The Director of Recruitment takes a leadership role in successfully strategizing and implementing the College’s recruitment and outreach initiatives so as to measurably increase prospective student interest in and qualified applicants to the College. This includes, but is not limited to, managing the execution of the department’s high school visit program and Community College recruitment initiatives, overseeing and monitoring application numbers and yields for schools, overseeing and managing innovative follow-up programs to increase yield from prospects and applicants, developing and implementing creative recruitment initiatives to increase qualified applications from diverse and domestic applicants, and managing and motivating a team toward effectively accomplishing recruitment goals. The Director will also take on execution of school visits to key high schools and colleges throughout the country and world and will also contribute to international recruitment efforts at the undergraduate level. The Director will also counsel individual students and assist with their application and enrollment, and contribute to creative programming and events.
Reports to: Vice President of Admissions
FLSA status: Exempt
Job posted 2/13/2018. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should send cover letter with resume and employment application to HR@artcenter.edu and reference “Director of Recruitment for Admissions” in the subject line.
Applicants responding to posted job openings are asked to include a completed employment application with the application materials listed in the job posting.
The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
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. Employees sit most of the time, but may walk or stand for brief periods of time. 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. Domestic travel by car and airline and overnight travel is 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.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the employee assigned to this job; they do not purport to describe all functions. Employees may be assigned other duties, and the essential functions may be changed from time to time as necessary.
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.