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Assistant Director of Admissions, Hispanic/LatinX Outreach and Recruitment

Old Dominion University
Norfolk, Virginia
Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Jul 6, 2022

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Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar, Other Student Affairs
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Full Time
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Old Dominion University’s Assistant Director of Admissions will support the implementation of the undergraduate admissions strategic plan to identify, recruit, admit and enroll future students to the institution. The Assistant Director is primarily responsible for the recruitment and program development of Hispanic/Latino prospective students entering the University’s undergraduate programs. It will represent the University at college fairs, high schools, and other recruitment events both on and off-campus. Manage an assigned territory responsible for outreach to high schools and community colleges, attend college fairs, and communicate and counsel prospective and admitted Hispanic/LatinX students. Build and foster relationships with high school counselors, influencers, university stakeholders and community-based organizations that serve this population. Utilize coaching techniques.

Required Qualifications: Master’s degree in a related field required. A bachelor’s degree in a related field with experience and training equivalent to a Master’s degree in a related field of study may be substituted. Some prior experience working in higher education admissions, student affairs, or closely related area. Multi or bilingual language skills in English and Spanish. Excellent communication, interpersonal and public speaking skills. Considerable knowledge of Microsoft packages. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively within a team environment. Demonstrated ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and treat matters with tact and discretion. Demonstrated ability to interpret policies and procedures to the public.

Preferred Qualifications: Familiar with using a CRM. Some related experience working with Hispanic/LatinX students, families and community organizations that support them. Some knowledge of expenditure tracking and accepted fiscal practices, procedures and policies. Some knowledge of (or ability and willingness to learn) student financial assistance programs and Higher Education processes.

Conditions of Employment: Flexibility and willingness to travel. Valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record.

Review Date: Initial application review date will be on 7/15/2022 and will remain open until filled.

To apply, please visit . It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race (or traits historically associated with race including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Old Dominion University, located in the City of Norfolk in the metropolitan Hampton Roads region of coastal Virginia, is a state-assisted, Carnegie doctoral/research-extensive institution that serves its students and enriches the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world through rigorous academic programs, strategic partnerships, and active civic engagement. Its 24,000 students, including over 6,000 graduate students, form a diverse and multicultural community in six academic colleges. Through a collaborative and innovative approach to education and research, the University focuses on student learning and addresses critical needs in the professions. ODU’s programs are offered on the main campus, at higher education centers in the region, and at numerous distance learning sites.

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