Under the leadership of the Associate Director of Recruitment in the Office of Admissions, the Assistant Director of Recruitment will be an integral part of the team responsible for key aspects of the recruitment area. This position will contribute to the overall recruitment and enrollment efforts for the Office of Admissions by assisting in the development, implementation, and assessment of policies, programs, and financial objectives for the Office of Admissions in general and recruitment area specifically; ensuring continuity and quality of all recruitment efforts for the office aimed at attracting and matriculating new students to the University of Utah; ensuring high level customer service between prospective students, university departments, and other stakeholders. This position is a manager-level role that oversees the supervison of admissions counselors.
1.Assist with the development, implementation, reporting and assessment of a domestic first-year and transfer recruitment plan, with special focus on traditionally underrepresented students, which helps the institution achieve its enrollment goals.
2.Effectively assess the impact and success of recruitment strategies and tactics through collecting and analyzing various types of data to recommend and implement improvements and changes to existing efforts.
3.Responsible for the training/development, supervision, support, evaluation, and retention of full-time, professional staff members.
4.Assist in the development and management of area expenditures congruent with the Office of Admissions recruitment strategies/goals. Be able to justify expenditures with appropriate documentation, as well as research, identify, and propose cost savings measures.
5.Manage recruitment requests, event registrations and staff coverage. Oversee recruitment event tracking system to assess visits, and generate regular reports to share with admissions staff.
6.Support the recruitment and admission of freshman and transfer students from institutions within an assigned territory. Build personalized relationships with prospective students, families, school counselors, alumni, and other constituents in support of the recruitment goals for the territory.
7.Read and evaluate all domestic application files in assigned territory, and oversee and manage the reading volume and deadlines for direct reports.
8.Oversee the travel planning and approval process for direct reports, and having an in depth knowledge of the university’s travel policies, procedures and Concur travel system.
9.Significant travel, including some overnights and weekends, is required.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Internal Number: PRN24242B
About University of Utah
The Assistant Director of Recruitment is a newly created position in the University of Utah Admissions Office. We are seeking someone who is eager to supervise staff, recruit widely, and manage special projects.