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Assistant Director/Senior Assistant Director of Regional Recruitment - Pacific Northwest

Apply now Job no: 495665
Department: Admission
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Administration
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title:

Assistant Director/Senior Assistant Director of Regional Recruitment - Pacific Northwest

Job Summary:

Miami University’s Enrollment Management and Student Success (EMSS) Division seeks an Assistant Director or Senior Assistant Director with professional experience in student recruitment and admission. The individual will support the University’s undergraduate recruitment efforts by being responsible for a regional strategic recruitment plan, school relations, and the alumni admissions volunteer program in the Pacific Northwest region, including northern California, Oregon, and Washington.

The position is home-based and can be either 10 months or twelve months, depending on candidate preference.




  • Formulate recruitment strategies, plans, and goals for the Pacific Northwest region of the US based on demographic analysis, market research, and other admission data.
  • Monitor admission activity in critical markets; prepare statistical reports and analysis; coordinate recruitment activities in the area, to include eight to twelve weeks of travel with evening and weekend work expected.
  • Organize, coordinate, and manage on- and off-campus recruitment events and counselor programs; develop and maintain the leadership and membership of the Miami University Community Outreach &
  • Recruiting Program (MUCORP) within the Pacific Northwest region and provide training for members.
  • Develop working knowledge of Miami University programs, opportunities, and policies; communicate information about the Miami brand, experience, and outcomes and its admission policies and procedures to prospective students, families, guidance counselors, community-based organizations, and alumni volunteers.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with high school and community college counselors and other school, agency and community officials in the Texas region; provide a high level of customer service through timely interactions throughout the admission cycle.
  • Work with the Communications Team to develop and implement targeted, segmented, specific communications strategies.
  • Participate in electronic file review; routine travel to Oxford for training and office activities; participate in professional organizational and professional development activities within the region; other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

Assistant Director Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of two years of experience in progressively responsible positions in admission or a Master’s Degree in lieu of degree and experience;
experience with recruitment activities and territory management (experience earned as part of an advanced degree program is acceptable);
valid driver's license;
ability to perform overnight travel.
Senior Assistant Director Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of three years of experience in progressively responsible positions in admission or a Master’s Degree and a minimum of one year of experience in admission


Desired Qualifications:

Candidates who reside in the greater San Francisco, CA area are preferred, but all qualified applicants based within northern California, Oregon, and Washington will be considered.
Master's degree;
Experience with customer relations databases, Banner, and Microsoft Access;
Experience working with school counselors, community-based organizations, and alumni volunteers.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

strong working knowledge of the recruitment region;
excellent communication skills, including public speaking and writing ability;
high level of organizational and self-starting skills;
ability to work with minimal supervision;
demonstrated commitment to recruiting individuals from diverse backgrounds;
knowledge of and experience with computer systems and various software applications, especially Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint;
ability to lift 30-40 lbs of recruiting materials;


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Required documents; Cover letter, resume and list of three professional references


EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of sex/gender (including sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking), race, color, religion, national origin (ancestry), disability, age (40 years or older), sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, status as a parent or foster parent, military status, or veteran status in its recruitment, selection, and employment practices. Requests for all reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.
As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at:, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2225.
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A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

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