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Associate Director of Recruitment and Communication Strategies, Office of Admissions
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Jan. 24, 2022
Title Associate Director of Recruitment and Communication Strategies, Office of Admissions
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Office of Admissions
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate/Assistant Director
  • Public Relations/Marketing
    Admissions/Financial Aid

Position Summary
The Office of Admissions is welcoming applications for an Associate Director of Recruitment and Communication Strategies. The primary function of this position is to provide direct support to the Senior Director of Recruitment and Communication Strategies in their efforts with undergraduate and international recruitment and admissions communication strategies. You will also play a collaborative role in achieving domestic and international undergraduate enrollment goals.

Your responsibilities will include:
Assist in creating, writing, and editing content for the use in admissions communications and marketing materials. Serve as liaison for campus constituents to coordinate communication strategies during the critical stages of the admission funnel and cycle.
Establish, maintain and coordinate the communications calendar throughout the admissions cycle.
Assist with ensuring the admissions web presence remains dynamic and current.
Manage the usage of the admissions Customer Relations Management System (CRM) to engage prospective students and special groups.
Stay updated on current trends and the needs of various target audiences to develop impactful marketing and communications materials.
Supervising the Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications Strategies
Serve as an admissions specialist, interpreting university admissions requirements, academic policies and student services procedures for students, families, and academic and financial counselors.
Participate in admission recruitment activities, which may include evenings and weekends.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About UB
The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowledge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree.
Experience working with domestic and international college-bound students.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills.
Experience in a marketing and communications role with a focus on print and digital strategies.
Demonstrated digital literacy and experience with content management systems.
Proven editorial planning, content creation and copy-editing skills.
Experience with customer relationship management tools.
Experience in staff supervision.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
A valid U.S. Driver’s License or the ability to demonstrate the capacity to meet the transportation needs for this position.

Preferred Qualifications
Master’s degree.
Experience with cross-cultural, multi-cultural and/or international audiences.
Written and verbal fluency in a second language, bilingual (Spanish or Mandarin).
Experience with Creative design tools and platforms.
Experience in marketing and digital analytics.
Ability to adapt tone and style of content for different mediums and target audiences, while working within the framework of an established brand.
Familiarity with Associated Press style.
Experience in college admission, high school counseling or community-based organization setting.

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