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Director of Recruitment and Admissions

Oklahoma State University

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73107
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OSU - Oklahoma City, located in the heart of Oklahoma City, is looking for a Director of Recruitment and Admissions


Job Summary:


The Director of Recruitment and Admissions provides oversight of the admission and recruitment teams and serves as a key member of the campus enrollment management leadership team. This position is responsible for coordinating and assessing all activities related to student recruitment and admission. Additionally, this position works collaboratively with campus departments such as Academic Advisement, Financial Aid and Scholarships, Testing and Assessment, Veteran Services, and the Office of the Registrar/Records in order to effectively recruitment and admit students.


Salary:  $47,476




     Bachelor’s degree

Preferred Qualifications: 

Experience in higher education recruitment and admissions operations

Demonstrated leadership and management/supervisory experience.

Work Experience:

 Minimum of five years progressively responsible work experience.

Knowledge and/or experience in an area related to higher education enrollment management

Experience working in a fast-paced and customer service rich environment.

Experience working in both collaborative/team environments and in positions that require individualized work with minimal supervision.



Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:



Ability to communicate diplomatically, clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing to exchange information, give/receive instructions and respond to inquiries appropriately.

Exceptional problem solving and critical thinking skills required.

Accurate typing/data entry skills and demonstrated ability to work with attention to detail.

Ability to think objectively and interpret meaningful themes from quantitative and qualitative data

Demonstrated coordination, planning, and organizational skills

Must be adaptable to performing under moderate levels of stress, imposed by frequent deadlines, peak workloads and public/student contact.

Ability to work independently and also collaborate within a team environment while effectively managing multiple priorities and deadlines.

Ability to thrive in a high-paced and dynamic environment.

Very strong experience working with office technologies including but not limited to: office computers, scanners, internet, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).

Strong interpersonal skills and sensitivity to a multicultural environment in an effort to work and communicate effectively with all students, faculty, staff and community partners.

Ability to perform basic math functions.

Passion for assisting students with educational endeavors and representing the OSU brand with positivity and professionalism


Evidences a history of demonstrating ethical and professional behavior.



Working Conditions:


 Must be able to work flexible schedule to include some morning, evening and weekend hours.

Must be able to work in an often busy and noisy environment.

Frequent travel may be required in Oklahoma City and surrounding communities

Must have valid Oklahoma driver’s license and be able to drive to and from recruitment activities and events.  




Physical Requirements:



Duties require extended periods of sitting, talking and listening.



The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those required by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodations.





Apply online at https://jobs.okstate.edu

For questions about applying call 405-945-3206


Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, OSU conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates. Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.








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