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Assistant Director of Admissions

Employer
Northeastern University
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Aug 3, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar
Employment Level
Executive
Employment Type
Full Time
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Assistant Director of Admissions

About Northeastern:
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 research.

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 careers.

About the Opportunity:
Northeastern University is seeking an energetic, organized, and goal-oriented professional to join our Admission team. Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Undergraduate Admission, the Assistant Director will design and implement an effective recruitment strategy within a specified domestic travel territory, and will evaluate applicants for admission into the University. The Assistant Director's recruitment strategy will include travel in assigned territories designed to attract and subsequently enroll freshman and transfer students in line with university priorities.

Responsibilities:
The Assistant Director will read and evaluate admissions applications from assigned geographical regions. The role includes using the knowledge of and expertise with geographic region and secondary schools to evaluate applicants consistently. Further responsibilities include counseling and advising students and families regarding the admission process, conducting interviews and presentations, maintaining relationships with secondary school and transfer counselors, alumni admission volunteers, and managing their territory throughout the 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, who actively contributes to the office welfare in a high volume, fast-paced environment.

Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree required with 2-4 years of relevant experience. Strong presentation and interpersonal communication skills are necessary. Proven ability to work independently, excellent communication and presentation skills, sensitivity and responsiveness to the needs of diverse constituents is desirable, along with strong organizational skills. Background in admissions, student services, student affairs, or counseling desired. A successful candidate will be a team player with a strong work ethic, who actively contributes to the office welfare in a high volume, fast-paced environment. Valid U.S. driver's license and clean driving record, and the ability to lift 30 pounds in order to move recruitment materials.

Salary Grade:
10

Additional Information:
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 law.

To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see www.northeastern.edu/diversity.


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