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Assistant Director, Graduate Recruitment
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted May 24, 2021
Title Assistant Director, Graduate Recruitment
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department SPHHP Academic and Student Affairs
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate/Assistant Director
  • Educational Services
    Communications/Public Relations

Position Summary
The School of Public Health & Health Professions seeks a dynamic, graduate admissions focused professional for the position of Assistant Director, Graduate Recruitment. You will play an integral role in bringing to the School students who will become future leaders in a world where public health & health-related disciplines are at the forefront of our daily lives.

Each day you will engage with a variety of stakeholders within the School (e.g., faculty, staff, students, executive leadership) to move forward the School’s mission of improving the lives of individuals and populations. This will be accomplished by formulating a strategic, measurable plan to actively educate both internal & external prospective students to our academic programs. Most importantly, you will work with stakeholders to ensure that our student body is representative and inclusive. This will require you to be actively involved in day-to-day admissions operations, while also co-constructing a vision and strategy for creating the public health & health professions workforce of the future.

Key accountabilities and responsibilities:
Formulate and carry out a strategic, measurable recruitment plan for all SPHHP graduate programs
Consult with stakeholders regarding best practices for recruiting and admitting a representative and inclusive student body
Update leadership on progress & current cycle data routinely
Take action based on data to address immediate recruitment cycle needs
Oversee the SPHHP graduate student ambassador program
Lead the SPHHP Graduate Enrollment Management Committee
Serve as the SPHHP Slate Lead and support application operations
The university seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Buffalo, to maintain the excellence of the university and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning.

The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowledge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status.
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree with 2 years of experience working in higher education recruitment and/or admissions setting.
Strong data analysis skills and the ability to make data-driven decisions
Knowledge of and experience with a Customer Relationship Management System (CMS)
Knowledge of the disciplines housed within UB SPHHP
Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively and persuasively with diverse population of students and individuals. The ability to make effective presentations in large and small group settings, and virtually.
Position incumbents must be able to work non-standard (evening and weekend) hours.
Preferred Qualifications
Master’s Degree
Previous experience with SLATE, Customer Relationship Management System (CMS)
Five years’ experience in a directly related field, such as in public health and health professions student recruitment or admissions.
Record of successful recruitment outcomes within a higher education setting

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