Associate Director of Admissions of Diversity Recruitment and Pre-College Programs
FLSA Status: Exempt
Months Per Year: 12
Hours Per Week: 37.5
Reporting to the Director of
Undergraduate Admissions, the Associate Director of
Admissions of Diversity Recruitment and Pre-College Programs is
responsible for the successful development and execution of various academic
and co-curricular programs with the purpose of engaging the high school aged
audience to develop an enrollment pipeline. The
Associate Director will assist in the development of the
recruitment strategies to increase the number of students enrolling from
underrepresented backgrounds. Programs include, but are not limited to, Pre-College summer
institutes and year-round programming to support Seattle University’s
undergraduate enrollment goals and objectives aimed at deepening the
level of engagement and connection with prospective students.
The individual in this position will provide
the leadership and direct the execution of creating a comprehensive portfolio
of diversity and pre-college experiences and initiatives. The Associate Director
will work collaboratively with leaders within Enrollment Services and across
the institution to develop innovative pre-college programs that offer students
a unique and differentiated experience that builds an affinity to Seattle
University. Pre-college programs will introduce high school students to new
fields of interest and study while giving them the opportunity to sample the
college experience; attention and energy will be given to increasing
participation and access for first generation and underrepresented students. Pre-college
programs may be commuter or residential, limited term or year-round.
successful candidate will be an inspirational leader who is a resilient and
innovative problem-solver, have excellent organizational abilities with an
acute attention to detail, and strong interpersonal skills that enable
development of positive relationships with key campus partners and provide
personalized attention to prospective students, family members and establish
positive relationships with key influencers at high schools and Community Based
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in
a relevant field and minimally three years’ experience working in the field of college
admissions, pre-college programs and/or high school guidance counseling or an equivalent combination of education and
experience sufficient to perform the essential duties of the job.
possess excellent organization skills and attention to detail; superior oral
and written communications skills are essential. A demonstrated commitment to
diversity and the mission, vision, and values of Seattle University. All
positions at Seattle University require a criminal history background check.
Qualifications: Master’s degree;
experience knowledge of developing summer programs targeting high school
students, financial aid trends and enrollment-related issues in higher
education preferred. Experience marketing to diverse youth and young adult
populations through major communication channels including print, social media,
telemarketing, digital marketing, web and text.
Ellucian Colleague, CRM experience – specifically Slate. Knowledge working with
Qualtrics, Canvas and experience working within and establishing business
processing work flows.
Benefits at a Glance
Consistent with its fundamental Jesuits value, Seattle University offers a wide range of benefits designed to care for the whole person. Choose from three different medical plans, a dental and vision insurance programs. Protect your income with life, short & long-term disability coverage, and plan for your future with a generous 10% employer contribution for retirement benefits. You may also take advantage of 100% tuition remission benefits for the employee and dependents, a subsidized transportation benefit, a wellness program with an onsite fitness facility, and a wide variety of campus events. Enjoy a generous holiday schedule, including a paid Christmas break closure, vacation and paid sick leave, and paid community service leave. For more information explore the Benefits website at: https://www.seattleu.edu/hr/benefits/
Applicants are also strongly encouraged to attach an electronic cover letter and resume when applying. Persons who need assistance with the recruitment process may contact the Office of Human Resources at: 206-296-5870. Job postings are open until filled, unless otherwise specified.