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Assistant Director for Outreach and Relations Please see Special Instructions for more details. East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. Candidates must also submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references, including contact information, online.Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Posting Details
Job TitleAssistant Director for Outreach and RelationsPosition Number 944608Vacancy Open to All Candidates Department AAH AdmissionsDepartment Homepage ecu.edu/admissionsAdvertising Department ADMISSIONSDivision Academic AffairsClassification Title Assistant DirectorWorking Title Assistant Director for Outreach and RelationsNumber of Vacancies 1Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.0Full Time or Part Time Full TimeRecruitment RangeCommensurate with QualificationsPosition Location (City) GreenvillePosition TypeNon-FacultyJob Category Non-Faculty Instructional & ResearchOrganizational Unit OverviewThe Undergraduate Admissions Office is responsible for identifying, attracting, recruiting, and enrolling students in sufficient numbers to meet the University’s enrollment projections while improving the academic profile of the incoming student population. The office annually processes approximately 36,000 applications for admission. These include freshmen, transfer, readmit, visitor, non-degree, pre-college, and auditor students. In order to generate and process applications from these prospective students, the office is involved in many public relations, marketing, customer service, and other outreach activities to cultivate inquiries for additional information about ECU/application materials. These inquiries are received via mail, phone, email, and third party search sources and currently exceed well over 100,000 in quantity for one calendar year.
Job Duties The Assistant Director for Outreach and Relations is responsible for supporting the recruitment of diverse freshmen and transfer students to East Carolina University. This position reports directly to the Senior Associate Director for Outreach and will be primarily focused on outreach and recruitment of underrepresented and underserved populations including from economically and/or educationally disadvantaged backgrounds with an emphasis on Eastern North Carolina.
The position will work closely with campus partners to provide programming and recruitment efforts to attract students from targeted populations and maintain accurate records of contacts including prospects contacted, inquiries responded to and recruitment and yield activities. These reports will contain information related to the outcomes of recruitment initiatives to include budgetary impact and enrollment funnel data for the designated populations.
This position will present information sessions at ECU and in high schools, community colleges, college fairs, community programs and other special events as well as advise and counsel prospective students and families on the educational opportunities at ECU, admission criteria, policies, procedures, academic and major scholarship programs and student services within the university.
This position can expect to travel 3-4 non-continuous weeks per year in and out of state.
The Assistant Director assists in the development, maintenance and execution of the office’s communication plan for prospective and admitted students, online resources for internal and external constituents.
Evaluates applications and participates in general recruitment activities. Participates in the holistic review of applications and makes recommendations for admission based on a comprehensive assessment of candidates.
Participates in regular professional development and training initiatives related to the recruiter and banner systems through which information is stored and managed.
Represents the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at university committees and meetings where appropriate as well as other duties as assigned by the Senior Associate Director for Outreach and/or the Director of Admissions.
East Carolina University seeks to create an environment that fosters recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. In order to promote the University’s diversity goal, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions strongly encourages applications from women, minorities and historically underrepresented groups.
Minimum Education/Experience Bachelors degree from a regionally accredited college or university and two years of related experience.
License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation n/a
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education Experience working with high school students. Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written) with prospective students and parents whose primary language is Spanish is preferred.
Special Instructions to Applicant East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. Candidates must also submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references, including contact information, online.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
Additional Instructions to ApplicantIn order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.
Job Open Date 11/14/2019Open Until FilledYesJob Close Date - Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date. If no closing date is indicated, the position may close at any time after the initial screening date.Initial Screening Begins 11/28/2019Rank LevelQuick Link for Direct Access to Posting http://ecu.peopleadmin.com/postings/33021AA/EOE East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.
Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department for Disability Support Services at (252) 737-1016 (Voice/TTY).
Eligibility for Employment Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.
Office of Human Resources Contact Information If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to email@example.com. Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.
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Documents Needed To ApplyRequired Documents
- Curriculum Vitae/Resume
- Cover Letter
- List of References
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