Director of Student Recruitment - Enrollment Management, College of Engineering and Applied Sci
University of Cincinnati
April 6, 2018
Director of Student Recruitment
College of Engineering & Applied Science
University of Cincinnati
The University of Cincinnati's College of Engineering & Applied Science is accepting applications for a Director of Student Recruitment. This position will be responsible for the oversight and direction of the College's Student Recruitment Center, developing and implementing recruitment strategies, programs, and events targeting students interested in Engineering and Applied Science programs.
Job duties include, but are not limited to:
Develop and manage recruitment strategies to attract prospective domestic and international undergraduate students
Travel throughout Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana and other targeted out-of-state and international markets; overseeing 100+ annual on and off-campus events; and managing college presence on social media.
Manage outreach to feeder high schools including local high schools offering ENED courses through College Credit Plus.
Determine annual enrollment targets for each program balancing both capacity limitations and college budgetary needs. Hold primary responsibility for meeting established targets each year.
Formulate holistic admission requirements for incoming students utilizing significant data analysis of success factors in engineering students. Develop procedures for pooling applicants to popular programs and enforce application closures to ensure programs are not over capacity.
Monitor admissions offers and enforce policies related to holistic admission requirements.
Develop and implement plans to strategically target underrepresented students including women and ethnic minorities.
Identify methods to encourage enrollment in undersubscribed programs and limit enrollment in oversubscribed programs.
Represent college in admission events both on and off campus, serving as chief spokesperson for the college. Plan and manage execution of weekly College Close-ups and other special events. Collaborate with Department Heads, faculty, and other key individuals to develop programming that meets the needs of prospective students and other visitors.
Provide guidance in development and implementation of the UC / Chongqing University Joint Co-op Institute and travel to China for recruitment events.
Generate and distribute regular enrollment reports to department heads, deans, and VPs.
Manage a full-time staff of four including both exempt and non-exempt workers, plus part-time student workers. Additionally, manage and advise group of 60+ student recruitment volunteers each semester.
Serve on university-wide committees as an advocate for CEAS programs and policies.
Maintain full responsibility for recruitment budget including money spent on promotional materials, on and off-campus events, and significant recruitment travel to college fairs and high schools.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master degree in a related educational program, student affairs administration or other related field, with five (5) years of relevant experience; -OR- Bachelor degree with seven (7) years of relevant experience; -OR- Associate degree with nine (9) years of relevant experience. Experience may also require at least three (3) years of supervision. Ideal candidates will have experience with international admissions and/or minority recruitment.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Applicants must supply CV/Resume, cover letter, and list of references upon request. Complete an 'Applicant Profile' at https://jobs.uc.edu and upload your CV/Resume. Then directly apply to # 28202 and under 'Additional Documents' upload your Cover Letter. References supplied upon request.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.
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Internal Number: 28202-en_US
About University of Cincinnati
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