ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, Enrollment, Undergraduate Admissions (24500109790504)

Updated: 29 days ago
Location: Boston, MASSACHUSETTS
Job Type: FullTime

About the Role

Boston University Admissions seeks an Assistant Director. This individual will represent the University at programs both on and off campus while managing a recruitment territory. The Assistant Director will holistically review and evaluate applications for admissions, participate in our committee process, and identify potential scholarship candidates. This individual will participate in the efforts to build a strong and diverse applicant pool and commit to principles of antiracism, diversity, equity, and inclusion in the college search and application process.

The Assistant Director will build strong professional relationships with students, parents, high school counselors, and community based organizations to generate interest in the University. This individual will also work directly with colleagues within Enrollment & Student Administration as well as Boston University’s schools and colleges and the advising offices.

The Assistant Director primary duties include:

  • Develop, plan, and implement recruitment activities that will ensure a strong applicant pool and an incoming class rich in ethnic, geographic, cultural, academic, and socioeconomic diversity.
  • Review candidates for freshman and transfer admissions from an applicant pool of 80,000
  • Thoroughly analyze and evaluate academic credentials to identify students most competitive for admissions
  • Engage in committee deliberations to finalize admissions decisions.
  • Counsel students, parents, and counselors regarding admissions decisions

About the Organization

Boston University Admissions is part of the Enrollment & Student Administration unit (ENSA). BU Admissions plays a critical role in ENSA’s mission by recruiting, selecting, and enrollment of new first-year and transfer students.

Across the 10 departments of ENSA, we are dedicated to ensuring that our policies, practices, and services meet the needs of an increasingly diverse University community of students, families, faculty, staff, and alumni. We do so through a lens of respect, and a commitment to encouraging the personal success and productivity of all employees. To read more about Boston University and our commitment to diversity and inclusion, please visit

 A cover letter is required for consideration.

A Bachelor’s Degree is a requirement for this position. A valid driver’s license and CORI background check are required. Ideally, we are seeking a candidate who:

  • Has three to five years of directly related experience
  • Strong public speaking skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and written/oral communication skills
  • Must work in the evenings and weekends for most of the calendar year
  • Must be able to able to travel extensively for days or weeks at a time

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, natural or protective hairstyle, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. 

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