Job Positions

Director, Undergrad Student Recruitment

Categories: Great Lakes Region 5


Krannert School of Management


Purdue University

Date Posted:

Jan 14 2021 10:50AM

Close Date:

Mar 1 2021

Position Description

The Director for Undergraduate Student Recruitment is responsible for setting and implementing the strategy for undergraduate student recruitment in the School of Management. In conjunction with the Office of Admissions, they the engage with all aspects of recruiting and yielding, including developing strategy for using Krannert controlled scholarships


With senior leadership, they will actively shape the profile of each entering class through various specialized student engagement programs (Larsen Leaders Academy, Brock Wilson Center, Business Opportunity Program, and Honors College). Craft and implement event strategy including planning and presenting on-campus summer bootcamps for grade school and high school students, and especially first-generation students, hosting school visits, participating in high school fairs, and planning and implementing Purdue for Me events. Commission marketing assets and support the managing of the School’s undergraduate social media presence/networking for potential students. Oversee the Management Ambassadors program, a student organization that facilitates recruiting and hosting of prospective students. Prepare an annual report indicating the range of programming and effectiveness of yielding activities conducted during the year.

Application Process

Cover letter required for full consideration

Institution Information

ALL applicants must apply via Purdue’s online recruitment system. No other applications/resumes will be accepted For a full description and to apply, please visit: and reference, Search By Keyword, Police Officer or 3397. Please consult the Purdue University website for benefit information:

Additional Information

Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position
A background check will be required for employment in this position
FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime)
Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contributions immediately
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply

Contact Information

For full consideration please apply directly to:


Required Qualifications

Master’s degree, preferably in Management, Communications, Public Relations, Higher Education Administration or a related field. In lieu of degree, consideration will be given to an equivalent combination of education and experience Minimum experience of at least four years in marketing, recruitment or public relations
Excellent oral and written communication, data analytics and collaboration skills
Strong consistent interpersonal skills
Ability to relate to senior high school students as well as college students, parents and guardians
Ability to interact with a diverse clientele Ability to supervise administrative staff, support staff and student workers
Ability to work cooperatively with the Dean's Office and areas internally and across campus
Ability to represent the university and school to prospective students and others
A valid US or Canadian driver's license

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in student recruitment or student services