Founded in 1917, Providence College (PC) is a premier Catholic
liberal arts institution steadfastly committed to academic
excellence through a dynamic core curriculum, a distinctive
Development of Western Civilization Program, and abundant
experiential learning opportunities. The only U.S. higher education
institution administered by the Dominican Friars, PC is committed
to providing a variety of opportunities for intellectual, social,
moral, and spiritual growth in a supportive environment. Providence
College believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is
essential to the excellence of its academic programs, and strives
to foster an academic culture and campus community reflecting the
global environment in which we live and work.
The approximately 105-acre campus is situated in Rhode Island’s
capital city and is close to the many cultural and educational
offerings of Rhode Island’s “renaissance city.” Additionally,
Providence is located an hour from Boston and just a few hours from
New York City.
For years, Providence College has been recognized in the U.S.
News & World Report
“Regional Universities – North
Category” and has been commended by several other ranking
Assistant Director of Graduate Recruitment and Marketing
Support the Director in meeting the strategic initiatives and
enrollment goals for graduate programs.
- Direct the day-to-day operations of the College’s Graduate
Assistant (GA) program. Serve as the primary point of contact for
all GA matters and manage GA web content. Coordinate all GA hiring,
onboarding, payment, and terming. Manage GA online platform.
Maintain the integrity of GA policy implementation and compliance.
Advise GA’s, supervisors, and graduate program staff on GA
policies. Monitor GA academic and professional performance. Mediate
between GA’s and supervisors.
- Implement a cohesive marketing plan for graduate programs in
all schools, working collaboratively with the Director. Manage the
marketing schedule with an appropriate media mix to complement our
graduate program offers. Compose marketing materials that highlight
program benefits and outcomes. Coordinate advertisements with
internal and external vendors. Track marketing expenditures and
comply with budgets. Ensure compliance with brand standards for a
consistent tone and style across all collateral, working with
MarCom when necessary. Engage with enrollment marketing colleagues
at professional association events. Regularly attend webinars to
learn best practices from industry professionals.
- Develop, maintain, and update website content for all graduate
programs. Optimize all websites, with special attention to Search
Engine Optimization ( SEO ) and page loading speed. Evaluate and
manage website performance, regularly reviewing web analytics and
identifying opportunities for improvement. Audit content to
eliminate redundant, duplicate, or outdated information. Ensure
compliance with brand standards for a consistent tone and style,
working with MarCom when necessary.
- Support the day-to-day operations of admissions for graduate
students in all schools, including the application process in
Customer Relationship Management ( CRM ) system Slate
Technolutions, respond to email and telephone queries, assist with
event planning and execution, and compose segmented email campaigns
to automate via the CRM throughout the admission funnel.
Communicate with the Office of the Registrar, program directors,
and other internal constituents regarding admitted students, their
application status, and matriculation. Ensure careful compliance
with FERPA .
- Supervise a work study student and/or a graduate
1. Perform all other duties as may be required.
Education and Experience Required
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required.
Master’s degree preferred.
- Three to five years’ experience in higher education, marketing,
communications, or related field, or an equivalent combination of
education and experience
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Demonstrated knowledge of digital marketing
- Effective project management and organizational skills
- Cross-cultural engagement skills
- Understanding of the selective college admission process
- Must have a valid driver’s license
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may
be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
- Sitting in a normal seated position for extended periods of
- Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction
- Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers
rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), for example, using a
- Communication skills using the spoken word
- Ability to see within normal parameters
- Ability to hear within normal range
- Ability to move about
19 (Min. $48,958/Mid. $63,646/Max. $78,334)
If other, please enter regular schedule.
Providence College does not discriminate against any person because
of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, gender, except
where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification, sexual
orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, veteran
status, or genetic information. The College will develop, and from
time to time update, an affirmative action program and will insist
on a good-faith effort on the part of its employees to comply with
the program. The College will request and expect its agents and
those with whom it conducts its affairs to meet the commitment of
this important program.
Posting Detail Information
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Documents Needed To Apply
- Cover Letter