Assistant Director, Graduate Student Recruiting & Admissions - University of San Diego in San Diego California

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University of San Diego

San Diego, California 92110

United States


Detailed Job Description

Assistant Director, Graduate Student Recruiting & Admissions

Department: Graduate Student Recruiting & Admissions - School of Business


Job IRC#19135

Job Description:

This position is responsible for recruiting candidates and providing support during the full life cycle of recruiting and admissions processes for School of Business graduate programs (MBA and MS Degrees). The Assistant Director, Graduate Student Recruiting & Admissions will manage the marketing of recruiting events/initiatives and serves as a liaison with School of Business Director of Marketing and Communications plus multiple graduate student offices and affiliations within the School of Business.

The Assistant Director will sometimes travel extensively both nationally and internationally for student recruitment purposes. The Assistant Director, Graduate Student Recruiting & Admissions reports to the Senior Director for Graduate Student Admissions and Recruiting.


Minimum Qualifications

• Undergraduate degree from accredited institution

• 3-4 years of work experience, including 1-2 years in higher education

• Computer literacy in Word, Excel and PowerPoint and ability to learn other applications as necessary

• Must be able to work outside of normal business hours (e.g. early morning, evening, weekends), as necessary

• Must be able to travel for extended periods of time both nationally and internationally

• Represent the department in a professional and customer service-oriented manner in all interaction

• Ability to present information persuasively

• Ability to interact with individuals from diverse backgrounds and perspectives

Preferred Qualifications

• Master’s degree

• 4+ years of work experience in higher education setting

• Proven ability and experience working with graduate student populations

Performance Expectations: Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

• Experience with program planning/administration; excellent interpersonal skills; ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously; strong written and oral communication skills; proficient computer skills (web-based technology and marketing/design software)

Background check: Successful completion of a pre-employment background check.

Degree Verification Requirement: Persons offered employment in this position will be required to provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes. Serious candidates are encouraged to request official transcripts to help expedite the hiring process.

Salary: Commensurate with experience; Excellent Benefits.

The University of San Diego offers a very competitive benefits package, to include medical, dental, vision, a 12% retirement contribution given to you by the University (with three year vesting period), and access to on-campus Fitness Centers. Please visit the benefits section of our website to view all of the perks and benefits that USD has to offer. USD: Business & Administration: Human Resources: Benefits

Hours per week: 37.5

Closing date: January 8, 2016

Note: External job postings will be up for at least five days. After that time, applications will be reviewed by the hiring manager/committee throughout the posting period. A candidate may be selected at any time which could then close this posting on a date earlier than listed.

The University of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community.

The University of San Diego is a smoking and tobacco-free campus. For more information, visit

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Keyword Phrases

  • Catholic university
  • globally competent
  • Diverse
  • Admissions & Enrollment / Recruiting
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume