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Director of Recruiting

TAKOMA PARK, MD
Job Title:     Director of Recruiting
Reports to:  Vice President, Enrollment Management 
Location:     On-Campus

OVERVIEW OF THE UNIVERSITY
Washington Adventist University (WAU) is a Christ-centered institution of higher education that supports a culture of excellence where all feel valued. Nestled in a desirable residential community in Takoma Park, Maryland, WAU offers its faculty and staff an environment where professional expertise is valued, and lasting connections between co-workers are formed as we work together to ensure the success of our students.  Regardless of the title, every employee supports WAU’s vision of producing graduates who bring moral leadership and competence to their communities.

Duties
●    Will be managing a total of 10 direct reports initially: 2 Admissions Receptionists; 6 recruiters; Admissions Operations Coordinator; International Student Coordinator. 
●    Manage the international agents/vendors.
●    Primary goal: ensure the team is meeting or exceeding the enrollment targets every semester. Do this by mentoring the recruiters well & ensuring the prospects have a seamless and positive journey with each recruiter.
●    Set up the University as a Military Friendly University - process all the necessary paperwork and achieve this status by February 14. 
●    Implement the recruiting goals set forth by the VP, Enrollment Management. 
●    Always be looking for ways to increase & improve recruitment efforts. 
●    Always be looking for way to improve efficiencies in processes interdepartmentally - for the benefit of the prospects/applicants.
●    Nice to have: Have familiarity with the I-20 process - to be able to effectively manage the International Student Coordinator.
●    Develop a deep understanding of our DACA students and the additional support they need. 

Required Qualifications
●    7-14 years of relevant experience
●    Must have brought in at least $15M/year in sales or enrollments for the last 5 years
●    Respectful and humble - yet hard working and always delivers. 
●    Goals driven & able to deliver on enrollment numbers. 
●    Has managed a large number of recruiters previously.
●    Has personally been either a high performing sales person or successful recruiter in their earlier career.
●    Is an extremely strong & effective project manager.
●    Strong implementer & action and goals-oriented.
●    Understand how to manage a large team of recruiters and is effective in getting a team to not only meet specific quotas - but over deliver on a consistent basis.
●    Has used some sort of CRM previously. We use Radius by Campus Management for prospect and applicant data and Colleague for student data. 

Title VII Exception Notice
Washington Adventist University is a religiously qualified Equal Opportunity Employer under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.  As such the University has the legal right to prefer a member of the Seventh-day Adventist ("SDA") Church in its hiring process. In the event that a qualified SDA candidate is not identified, the University will give the opportunity to candidates who must understand and respect the mission, purpose, and identity of Washington Adventist University as a condition of their employment.

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