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Assistant Director of Recruitment and Admission

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Work Type: Staff Full Time (1500 hours or greater)
Location: Dayton, OH
Category: University Staff
Department: Recruitment & Admissions - 202500
Pay Grade: A - Exempt
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Position Summary:

Candidates looking for a career opportunity with impact on students, continuous learning, and support for professional growth should consider joining the division of Enrollment Management at the University of Dayton. As a Catholic, Marianist research University, we are a diverse community committed to educating the whole person and linking learning and scholarship with leadership and service. Enrollment Management is focused on service excellence to recruit, enroll and graduate highly qualified students and improve access, affordability, diversity, equity, inclusion, and success. We are looking for a talented individual who values student interactions and is able to solve problems to advance the mission of the division and the university.

The Assistant Director of Recruitment and Admission is responsible for assisting with the
University’s recruitment of prospective undergraduate students with a particular focus on
recruiting and enrolling first-generation college students. The Assistant Director will assist in the
planning of new recruitment strategies to engage and attract first-generation students and will
execute and implement those strategies, visiting and connecting with high school students and
college access organizations. Additionally, the Assistant Director will manage specific
geographic recruitment territories, as well as participate in recruitment activities related to our
community college partnership programs. Reporting to the Director of Recruitment and
Admission for Community College Partnership Programs, the Assistant Director will collaborate
with others within Enrollment Management and across the university to ensure successful
recruitment, enrollment, and transition strategies are developed and executed. In addition, the
Assistant Director will contribute to achieving overall recruitment and enrollment goals for the
institution, including participation in service activities and events that serve all prospective
students and families.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university. 
Three years of progressive work experience in higher education. 
Ability to travel in the Fall and Spring for 6 to 8 weeks to perform the duties of the position.
Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills. 
Ability to work with diverse constituents. 
Prior experience and knowledge working with student and information systems such as Banner
and CRM systems.
The ability to work efficiently with Microsoft Office applications is required. 
Ability to be highly independent, self-motivated, and team-oriented and to
represent the University of Dayton at the highest level. 
High attention to detail with demonstrated strong analytical, problem solving, time management,
and organizational skills. 
Ability to work in both traditional and nontraditional unstructured work environments, and have
the ability to manage multiple priorities. 
Valid drivers license with low risk driving record. 
Commitment to personal integrity and a strong work ethic that align to the University's Catholic/Marianist character

Preferred Qualifications:

While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:

Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration, College Student Personnel, or related
fields from a regionally accredited university. 
Demonstrated ability to analyze data to assess progress toward goals.
Demonstrated ability to create a strategy based on data and implement said strategy in a timely
Demonstrated successful experience recruiting first-generation college students or other
underserved student populations.
Three years of progressive work experience in admissions or enrollment management.
The ability to inspire and direct others in their work.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply please submit a cover letter addressing each minimum qualification and any applicable preferred qualifications that you meet.

A federal court on December 7, 2021, issued a ruling that suspends the COVID-19 vaccine requirement that applies to federal contractors nationwide. With this development, the University will pause any enforcement action against employees who have not complied with the requirement to be fully vaccinated by Dec. 8, 2021 or to have requested an exemption to maintain their employment status.

The University will continue to monitor the state of the pandemic on campus and in the community as well as developments in federal and state requirements, and also will continue to regularly consult with public health officials and our medical panel. As has been the case throughout the pandemic, our protocols and requirements are subject to change depending on conditions on campus or in our community, and government requirements.

Closing Statement:

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.


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