Portland State University — Associate Director for Transfer Recruitment

The Associate Director supports University enrollment management efforts and goals by developing and executing transfer recruitment enrollment strategies, collaborating directly with community college partners, and optimizing the transfer applicant experience.

The Associate Director supports the development and implementation of innovative and effective strategies, programs and policies to ensure Portland State University meets enrollment goals. The Associate Director’s collaborative work with community college partners and personnel is aimed at ensuring the transfer applicant experience is simple, transparent, and informative. This position will have specific assignments related to student admission needs and outreach as well as oversee assigned territories. This position is expected to maintain and update transfer articulation agreements collaboratively with academic departments and to ensure the success of Portland State’s co-admission program.

The Associate Director supervises a team of transfer admission counselors, and works collaboratively with admission counselors who serve both high schools and community colleges. The Associate Director will represent the University and its academic programs and services to prospective students, families, college personnel, partner institutions, and the general public. This position requires evening and weekend work, and will include overnight travel. Availability to work weekends when needed is required. The Associate Director must have strong written and oral communication skills. The ability to work with students from diverse backgrounds and with varying exposure to higher education and institutions with different policies and practices is required.

The starting annual salary rate for this position will be between $67,450 and $78,100. The starting salary may be negotiable above this range, however it will be dependent upon the knowledge, experience, skills and abilities of the chosen candidate, the budget of the hiring department, and approval from HR.

PSU’s excellent benefits package includes 95% premium paid healthcare; a generous retirement and vacation package; and reduced tuition rates for employee, spouse or dependent at any of the Oregon Public Universities. Please visit our total compensation calculator to see the full value of our benefits package: https://www.pdx.edu/human-resources/psu-total-compensation-calculator

Job link: https://jobs.hrc.pdx.edu/postings/35774

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