University of Delaware
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which
encourages applications from Minority Group Members, Women,
Individuals with Disabilities and Veterans. The University's Notice
of Non-Discrimination can be found at http://www.udel.edu/aboutus/legalnotices.html
Admissions, Full Time
PAY GRADE: 31E
CONTEXT OF THE JOB:
The Office of Admissions is responsible for meeting undergraduate
admission goals in support of the strategic vision and goals of the
university. Special attention is given to residents of the state of
Delaware, historically underserved students, academically talented
students, and broadly contributing to the diversity of the
university. Under limited direction of the Executive Director of
Admissions, the Associate Director for Recruitment and Selection is
a critical member of the leadership team for the department and is
a close advisor to the Director for the development and execution
of the recruitment plan. The Associate Director takes direct
responsibility for the supervision and strategic deployment of
admission counselors. The Associate Director also develops and
implements the application review process and supervises execution
of the review process. The Associate Director collaborates
willingly and effectively with all department stakeholders.
- Execute the annual tactical recruitment plan.
- Engage deeply with technical support tools and consultants to
analyze domestic market potential in alignment with departmental
goals. Using all technical tools at our disposal including
predictive analytic software, determine travel priorities that
align with the goals outlined in the recruitment plan.
- Explore and adopt best practices for territory management.
Assign travel priorities to staff; develop tools to monitor
fulfillment of travel priorities.
- Develop and supervise staff with regard to their general
recruitment and travel responsibilities. Provide training and
- Review and approve territory management plans and create a
system of accountability for the achievement of the plans. Monitor
outcomes relative to enrollment goals, and work with staff to
adjust priorities accordingly.
- Develop and implement an annual review and selection process
for domestic first-year undergraduates.
- Assist the Executive Director in goal setting for the number of
applications and offers needed in fulfillment of university
enrollment goals by College and program.
- Explore and adopt best practices for the review of applicant
credentials. Create a staffing plan for credential
- Develop a rubric to guide admission officers in reviewing
application materials from 1st-year domestic applicants.
- Provide training to admission officers for review of first-year
and transfer applicant domestic credentials. Monitor and supervise
the review process.
- Establish goals and ensure timely progress toward goals by all
admission officers. Interface regularly with admission officers to
ensure consistency and integrity of the review process.
- Develop processes for the review of special populations:
Delawareans, UD Scholars, Edge, Delaware in DC, Affinity Programs,
and any other first-year undergraduate program that requires
credential review. Provide training and support to admissions
officers for these programs.
- Develop and implement an appeals process for the review of
- Serve as a key member of the leadership team for the
department. Meet regularly with all members of the leadership team
and seek opportunities for close collaboration in fulfillment of
- Provide advice and support to the Executive Director and other
members of the leadership team. Model a high level of integrity and
service for all members of the team at all times.
- Carry out the key values of the department: serving students,
promoting diversity, respect, teamwork, and harmony. Work closely
with other Associate Directors to develop cross-training
opportunities created within the department.
- Oversee the development and maintenance of SOPs for the
- Collaborate with the leadership team in the annual recruitment
planning and assessment process.
- Provide general support, as needed, for special projects in
fulfillment of departmental objectives.
- Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
- Bachelor's degree and five years of related experience, or
equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Degree in Higher Education, Communications, Business, or Human
- Experience with data analysis for the creation, implementation
and assessment of innovative, creative and effective recruitment
- Skilled project manager, proven track record of leading and
planning cross-functional projects.
- Successful experience developing individuals as well as
- Effective written and oral communication and organizational
- Bilingual fluency in English and another world language is
- Ability to present effectively to small and large groups
- Effective interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively
with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
- Required ability to multitask, work independently and as a team
member to achieve common goals, and to exercise sound
- Demonstrated ability to inspire and motivate others is
- Demonstrated ability to use technology as a tool for constant
innovation and improvement is required.
- Demonstrates an understanding and consideration of the
differing needs and concerns of individuals with varying
identities, cultures and backgrounds.
- Committed to fostering a workplace culture of belonging, where
diversity is celebrated and equity is a core value.
Notice of Non-Discrimination, Equal Opportunity and Affirmative
- Some occasional weekend and evening work required; some travel
The University of Delaware does not discriminate against any person
on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity
or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital
status, disability, religion, age, veteran status or any other
characteristic protected by applicable law in its employment,
educational programs and activities, admissions policies, and
scholarship and loan programs as required by Title IX of the
Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act
of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII
of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and
University policies. The University of Delaware also prohibits
unlawful harassment including sexual harassment and sexual