Nestled between the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains and Salt Lake City, the state’s capitol, the University of Utah is the state’s public flagship institution and a top-tier research university classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the 131 research universities with the “highest research activity” in the nation. The “U” is a PAC-12 institution with a total enrollment over 33,000 and an undergraduate enrollment over 24,500. The U is committed to providing an exceptional academic and co-curricular experience for students and community engagement.
The Office of Admissions is a dynamic and growing organization committed to assisting future students learn about and enroll at the University of Utah. We are looking for passionate team members to help us expand our recruitment reach in- and out-of-state, continue to increase our new student enrollment, and shape the entering class.
Under the leadership of the Associate Director of Recruitment in the Office of Admissions, the Assistant Director of Freshman Recruitment will be an integral part of the team responsible for key aspects of the recruitment area. This position will contribute to the overall recruitment and enrollment efforts for the Office of Admissions by assisting in the development, implementation, and assessment of policies, programs, and financial objectives for the Office of Admissions in general and recruitment area specifically; ensuring continuity and quality of all recruitment efforts for the office aimed at attracting and matriculating new students to the University of Utah; ensuring high level customer service between prospective students, university departments, and other stakeholders. This position is a manager-level role that oversees the supervision of admissions counselors.
Bachelor’s degree in a related area or equivalency (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education). Four years of progressively more responsible management experience. Background knowledge of hiring department’s area of specialization in order to analyze, plan and draw conclusions for recommendations to superiors. Demonstrated leadership skills in planning and directing employees and processes in order to effectively monitor and develop subordinates and to ensure the smooth operation of department. Completion of provided supervisory training within one year of employment may be required.
Master’s degree in a related area may be preferred.
Internal Number: PRN26313B
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