The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Assistant Director for Undergraduate Recruitment, UNLV Office of Admissions [R0115965]
PROFILE of the UNIVERSITY
Founded in 1957, UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution comprised of approximately 31,000 students and more than 3,900 faculty and staff. To date, UNLV has conferred more than 136,000 degrees, producing more than 120,000 alumni around the world.
UNLV is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as an R1 research university with very high research activity. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on line at: http://www.unlv.edu
COMMITMENT to DIVERSITY
The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.
ROLE of the POSITION
Reporting to the Associate Director for Undergraduate Recruitment, the position of Assistant Director for Undergraduate Recruitment provides leadership, coordination and evaluation for one or more broad objectives contained within the undergraduate recruitment and admissions plan. Under the direction of the Director and Associate Director, the Assistant Director will be responsible for assisting in researching, developing and implementing detailed recruitment plans, strategies and tactics for the recruitment of prospective students to UNLV.
The incumbent will also supervise and evaluate a team of full-time staff and/or student employees who are responsible for planning and managing or supporting recruitment activities in assigned territories or for assigned populations. In addition, the Assistant Director will also be responsible planning and managing recruitment activities in an assigned region(s).
The Assistant Director will maintain a high level of internal and external public contact serving as a liaison between the Office of Admissions, various academic units, other organizations within the University and with public constituents. The Assistant Director (and team) is responsible for outreach efforts for the recruitment of prospective students to the University.
These efforts include, but are not limited to, the following: admissions presentations, workshops for prospective students and families, participating in on- and off-campus recruitment events to provide admission assistance/guidance, meeting with prospective students and families on campus, making calls to prospects and inquiries for admission counseling and proactively communicating with admitted students to encourage and ensure matriculation. The incumbent will also make determinations regarding eligibility for admissions based on knowledge and experience of records, transcripts, NSHE policies and official documents in making evaluations against the appropriate criterion; and recommending educational goals and admission requirements to potential students.
This position is also responsible for providing leadership in carrying out special initiatives as assigned by the Director or Associate Director. The Assistant Director will be expected to travel both in and out of state and work irregular hours.
This position requires a Master's Degree from a regionally accredited college or university and 2-3 years of comparable supervisory experience. Credentials must be obtained prior to the start of employment.
Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.
Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.
Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will begin on June 1, 2019 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Carlee Todd, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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SAFETY AND SECURITY STATEMENT
UNLV is committed to assisting all members of the UNLV community in providing for their own safety and security. The Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report compliance document is available online.
UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws.
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted.
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