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Assistant Director for Regional Recruitment

University of Oregon
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Nov 14, 2022

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Assistant Director for Regional Recruitment

Job no: 530706
Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Admissions/Financial Aid/Enrollment Management

Department: EM Admissions
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Compensation Band: OS-OA06-Fiscal Year 2022-2023
FTE: 1.0
Application Review Begins

November 28, 2022; open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, complete applications should include:
1. A current resume or CV;
2. A cover letter that demonstrates how your knowledge, skills, and experience meet the requirements, competencies, and qualifications outlined for the position; and
3. Names and contact information for three professional references.

This position is only open to current University of Oregon classified, OA, and faculty employees.
Department Summary

The Office of Admissions includes over 50 staff who are engaged in the work of recruitment and outreach to prospective undergraduates, and making admission decisions on all applicants for freshman, transfer, and post baccalaureate undergraduate admission. Admissions is a unit of the Division of Student Services & Enrollment Management, and works closely with several other units of that division, especially Scholarships/Financial Aid and Orientation, as well as many other parts of campus.

Within Admissions, the recruitment & outreach team that includes this position is a dynamic, committed group of professionals with diverse backgrounds and perspectives who are often the first UO representatives that thousands of students per year from around the US and beyond will meet in the process of choosing whether to apply to, and ultimately attend, the University of Oregon. Their care for the students extends beyond the desire to have students choose Oregon, and also extends to our outreach mission, making sure that students and their families feel empowered about the college preparation, search, and choice process, regardless of where they enroll. In light of the university's growing presence around the US and beyond, we are adding to this dedicated staff in order to accomplish even more in our work.
Position Summary

The Assistant Director for Regional Recruitment is responsible for representing the University of Oregon (UO) in their area, takes on additional responsibilities such as supervision and/or special projects.

Additionally, this individual will represent the UO in multiple capacities that include but are not limited to, college access programs, community-based organization partnerships, equity and access initiatives with local school districts as well as general student admission counseling, recruitment travel, application review, scholarship review, and marketing/enhancing the UO's academic image. The individual will plan and facilitate multiple large- and small-scale programs in the region, including receptions for prospective students and families, targeted events for specific populations (top scholars, underrepresented students, STEM students), college application workshops, and more. This is a regionally-based position within the US, working from a home office.
This position reports to the Senior Assistant Director for Regional Recruitment.
Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Two years experience in admissions, student services, or related fields.
    Professional Competencies

  • Excellent public speaking and presentation skills
  • Ease in using technology for communication, record keeping, and management of data
  • Must be detail-oriented and possess strong oral and written communication skills
  • Manage a complicated daily, weekly and monthly schedule with recurring important professional commitments on and off campus
  • Ability to work in a collaborative and effective manner with students, alumni, diverse families, administrators, and faculty
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures
    Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree
  • Two years of supervisory experience
  • Experience in student recruitment, education advocacy, or college counseling
  • Proficiency and fluency (grammar, spelling, syntax, structure) in both written and spoken Spanish
  • Experience with in an institution of higher education
  • Knowledge of university-specific computer application programs and knowledge of university procedures

    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 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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