Associate Director, Student Outreach and Recruitment
California State University, Northridge
Associate Director, Student Outreach and Recruitment
At CSUN we aspire to continually grow as an inclusive, cooperative community!
CSUN strives to be a destination workplace, where everyone understands that they belong to a community that is vital in advancing student success and providing exemplary service to all stakeholders. We foster an environment of success, both for our students and our employees. We have a relentless passion for celebrating diversity, equity, and inclusion as well as being an employer of choice. You will also have the opportunity to realize your own personal goals and be recognized for the work you do and enjoy the unique value the CSUN community can offer. As a leader you will have the opportunity to thrive in a community in which our leaders share common traits as identified in our Leadership Principles https://www.csun.edu/leadership-principles. If this sounds like you, you've come to the right place.
Under the direction of the Director of Student Outreach and Recruitment Services the Associate Director of Student Outreach and Recruitment, the Associate Director, Student Outreach and Recruitment administers and directs outreach and recruitment efforts aimed at prospective students including, undergraduate first-time freshmen, new and returning transfer students, parents, counselors and related partnership programs. The incumbent supervises professional staff, interns and volunteers; creates a team-oriented environment and encourages staff development.
- Oversees and supervises college preparatory and transfer initiatives and develops student learning outcomes, applies learning centered concepts in design of programs and services and conducts assessments.
- Works in collaboration with university faculty and staff, and with personnel at public and private high schools, community colleges and community agencies as it relates to recruitment and outreach efforts.
- Coordinates and supervises intersegmental outreach and recruitment efforts with other CSU campuses, the Chancellor's Office, the University of California, community colleges, and K-12 schools.
- As a leader, demonstrates a commitment to student success that is mission aligned with the university's vision, values and priorities. Establishes an ethical and collegial work environment, promoting a collaborative, accountable and inclusive team. Encourages a courageous and resilient solution-oriented environment by participating in new opportunities to further the mission of the university. Participates in developing initiatives that further support the campus mission with a service-oriented and catalytic mind set. Strengthens employees by being communicative and a talent builder that develops team attributes, furthering departmental goals.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
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- Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor's degree in a job-related field. Master's degree, preferred.
- Equivalent to five years of progressively responsible professional/administrative experience; with two of the five years in a managerial role preferred.
- Extensive experience in strategic planning and executing outreach and recruitment programs and experience in collaboration with representatives from other colleges and universities is a plus.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Leadership
- Knowledge of outreach, recruitment and admissions processes and practices. Demonstrated ability to keep open lines of communication with faculty and administrators, school officials, parents and students from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds, community agencies, and other institutions of higher learning in an effort to achieve program goals.
- Ability to manage, supervise, and coordinate the efforts of a large staff in the accomplishment of program goals; assess qualifications and potential of candidates for employment through application review, personal interviews, and reference checks; communicate effectively with diverse audiences; coordinate and execute major events; and be self-motivating/monitoring and a positive role model for staff. Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
- Lead diverse teams to support the operational mission and vision of employers by fostering an ethical, inclusive and collegial work environment.
- Demonstrated ability to support ongoing improvement through courageous, resilient, and catalytic leadership.
- Lead varying initiatives through a collaborative, service-oriented and communicative approach.
- Demonstrated commitment to employee development, recognition, and accountability to further operational goals.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
- Salary is commensurate with knowledge, skills, and experience. The University offers excellent fringe benefits.
- The anticipated HIRING RANGE: $85,000 to $90,000, dependent upon qualifications and experience.
- The position is currently hybrid (4 days in office, 1 day remote); however, this is subject to change based on student and/or operational needs.
- This position is a sensitive position as designated by the CSU.
- A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
- The person holding this position may be considered a 'limited reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
- In accordance with the California State University (CSU) Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California and prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside of California.
- Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN on-line application. To submit an application and for more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit this link: www.csun.edu/careers
- Applications received through October 5, 2022, will be considered in the initial review and review of applications will continue until position is filled.
- CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. To learn more visit our Matadors Forward site: https://www.csun.edu/matadors-forward/faculty-and-staff-fall-guidelines
Equal Employment Opportunity
CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Recruitment Services at [Register to View] .
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