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Assistant Director, Graduate Recruitment & Operations

Assistant Director, Graduate Recruitment & Operations

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NYU Tandon School of Engineering (PE1001)
Graduate Admissions

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Position Summary

Under the supervision of the Associate Directors, the Assistant Director of Graduate Recruitment & Operations is responsible for graduate student recruitment and application processing at NYU Tandon School of Engineering. The Assistant Director will implement strategies to meet graduate enrollment goals in accordance with direction of leadership. The Assistant Director is responsible for functions within graduate enrollment operations with a focus on sound management of application processes. The Assistant Director will play a critical role in assisting the Associate Directors in developing enrollment outreach strategy including event management, graduate assistant training and management, and acting as a liaison for a credential evaluation vendor. This position also provides admission counseling for prospective students.


  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 2-5 years of higher education administration and admissions/enrollment management experience required. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Proven leadership ability and skills, extensive experience in STEM higher education preferred.
  • Excellent and dynamic presentation skills
  • Experience working with international and domestics graduate students.
  • Experience planning events for enrollment management/admissions activities.
  • Excellent skills in problem solving, resolving complex admissions issues.
  • Willingness to perform a wide range of tasks, and adapting administrative applications to systems of automated information management.
  • Demonstrated experience in higher education, with experience in higher education student recruitment, admissions and/or marketing a plus.
  • Understanding of international markets for US-based STEM graduate education.
  • Experience in using technology (e.g. PeopleSoft, enrollment management technology, Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint, web management, database management, etc.) to support recruitment and data management and professional presentations.
  • Excellent writing skills and interpersonal communication.
  • Ability and interest in marketing academic programs.
  • Demonstrate proven leadership ability, creativity, flexibility and a keen willingness to work in a dynamic, fast-paced, team-oriented office.

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