Director of Diverse Recruitment

Location
Colorado, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Aug 24, 2020
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time


Director of Diverse Recruitment

Position Number: E 240
Salary for Announcement: The beginning of the salary range is $72,200. The final salary will be commensurate with education and experience
Employee Category: Administrators
Department: Admissions Office

Position Summary:
Under the direction of the Executive Director of Admissions and Outreach, this position is the functional lead and office expert on recruiting students to the University. The position leads, supervises, and trains the High School team, Transfer Services team, Excel team and the international admissions counselor on outreach, recruitment and strategic diverse enrollment activities. The position also coordinates a network of cooperative services to ensure a student-centered response to prospective and newly admitted students and to eliminate unnecessary barriers to the admissions process as well as to serve as a resource to academic departments in their recruitment of students. Serves as the point person in the Admissions Office to provide training to, collaborate on, and coordinate the recruitment and outreach activities of faculty and staff across campus. Acquires and maintains necessary resources for operations of the recruitment team and makes appropriate budget requests and determinations. Responsible for developing and continuing relationship building with advisors at local and regional community colleges, counselors at high schools, businesses and community organizations in the Denver metro area and throughout the state. Collaborates with the Assistant Director of Admissions for communications to create and edit all student recruitment related publications, materials, webpages, letters, emails, etc. and to conduct targeted follow-up communications (email, phone, web, social media, and text) to inquiries, applicants, and accepted students groups, with an emphasis on students from underrepresented groups. Works closely with Recruitment, Visits, and Events Coordinator to develop and implement visit options (on-campus and virtual) to assist with the recruitment of students to the university. Represents MSU Denver at recruitment fairs and visits to community colleges, high schools, etc. as necessary. Supports the goal of maintaining Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) status.


Duties/Responsibilities:
40% - Leads, supervises, trains, and coordinates High School team, Transfer Services team, Excel team and international admissions counselor in the recruitment of diverse students to the University and serves as a resource to all enrollment and academic departments on recruitment of students. Develops performance plans and conducts performance evaluations for direct reports and provides regular and relevant professional development and training for associate directors, international admissions counselor, and the recruitment teams. Uses extensive and equitable knowledge of the academic, social, and financial supports needed for the success of students, as well as strategic enrollment management to execute all academic and administrative duties, including budget requests, office planning, staff training and program reporting. Advises the Executive Director of Admissions and Outreach on the planning and development of goals and objectives for the recruitment team that support the University’s strategic recruitment goals, including the HSI mission, and initiatives and participates on the Executive Director’s Management Team.

35% - Serves as the point person in the Admissions Office to provide training to, collaborate on, and coordinate the recruitment and outreach activities of faculty and staff across campus. Coordinates available university resources, on and off campus, into an effective student recruitment program; assists in planning and coordinating various facets of the recruiting program including on-campus and virtual visitation events and tours. Attends recruitment fairs and visits community colleges, high schools, etc. as necessary. Develops and maintains relationship with advisors at local and regional community colleges, counselors at high schools, businesses and community organizations in the Denver metro area and throughout the state. Oversees recruitment initiatives that target diverse student populations.

15% -Collaborates with the Assistant Director of Admissions for communications to create and edit all student recruitment related publications, materials, webpages, letters, emails, etc. and to conduct targeted follow-up communications (email, phone, web, social media, and text) to inquiries, applicants, and accepted students groups, with an emphasis on students from underrepresented groups. Works closely with Recruitment, Visits, and Events Coordinator to develop and implement visit options (on-campus and virtual) to assist with the recruitment of students to the university.

5% - Utilizes statistical data analysis and strategic enrollment management principles for program evaluation and planning to develop and refine initiatives to keep recruiting program viable and to achieve strategic enrollment goals. Upholds and interprets the standards of ethical practice in college admissions to assist with broad recruitment activities in the high school, transfer, and adult markets.

5% - Other duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university
• Minimum of five years of experience in admissions or recruitment in a higher education setting
• Minimum of three years of experience supervising professional staff.
• Knowledge of research based best practices in the recruitment of a diverse student body and demonstrated experience working with diverse populations.
• Experience with and knowledge of strategic enrollment management for use in data analysis for planning enrollment initiatives.
• Experience with office budget management.
• Experience with Microsoft Office, a student information system, and a CRM system.


Preferred Qualifications:
• Master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
• Minimum of seven years of experience in admissions or recruitment in a higher education setting
• Minimum of five years of experience supervising professional staff.
• Experience with Banner and Slate CRM system.
• Experience overseeing recruitment of diverse student populations.


Posting Date: 08/21/2020
Closing Date:
Closing Instructions: Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicant:
IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system, www.msudenverjobs.com.

References refers to a list of three professional references and their contact information.

Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.


To apply, visit https://www.msudenverjobs.com/postings/14026

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