. This position directs the Transfer Task Force team within Undergraduate Admission, supervises key staff who are charged with developing and executing initiatives to meet transfer goals, and chairs the Transfer Advisory Group (stakeholders from across the University who strive to support and improve transfer students’ experience). Successful candidates for this position will possess an affinity for this highly diverse student community and demonstrated understanding of and experience with community college transfers.
The University of San Francisco, located in the heart of the city, is a premier Jesuit university that inspires students to create a more humane, just, and sustainable world. One of the most ethnically diverse universities in the nation and a leader in international education, USF enrolls about 11,000 students from 46 states and 87 countries in its five schools and colleges.
A comprehensive position description may be found HERE.
Interested parties should reach out to Jennifer Christensen (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Lisa Parsons (email@example.com).
Required application materials include resume, cover letter written specifically for the opportunity, and list of five professional references.
The position requires a minimum of five to seven years of admission experience, bachelor degree (advanced degree preferred), proven experience in managing and navigating growth and change, excellent communication and community-building skills, adeptness in the use of relevant technology (e.g., Slate, Banner, and Slack), and ability to work independently as well as collaboratively.
About Carney Sandoe & Associates
Great schools. Great people. We love putting them together.
At Carney, Sandoe & Associates, we believe there is nothing more important than helping schools recruit and retain exceptional faculty and leaders.
Since our inception in 1977, we have worked successfully with over 1,800 independent, private, boarding, and charter schools in 48 states and 32 countries to provide exceptional faculty recruitment, Head of School search, and strategic consulting services.
We take the time to learn the unique culture of each school, and we invest heavily in forming long-lasting relationships with our hiring contacts. Our recruitment process is a deeply personal one; we often visit our clients on campus to learn as much as we can about the inner workings of the organization.
In addition to assisting schools, CS&A helps teaching and administrative candidates find their dream jobs. Over the past four decades, we have facilitated more than 35,000 hires all over the world. Just this past year in 2015, we placed more teachers, coaches and school leaders than any other recruitment firm in the world.
The process of finding a job in education can be challenging and riddled with anxiety. Sim...ilarly, the task of finding inspiring faculty, or an outstanding new head of school, can feel overwhelming. At CS&A, we appreciate how important these responsibilities are, and we treat the process in a highly personalized and engaged manner.