The College of Professional Sciences (CPS) at Xavier University is
seeking to hire a Director, CPS Graduate Programs Recruitment. The
College of Professional Sciences is comprised of a vibrant and
dedicated community of learners, educators, and support staff
committed to preparing individuals in education, health, and social
sciences. Our diverse college consists of graduate programs in
Counseling, Criminal Justice, Education, Health Services
Administration, Occupational Therapy, Psychology, Social Work, and
The Director’s main responsibilities are to recruit students to
grow CPS graduate enrollment; facilitate the communication and
marketing of CPS graduate programs; develop relationships with
organizations and universities to support student recruitment;
identify new recruitment markets, opportunities, and trends;
develop and implement recruitment strategies to attract highly
qualified and diverse applicants; development & maintain alumni
relations, and support the CPS Dean and leaders in their
recruitment plans and efforts.
The Director will report to the Dean of the College of
In addition to the CPS Dean, the
Director will collaborate with the CPS Chairs and Directors, Dean
of the Graduate School, Graduate Office staff, Enrollment
Management, Financial Aid, and XU Marketing and Communication on
behalf of CPS graduate programs. The Director is an important team
member of the College who supports and is committed to graduate
education in the College of Professional Sciences.
Growth in enrollment will be charted and reviewed regularly. If a
proven track record of increased student admission and
registrations is established, position will be considered for
permanent addition to CPS.
Requirements for the position include:
- Master’s Degree in area aligned with CPS disciplines
(Counseling, Criminal Justice, Education, Health Services
Administration, Occupational Therapy, Psychology, Social Work,
Sport Science and Management or related degrees)
- 3-5 years’ work experience in higher education, enrollment, or
comprehensive program management & customer service
- Proven record in student recruitment highly preferred
- Exemplary interpersonal/written communication
- Demonstrated member of a high functioning work team
- Proven self-starter & commitment
- Ability to travel and work flexible hours with some
- Demonstrated mastery of software platforms and the ability to
learn quickly required; Experience with Slate, Banner, Canvas,
We are strongly committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and
diversity. These values are central to our mission. Candidates who
have worked with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students
and who can contribute to our mission of inclusivity are encouraged
to identify their experiences and interests. Xavier University is
an Equal Opportunity Employer.
To ensure consideration, interested/qualified applicants must
submit a cover letter, resume and the names and contact information
of three professional references on Xavier University’s website.
Candidates are asked to include in their cover letter a brief
statement on how they might support/contribute to Xavier’s
commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Applications will be reviewed immediately and accepted until
the position closes at the University's discretion.
Xavier University offers a wide array of complementary and
affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational,
health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility
varies by position and employment class.
- Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental,
vision, and prescription coverage.
- Tax advantaged accounts including health savings account,
flexible spending accounts, and dependent care account.
- Financial security via life and long-term disability insurance,
accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
- Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick
leave, and holidays.
- Tuition remission for employees and their eligible