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Wilbraham & Monson Academy, Wilbraham, MA
Associate Director of College Counseling

closing: August 31, 2017

Founded in 1804, Wilbraham & Monson Academy is an independent college preparatory boarding and day school of 425 students in Grades 6-12. Located 75 miles west of Boston, Mass. and 30 miles north of Hartford, Conn., WMA features a scenic suburban New England campus of 350 acres and a rich history of enrolling upper school students from across the country and around the world. One of the first American boarding schools to enroll international students, WMA features a very talented and diverse student body; approximately one-third of our students come from abroad, with 32 countries represented this year.

Wilbraham & Monson Academy seeks to hire an Associate Director of College Counseling to join its College Counseling Office of three college counselors and an administrative assistant. We are searching for a dynamic, team-oriented educator with at least three years of experience in college counseling at an independent school or as an admission officer at the undergraduate level. The ideal candidate will possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, a strong educational background, a solid foundation in academic advising, and excellent organizational, public speaking and computer skills. We are looking for candidates that are passionate about working with adolescents and parents in each facet of college planning and those that offer a good mix of humor, flexibility and a team-oriented approach in their daily interactions.

Primary job responsibilities will include:
• Work with a caseload of 35 – 40 advisees (in the junior and senior classes), and help students and parents understand the importance of fit and self-discovery throughout the college search and application process.
• Collaborate with members of the college counseling team on special programming and curriculum development, present at select evening and weekend events and assist in the preparation of reports throughout the year.
• Communicate with students, parents and faculty about the college planning process, the admission landscape and any pertinent issues and trends.
• Write comprehensive letters of recommendation for each advisee in advance of the earliest fall application deadlines.
• Teach sophomore, junior and senior college counseling seminar classes as assigned.
• Develop and maintain strong relationships with colleges through hosting visiting admission officers in the fall, visiting campuses and through direct communication and advocacy
• Travel regularly for campus visits and various national, regional and local conferences.
• Assist testing coordinator in administering all standardized testing as needed.

As a full-time, ten-month administrative position, the Associate Director is expected to fully participate in student life, collaborate and build relationships with faculty and students, serve as a faculty advisor and be proactive in attending to the needs of all students. Other faculty duties may be assigned as needed, and the Associate Director will report to the Director of College Counseling.

Please submit a resume and cover letter to:
John Boozang
Director of College Counseling
Wilbraham & Monson Academy
423 Main St.
Wilbraham, MA 01095

 

Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI
Senior Assistant/Assistant Director, Admission

closing: June 23, 2017

Roger Williams University, located on the coast of Bristol, RI, is a forward-thinking private university with 45 undergraduate majors and more than a dozen graduate programs spanning the liberal arts and the professions, where students become community-minded citizens through project-based, experiential learning. With small classes, direct access to faculty and boundless opportunities for real-world projects, RWU students develop the ability to think critically while simultaneously building the practical skills that today's employers demand. In the five years since launching its signature Affordable Excellence initiative, the University has established itself as a leader in American higher education by confronting the most pressing issues facing students and families - increasing costs that limit access to college, rising debt and the job readiness of graduates. In addition to its 4,000 undergraduates and 300 graduate students, RWU is home to a thriving School of Continuing Studies based in Providence as well as Rhode Island's only law school.

Roger Williams University is committed to creating and supporting an intellectual community devoted to teaching and learning and providing the opportunity for personal and intellectual growth for students, faculty and staff. The University credits much of its growth and success to the hard work and dedication of its employees.

Job Description:
The Senior Assistant/Assistant Director, Admission reports directly to the Director of Outreach and Events and is responsible for a wide variety of admission and recruitment duties in support of the Undergraduate Admission Department and the University's strategic admission goals and objectives. The Senior Assistant/Assistant Director will also assist with transfer, international, multicultural, and graduate recruitment efforts as needed, and will participate in project management activities such as event planning, strategic planning, and data research and analysis. As a seasoned admission professional, the Senior Assistant/Assistant Director will be responsible for maintaining his or her own recruitment territory, will travel domestically, and may travel internationally.

