Job Description Summary: Responsibilities are varied and complex and include supporting and maintaining academic rigor and standards of the university, facilitating student recruitment and retention initiatives, providing guidance in establishing new programs, hiring and supervising staff and faculty, and managing budgets and facilities. This position requires extensive outreach with external groups including state agencies, corporations, and professional associations in order to create awareness and generate interest.
Minimum Qualifications Minimum of five years experience required. Entrepreneurial mindset with the ability to be both strategic and tactical. Must possess strong written and oral skills with the ability to synthesize information.
Masters degree required.
Preferred Qualifications Doctorate preferred
Essential Duties Directs and coordinates recruitment activities at the Irvine metropolitan campus and the surrounding area.
Plans, coordinates, and conducts public relations programs to enhance public awareness of the University and to increase graduate and undergraduate student enrollments.
Identify potential faculty for review by academic departments. Orients and manages faculty, and ensures faculty participation in required professional development and training.
Builds and maintains effective relationships with organizations, both public and private, and sees that the position of the University is enhanced in accordance with the policies and objectives of the University.
Develops, recommends, and operates within an annual budget. Ensures that all funds, physical assets, and other property of the University are appropriately safeguarded and administered.
The director is responsible for working with local organizations as necessary to plan, evaluate, recommend actions to achieve strategic enrollment management goals.
Prepares and submits reports as necessary to carry out functions of the extended campus including those required to stay in state and federal compliance. Will also take part in regular cross-functional projects, incorporating staff from across the domestic extended campus network
*Any one position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the examples necessarily include all of the duties performed.
Webster University is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to maintaining a culturally and academically diverse faculty and staff of the highest caliber. Accordingly, Webster University provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ethnicity, age, protected veteran or disabled status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
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With its home campus in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, Webster University comprises an action-oriented global network of faculty, staff, students and alumni who forge powerful bonds with each other and with their communities around the globe. Founded in 1915, Webster is a private non-profit university with students studying at campus locations in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa and in a robust learning environment online. The university is committed to ensuring high-quality learning experiences that transform students for global citizenship and individual excellence.