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Inaugural Assistant Director, Pacific Islander Recruitment position at UCLA

Payroll Title: Admissions Recruitment Specialist 3 career position

Working Title: Assistant Director, Pacific Islander Recruitment

Reference Req.# 40912

Application Deadline: 3/17/2024

Job Summary: The Assistant Director, Pacific Islander Recruitment plays a critical role and is responsible for developing strategic recruitment initiatives, implementing innovative programs and efforts specifically tailored for the Pacific Islander community to increase application, admission competitiveness, and enrollment of Pacific Islander students. In support of Undergraduate Admission efforts to meet annual new student recruitment and enrollment goals, the Assistant Director engages with prospective Pacific Islander students and their families to promote the university and attract talented individuals from this community.

The AD serves as the liaison between UA and the Pacific Islander community participating in a variety of recruitment events, including high school/community college visits, college fairs, community outreach programs, community-based organizations (CBO) events, campus visits and conferences targeting Pacific Islander students providing information, guidance and support throughout the admission process. The AD is responsible for recruitment and engagement by developing relationships with high schools/community colleges counselors/administrators, community-based organizations and UCLA staff including but not limited to Asian American Studies Center, Native American and Pacific Islander Bruins Rising Initiative, Pacific Islander Student Association (PISA) and Pacific Islander Education and Retention (PIER). This position collaborates with admission staff, specifically the AD, African American Recruitment, and AD, Native American Recruitment to develop and implement programming aimed at increasing the representation of Pacific Islander students.

The AD plans and executes yield activities for admitted Pacific Islander students, including receptions, specialized programming to encourage enrollment and promote a welcoming environment and sense of belonging. The ADs responsible for monitoring Pacific Islander student application data as well as targeted event/programming data over time to gain insights, measure progress and make informed decisions regarding recruitment and yield strategies. The AD creates quarterly and annual reports, analyzes survey responses in order to evaluate the effectiveness of recruitment strategies, identify trends, assess outcomes to determine future strategies. The AD is tasked with staying informed about trends and best practices in admission, recruitment and diversity initiatives to enhance recruitment strategies and support the university's commitment to diversity and inclusion by participating in professional development opportunities such as human resource courses and conferences.

In addition to these responsibilities, the AD supports UA's recruitment efforts of attracting and enrolling an academically competitive, talented and broadly diverse applicant pool of California resident, domestic non-resident and international students and provide support throughout the admission and enrollment process. The AD participates in information sessions, conducts workshops/presentations for prospective and admitted students, providing details about the university's academic programs, resources, campus life, financial aid, UC admission requirements, UC application and UCLA's comprehensive application review. The AD participates in UA and UC-wide workgroups, committees and represents UCLA and UC at recruitment events and conferences. The AD participates in freshman and transfer application review processes, evaluating academic achievements, extracurricular/personal achievements to identify competitive applicants for admission using established guidelines. Additionally, the AD participates in other processes including but not limited to reviewing academic changes/updates and transcript verification. Time commitments may be outside of regular business hours of 8:00 am - 5:00 pm and includes evenings and weekends.

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