Assistant Director of Student Recruitment & Enrollment
About Northeastern: Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and a world leader in experiential learning. The same commitment to connecting with the world drives our use-inspired research enterprise. The university offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Our campuses in Charlotte, N.C., San Francisco, Seattle, and Toronto are regional platforms for undergraduate and graduate learning and collaborative research. Northeastern pursues advanced research in security and materials at the Innovation Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts, and in coastal sustainability at the Marine Science Center in Nahant, Massachusetts.
About the Opportunity: Under the supervision and guidance of the Director of Enrollment Management, the Assistant Director of Student Recruitment and Enrollment will design and implement an effective recruitment contact strategy for students within their assigned region of the United States and global regions and will evaluate applicants for admission into the University. The Assistant Director's recruitment and enrollment strategy will include, but is not limited to, significant call & email conversations, new student follow-ups, virtual meetings/events, and travel in assigned regional territories designed to attract adult undergraduate and graduate students in line with the Colleges and Campus Deans' priorities. Additionally, the Assistant Director will assist the Director of Enrollment Management in the recruitment of special populations in the undergraduate degree completion admissions process.
Responsibilities: Further responsibilities include group and individual counseling and advising students and employers regarding the admission process, conducting presentations, developing and maintaining relationships with companies, employers and transfer counselors, alumni volunteers, other university offices, colleges, and managing their territory throughout the entire admission cycle in alignment with accountabilities, conversion benchmarks, and ultimately, enrollment goals. The Assistant Director role will be accountable for coordinating and managing specific constituent relationships or projects in addition to other duties as assigned. A successful candidate will be a team player with a strong work ethic and demonstrated ability to successfully work independently, and who actively contributes to the office welfare in a high volume, fast-paced environment.
Qualifications: Minimum of Bachelor's Degree is required. Master's degree preferred. 2 to 4 years of experience in student recruitment, college admissions and/or other customer service/sales organizations. Any experience in counseling, recruitment programming, local travel, call campaigns, and small and large group presentations also preferred. Proven ability to work independently, excellent communication and presentation skills, sensitive and responsive to the needs of diverse constituencies and managing goals.
Salary Grade: 10
Additional Information: Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.