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Director of Outreach and Recruitment

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Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: Los Angeles
Categories: MPP, Administrative, At-Will, Full Time

Job ID: 516486; 07/22/2022


California State University, Los Angeles, invites applications for the above Administrator II position.

The University:  California State University, Los Angeles (Cal State LA) is one of 23 campuses within the California State University system. The University is the premier comprehensive public university in the heart of Los Angeles. We offer nationally recognized programs and our faculty have a strong commitment to scholarship, research, creative pursuits, and service.

As a federally recognized Hispanic-serving (HSI) and Asian-American, Native American, and Pacific Islander-serving institution (AANAPISI), Cal State LA recognizes the transformative power of education and embraces its duty to identify and serve the needs of all its students. The University is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff can thrive.

The Position: Under the direction of the College of Professional and Global Education’s (PaGE) Associate Dean, the Director of Outreach and Recruitment is responsible for identifying, establishing, and implementing recruitment strategies that expand education access to diverse populations and achieve PaGE’s program enrollment goals. The Director will: plan and conduct student outreach and recruitment activities; monitor and track prospective students and their enrollments into PaGE programs; build and motivate a strong team of professionals focused on developing and executing activities and tasks that increase educational access and yield higher enrollments; increase campus and community awareness about PaGE and Cal State LA with the goal of increasing educational access and enrollments into PaGE programs from local-area community colleges, businesses, governmental agencies, and nonprofit organizations; and ensure cost-effective utilization of budgeted dollars.

Required Qualifications and Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited higher education institution. The incumbent will have: a minimum of 5-years of demonstrated success with planning, developing, executing student outreach and recruitment activities; experience working in college admission advisement, recruitment, student counseling, or university student activities and programming; an understanding of budget development and tracking; excellent oral and written communication skills; demonstrated success with managing projects, both small and large; excellent critical thinking skills including analysis, problem-solving, decision-making, and conceptualization; demonstrated commitment to student success and high-impact practices; excellent supervisory skills to motivate, support, and hold accountable staff; and demonstrated success working with diverse populations and audiences.

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The system-wide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to

California State University, Los Angeles, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s Degree, preferably in Student Counseling, Education, Marketing, or a closely related field. Working knowledge of community college or CSU college admission and recruitment practices and policies. Knowledge of FERPA regulations. Knowledge and experience working in a large public comprehensive university setting.

Compensation: Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. A comprehensive benefits package is provided.

Appointment:  The Administrator II appointment will be made under the guidelines for management and supervisory employees of the California State University.  All rights and benefits associated with this appointment are governed by the Management Personnel Plan. 

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on August 5, and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A completed online Cal State University, Los Angeles employment application is required. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

Required Additional Documentation (to be uploaded into the online application form):

  1. A cover letter specifically addressing minimum and preferred qualifications.
  2. Resume or C.V.

This position is a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.

Under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

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