Associate Director For Undergraduate Nursing Recruitment
Detroit, MI Admissions and Recruitment
Job Type

Job ID


Position Classification

FT Administrator

Position Summary

This position reports to the Director of Transfer & Graduate Admissions and works on the development and implementation of student recruitment and competitive marketing plans for undergraduate nursing programs at a high quality, selective institution. This person will be responsible for interfacing with on- and off-campus partners to help the institution meet and exceed enrollment goals, particularly in undergraduate nursing.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

(1) Identify, plan, and/or participate in on- and off-campus recruitment activities to professionally represent and promote the university to external constituencies, including but not limited to hospital visits, information sessions, and other identified student markets.
(2) Serve as an information resource to students, faculty, and staff by maintaining knowledge of transfer coursework, admission requirements, and college selection process, curriculum expectations, and program outcomes.

(3) Evaluate data from self-initiated and standard enrollment reports to determine actions which will maximize recruitment territory management.
(4) Assist with the development and execution of communication and marketing content.
(5) Work with the university academic sector to design efficient and effective guidelines and processes for admission.
(6) This position requires night and weekend work and moderate travel throughout the year.
(7) All other duties as assigned.



Minimum Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree


  • Experience working with faculty/staff/students from post-secondary institutions

Preferred Qualifications


  • Master’s degree


  • Three to four (3-4) years of experience in higher education recruitment, preferably in the healthcare sector
  • Knowledge of the healthcare industry
  • Experience with social media outlets
  • Networking skills especially with educational leadership, medical staff leadership, and administrative leadership
  • Supervisory experience
  • Demonstrated ability to identify, analyze, and respond to the market trends to renew or adapt marketing strategies.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment

• Must be self-motivated with strong attention to detail

• Passion for higher education

• Demonstrated computer competency including the use of a CRM, preferably Slate

• Strength in data analysis and problem-solving

• Innovative and goal-oriented

• Ability to work independently and as part of a team

• Commitment to connecting and building relationships with prospective students

• Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication and solid interpersonal skills

Physical Requirements

Job may require lifting light-weight objects (1 to 10 pounds) with no repetitive bending or stooping. Occasionally lift average-weight objects (1 to 10 pounds).

Work Environment

Normal Office/External Recruitment


Valid driver’s license 

Salary/Pay Information 

$60,000 Annually

Anticipated Schedule

Monday – Friday 8:30 – 5:00 some nights, some weekends


Michigan’s largest, most comprehensive private University, the University of Detroit Mercy is an independent Catholic institution of higher education sponsored by the Religious Sisters of Mercy and Society of Jesus. The university seeks qualified candidates who will contribute to the University’s mission, diversity, and excellence of its academic community. The University of Detroit Mercy is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer with a diverse student body and welcomes persons of all backgrounds.