Assistant Director of Recruitment (Scripps College of Communication)
Location: Athens, Ohio
Type: Full Time
Based on extensive benchmarking data, the Assistant Director of Recruitment position is mapped to Pay Grade CA&P 15 at OHIO, with a target hiring range of $40,296-$45,837. The exact base salary for the selected candidate will be negotiable, commensurate with education and experience, and competitive in the field within the context of similarly situated positions at public universities nationally.
In addition to a competitive approach to salary, Ohio University is proud to offer a robust healthcare plan that includes maternity care, transgender care, counseling and mental healthcare, prescription coverage, vision, dental, orthodontia care, and more. Our robust benefits package also includes paid holidays, sick time, personal time, a tuition waiver up to 100% for self and dependents, an excellent retirement plan with up to a 14% employer contribution, a 12-week parental leave program, adoption reimbursement, flextime and flexplace policies, an employee assistance program, access to professional development programs, wellbeing incentive programs, and additional employee resources. Additional information is available at https://www.ohio.edu/hr/benefits.
Internal Number: 20164447S
LEADERSHIPPROFILE & POSITIONSUMMARY
Position Summary: The Assistant Director of Recruitment supports the College of Health Sciences and Professions and Undergraduate Admissions in integrated efforts to identify, recruit, admit, and enroll undergraduate students on the Athens campus. Creates and pursues strategies to attract a well-qualified, diverse pool of undergraduate students to the University and the college. Serving as a member of the Undergraduate Admissions team, the incumbent reports to the associate director for recruitment and outreach in Undergraduate Admissions and resides in the College’s Career and Student Success Center, with an indirect reporting line to the assistant dean of the college. The self-starter will work closely with college and school/department staff to develop and implement an academically-specific strategic recruitment plan to complement University-wide and college-specific marketing and recruitment initiatives with a strong emphasis on campus visit and recruitment events and selected in-market engagements. Prioritizes high levels of personalized, customized engagement with prospective students and their families, in addition to excellent internal customer service and data-driven decision making. Regularly analyzes the effectiveness of recruitment and yield activities for the college and recommends new recruitment or yield strategies to achieve enrollment goals.
Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Access, Inclusion, and Social Justice: The successful candidate will embrace the division’s commitment to incorporating diversity, equity, access, inclusion, and social justice into decision-making and processes. Through their work in this role, assistant directors will play a critical role in OHIO’s commitment to reducing barriers to education, supporting diverse students, and building a sense of belonging for all.
The successful candidate will have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in any field conferred by start date and at least three years of experience, which may be attributed to a combination of related paid employment, related student employment, relevant internships, and, in some cases, relevant experiential learning with appropriate documentation. Candidates must have the ability to travel independently overnight on a periodic basis.
Candidates with a master’s degree are strongly preferred, but not required. OHIO is committed to employee success and enhancing access to education and all assistant directors are eligible for our education benefit which provides tuition coverage to employees and eligible dependents for an array of undergraduate and graduate programs.
Other preferred, but not required, qualifications include a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in a discipline represented in the Scripps College of Communication, or related field; previous experience in a college/university setting or recruitment; demonstrated interpersonal communication and public speaking skills; demonstrated oral and written skills and ability to interact with a variety of different audiences.