Territory Management
-Plan and execute fall and spring recruitment for assigned territories.
-Run reports and analyze data to plan a strategic recruitment effort including high school visits, college fairs, visits to CBOs, meetings with independent counselors, and regional events.
-Serve as the primary contact for prospective students and families, as well as counselors from assigned territories.
-Read applications from assigned territories, recommend admission decisions in accordance with established policies and guidelines, present at admission committee, and perform follow-up communication with applicants from assigned territories.
University Representation
-Maintain knowledge and understanding of national trends in higher education, particularly in the areas of admission and enrollment management.
-Present on and off campus information sessions to large groups.
-Present on admission and/or University-related topics as assigned to various constituencies.
Project Management
-Oversee at least one strategic initiative as assigned.
-Plan and manage events, if applicable.
-Responsible for logistics, execution, assessment, and planning for assigned project(s).
Committee Participation and Collaboration
-Participate in University committees as assigned.
-Collaborate with University faculty and staff as it relates to admission events, application review, and/or admission communications.

Requirements:
-Bachelor's degree
-Minimum of three years of admission experience for the Senior Assistant level, or minimum of two years of admission experience for the Assistant level.
-Strong interpersonal skills and customer service orientation with the ability to convey and obtain information amongst a variety of audiences such as students, parents, alumni and staff.
-Excellent time management skills, ability to prioritize multiple projects, meet deadlines and adept at shifting skills to accommodate changing priorities with the ability to work in a fast paced environment.
-Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
-Valid driver's license and the ability to drive in city and highway traffic
-Current Passport.
-Ability to travel 30-40% of the time.
-Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays as needed.

Preferred Qualifications:
-Master's degree in a related field.
-Ellucian or higher education software experience.
-Fluent in Spanish.

Additional Information:
Roger Williams University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer committed to inclusive excellence and encourages applications from underrepresented populations.
For information on our Non-discrimination and Title IX policy, visit: rwu.edu/NDT9

Application Instructions:
Please attach a resume, cover letter, and list of three (3) professional references.
Apply Here
PI97941647 

 

Assumption College, Worcester, MA
Admissions Counselor

Assumption College, a Catholic institution sponsored by the Augustinians of the Assumption and rooted in the Catholic intellectual tradition, strives to form graduates known for critical intelligence, thoughtful citizenship and compassionate service.  We pursue these ambitious goals through a curriculum grounded in the liberal arts and extending to the domain of professional studies.  Enlivened by the Catholic affirmation of the harmony of faith and reason, we aim, by the pursuit of the truth, to transform the minds and hearts of students.  Assumption favors diversity and ecumenically welcomes all who share its goals. Assumption College is part of Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts (HECCMA) and an Affirmative Action/EEOC employer. Applicants from underrepresented racial minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

BASIC PURPOSE:
Assists in the recruitment and selection of students in support of the mission of the College.

ACCOUNTABILITIES:
1. Responsible for managing a geographic territory with goals for applications and deposits.
2. Evaluates the qualifications of prospective students and makes admissions recommendations, which are in the best interest of the student and the College.
3. Represents the College at conventions, College night functions, fairs and high school visits, etc. in an effort to promote Assumption and encourages prospective students to apply for admission here.
4. Assists in developing and implementing international recruitment programs, partnerships and related initiatives designed to attract suitable candidates from other countries.
5. Conducts personal interviews with prospective students in order to familiarize them with the College's programs and policies, and to assess their interest and goals.
6. Makes presentations promoting the College to various groups of students, parents, and guidance personnel.
7. Assesses students' requests for financial aid and makes recommendations for scholarships and grants on the basis of scholarship, character and financial need.
8. Maintains contacts with the College's Alumni as a source for prospective students.
9. Assists with planning and implementation of on-campus events for prospective students and families.
10. Serves as a Campus Security Authority for Clery reporting purposes and a Responsible Employee for Title IX reporting purposes.
11. Performs other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
* Must be willing to contribute actively to the mission of the College as well as show respect for the Catholic and Assumptionist identity of Assumption College.
* B.A. required.
* Strong verbal and written skills required. Ability to speak a second language a plus.
* Solid interpersonal skills and ability to relate using multiple communication channels.
* Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
* Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality required.
* Strong computer skills required. Experience with relational databases and research methodology helpful.
* Ability to work evenings and weekends, including overnight (and some international) travel as required.
* Valid driver's license required.

