Director of Recruitment and Admissions, Executive Degree Programs - McDonough School of Business

Washington D.C
Apr 05, 2019
Jun 03, 2019
Full Time
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Director of Recruitment and Admissions, Executive Degree Programs - McDonough School of Business

Located at the intersection of business, government, and international relations, Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business (MSB) develops principled leaders committed to serving both business and society. Through our global perspective, we prepare students to compete in today's international business environment.

The Director of Recruitment and Admissions manages all activities related to the recruitment and enrollment of degree programs in the executive education degree programs team, with a focus on our newly created Master's in Management program and our Executive MBA program. They are responsible for supporting all aspects of recruiting outreach including helping the Assistant Dean of Recruitment and Admissions with marketing strategy, dealing with our digital multimedia vendors, answering all emails, telephone calls and walk-in inquiries. The Director works closely with the Assistant Dean on special projects pertaining to the recruitment, admissions and alumni engagement of Executive Education. Reporting to the Assistant Dean of Recruitment and Admissions, Exec Ed Admissions in the Executive Education Department, and overseen by the Associate Dean, Chief Admissions Officer, the Director has duties that include but are not limited to:
  • Assist in implementing all procedures for recruitment outreach and follow-up with prospects.
  • Ensure that all marketing materials content both printed and online are up to date and factually represent program goals.
  • Engage, cultivate and manage the recruiting pipeline.
  • Working closely with the Assistant Dean, research and identify opportunities to develop an events strategy in order to recruit high quality potential students to our Master's in Management, Executive MBA, Executive Master's in Leadership and Master of Arts in International Business and Policy programs.
  • Develop and maintain a written events plan and will be responsible for the execution of it.
  • Update the tracking reports on recruitment and admissions status and work on special projects such as AASCB data gathering or other fact data points as per the Assistant Dean's request.

  • Bachelor's degree
  • At least 5 to 8 years of experience within a corporate or university setting and marketing or events related experience strongly preferred
  • Extremely strong interpersonal abilities and strong team orientation
  • Ability to work with various constituencies including prospective students, current students, alumni, faculty, and staff
  • Ability to think strategically in the delivery of programs and services
  • Substantial working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Comfort with working in excel and analyzing data is a plus
  • Previous experience with Marketo, Salesforce, and TargetX a plus
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal abilities and a poised, professional demeanor
  • Ability to exercise good judgment in maintaining confidential data
  • Critical ability to multi-task, prioritize and execute
  • Critical eye for detail
  • Ability to build relationships with prospective students
  • Experience planning and managing a wide range of events and activities
  • Confidence to take initiative, ask questions, and make recommendations with the end goal of process improvement and customer satisfaction
  • Comfort in working directly with executives at all levels and a genuine desire to understand and engage with international cultures
  • Professional, knowledgeable about all of the Executive Education offerings, and customer-service focused with a problem-solving mindset and a solidly professional demeanor

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