Assistant Director, Graduate Marketing and Recruiting
University of Virginia
November 22, 2017
Posting Summary: The McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia is seeking an Assistant Director of Graduate Marketing & Recruiting. The Assistant Director will have responsibility for marketing and recruiting for one or more graduate commerce program. Responsibilities include but are not limited to planning and attending recruitment events; developing and executing effective marketing communications; cultivating relationships with top-ranked undergraduate programs in liberal arts, sciences or engineering for the M.S. in Commerce program and with top undergraduate business programs for the M.S. in Accounting and M.S. in Global Commerce; effectively leverage current students and alumni in the recruitment process; and manage graduate assistants. Duties also include assisting in marketing and communication plans across digital, social and traditional media to generate new leads.
Must be available to travel (roughly 40% during the recruiting season) and be available to work occasional weekends and evenings as needed for recruiting events.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: bachelor's degree in related field
Preferred Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Preferred
Preferred Specific Degree/Training: master's degree in higher education, business, or related field preferred
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Required Specific Experience: must have experience in college admissions, recruitment, or services marketing
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Strong written and oral communication skills and the ability to relate well to the career and educational needs of college students particularly those in the liberal arts/science/or engineering disciplines. Ability to work independently and with a team, strong organizational and budgeting skills, technology proficiency, outstanding customer service, and commitment to diversity are essential. Incumbent must be flexible to travel throughout the U.S. and to work occasional evenings and Saturdays as necessary for recruitment events.
Required Computer Applications: Must have strong working knowledge of MS Office products
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.