How to Apply
A cover letter is required for consideration for this position
and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover
letter should address your specific interest in the position and
outline skills and experience that directly relate to this
position. To be considered for this position, all
interested applicants must apply on the https://www.google.com/url?q=https://careers.umich.edu/&source=gmail&ust=1654110314733000&usg=AOvVaw2CDpZGYF95R81hbCEAFCd4">University
of Michigan Careers website, Job Opening ID
The Assistant Director for On-Campus and Virtual Programs is
primarily responsible for planning, implementing, supervising and
assessing of on-campus and online visitation programs. This
position serves as a key member of the Recruitment and Management
Teams and a primary advisor to the Associate Director of
Recruitment and Strategic Initiatives and the Senior Associate
Director of Recruitment and Operations on all matters concerning
This position has significant visibility and accountability to
the campus and the public and requires making public presentations
about general and specific admissions policies and decisions.
Direction is received from the Associate Director of Recruitment
and Strategic Initiatives.
Who We Are
The University of Michigan is one of the largest public
institutions in the country enrolling 50,000 students including
32,000 undergraduates, with a strong commitment to diversity and
affordability. U-M is in demand and for fall 2021 received 80,000
applications from first-year and transfer students from Michigan,
the nation, and the world.
The Office of Enrollment Management division provides campus-wide
leadership in executing the strategic recruitment, admission,
enrollment, records management and student financial support
functions for the university. Our reporting units work
strategically with the schools and colleges, leveraging
expertise and best practices
40% Develops, implements and
manages all aspects of specific Admissions Recruiting Visitation
Programs including Campus Day, and other in-person and virtual
events for prospective and admitted students. Utilizes
defined budget to develop strategic goals for the programs and
measure their effectiveness. Manages all aspects of programs
including budget, supervision and training of related staff, as
well as all program logistics and evaluation. Ensures
effectiveness with targeted student groups. Recommends and
develops periodic reports and proposals, including reports on
relative department operations and new programs.
30% Develops and maintains
relationships with university offices, schools/colleges that
recruit undergraduates and ensure communication of admissions
requirement changes. Interviews, recommends for hire, and
hires recruitment personnel. Supervises and trains team
members. Evaluates and recommends salary and merit increases
for subordinate recruitment staff. Represents Undergraduate
Admissions Office on committees and professional meetings.
20% Evaluates application for
admission and communicate appropriate actions/decisions to
applicants. Provide information and interpretations regarding
experiences to high school and community college counselors, staff,
prospective student, parents and faculty. Respond to
difficult referral cases on admissions for all units and
10% Collaborates with Systems and
Research, Marketing and Communications, and Tech teams to acquire
and utilize data, develop and maintain registration and attendance
records, and communicate with prospective students.
Coordinates with Events Manager on venues, reservations, catering,
contracts, and other related areas.
Other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor's degree required.
- Four years of professional experience related to admissions,
recruitment, and/or student services, specifically in higher
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Demonstrated ability to lead and work collaboratively in a team
- Demonstrated commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.
Experience with students and work environments of a diverse
- Ability to travel within and outside state of Michigan.
Overnight travel, evening and weekend work is required.
- Previous management/supervisory experience.
- Familiarity with the policies and procedures of the University
of Michigan or other complex, decentralized higher education
- Experience with the Technolutions Slate CRM.
In addition to a career filled with purpose and opportunity, The
University of Michigan offers a comprehensive benefits package to
help you stay well, protect yourself and your family and plan for a
secure future. Benefits include:
Generous time off
A retirement plan that provides two-for-one matching
contributions with immediate vesting
Many choices for comprehensive health insurance
Long-term disability coverage
Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar
days. The review and selection process may begin as
early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may
be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum
posting period has ended.
U-M EEO/AA Statement
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative
U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy
COVID-19 vaccinations, including boosters when
eligible, are required for all University of Michigan students,
faculty and staff across all campuses, including Michigan Medicine.
This includes those working remotely. More information
on this new policy is available on the Campus
Blueprint website or the UM-Dearborn and UM-Flint websites.