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Senior Assistant Director of Diversity Recruitment

Employer
University of Indianapolis
Location
Indiana, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 30, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar, Minority & Multicultural Affairs, Other Student Affairs, Executive, Executive Directors
Employment Type
Full Time
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COMPANY DESCRIPTION

Thank you for your interest in the University of Indianapolis! The University is a private, liberal arts university located on 65 acres, just minutes from downtown Indianapolis. With more than 700 faculty and staff, it is a place where you can become part of a close-knit campus community that emphasizes the importance of community partnerships in the future growth of the University.

UIndy’s mission is to prepare its graduates for effective, responsible, and articulate membership in the complex societies in which they live and serve, and for excellence and leadership in their personal and professional lives. The motto of "Education for Service" provides the foundation for our work to better our communities, both near and far.

As University employees, we know the work we do is important to our students and our communities. To accomplish our mission, we welcome talented, civic-minded and diverse individuals from all career levels to help maintain our high standards of excellence and quality. If you want to join our dynamic environment and experience hard work, creativity, and teamwork, we welcome your application!

The University of Indianapolis is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, citizenship status, military status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Indianapolis does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission as required by Title IX.



JOB DESCRIPTION

The Senior Assistant Director of Diversity Recruitment provides leadership within the Admissions Office, assists with the development of admissions counselors, and builds relationships across campus and within the community. Provide Senior Assistant Director level planning and training. Management of special projects that directly impact enrollment goals and serve as a point of contact for the Office of Admissions. The Senior Assistant Director of Diversity Recruitment will convey key institutional messages to prospective students and parents on-and off-campus and cultivate professional relationships with guidance counselors and key educational organizations.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Assist in the development, design and implementation of strategic recruitment efforts to support the University's goals for new undergraduate students, as well as the establishment of a diverse student body
  • Establish and maintain an informational, active communication system with high school students, their parents, high school teachers/counselors, and staff members at community based organizations
  • Communicate with families about the various aspects of the college search/decision process both on and off campus, including, but not limited to financial aid, billing, academics, lifestyle, athletics, and student interest clubs
  • Develop and maintains relationships with Multicultural constituency groups on and off campus
  • Work in close partnership with the Office of Equity and Inclusion
  • Provide recommendations in the development of promotional materials and publications used in promoting the University of Indianapolis
  • Assist the Office of Admission in developing innovative approaches to the recruitment and enrollment of students from historically under-represented backgrounds including first generation, economically disadvantaged, Veterans, LGBTQ students, students of color, and students with disabilities and special needs
  • Provide the Executive Director of Admissions with quarterly and annual summary reports on diversity requirement
  • Collaborate with critical individuals and teams including faculty, Athletics, Financial Aid, Marketing & Communications, Accounting, and others in support of enrollment goals
  • Identify and develop or modify recruiting processes as needed to adhere to market demands, the higher education environment, etc
  • Communicate effectively and professionally with faculty, staff and prospective students and families, as well as other stakeholders
  • Oversee development of CRM best practices and lead the ongoing development of the CRM system for all Admission functions, with special emphasis on travel and prospective individual student outreach
  • Assist with overall efficiency and functionality in operations to ensure business practices align with institutional enrollment goals
  • Assist Admissions Counselors with planning and execution of travel seasons
  • Travel on behalf of the University for recruiting purposes
  • Speak publicly to individuals and groups on and off campus
  • Assist with reviewing and responding to performance goals on a regular basis, and adjust as necessary to meet all enrollment objectives
  • Develop recruitment plans in support of enrollment goals for the assigned territory
  • Assist with understanding the effectiveness of recruitment plans and territory management
  • Ability to work some evenings and weekends
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's Degree required, Master's Degree preferred
  • 3 years of experience in higher education, marketing, sales, business or related field
  • Enrollment CRM and Banner experience desired
  • Previous supervisory experience managing professional and student staff is preferred
  • Dependability, customer focus, initiative, and excellent communication skills required
BENEFITS
  • Dental Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Employee Discounts and Services
  • Tuition Discount
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