Director of Recruitment: Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

DeSales University Center Valley, PA

Developing and executing a strategic enrollment plan to include generating inquires, pursuing leads, and managing applications towards meeting institutional enrollment goals. Working closely and collaboratively with faculty members and staff in the Division of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences (LASS) and in collaboration with the university’s enrollment and marketing teams. Serving as the chief admissions recruiter for the division charged to identify, contact, and maintain relationships with prospective students from inquiry through matriculation, and throughout their career as a student in the division. The director plans (and collaborates when needed) on- and off-campus recruitment events and participates in regional and national networking and recruitment events. 

This position is a 12-month, enrollment-driven appointment requiring periodic work on evenings and weekends. Effective candidates will possess strong interpersonal skills, verbal and written communication skills, professional comportment, ability to demonstrate team-orientation, and ability to take initiative and ownership for tasks and responsibilities.


·         Undergraduate degree required; Master’s degree preferred

·         Three years of relevant experience required (in enrollment management preferred);

·         Experience in admissions and recruitment in higher education, particularly an institution with a liberal arts tradition and programs

·         General knowledge of higher education markets preferred

·         Excellent organizational and communication skills required

·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills required

·         Professional comportment

·         Ability to demonstrate team-oriented skills

·         Valid Driver’s License with clean driving record required

·         Ability to Travel

·         Requires Weekend and evening hours

·         Strong interpersonal skills required

·         Sensitive to issues of ethnicity, disability and diversity

·         Dedicated to the mission of a small, Catholic, liberal arts institution

DeSales University is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
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