DIRECTOR OF RECRUITMENT/ADMISSIONS - Northern Essex Community College in Haverhill Massachusetts

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Northern Essex Community College

Haverhill, Massachusetts

United States
(POST #72064)

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Detailed Job Description

FULL-TIME DIRECTOR OF RECRUITMENT/ADMISSIONS:  Academic and Student Affairs, Haverhill/Lawrence Campus. Non-unit Professional Position. Anticipated start date: November 1, 2015.

Northern Essex Community College is seeking a dynamic and experienced professional to assume the Director of Recruitment/Admissions position. The Director has primary responsibility for recruitment and admissions; leading the team; managing the day-to-day operations on both campuses; providing strong leadership in advancing admissions strategies designed to meet the recruitment, outreach and enrollment goals of the College. The Director brings to this position an understanding of and appreciation for the role that community college plays in the higher education setting; knowledge of changing student demographics, and expertise in recognizing enrollment trends. The Director promotes and supports the College by strengthening enrollment through the development of a comprehensive recruitment strategy that advances the regional, state-wide and international growth for the College. The Director supervises the team members located on each campus to ensure timely, accurate and efficient development and execution of recruitment efforts, creating performance goals and metrics, and oversees training while identifying and supporting professional development opportunities for staff. The Director will serve as a hands-on working member of the team, who can perform their staff's duties, when needed, as well as provide oversight and works non-traditional hours to include nights and weekends.


Master's degree in Student Affairs/Higher Education Administration or related field required. Five years of experience in Admissions and Recruitment with progressive responsibility that includes direct experience managing and leading a team. Knowledge of admissions standards and recruitment objectives and principles required with the ability to plan, organize, direct and assess the operations of related programs and activities. Highly effective verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal, and customer service skills.  High degree of computer proficiency and knowledge of automated admissions and student information systems.


Experience in community colleges, particularly the Massachusetts system.  Bilingual (Spanish/English). Solid technical working knowledge of Ellucian Banner Student Information Management software system and ARGOS reporting software strongly preferred.

Salary: $65,000.00 - $80,000.00 annually with complete fringe benefit package.  Actual salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

Deadline Date: October 16, 2015                                           POST #72064                 

To be considered for this position we must receive the following:

  • Cover letter, describing your qualifications and experience
  • Resume
  • References
  • Graduate transcripts

Northern Essex Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities 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 college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.

Keyword Phrases

  • Academic & Student Affairs
  • Prizes, Initiative, Innovation
  • Appreciative Inquiry
  • Diverse Workforce
  • Admissions & Enrollment / Recruiting
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter