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Assistant Director of Graduate Recruitment

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Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Portland, OR, Other-Site
Categories: Admissions/Financial Aid/Enrollment Management, Business Administration/Management

Department: Sports Product Management Program, Lundquist College of Business
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $48,000 to $55,000 per year
Compensation Band: OS-OA04-Fiscal Year 2021-2022
FTE: 1.0

Application Review Begins

June 27, 2022; position open until filled (updated)

Special Instructions to Applicants

When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:
1. A resume/CV.
2. A cover letter indicating how you meet the minimum and, if applicable, preferred qualifications for the position. Please describe how you have added value in previous roles and how you would add value in this role.
3. A diversity statement that highlights contributions and commitment to diversity. The Sports Product Management Program within the Lundquist College of Business is committed to creating an equitable learning and working environment that actively respects, includes, and engages everyone. What would that mean to you in this role? How would that inform your work?

You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers as part of the application process. Any application missing the above documents/information may be considered incomplete. In order to ensure consideration, please submit your application materials prior to or on the listed review date.

Department Summary

Since 1914 the Charles H. Lundquist College of Business has taught its students the critical skills they need to think for themselves, to be leaders in a dynamic world, and to make better decisions on behalf of the people and resources they manage. We are a top business school with a unique mission and vision that draws strength from our links to the Pacific Rim and the distinctive qualities of Oregon culture: innovation, sustainability, active lifestyles, financial stewardship, and respect for individuality and diversity within an increasingly global community.

Position Summary

The Lundquist College of Business Sports Product Management program is seeking a Graduate Recruiter to interface with potential students through the selection and admission processes of the program. Under the direction of the Assistant Director of Admissions & Marketing, this position holds the following major responsibilities: develop and generate student leads for the graduate programs in LCB Portland through various venues; face-to-face, phone, online, and on and off-campus events, as well as provide counseling on program attributes.

The Graduate Recruiter will participate in the admission and application process by conducting interviews and reviewing applications and supporting materials while understanding the requirements in order to evaluate all application components to render an admission decision and/or scholarship award. They will monitor application progress from start to completion and assist in identifying and resolving issues; review and evaluate data throughout the admission process to provide weekly, monthly, and yearly reporting; conduct internal meetings with key stakeholders on applicants and applicant pool; coordinate and assist in creating internal and external communications to new student leads, prospective students and admitted students; and resolve problems as needed.

This role is fully remote and open to talent nationwide. Occasional travel will be required to Portland, Oregon to meet with program staff and for program recruiting events as needed (10-25%).

Typical office hours for program staff are 8 am-5 pm (PST); however, depending on the location of the successful candidate, core hours could vary, and are flexible to meet with students when/where they are available. SPM’s online program attracts inquiries nationwide and internationally, and while this recruiter may assist with face-to-face program recruitment as well, a large focus will be on the online program.

Minimum Requirements

• Bachelor's degree.
• Two years of recruitment, admission, or sales experience.

Professional Competencies

• Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate effectively with prospective students from a variety of backgrounds.
• Excellent public speaking and presentation skills.
• Ease in using technology for communication, record keeping, and management of data.
• Demonstrated knowledge of recruitment and admissions at an accredited college or university.
• Knowledge of international student perspectives and needs.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience applying marketing/selling techniques and methods.
• Experience designing promotional presentation materials and giving public presentations.
• Experience planning and directing promotion activities.
• Experience creating student admissions activity reports.
• Experience analyzing data to make informed recruitment decisions.
• Experience working in a higher education setting with diverse populations and cultures.
• Expertise with the Microsoft Office suite (i.e., Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook) and CRM systems such as PeopleSoft and Salesforce.

FLSA Exempt: Yes

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

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