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Assistant Director of Graduate Recruitment

University of Oregon
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Oct 31, 2022

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Assistant Director of Graduate Recruitment

Job no: 528501
Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Eugene, OR, Other-Site
Categories: Admissions/Financial Aid/Enrollment Management

Department: Lundquist Admissions Office, Lundquist College of Business
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $48,000-$55,000
Compensation Band: OS-OA04-Fiscal Year 2021-2022
FTE: 1.0
Application Review Begins

October 15, 2022; position open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants

When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:
1. A resume/CV.
2. A cover letter indicating the following:
  • Your interest in a Eugene or remote role.
  • How you meet the minimum, and if applicable, preferred qualifications for the position.
  • Describe how you have added value in previous roles and how you would add value in this role.
    3. A diversity statement that highlights contributions and commitment to diversity. The Lundquist Admissions Office within the Lundquist College of Business is committed to creating an equitable learning and working environment that actively respects, includes, and engages everyone.
  • What would that mean to you in this role?
  • How would that inform your work?

    You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers as part of the application process. Any application missing the above documents/information may be considered incomplete. In order to ensure consideration, please submit your application materials prior to or on the listed review date.
    Department Summary

    Since 1914 the Charles H. Lundquist College of Business has taught its students the critical skills they need to think for themselves, be leaders in a dynamic world, and make better decisions on behalf of the people and resources they manage. We are a top business school with a unique mission and vision that draws strength from our links to the Pacific Rim and the distinctive qualities of Oregon culture: innovation, sustainability, active lifestyles, financial stewardship, and respect for individuality and diversity within an increasingly global community.
    Position Summary

    The Lundquist College of Business Admissions Office is seeking an Assistant Director of Graduate Recruitment to, under the direction of the Executive Director of Admissions, interface with potential students through the selection and admission process of the program. This position holds the following major responsibilities: develop and generate student leads for Lundquist graduate programs through various venues (including face to face, phone, online, and on and off-campus events) and provide counseling on program attributes.

    The Assistant Director of Graduate Recruitment will participate in the admission and application process by conducting interviews and reviewing application materials. They will have a thorough understanding of the admission requirements in order to render an admission decision and/or scholarship award. The Assistant Director of Graduate Recruitment will have the responsibility to monitor application progress from start to completion and to assist in identifying and resolving issues along the way. They will review and evaluate data throughout the admission process to provide weekly, monthly, and yearly reporting. They will be responsible for conducting meetings with key stakeholders, coordinating and assisting in the creation of communications to new student leads, prospective students, and admitted students, and resolving problems as needed.

    Lundquist Admissions is seeking to hire up to three Assistant Director of Graduate Recruitment with a combination of in-person and remote positions available in Eugene (in-person with hybrid options) or in Portland (remote) and the States of Washington and California (remote).

    Typical office hours for program staff are 8 am-5 pm (PST); however, depending on the location of the successful candidate, core hours could vary, and are flexible to meet with students when/where they are available. Lundquist College of Business graduate programs attracts inquiries nationwide and internationally. Travel to Eugene on a monthly/bi-monthly basis will be required as well as travel to recruitment events as necessary.
    Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • 3 years of recruitment, admission, or sales experience and events, including event facilitation.
    Professional Competencies

  • Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate effectively with prospective students from a variety of backgrounds.
  • Excellent public speaking and presentation skills (including designing promotional presentation materials and giving public presentations).
  • Knowledge of international student perspectives and needs.
    Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in recruitment/admissions at a college or university level.
  • Demonstrated experience planning and directing promotion activities.
  • Demonstrated experience using technology for creating reports to make decisions, preparing communications, record keeping, and management of data.

    FLSA Exempt: Yes

    All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

    University of Oregon students and employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. For additional information see:

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

    UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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