Hartford International University for Religion and Peace, a
187-year-old institution with programs that focus on interreligious
dialogue and peacebuilding, is seeking an energetic and motivated
Director of Recruitment and Enrollment Management to join a growing
team. Diversity, equity, and inclusion have been part of our DNA
for decades, and we are committed to building a diverse and
inclusive staff to support our diverse student body and
constituents. Hartford International is an equal opportunity
Hartford International is in the midst of an exciting process of
strategic change: redesigned academic programs, new partnerships,
and emerging centers. In 2021, we changed our name from Hartford
Seminary to Hartford International University for Religion and
Peace (HIU) to better represent our longstanding mission as a place
that builds community and works toward peace through interreligious
With the excitement of both our recent name change and the
launching of our three new academic programs, Hartford
International has experienced a significant increase in interest
from potential students, both domestic and globally. The
Director of Recruitment and Enrollment Management will lead the
development, implementation, and monitoring of strategic
recruitment and enrollment strategies at HIU. This senior-level
position will report directly to the Dean, and work closely with
the President. They will also be part of the Senior Leadership
The Director of Recruitment and Enrollment Management will lead
the University’s efforts to attract, enroll, support, and retain
students. As HIU’s leader of Admissions, they will cultivate
relationships with religion department chairs, college counselors,
campus ministers, partner COOP MDiv institutions, and other
appropriate contacts that support our enrollment goals. In-person
work is required, with some flexibility for remote work.
Availability to work evenings and weekends is required. Regional
and domestic travel expected.
- Cultivate potential students, both domestic and international,
through the admissions process and matriculation into their
- Develop, implement, and oversee an annual student recruitment
and retention plan to support institutional goals and academic
programs with their direct report – Assistant Director of Graduate
Recruitment and Admissions.
- Oversee the management of all admissions office data.
- Identify and participate in on- and off-campus recruitment
activities, and supervise the production of all University
materials related to recruitment, in partnership with the Director
We are seeking a candidate with 5-7 years experience in a
student recruitment office; a bachelor’s degree (required) or
master’s degree (desired). Experience working with and knowledge of
religious institutions or communities; strong presentation,
interpersonal, writing, listening, and organizational skills.
Special consideration will be given to candidates who demonstrate
an understanding of and appreciation for the complexity of
Applications and Nominations
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If applying, a resume, cover letter, and three professional
references are required. Only candidates who are selected for
interviews will be contacted.