SCOPE:
* Interacts on a daily basis with prospective and current students, parents, alumni, and high school representatives.
* Travels extensively 4-6 months of the year making approximately 250 visits to high schools, conventions, and fairs per year.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Sitting, standing, walking, and bending are required of this position. Use of a computer keyboard and computer screen for periods of time with close vision and the ability to adjust visual focus plus manual dexterity are required.

MENTAL DEMANDS:
The mental demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Examples of mental demands include reading (documents), detailed work, confidentiality, language, math, reasoning, oral communications, written communications, customer contact, multiple concurrent tasks, constant interruptions, and performing calculations when necessary.

Application Instructions:
Please be sure to submit your cover letter addressing qualifications for this position along with your resume. Thank you. Apply Now

 

Assumption College, Worcester, MA
Associate Director of Visitor Services

Assumption College, a Catholic institution sponsored by the Augustinians of the Assumption and rooted in the Catholic intellectual tradition, strives to form graduates known for critical intelligence, thoughtful citizenship and compassionate service. We pursue these ambitious goals through a curriculum grounded in the liberal arts and extending to the domain of professional studies. Enlivened by the Catholic affirmation of the harmony of faith and reason, we aim, by the pursuit of the truth, to transform the minds and hearts of students. Assumption favors diversity and ecumenically welcomes all who share its goals. Assumption College is part of Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts (HECCMA) and an Affirmative Action/EEOC employer. Applicants from underrepresented racial minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

BASIC PURPOSE:
Leads the development, organization, assessment and continuous improvement of campus visit programs that assures a positive experience for all admissions visitors.

ACCOUNTABILITIES:
1. Responsible for the planning and coordination of existing on-campus admission events including but not limited to Open House, Discovery Days, Greyhound and Accept Assumption Days.
2. Responsible for the planning and coordination of existing off-campus admission events including but not limited to off-campus regional receptions.
3. Coordinates visiting campus groups including Guidance Counselors and high school groups.
4. Serves as an integral influencer within the admissions team in the development of new on-campus admissions events.
5. Responsible for the recruitment, hiring, training, supervision and assessment of all student Admissions Ambassadors (tour guides).
6. Supervises the Visit Experience Receptionist.
7. Manages the day to day flow of visitors and groups within the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, tailoring each visit to achieve the most positive experience possible.
8. Serves as on-site and on-call troubleshooter to handle problems or requests for additional appointments, including evenings and weekends.
9. Develops goals and sets priorities for Campus Visit Program growth and enhancements; participates in developing goals and setting priorities desired to achieve the college's enrollment goals.
10. Stays abreast of trends in higher education, information and visitor services industries.
11. Assists with on-campus interviews and information sessions.
12. Collaborates with enrollment marketing team to develop event promotions.
13. Incorporates technology to enhance a more effective visitor experience.
14. Recruits and manages community volunteers for on-campus admissions events.
15. Develops and manages Visit Experience budget.
16. Coordinates Admissions staff involvement in on-campus events, including presentation training and assessment.
17. Conducts personal interviews with prospective students in order to assess their interests and goals and familiarize them with the College's programs and offerings.
18. Responsible for a small recruitment territory and its associated goals and application review.
19. Makes presentations promoting the College to various groups of students, parents, and guidance personnel.
20. Trains and mentors administrative employees.
21. Performs other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
* Must be willing to contribute actively to the mission of the College as well as show respect for the Catholic and Assumptionist identity of Assumption College.
* Bachelor's Degree required. Master's Degree preferred.
* Minimum of 4-6 years experience in college admissions and/or event planning required.
* Must be able to travel and work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.
*  Strong skills in project management and data collection; maintenance and retrieval of information.
* Ability to work collaboratively as a member of a close and integrated team of enrollment professionals.
* Strong interpersonal, management, excellent organizational skills with attention to details, good judgment, excellent verbal and written communication skills, a customer-centered philosophy; and a high-energy demeanor.
* Ability to think creatively and develop initiatives from concept to completion required.
* Excellent communication and public relations skills.
* Ability to motivate others.
* Ability to work on multiple projects at one time.
* A strong commitment to quality service.
*  Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
* Ability to prioritize and consistently meet deadlines required.
* Strong computer skills required.
* Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality required.
* Ability to travel and valid driver's license with reliable transportation required.

