The Director of Recruitment will develop creative and effective recruitment plans and strategies to attract gifted, diverse applicants to the College. This will include, but not be limited to, initiatives such as the College’s School Visit Program, engagement of teacher contacts in the recruitment process, development of school-specific recruitment plans for high value schools, and specific recruitment projects and initiatives as assigned. The incumbent will manage a team of Associate and Assistant Directors of Admissions to increase qualified applications from diverse applicants from around the world, motivating and supporting the team toward effectively accomplishing recruitment goals. Strategic priorities will include creation of innovative recruitment plans to expand the reach of our efforts, managing implementation of all conversion and yield campaigns, and finding new ways to expand our engagement with local Community Colleges. This position will also work collaboratively with the Director of Recruitment Programs to leverage the department’s creative programming and events in the recruitment, conversion, and yield processes. The Director will also conduct school visits to key high schools and colleges and will counsel individual students and assist with their application and enrollment.
Reports to: Vice President of Admissions
FLSA status: Exempt
Qualified applicants should email their cover letter with resume and employment application to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Admissions: Director, Recruitment”.
Department Operations – 50%
Recruitment Management and Implementation – 45%
Non-Essential Job Functions -5%
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Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting with frequent interruptions and distractions; extended periods of time viewing computer monitor; interactions with other individuals. Due to the nature of the work environment, there is regular exposure to fumes, dust and noise.
Physical: The position is generally sedentary while in the office, this position does require the employee to be mobile to do site visits and give presentations. Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting and to travel; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight (up to 20 pounds); to operate modern office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information. Regular and consistent attendance are required for most positions. International and Domestic travel by car and airline and overnight travel is maybe required. Able to work nights and weekends to attend events.
Vision: Must be able to have the visual capacity to perform activities such as preparing and reading reports, viewing a computer terminal and other normal office work with or without correction.
Hearing: Must be able to communicate effectively in the course of normal office communication or exchange ideas with or without correction.
ArtCenter College of Design is committed to excellence through the establishment of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and its surrounding communities. The College considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Human Resources Department at (626) 396-2270.