Director of Admissions and Recruitment (Admin II)

  • Cal State University (CSU) Fresno
  • Fresno, California
  • Apr 09, 2024
Administration and Management

Job Description

Director of Admissions & Recruitment
(Administrator II)

Compensation and Benefits

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range: $7,916 - $10,000 per month

Full CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,583 - $14,713 per month

Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on the strength of qualifications. This is a CSU Management Personnel Plan (MPP) position.

The CSU system provides a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental and vision plans, membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), sick and vacation time, and 15 paid holidays a year. Eligible employees are also able to participate in the fee waiver education program. A summary of benefit information can be found here .

Job Summary

Under the supervision of the Associate Vice President for Strategic Enrollment Management, the Director of Admissions and Recruitment (Director) collaborates both on and off campus to attract, admit, and enroll new students for the University. Operating as a data-driven admissions professional in a leadership capacity, the Director is tasked with establishing a comprehensive recruitment system that shapes the University's enrollment objectives. This role involves ensuring alignment with the university's goals and strategic plan through the implementation of advanced recruitment technologies, fostering robust partnerships, leveraging innovative social media strategies, considering evolving demographics and competitive markets, effectively promoting and communicating the university's brand, developing strategic outreach initiatives, and employing data-driven decision-making.

The Director is anticipated to adhere to the principles of data-driven decision-making and is accountable for identifying, formulating, and executing strategies that yield quantifiable and measurable outcomes. This necessitates extensive planning and oversight of the undergraduate recruitment and admissions funnel, ensuring enrollment remains within specified and often fluctuating targets.

Key Qualifications
  • Employ assessment and quality-improvement process strategies in a higher education setting.
  • Perform market research and analysis to effectively inform recruitment strategies.
  • Understand and stay current on industry standards around admissions, recruitment and outreach.
  • Present clear and concise information both orally and in written form. Effectively communicate and collaborate at all levels within the campus and external communities.
  • Effectively manage organizational change and develop a cohesive team environment.
  • Work effectively in a fast-paced high-demand environment.

To view the full list of qualifications and job responsibilities, please click the Position Description button above.

Education and Experience
  • Master's degree from an accredited institution of higher education.
  • Five (5) years of responsible experience in an administrative, managerial or supervisory role successfully managing recruiting/admissions or similar types of programs.
  • Experience using technology, tools and resources to improve processes and efficiencies such as prospect management, student lifecycle recruitment, predictive analysis, and streamlining admissions processing.
  • Experience developing and implementing recruiting and/or admission strategies and practices that result in quantifiable and measurable enrollment outcomes.

Deadline & Application Instructions

Applications received by March 22, 2024 will be given full consideration by the search committee.

Please click “Apply Now” to complete the employment application for California State University, Fresno. Interested applicants must complete the application and attach the following: 1) their most recent resumé/vitae, 2) a cover letter that addresses their specific qualifications and interest, and 3) contact information for three professional references.

Fresno State

California State University, Fresno is one of 23 campuses in the California State University System. The University's mission is to boldly educate and empower students for success through our values of Discovery, Diversity and Distinction. The current student population is more than 25,000, including a large percentage of students with diverse and culturally rich backgrounds. The University serves the San Joaquin Valley while maintaining deep involvement with the state, nation, and across the globe.

Metropolitan Fresno, with a multi-ethnic population of over 527,000, is located in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley. The campus is within driving distance of Yosemite, Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks, San Francisco, Los Angeles, the Monterey Peninsula, beaches, sailing, lakes, and numerous ski resorts. Fresno boasts one of the most reasonable housing markets in California and offers a wide array of locally grown fruits and produce.

Equal Employment Opportunity Information

California State University, Fresno is committed to maintaining and implementing employment policies and procedures in compliance with applicable state and federal equal employment opportunity laws and regulations. Executive Orders 1096 and 1097 prohibit discrimination, harassment, and retaliation on the basis of a protected status: race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex (including gender identity), sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition and covered veteran status. Fresno State's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring, and retention. We are proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

COVID19 Vaccination Policy

Per the CSU COVID-19 Vaccination Policy , it is strongly recommended that all employees who are accessing office and campus facilities follow COVID-19 vaccine recommendations adopted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) applicable to their age, medical condition, and other relevant indications. Questions may be sent to .

Supplemental Information

Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with California State University, Fresno. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Fresno State has identified as sensitive.

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated 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.

This position may be a "designated position" under the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This will require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within six (6) months of assuming office and every two (2) years thereafter.

Fresno State is a tobacco-free, smoke-free and vapor-free campus.

Fresno State is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions. (e.g. H1-B Visas)

Advertised: Feb 23 2024 Pacific Standard Time
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Job Address

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