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Assistant Director of Student Recruitment and Enrollment, Arlington, Campus

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Position Type: Staff
Location: Washington, DC Campus - Eligible for Alternative Work Location
Categories: Enrollment Management

About Northeastern:

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern’s comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.


About the Opportunity:

Graduate Enrollment Management seeks an Assistant Director of Student Recruitment and Enrollment for our Arlington campus.



Under the supervision and guidance of the Director of Student Recruitment and Enrollment, the Assistant Director of Student
Recruitment and Enrollment will design and implement an effective recruitment strategy for generating new to university students
within their assigned campus in the Global Network and counsel those prospects from initial contact through enrollment into the
Arlington portfolio of program offerings. The recruitment and enrollment strategy may include, but not limited to direct outreach via phone, text and email, virtual or in-person appointments and generating new prospects via recruitment tactics and channels that
may include virtual and in-person events within the assigned territories designed to attract domestic, professional graduate
students to meet campus enrollment and revenue goals.
Further responsibilities include group and individual counseling, advising students and employers regarding the admission
process, conducting presentations, developing and maintaining relationships with companies, employers and colleges/universities,
and managing their territory throughout the entire admission cycle in alignment with accountabilities, conversion benchmarks and
ultimately, enrollment goals. The Assistant Director role will be accountable for coordinating and managing specific constituent relationships or projects in addition to other duties as assigned.


Minimum of Bachelor's Degree is required. Master's degree preferred. 2 to 4 years of experience in consultative sales, student
recruitment, college admissions and/or other customer service organizations. Experience in customer-centric sales, counseling,
recruitment, local travel, call campaigns, and small and large group presentations also preferred. Proven ability to work
independently, excellent communication and presentation skills, sensitive and responsive to the needs of diverse constituencies
and managing goals. This role will require one to be creative, tenacious, innovative, nimble and willing to create and execute plans or contingency plans as goals and needs rapidly evolve.
A successful candidate will be a team player with a strong work ethic and demonstrated ability to successfully work independently, and who actively contributes in a high volume, fast-paced environment. This results-driven position also requires comfort and motivation working to achieve and exceed benchmarks, KPIs and targets.



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Additional Information:

This position will be based in Arlington, VA.



Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff.  Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. 

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other  characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University’s commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see



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