Assistant Director of Recruitment

University of North Carolina at Charlotte   Charlotte, NC   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
Posted on May 13, 2024
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The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is seeking applications for an Assistant Director of Recruitment for the Graduate School. The Graduate School at UNC Charlotte fosters excellence in all dimensions of post baccalaureate studies and is the primary advocate for graduate education and for graduate students at the University. Established in 1985, the Graduate School offers 24 doctoral, 65 master’s degree programs, and more than 50 graduate certificate programs in a wide variety of fields and specialties ranging from architecture, biomedical engineering, computing, engineering, and health administration to history, teacher education, creative writing, business, nursing and social work. The Graduate School has over 800 members of the Regular Graduate Faculty who teach and mentor more than 5,500 graduate students who come from nearly every state in the union and from a variety of countries in Europe, Asia, Africa, Central and South America. The mission of the Office of Graduate Admissions is to meet established University enrollment goals by recruiting exemplary graduate applicants and by helping Graduate Program Directors utilize best practices to effectively enroll the optimal size class. Our goal is to recruit individuals who can contribute to and benefit from the myriad of teaching, service, and research opportunities available at North Carolina’s Urban Research University. We collaborate with a variety of stakeholders across campus to advocate for graduate education, facilitate recruitment and enrollment and timely progress to the degree, and effectively curate the application and admissions processes for almost 11,000 applicants annually.

Minimum Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree is required. A master’s degree in a relevant discipline, such as counseling, higher education, marketing, data science, or communication studies, is preferred. Four or more years of experience in recruitment, pre-admissions counseling, and/or graduate student services.

Essential Job Duties: This position recruits’ applicants to graduate programs via recruitment events, in-person and digital communications, and partners with graduate enrollment constituents to ensure both print and digital marketing materials are appropriate for face-to-face and virtual recruitment. The individual must be completely versed in the admissions requirements of 150+ graduate programs and 170 undergraduate majors, as well as the funding opportunities and academic experiences embedded in graduate programs. Additionally, the person is responsible for engaging with faculty and administrative staff both a UNC Charlotte as well as at universities in the U.S. to develop collaborative partnerships to help recruit and enroll a diverse group of graduate students. And, finally, the person in this position is responsible for being well-versed in best practices in graduate student recruitment and enrollment of both domestic and international students, and providing that information to Graduate Program Directors in an effort to enroll the optimum size class of exemplary graduate students.

Salary and benefits are competitive; interested individuals should apply on-line at Search for job #000944. Applicants are subject to background checks.

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

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