Emory University Asst Director of Recruitment and Admission in Atlanta, Georgia


Job Requisition ID:



810005:SPH: Student Services

Job Description:


Assists in developing, implementing and evaluating recruitment strategies for a professional school. Attends recruitment functions and maintains contact with prospective students, candidates and recruiting contacts. May coordinate admission programs for one or more student group such as prospects, already accepted prospects, alumni, internationals, or transfers. Reviews applications for admission, provides comments, and assigns an admissions rating to each application. Recommends which applicants to accept, refer, reject, or put on the waiting list. May participate in coordinating alumni volunteer activities to enhance student recruitment. Assists in planning and implementing special student recruitment events. Conducts information sessions and tours for visiting students and parents. Answers questions concerning admission, housing, financial aid, academic departments and the university in general. Performs related responsibilities as required.


Demonstration of excellent presentation, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills. High attention to detail, with the ability to work across multiple functional groups and all levels of leadership. Must have demonstrated capabilities in recruiting high quality applicants, managing large-scale events, and knowledge of admissions technologies/CRMs.

• A minimum of three years of admissions and recruitment experience in a higher education environment.

• An advanced degree in public health (MPH/MSPH), higher education administration or a related field is highly desirable.

• Knowledge of Slate or similar CRM systems for managing admissions and recruitment functions.

• Experience in effectively collaborating with cross-functional teams and developing partnerships with internal and external stakeholders.


Emory University Rollins School of Public Health’s Office of Admission and Student Services seeks an Asst. Director of Recruitment and Admission to develop, evaluate and implement all recruitment and outreach efforts for the masters-level programs of the school. Specifically, this position will:

• Work closely with the Director of Admission to develop a strategic outreach plan which includes analyzing application and geo-demographic data, creating an annual recruitment report and ongoing monitoring and evaluation of initiatives.

• In collaboration with the marketing/communications team, develops email communication campaigns, website and social media engagement content, publications, and advertisements.

• Use a CRM (Slate) to coordinate and manage all email communications and event registration; and use available system tools to produce institutional progress reports.

• Represent RSPH at local and national recruitment events.

• Manage, plan and evaluate recruitment events including Fall Open House, Visit Emory (Admitted Student Event), monthly Admissions Information Sessions, and virtual events (including webinars).

• Collaborate with colleagues across the school, including the marketing specialist for admissions, departmental academic advisors, international student affairs, career development and alumni affairs to assist in establishing the direction and priorities for each enrollment cycle; serve as internal recruitment/outreach consultant for programs and services.

• Select and supervise a team of student ambassadors and part-time graduate student assistants.

The focus of this position will be on outreach and recruitment efforts; application review and evaluation is managed within the academic department and therefore is not a part of the job responsibilities.


A bachelor's degree and three years of college admission or recruiting experience in a university or business environment or related experience. Effective public speaking skills. DATE CREATED/MODIFIED/REVIEWED: 09/05/11 DRS

Operating Unit/Division:

School Of Public Health

Job Title:

Asst Director of Recruitment and Admission

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