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Assistant Director of Graduate Student Recruitment- W. P. Carey School of Business ASU (72042BR)

W. P. Carey, ASU
Arizona, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Sep 21, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Business Administration, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Description

The W. P. Carey School of Business, Graduate Programs, is looking for an Assistant Director, Graduate Student Recruiter. The position is responsible for student recruitment by means of phone, email, face to face and community outreach.  To be successful in this position you should be a forward-thinking self-starter and have excellent relationship-building skills to complete the follow up activities necessary to carry out the mission and strategic plan of the University.  The position provides detailed information regarding graduate business programs that can assist prospective graduate students in addressing their inquiries, needs and/or concerns regarding admission to Graduate School and maintains communication with admitted students to retain interest in the programs. In addition, the Graduate Student Recruiter supports other recruiting activities on and off campus by attending education and career fairs, networking events, ASU events and other events that connect and build relationships with not only our prospective graduate students but also others within the ASU and local communities.

Essential Duties

  • Provide prospective students with the highest level of customer service through effective and timely phone, email and face-to-face communication.
  • Take an influential and consultative approach to conduct individual and group presentations to disseminate program information to potential students. This includes advising potential students with respect to program format, admissions, degree options, requirements and outcomes. 
  • Monitor and manage student database and associated reports to track all communication through Salesforce. 
  • Balance tasks and activities to consistently follow unit standards for timely outreach and follow up.
  • Travel throughout a specific territory for events, networking, community outreach, and generating interest in the University.
  • Ability to travel for events, networking, community outreach and generating interest in the university if required.  Seasonal travel will be more demanding and may include out of state and international travel for protracted periods of time. 
  • Design and execute recruitment events both virtually and in person with the assistance and consultation of Associate Director.
  • Knowledge of marketing/selling techniques and methods.  
  • Consistently participate in scheduled meetings and training.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or apparent.

Days and Schedule:  Monday - Friday from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm with extended hours including evenings and weekends as needed. In and out of state travel may be required. 

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in a related field and three (3) years related experience, one (1) of which includes professional sales and/or direct marketing-related experience;OR,Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities have been achieved. 

Desired Qualifications

  • Evidence of a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience in higher education recruitment is preferred (2 years)
  • Experience working with diverse populations and cultures
  • Experience in applying recruiting/ selling techniques and methods
  • Evidence of effective verbal and written communications, including grammar and spelling
  • Evidence of  results oriented with the ability to perform multiple tasks 
  • Experience in CRM systems such as PeopleSoft and Salesforce
  • Experience in delivering presentations and ideas to large and small groups

Working Environment

  • Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding, and manipulating a computer mouse.
  • Required to stand for varying lengths of time, and walk moderate distances to perform work.
  • Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds.
  • Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts.
  • Communicate to perform essential functions of the job.
  • Use standard office equipment including, but not limited to: computer workstation/laptop (keyboard, monitor, mouse), printer, fax, calculator, copier, telephone and associated computer/technology peripherals.
  • This position receives semi-annual managerial review of objectives.
  • Work extended hours, including evening and/or weekends, as needed.

Department Statement

The W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University is one of the largest business schools in the United States with more than 15,000 students and 100,000 alumni worldwide. From our world-renowned faculty representing six continents to thousands of outstanding students who join us every year, the W. P. Carey School welcomes diversity and encourages global thinking. The W. P. Carey School is internationally recognized for its leadership in business education, groundbreaking research and innovation, and renowned faculty, making us one of the top-ranked business schools in the country. Learn more at

ASU Statement

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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