Date:  March 21, 2022

Position Available:  Assistant Director of Admissions

Position Reports to:  Dean of Admissions

Department:  Admissions

FLSA Status:  Exempt

Schedule:  Full-time; Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., evening and weekend hours required


Please apply online:  https://franciscan.edu/assistant-director-of-admissions-2/




The Assistant Director of Admissions recruits and enrolls a specific number of new students every fall and spring and assists the Dean of Admissions in additional administrative responsibilities.



1.     Manage a full admissions funnel, recruiting and enrolling freshman and transfers each fall and spring.

2.     Provide administrative representation and assistance to the Dean of Admissions and Enrollment Leadership team.

3.     Hire, train, and manage a group of student workers to do night calling outreach during the fall and spring semesters.

4.    Assist in the development of content and the technical execution of the Admissions Team’s weekly virtual events


This is not intended to be an all-inclusive list. Additional duties, expectations and responsibilities may be added or changed as needed to meet the University’s needs.



Must understand, support, and embrace the mission of Franciscan University of Steubenville and possess the following:


Work Experience

·         Previous experience in Admissions / Recruiting students is highly preferred

·         Takes initiative to grow professionally and to accept added responsibility

·         Experience with managing an Admissions funnel and promoting Catholic schools



·         Action oriented – Displays initiative; doesn’t wait to be told or asked to do something. Doesn’t get bogged down in planning or analysis; has a penchant for taking action and producing results

·         Developing Self – Continually assesses one’s skills and identifies areas that can be further improved. Sets ambitious personal goals that require stretch or exposes one to new situations or challenges.

·         Developing Others – Provides others with challenging tasks and assignments. Is effective at sizing up people’s strengths and weaknesses and managing them accordingly

·         Customer Service Focused – Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers. Displays a sense of urgency and responsiveness to customers’ needs, inquiries, and requests.

·         Planning, Strategic Thinking – Follows relevant trends and accurately anticipates future implications for the University. Demonstrates broad knowledge and perspective, as well as appropriate attention to detail. Identifies and thinks through possible obstacles and related contingency actions and plans.



·         BS or BA required. Master’s degree preferred.


Technical Skills

·         Microsoft Office experience (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).

·         Admissions CRM experience (Salesforce, Slate)

·         High Sales Achievement Predictor Score


Workplace Factors

·         Travel to designated high school youth conferences during the summer, and various events at high schools during the school year.

·         Work a minimum of one night per week, as well as work nights and weekends when necessary for big events.


Candidates must submit an online application, a resume and a cover letter that demonstrates their fit for the position based on their experience, accomplishments, and skills as well as their desire to advance the mission of Franciscan University.


Please apply online:  https://franciscan.edu/assistant-director-of-admissions-2/


For other information and job postings, visit our website at https://www.franciscan.edu


Franciscan University of Steubenville is committed to principles of equal opportunity and is an equal opportunity employer.