Assistant Director of Recruitment and Admission - OACAC

Assistant Director of Recruitment and Admission

  • Full Time
  • Dayton, OH
  • Salary: Based on experience

Website University of Dayton

The Assistant Director of Recruitment and Admission is responsible for coordinating and managing the University’s recruitment and outreach to Veterans, Service members, 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 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 Director of Recruitment and Admission for Transfer and Strategic Partnership Programs, 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. In addition, the Assistant Director will contribute to achieving overall recruitment and enrollment goals for the institution, including participation in activities and events that serve all prospective students and families. This position requires a person who is continually forward-thinking and uses strategy to develop and advance the university’s enrollment and student success efforts.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university.

Three years or more of progressive administrative/professional experience in higher education and experience working with Veterans and military-affiliated populations.

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 the 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 possess the ability to attend 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.

Valid driver’s license with low risk driving record.

Preferred Qualifications:
Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration, College Student Personnel, Business Administration, 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.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Interviews may be conducted using Zoom or Google.

Please summarize your ability to meet minimum qualifications in your cover letter.
References may be requested later in the interview process.

Closing Statement:
Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.

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