Assistant Director of Graduate Recruitment and Student Success

Job Posted:        March 4, 2020

Rank:                    Administrator III

Search No.:         S19-056

Southern CT State University seeks an energetic and dedicated individual to serve as the Assistant Director of Graduate Recruitment and Student Success.   Located in historic New Haven, a city rich in art and culture, Southern Connecticut State University is a diverse and student-centered university dedicated to academic excellence, access, and service for the public good. Southern provides a supportive and welcoming environment for all members of its community through a campus wide commitment to social justice.

Reporting to the Director of Graduate Admissions, the Assistant Director assists in advancing the graduate and continuing education programs of the University. Responsible for assisting in the identification, recruitment, selection and enrollment of new students, overseeing the graduate and continuing education communication and marketing plan, and cultivating relationships externally.  The Assistant Director works closely with the Director of Graduate Admissions and the Associate Dean of Graduate and Professional Studies.


  • A Bachelor's degree is required (Master's preferred)
  • Three years of experience in admissions work (Graduate admissions preferred)
  • Experience in research and analytics is preferred
  • Experience with continuing education and community outreach is preferred.
  • Experience with a CRM system, or comprehensive communication plan is required, (Salesforce/TargetX experience is Preferred)


For priority consideration, please submit a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references to Dr. Lisa Galvin at by March 18, 2020.  Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.


Southern Connecticut State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.  The University seeks to enhance the diversity of its faculty and staff.  People of color, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.