The USC Office of Admission is seeking an Assistant Director. Some of the primary responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to the following:
Manages all aspects of a recruitment and admission territory on behalf of the University. Makes presentations at high school and community college visits around the country to guidance counselors, prospective students and parents. Provides consultative services to students and families about the college search and selection process. Serves as an expert regarding the college admission process for college counselors, principals and heads of schools in assigned territory. Interviews prospective students to evaluate suitability for admission. Evaluates applications, both quantitatively and qualitatively, and makes admission decisions.Â Researches and evaluates the demographic and academic characteristics of an assigned geographic territory, school group, and/or targeted student population in order to create an annual recruitment outreach plan and develop market analysis and competitor intelligence.Â Creates an annual recruitment outreach plan for an assigned geographic territory, school group and/or target student population that supports the accomplishment of the Universityâs overall enrollment goals and takes into account the various trends and systemic factors affecting the college-going market. Determines and executes specific recruitment strategies for assigned territory, school group or student population. Determines what high schools and community colleges to visit and what types of students to recruit. Recommends and develops new approaches to attracting the most competitive candidates to the University.
Please attach a cover letter and resume as part of your application.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS:Minimum Education:- Bachelor's Degree- Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum educationMinimum Experience:- 0 - 6 MonthsMinimum Field of Expertise:- Counseling skills and/or academic advisement experiencePreferred Education:- Master's DegreePreferred Experience:- 1 YearSkills: Other:- Analysis- Assessment/evaluation- Budget control- Budget development- Communication -- written and oral skills- Conflict resolution- Consulting- Counseling- Interpretation of policies/analyses/trends/etc.- Interviewing- Knowledge of applicable laws/policies/principles/etc.- Negotiation- Organization- Planning- Problem identification and resolution- Project management- Public relations- Public speaking/presentations- Research- SchedulingSkills: Machine:- Calculator- Computer Network (Department or School)- Computer Network (University)- Computer Peripheral Equipment- Fax- Personal Computer- PhotocopierSupervises: Level:- May oversee student, temporary and/or casual workers.
The University of Southern California is one of the world’s leading private research universities. An anchor institution in Los Angeles, a global center for arts, technology and international business, USC's diverse curricular offerings provide extensive opportunities for interdisciplinary study, and collaboration with leading researchers in highly advanced learning environments. With a strong tradition of integrating liberal and professional education, USC fosters a vibrant culture of public service and encourages students to cross academic as well as geographic boundaries in their pursuit of knowledge.