Job Details

University of San Francisco
  • Position Number: 1575718
  • Location: San Francisco, CA
  • Position Type: Admissions/Enrollment

Associate Director - Graduate Recruiting & Admissions
University of San Francisco

USF Hilltop Campus

Job Title:
Associate Director - Graduate Recruiting & Admissions

Job Summary:
Under the general supervision and direction of the Director of Graduate Recruiting and Admissions, the Associate Director of Graduate Recruiting and Admissions is responsible for recruitment and enrollment of a high quality national and international class of graduate students in the School of Management. The Associate Director of Graduate Recruiting and Admissions will work with the Director of Graduate Recruiting and Admissions in designing and carrying out all recruitment efforts. Both within the University and to the external community, the Associate Director of Graduate Recruiting and Admissions is a spokesperson, representative, and advocate for the graduate programs.

Full Job Description:
  • Ensure that the School of Management strategic plan is carried out through all operational aspects of the graduate programs;
  • Represent the School and the School's interests in external-facing situations and events;
  • Recruit and counsel prospective graduate students on program options, requirements, policies, and procedures of admissions process;
  • Develop and execute professional, high quality recruiting and yield events on a rotating basis;
  • Attend recruiting events;
  • Work with internal stakeholders to increase student interest from international and domestic markets;
  • Evaluate graduate applications (including but not limited to partnering with faculty and staff to read applications and interview candidates) for admission and scholarship eligibility; serve as member of the Admissions Committee; Ensure enrollment of high-quality, diverse School of Management graduate students
  • Manage day-to-day operations of the admissions team, including pipeline management, application processing, process efficiency evaluation, admissions event planning, and external communications.
  • Manage graduate scholarship model to ensure optimal distribution;
  • Create recruiting strategies and goals for the School of Management graduate programs, and develop recruiting strategy with the goal of meeting enrollment targets;
  • Identify potential admission markets and evaluate the success of recruitment activities;
  • Work with Director of Marketing and Enrollment to manage applicant class profiles to ensure diversity and high quality of admitted and enrolled students;
  • Develop school and program partnerships to increase awareness of and enrollment in graduate programs;
  • Work with the Director of Marketing and Enrollment to develop, implement, and assess viability of all School of Management marketing tactics;
  • Assist in the smooth transition of accepted students to deposited and enrolled students through yield events, assistance with orientation activities, communications, etc.;
  • Other duties as assigned.

    Minimum Requirements
    Bachelor's degree required. Graduate degree preferred. Four or more years of experience in managing/supporting recruitment programs at a university or college required. Advanced experience working with CRM systems, word processing, and spreadsheet software highly preferred. Must have excellent communication skills, both oral and written, and the ability to represent the School of Management. Team-oriented. Commitment to USF's Mission, Vision, and Values.

    Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Working knowledge of Slate a big plus
  • Working knowledge of Banner a plus
  • Experience managing a team under tight deadlines a major plus
  • Some international travel required; must have valid passport
    Special Instructions to Applicants

    Full time

    Pay Rate:

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    The University of San Francisco is located in the heart of one of the worlds most innovative and diverse cities, and is home to a vibrant academic community of students and faculty who achieve excellence in their fields. Its diverse student body enjoys direct access to faculty, small classes and outstanding opportunities in the city itself. USF is San Francisco's first university, and its Jesuit Catholic mission helps ignite a students passion for social justice and a desire to Change the World From Here. For more information, visit

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