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Director of Multicultural Outreach and Recruitment

  • University of Washington
  • $139,330.00 - 190,220.00 / Year *
  • 7701 44th Ave NE
  • Seattle, WA 98115
  • Part-Time



The company operates within the education sector.
  • Leadership
  • Lead the development, implementation and coordination for recruitment strategies to increase the number of freshman and transfer URM, first generation and low-income students. In collaboration with the Associate Vice President (AVP) provide oversight of the annual goals, strategy, and activities.
  • Lead the development, implementation and coordination of a middle school outreach strategy to increase the number of URMs that enroll in rigorous curriculum to be competitive for college admissions.
  • Supervise a team of seven professionals and approximately 30 Student Ambassadors (part-time student employees). Provide day-to-day management, fostering professional development, and evaluating work performance while promoting the continuation of our healthy and creative team climate that is based upon cooperation, trust, pride and respect.
  • Hire, train, and oversee the ongoing professional development of the Multicultural Outreach & Recruitment team as advisors, presenters, recruiters, and managers of assigned recruitment territories.
  • Hire, train and implement programs for the Student Ambassadors who support outreach and recruitment efforts.
  • Support and participate in Admissions' holistic review process for applicants.
  • Work collaboratively with offices within Enrollment Management (Admissions, Financial Aid and the Registrar) to assist in meeting the university's commitment to enrolling a diversity, talented, and excellent student body.
  • Develop strong and highly cooperative working relationships with existing programs within OMAD, other college access programs and departments, and community-based college-readiness programs.
  • Program Administration
  • Manage all aspects of the M.O.R. program as needed (operational, financial, administrative, compliance, educational training, and professional development training). Assure that university policies are communicated and followed.
  • Plan, develop and monitor annual budgets in collaboration with AVP and OMAD Fiscal.
  • Develop a selection process to recommend candidates for scholarships aimed at supporting URMs and other diverse students.
  • Use and model the use of data, assessment and technology in the recruitment, yield and communications work of the university and OMA&D.
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with key stakeholders at the district, school, and community levels, and with college readiness coalitions and other external constituencies to achieve desired recruitment and programming goals.
  • Provide expertise about local and national trends and best practices for admissions/enrollment management and expanding access to higher education for URMs, first generation and low-income students.
  • Work collaboratively with the Associate Vice President to develop, recommend and build support for admission policies that expand access for URM students in Washington State.
  • Ensure that state and university policies regarding admissions and recruitment are followed accurately and consistently.
  • Manage budgets related to recruitment initiatives; including budgeting and tracking annual activity and making decisions in a manner that is fiscally responsible in meeting recruitment goals.
  • Collaborate with other College Access programs and leaders of the College Access Leadership Team.
  • Lead coordination with OMAD Student Success (support) Services to reduce Summer Melt and transition students to university based systems of support, which includes community building through the Ethnic Cultural Center, Intellectual House, EOP advisors, First Year programs, mentors, etc.
  • Collaborate with partners across the such as Advancement, Student Life, Marketing & Communications and academic units such as College of Education, Arts & Sciences, Law, Engineering, and Health Sciences to share information and leverage opportunities to maximize impact.

  • Master's Degree and 4 - 5 years' experience with:
  • Admissions, recruitment and diversity in higher education;
  • Supervision of professional and support staff from diverse backgrounds;
  • Three or more years' experience using and modeling the use of data and analysis, assessment and technology in the recruitment, yield and communications work of the university;
  • Excellent knowledge of college-going process and the barriers that students face while preparing for postsecondary education, education reform, the challenges facing low-income, first generation, and minority student populations; and
  • Advance knowledge of recruitment and enrollment strategies

Associated topics: administrative, administrative assistant, database, database administrator, executive assistant, executive support, human resources, management support, operational assistant, receptionist


* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.