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Director, College of Professional Sciences Graduate Programs Recruitment 999707

Xavier University
Ohio, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Nov 22, 2023

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 Sport Studies.

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 Professional Sciences. 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 required
  • Proven record in student recruitment highly preferred
  • Exemplary interpersonal/written communication
  • Demonstrated member of a high functioning work team environment
  • Proven self-starter & commitment
  • Ability to travel and work flexible hours with some evening/weekends required
  • Demonstrated mastery of software platforms and the ability to learn quickly required; Experience with Slate, Banner, Canvas, preferred.
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.

Benefits :

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 dependents.

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