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Director of Recruitment and Student Services

Director of Recruitment and Student Services

Fort Wayne, IN


This position serves the College of Health Professions and reports to the Vice President for Health Sciences. The position works closely with the Vice President for Enrollment Management, Dean of Students, and Vice President of Marketing & Communications. The director has primary responsibility for recruitment of prospective students for health sciences programs located in Fort Wayne from inquiry to enrollment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Directs and supervises the student support services of all Fort Wayne student services, including: all recruitment activities, orientation, and coordinating mental health counseling and student disability services. Recruiting activities include prospective student telecounseling, presentations on the University and financial aid, coverage of college fair programs, inquiry and applicant follow up etc.
  • Work collaboratively with the Vice President for Enrollment Management and Program Directors to assist with recruiting, tracking, and reporting for applicants, including Direct Admits.
  • Seeks out, develops and maintains relationships with other universities, business and organizations offering articulation agreements and tuition remission.
  • Coordinates recruitment events such as Health Science Visit Day, facility tours, recruitment fairs, and other recruitment events as assigned.
  • Participate in the development of innovative enrollment marketing print publications, digital and web assets, recruitment videos and presentations, and marketing materials for both online undergraduate and graduate recruitment needs that inspire, engage, and inform.
  • Participates in budget development and implementation with responsibility for monitoring assigned budgets.
  • Engage in frequent communication with both the admissions and marketing teams on the main campus as well as Fort Wayne program directors and dean.
  • Primary management of media accounts, digital marketing efforts and the content of its web pages, consistent with university policies, branding guidelines and overall strategic marketing plans for Fort Wayne programs.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

 Education and/or Experience 

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university is required
  • 3-5 years of experience in high education in a relevant area strongly desired
  • Possess strong organizational and managerial skills
  • Display a commitment to teamwork
  • Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Have exceptional respect, compassion, and understanding of the needs of a diverse student body
  • Demonstrate an ability to work in an inclusive and consultative way with faculty, staff, peers, and students
  • Good judgment to handle sensitive and confidential matters
  • Strong leadership skills that promote dedication, creativity, innovation and growth.

Outstanding Benefits

Trine University offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. Benefits offered include:

  • Health – medical, dental, vision, prescription drugs, flex spending or HSA accounts
  • Retirement – after one year of full-time service you are eligible for employer contribution of 5% and up to an additional 5% employer match
  • Life Insurance – a variety of voluntary life options are available along with employee life insurance (1½ times annual salary)
  • Education – after 6 months of full-time service education benefits are available for employee, spouse, and dependent children
  • Vacation and Sick Pay – in accordance with Trine's policy


The salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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Trine University is an equal opportunity employer.  Applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, genetic information, citizenship status, military status, or any other basis prohibited by law, unless such basis constitutes a bona fide occupational qualification. Trine will comply with its legal obligation to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and for religious beliefs.