The Assistant Director for New Markets is responsible for coordinating and managing the University’s recruitment and outreach to Veterans, Servicemembers, and their dependents. The Assistant Director will lead the planning and implementation of new recruitment strategies as well as assist with marketing and communication efforts to engage and attract greater shares of students who are Veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces or who currently serve in the Active Duty, National Guard, or Reserve components of the U.S. military. Reporting to the Assistant Vice President for New Markets, the Assistant Director will collaborate with others within Enrollment Management, the Office of Military and Veteran Programs and Services (MVPS), and across the university to ensure successful recruitment, enrollment and transition strategies can be executed to the benefit of currently serving, previously served, and current dependent students at the University of Dayton. This position requires a person who is continually forward-thinking and uses strategy to develop and advance the ideal enrollment picture for the University of Dayton. This is an exciting opportunity for a strategic-minded professional.
Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university. Three years or more of progressive administrative/professional experience in higher education. Ability to travel in the fall and spring for 6 to 8 weeks to perform the duties of the position. Demonstrated strong interpersonal, written and communication skills with experience and ability to effectively present before small and large audiences. Demonstrated ability to work efficiently with Microsoft suite office applications, Banner and CRM/Salesforce applications. Demonstrated ability to work independently. A self-motivated and team-oriented individual capable of representing the University at the highest level. The successful candidate will present high-level functioning with attention to detail, strong analytical abilities, problem-solving and organizational skills as well as time management skills. The successful candidate will possess an ability to work in both traditional and nontraditional unstructured work environments, with the ability to manage multiple priorities. The successful candidate must have a stated interest and desire to develop an understanding of and appreciation for the University’s Catholic and Marianist charisms.
Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration, College Student Personnel, or related fields from a regionally accredited university. Demonstrated ability to analyze data to assess progress toward goals. Prior experience and knowledge working with student and information systems such as Banner, CRM systems. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse constituents with an understanding of the impact of socioeconomic conditions on opportunity and achievement. Demonstrated successful experience recruiting Veteran students at a top-tier research institution. Has served in the U.S. military, Veteran of U.S. Armed Forces, U.S. Reserves or National Guard. Four years of progressive work experience in admissions or enrollment management.
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The University of Dayton is a top-tier Catholic research university with offerings from the undergraduate to the doctoral levels. We are a diverse community committed, in the Marianist tradition, to educating the whole person and to linking learning and scholarship with leadership and service.