Director of Admissions for Recruitment and Student Engagement - Medical School - Quinnipiac University in Hamden Connecticut

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Quinnipiac University

Hamden, Connecticut 06518-1908

United States


Detailed Job Description

With direct supervision by and reporting to the Associate Dean for Admissions, the Director of Admissions for Recruitment and Student Engagement will assist, supervise and manage a variety of activities within the Office of Medical School Admissions. The Director of Admissions for Recruitment and Student Engagement will work closely with the Director of Admissions for Operations.  

Job Duties

Responsible for the management of recruitment activities for the School of Medicine.

Travel on behalf of the school for recruitment and other university related events.

Speak publically to individuals and groups on and off campus about the School of Medicine and medical school admissions.

Develop and foster partnerships with college pre-health advisors, academic advisors and advisors of career centers.

Develop and foster partnerships with national pre-medical/ pre-health student organizations.

Assist in the development, maintenance and execution of the department communication plan for admitted students.

Participate in the various Open House programs on campus.

Coordinate and implement activities associated with the School of Medicine 2nd Look Weekend and related special events.

Develop, maintain and implement a student engagement plan for admitted applicants.

Coordinate and implement a variety of on campus activities for pre-medical and pre-health advisors.

Work under the direction of the associate dean for admissions and the assistant dean for Health Career Pathways with student recruitment, enrollment and programming.

Read and review applicant files.

Supervise and manage support staff.

Other duties as assigned.  

Required Minimum Qualifications

The following characteristics, knowledge, skills and abilities are required:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent required. Must have a minimum of three years of related experience in Admissions or Student Affairs in a university setting. Familiarity with online application systems required. Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication and organizational skills required. Must be detail-oriented, and able to act with tact, diplomacy, and discretion. Must have demonstrated experience in making public presentations. Computer literacy, including database software, word processing, spreadsheets, email, and web searching, and the ability to compile and present data using Excel required. Must have a demonstrated capacity to represent the School and its programs to a heterogeneous population. Prior supervisory experience is essential. Must be able to travel (domestically and internationally) and work weekends and evenings as needed. The ability to work independently in a dynamic environment with changing priorities and multiple responsibilities is required. Must be able to handle confidential information in a professional manner and use sound judgment at all times.  

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please submit a cover letter and resume.  

Keyword Phrases

  • Medical School Admissions-1750
  • beautiful campus
  • diversity
  • sensitivity to students and spirit of community
  • Admissions & Enrollment / Recruiting
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter