1) Plan and execute outreach and recruitment efforts, including public presentations on and off campus, recruitment travel, and multi-day recruitment and yield programs, particularly with respect to prospective graduate students from a wide variety of underrepresented backgrounds.
2) Recruit to the Universityâ™s 100+ master's, professional, and doctoral programs, by understanding and communicating the nature and requirements of each program.
3) Track and analyze program and outcomes data across multiple admissions cycles for all pipeline and recruitment programs.
4) Work in close coordination with campus partners, including deans of students and admissions offices in the University's 12 graduate schools and divisions, faculty, students, the Center for Identity + Inclusion, and other stakeholders.
5) Serve as the Universityâ™s liaison to a number of recruitment consortia, as well as develop and maintain relationships with faculty and staff at other institutions and pipeline programs.
6) Develop and promote resources and information for faculty, administrators, and current students to increase awareness of best practices for recruiting and enrolling students from a wide range of underrepresented or underresourced backgrounds.
7) Collaborate with other University staff, faculty, and students on evaluating these initiatives in conjunction with programs and services oriented towards student retention and completion.
1) Ability to coordinate the work of others.
2) Project management skills.
3) Excellent verbal and written communication skills required, including public speaking.
4) Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
5) Independent decision-making skills.
6) Data analysis skills.
7) Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality.
8) Familiarity with recruitment and admissions in a highly selective environment; familiarity with graduate education in a research-intensive university setting.
9) Ability to learn and be responsive to the needs of the University of Chicago community.
10) Ability to communicate effectively and partner with faculty, staff, and students from all backgrounds.
11) Demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion in higher education.
12) Ability to work independently on multiple projects and manage details.
13) Willingness to travel up to 25% and work some evenings and weekends.
14) Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines.
1) Domestic travel at least monthly, including air travel.
2) Attendance at outdoor events.
3) Occasional evening and weekend hours.
1) Ability to lift and carry 25 lbs.
2) Ability to sit, stand, and walk for extended periods of time.
3) Ability to operate a motor vehicle (valid US driverâ™s license).
1) Advanced degree (e.g. Masterâ™s degree).
1) 1-3 years of relevant work experience.
2) Experience in research-intensive university setting.
Technical Knowledge or Skills
1) Familiarity with standard tools and software, such as MS Office suite, Google suite, etc.
2) Knowledge of Slate or other CRM systems.
3) Experience with Excel, Tableau, or other data tools.
2) Cover letter
3) Reference Contact Information
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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