Assistant Director of Admissions
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and
the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our
world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students,
faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the
confines of discipline, degree, and campus.
Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London;
Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto;
Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and
Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through
this network, we expand opportunities for flexible,
student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused
Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate
programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to
degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among
these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees
designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and
About the Opportunity:
Under the supervision of the Senior Associate Director of
Admissions, the Assistant Director of Admissions will design and
implement an effective recruitment strategy for students within
their assigned region of the United States and will evaluate
applicants for admission into the University. The Assistant
Director's recruitment strategy will include significant travel in
assigned territories designed to attract and subsequently enroll
first year and transfer students in line with university
priorities. Additionally, the Assistant Director will also assist
the Senior Associate Director of Admission in the recruitment of
special populations in the undergraduate admissions process.
Further responsibilities include group and individual counseling
and advising students and families regarding the admission process,
conducting interviews and presentations, developing and maintaining
relationships with secondary school and transfer counselors, alumni
volunteers, other university offices and managing their territory
throughout the entire admission cycle. The Assistant Director will
also be responsible 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.
- Bachelor's degree required. Master degree preferred.
- 3-5 years of experience in student recruitment, and
secondary/college admissions required.
- Admissions counseling experience, including recruitment
programming, travel scheduling, student counseling, and small and
large group presentations also required.
- Proven ability to work independently, excellent communication and
presentation skills, sensitive and responsive to the needs of
- Fluency in speaking Spanish is highly desired.
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
To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and
support of diversity and inclusion, please see
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