Position Purpose
The Director, Recruitment and Admissions, is responsible for the year-over-year admissions and recruitment strategy. The individual is charged with ensuring strong member relationships and knowledge of the centralized application service (CAS) by overseeing member engagement groups and providing or connecting members with appropriate training opportunities. The Director will plan and lead all student recruitment activities and prospective student communication, pivoting the strategy as necessary. The Director works closely with staff lead for student engagement.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Oversee the year-over-year admissions and recruitment strategy, including event scheduling and data tracking
  • Handle member issues related to the centralized application service (CAS), or other technical issues related to ASPPH recruitment and admissions services
  • Oversee the CAS advisory council and related member engagement group(s)
  • Ensure member satisfaction related to recruitment and admissions efforts
  • Develop and lead student recruitment efforts, including events, communications, and web content
  • Develop and evolve public health admissions and CAS training for staff at member institutions and support CAS training for individual institutions
  • Monitor and evaluate admissions data for recruitment effectiveness, trends, and potential issues
  • Support member recruitment in relation to CAS promotion
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience with a centralized application service and/or graduate admissions service required; public health admissions experience preferred
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to:
    • Set priorities and implement strategy
    • Lead projects and initiatives
    • Work independently, initiate project activities, and handle multiple tasks
    • Collaborate effectively with others
    • Perform with accuracy and effectiveness
    • Solve problems creatively

Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree in higher education administration, public health, or a related degree is preferred.

Additional Information

Reports To: The position reports to the Senior Director of Outreach and Recruitment.

Manages/Supervises: The position supervises one staff member.

Travel Requirements: The position may involve occasional travel related to the position’s professional responsibilities.

Compensation: The position’s compensation level is based on industry salary surveys and the individual’s experience. ASPPH offers a generous benefits package.

To Apply
To apply, submit cover letter and resume here.  Applications will be accepted through December 6, 2021.


About Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health

The Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) is a 501(c)(3) membership organization located in Washington, DC that serves as the voice of accredited academic public health. ASPPH’s 35-person staff both serves and leads more than 130 schools and programs accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) as well as leaders in undergraduate public health education. ASPPH’s mission is to advance academic public health by mobilizing the collective power of its members to drive excellence and innovation in education, research, and practice.

ASPPH is committed to the principles of equal employment and to complying with all federal, state, and local laws providing equal employment opportunities, and all other employment laws and regulations. ASPPH strives to maintain a work environment that is free of harassment, discrimination, or retaliation because of age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.