Director of Undergraduate Recruitment & Student Engagement at The Ohio State University

Director of Undergraduate Recruitment & Student Engagement at The Ohio State University

Job Type
Posting Date
January 27, 2017
Location of Position

Columbus, OH

Company Summary

For 144 years, The Ohio State University's campus in Columbus has been the stage for academic achievement and a laboratory for innovation. It's where friendships are forged. It's where rivalries and revelry are born.

The university's main campus is one of America's largest and most comprehensive. As Ohio's best and one of the nation's top-20 public universities, Ohio State is further recognized by a top-rated academic medical center and a premier cancer hospital and research center. As a land-grant university, Ohio State has a physical presence throughout the state, with campuses and research centers located around Ohio.

Duties and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Associate Dean and Director of Academic Programs in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES),  the Director of Student Recruitment & Student Engagement serves as the primary point of contact to the university’s Undergraduate Admissions and First Year Experience (UAFYE) office.

This position is responsible for developing and implementing undergraduate recruitment strategies college-wide; providing strategic and visionary leadership for undergraduate recruitment in CFAES; acting as the primary point of contact for all undergraduate admission information and admission decisions college-wide; and providing vision for and implementation of short and long-term outreach and recruitment programs to support all college-level, unit level, and university enrollment goals.

Position Requirements

Applicants must have a BS and MS degree (or equivalent), knowledge and understanding of disciplines related to the academic units in the College, and must have established a record of leading exceptional prospective student initiatives and FYE efforts. The candidate must be able to communicate effectively with prospective and current students, parents, faculty, staff, administrators, alumni and stakeholders.

Candidates should submit a letter of application, resume/curriculum vitae, statement of leadership philosophy (including commitment to building diversity, community and inclusion) and names and contact information of five references (references contacted only for candidates who make the short list). Screening of applications will begin on February 21, 2017; search remains open until the position is filled.

Application materials should be sent electronically (PDF format) or by mail to:

Brandi Gilbert-Hammett
CFAES Human Resources
The Ohio State University
Room 100Y, Agricultural Administration Building
2120 Fyffe Rd. Columbus, Ohio 43210
Telephone: 614-292-0487
Fax: 614-292-1218

Renee Johnston
Chair of the Search Committee
School of Environmental and Natural Resources
The Ohio State University
Room 210N, Kottman Hall
2021 Coffey Rd. Columbus, Ohio 43210
Telephone: 614-292-0097

Required Experience

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The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.