Mar 01, 2024

Assistant Director of Graduate and Online Recruitment

  • Franciscan University of Steubenville
  • Steubenville, OH, USA
Full time Education: University/College

Job Description

Date:  February 21, 2024

Position Available:  Assistant Director of Graduate and Online Recruitment

Position Reports to:  Director of Graduate and Online Enrollment

Department:  Enrollment

FLSA Status:  Exempt

Schedule:  Full-time; Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., evening and weekend hours required


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The Assistant Director of Graduate and Online Recruitment will recruit and enroll new graduate and online students, each term, to meet the enrollment goal. Will assist the Director of Graduate and Online in added administrative responsibilities, specifically training staff and managing daily procedures and functions for maximum efficiency.



1.    Manage the graduate and on-line admissions funnels, working with staff to recruit and enroll students to a variety of programs for enrollment starts in summer, fall or spring.

2.    Work with enrollment operations to provide ongoing updates on enrollment targets and goals.

3.    Provide administrative representation and assistance to the Director with strategic planning and execution of those plans.

4.    Provide support by assisting with the creation of marketing materials. Develop relationships with areas of enrollment, faculty, and other University staff.

5.    Supervision and coordination of SWOP and Graduate Assistant positions within graduate and on-line recruitment.

6.    Gather, interpret, and apply funnel data to offer support and provide accountability.


This is not intended to be an all-inclusive list. Additional duties, expectations and responsibilities may be added or changed as needed to meet the University's needs.



Must understand, support, and embrace the mission of Franciscan University of Steubenville and possess the following:


Technical Skills

·         MS Office experience (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

·         CRM experience preferred (Salesforce, Slate)

·         High Sales Achievement Predictor Score preferred


Non-Technical Skills & Competencies

·         Action oriented – Displays initiative; doesn’t wait to be told or asked to do something. Doesn’t get bogged down in planning or analysis; has a penchant for taking action and producing results

·         Planning, Strategic Thinking - Follows relevant trends and accurately anticipates future implications for the University. Demonstrates broad knowledge and perspective, as well as appropriate attention to detail. Identifies and thinks through possible obstacles and related contingency actions and plans.

·         Developing Self - Continually assesses one’s skills and identifies areas that can be further improved. Sets ambitious personal goals that require stretch or exposes one to new situations or challenges.

·         Developing Others - Provides others with challenging tasks and assignments. Is effective at sizing up people’s strengths and weaknesses and managing them accordingly

·         Customer Service Focused - Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers. Displays a sense of urgency and responsiveness to customers’ needs, inquiries, and requests.


Education & Experience

·         BA or BS required

·         3-5 years in leadership/management role in higher ed or other area leading people, teams and projects

·         Sales experience preferred


Workplace Factors

·         Occasional travel to recruitment events and conferences throughout the year.

·         Occasional weekend and evening work for specific events.


Candidates must submit an online application, a resume and a cover letter that demonstrates their fit for the position based on their experience, accomplishments, and skills as well as their desire to advance the mission of Franciscan University.


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Franciscan University of Steubenville is committed to principles of equal opportunity and is an equal opportunity employer.

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