Assistant Director, Undergrad Admissions

University of Southern California
Westchester, CA
Nov 30, 2022
Dec 17, 2022
Position Type
Assistant Director
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University
The USC Office of Admission is seeking an Assistant Director. Some of the primary responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to the following:

Manages all aspects of a recruitment and admission territory on behalf of the University. Makes presentations at high school and community college visits around the country to guidance counselors, prospective students and parents. Provides consultative services to students and families about the college search and selection process. Serves as an expert regarding the college admission process for college counselors, principals and heads of schools in assigned territory. Interviews prospective students to evaluate suitability for admission. Evaluates applications, both quantitatively and qualitatively, and makes admission decisions. Researches and evaluates the demographic and academic characteristics of an assigned geographic territory, school group, and/or targeted student population in order to create an annual recruitment outreach plan and develop market analysis and competitor intelligence. Creates an annual recruitment outreach plan for an assigned geographic territory, school group and/or target student population that supports the accomplishment of the University's overall enrollment goals and takes into account the various trends and systemic factors affecting the college-going market. Determines and executes specific recruitment strategies for assigned territory, school group or student population. Determines what high schools and community colleges to visit and what types of students to recruit. Recommends and develops new approaches to attracting the most competitive candidates to the University

Minimum Education:

Bachelor's degree

Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education

Minimum Experience:

0 - 6 months

Minimum Field of Expertise:

Counseling skills and/or academic advisement experience

USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance. We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact USC Human Resources by phone at (213) 821-8100, or by email at Inquiries will be treated as confidential to the extent permitted by law.

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