University of Utah Assistant Director/Regional Recruiter Los Angeles, CA in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 08/29/2018

Requisition Number PRN18223B

Job Title Manager, Administrative

Working Title Assistant Director/Regional Recruiter Los Angeles, CA

Job Grade E

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

This is an exempt position and hours may periodically go above 40 hours/week and require working early mornings, evening and weekends.

This position is located in Los Angeles, CA

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00295 - Office of Admissions

Location Other

City Other

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $60,000-$70,000

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Under the leadership of the Assistant Director of Recruitment in the Office of Admissions, the Assistant Director/Regional Recruiter will be an integral part of the team responsible for recruiting and enrolling new undergraduate students in Southern California. Serving as an advisor to prospective students, their families, secondary school counselors and others, the Assistant Director/Regional Recruiter will effectively communicate the University of Utah value proposition. The Assistant Director/Regional Recruiter will work from home and will manage all undergraduate student recruitment efforts in Southern California, while maintaining regular communication with the Office of Admissions at the University of Utah.


•Develop, implement, report and assess a domestic first-year recruitment plan that helps the institution achieve its enrollment goals within a growing market

•Implement a domestic first-year recruitment plan which includes high school visits, college fairs, information sessions, receptions, and meetings with secondary school and independent counselors, prospective students, families, and community-based organizations (CBOs)

•Build personalized relationships with prospective students, families, school counselors, alumni, and other constituents in support of the recruitment goals for the territory

•Support the recruitment and admission of transfer students from institutions within the assigned territory

•Plan all off-campus admission events in all areas of regional responsibility in collaboration with the campus experience team

•Read and evaluate all domestic applications in regional territory

•Collaborate with the Alumni Association in support of institutional initiatives within the region

•Significant travel, including some overnights and weekends, within the territory between early September to mid-November and mid-January to mid-April is required. Periodic travel to campus for office training, staff meetings, and on-campus events is also expected

•Perform other duties as assigned


•Demonstrated experience delivering exceptional customer service to a diverse array of customers

•Demonstrated ability to thrive in a data-oriented and analytical environment that has a high level of individual and team accountability

•Demonstrated ability to analyze, plan and draw conclusions for recommendations to upper management

•Demonstrated ability to focus on specific quantifiable goals and deliver goals on a consistent basis

•Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective personalized working relationships with students, parents, administrators, staff, counselors, faculty, alumni and others

•Effective communicator with culturally and ethnically diverse populations

•Ability to communicate complex information to multiple audiences, as well as speak in front of large groups

•Demonstrated ability to address problematic situations regarding admissions and student recruitment and often act as a mediator or a negotiator

•Strong communicator with polished presentation skills both verbally and written

•Evidence of strong multi-tasking, planning, organization, and time management skills

•Demonstrated ability to think strategically, take initiative, and work with a high level of autonomy

•Ability to live in targeted area and work out of home

•Knowledge of Hobsons Connect or similarCRMis desirable

•Willingness and ability to travel, sometimes extensively

•Willingness and ability to work nights and weekends, as needed

•Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a related area or equivalency (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education). Four years of progressively more responsible management experience. Background knowledge of hiring department’s area of specialization in order to analyze, plan and draw conclusions for recommendations to superiors. Demonstrated leadership skills in planning and directing employees and processes in order to effectively monitor and develop subordinates and to ensure the smooth operation of department. Completion of provided supervisory training within one year of employment may be required.

Master’s degree in a related area may be preferred.

Department Specific Qualifications

2-4 years of undergraduate admissions experience at a regionally accredited university is required.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Priority review with be given to applicants who apply by Friday, September 14th.

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.