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University of San Francisco
  • Position Number: 1568501
  • Location: San Francisco, CA
  • Position Type: Admissions/Enrollment

Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment (Events)
University of San Francisco

USF Hilltop Campus

Job Title:
Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment (Events)

Job Summary:
The Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment provides oversight and management for a major function related to the recruitment, enrollment, and retention of undergraduate students to the Hilltop and/or branch campuses. Major function areas include, but are not limited to, transfer recruitment, multicultural recruitment, alumni/parent volunteers; counselor relations and events; and campus events and programming. The assistant director is responsible for planning, implementing, and coordinating activities related to one of the function areas. Reporting to the Senior Associate Director of Admission for the Welcome Center, and working collaboratively with all admission colleagues, the Assistant Director is charged with providing the highest quality programmatic development and student experience to achieve enrollment goals.

This position's main responsibilities include coordination of all major on-campus events for prospective and admitted students. The Assistant Director provides support for Multicultural Recruitment Task Force and Transfer Task Force as it relates to on campus programs. Additionally, this position supports Welcome Center functions including but not limited to work with the student ambassador program, scheduling of first-year and transfer interviews, and other duties as assigned. As part of this role, this position coordinates our annual maintenance calendar for cycle prep and documentation.

Full Job Description:
Job Responsibilities:
  • Plans and executes all major on-campus events such as Discover USF, Meet USF, and Destination USF. Provides support for the Students of Color Overnight Experience and Admitted Transfer Visit Day programing.
  • Serves as liaison to housing in facilitation of the Transfer Housing Summit.
  • Creates and maintains documentation for all event planning related to the office's functions.
  • Coordinates and supervises the documentation work group and is responsible for maintenance of the cycle prep and documentation calendars.
  • Develops and implements a comprehensive plan related to the major functional areas for the admissions team in coordination with the admissions recruitment plan.
  • Identifies admission activities and strategies for developing and enhancing prospective student markets whether that be recruitment travel for transfer students, events for counselors, programming for multicultural students, or recruitment of alumni/parent volunteers.
  • Serves as the lead for questions, issues, communication, and programming related to the major functional areas.
  • Ensures the development of best practices not only related to the major functional areas but also to all admissions related functions.
  • Represents the University in a variety of settings both on-campus and throughout the country.
  • Selects, schedules, and coordinates high school, community college, and college fair visits to recruit prospective students.
  • Communicate with students, faculty, staff, and alumni to recruit qualified students to USF.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with appropriate counselors, administrative, and teacher contacts at high schools and community colleges.
  • Counsel prospective students and families about admission, transfer credit, financial aid, academic programs, and student life at USF.
  • Reviews admission files, determines eligibility, decides which applicants are qualified for admission to USF and makes admission decisions.
  • Assesses and analyzes results of recruitment and program management efforts and then develops and implements appropriate changes based on the analysis.
  • Utilizes data service and market analysis tools to plan recruitment and yield strategy.
  • Contributes to the yearly planning and evaluation of recruitment and admission programs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • A bachelor's degree with two or more years in admissions required.
  • This job requires extensive travel.
  • Demonstrated public speaking experience and excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to evaluate and refine programming logistics, service offerings, and scheduling.
  • Proven ability to successfully plan, prioritize, and multitask and to work with minimal supervision and to follow through and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative, diverse, and team-oriented environment.
  • Demonstrated strong customer service skills.
  • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Advanced computer/technical proficiency.
  • Must be willing and able to work evenings and weekends.
  • Commitment to Affirmative Action goals.
  • Understanding of and commitment to USF's Vision, Mission and Values in creating a learning environment that nurtures among students the faith that does justice.
  • Experience with Slate a plus.
  • Spanish speaker highly desired.

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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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