SCOPE:
* Interacts on a daily basis with prospective and current students, parents, alumni, high school representatives, college community, athletics, vendors and professional organizations of higher education.

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT:
* Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
* No or very limited physical effort required.
* Ability to lift approximately 20 lbs. required.
* No or very limited exposure to physical risk.

Application Instructions:
Please be sure to submit your cover letter addressing qualifications for this position along with your resume. Apply Now

 

Wheaton College, Norton, MA
Integrated Marketing Specialist, Admission Division

closing: June 9, 2017 

Department: Marketing & Communications

The Integrated Marketing Specialist will act as a consultative lead with enrollment partners for all integrated marketing, digital media and business analysis projects aimed to move target audiences from awareness to consideration to enrollment at the college.

Essential Job Functions:
• Manage marketing automation platform (Slate) and template development, ensuring compliance with best practices. Support platform integration with other marketing platforms (i.e. WordPress websites, social media channels, etc.).
• Manage the relationships with the enrollment marketing leads within our technology and external partners (i.e. marketing automation platform, direct marketing, paid media, etc.)
• Provide marketing strategies, support and reporting to improve customer acquisition, segmentation, targeting, and return on marketing investment. Create and test strategic roadmaps for lead generation, growth, yield and conversions through all channels.
• Lead the strategy, design and evaluation of customer insights and strategies for data collection. Discover new paths for business growth through optimizing existing tactics, new media or customer insights.
• Support writing, editing, and optimization of email, web and other marketing copy, ensuring compliance with best practices and consistency with Wheaton brand
• Develop and maintain analytics reports and dashboards on lead generation, marketing attribution, and program enrollment trends, to provide insight to key enrollment stakeholders and Marketing & Communications team
• Use A/B tests, experiments, quantitative research, statistical analysis, testing, and modeling to improve and optimize conversion rates across a variety of owned and paid channels: print collateral, paid and organic search, display advertising, email, and web properties. Work closely with Marketing & Communication and Admission and Enrollment teams to provide strategic recommendations for improving future performance and optimizing the college’s return on marketing investment.
• Develop and maintain functional expertise in a broad array of integrated marketing subjects, including marketing automation, database marketing, email marketing, social media/content marketing, analytics tools, techniques, and other business intelligence requirements as needed. Share in development and reporting of industry trends, best practices, and opportunities to internal team.

Supervisory Responsibilities: None.

Education:
BA required and at least 5 years relatable communications or marketing experience

Required Knowledge/Skills & Abilities Requirements:
The ideal candidate will have vast experience with email marketing, marketing automation and customer relationship platforms, preferably with experience in Technolutions Slate platform. Individual must have/be:
• Demonstrated experience with all aspects of the marketing mix and integrated marketing principles and strategy
• Extremely organized and high attention to detail
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
• Excellent project management skills and attention to detail
• Ability to communicate effectively
• A keen interest in the latest developments, industry trends, and best practices for integrated marketing, enrollment marketing, and business analysis
• Team-oriented and self-motivated, with the ability to think creatively and analytically

Apply online at https://jobs.wheatoncollege.edu/postings/2070

 

Providence College, Providence, RI
Admission Counselor

closing: July 1, 2017

Providence College is an undergraduate, liberal arts, Catholic institution of higher education and the only college or university in the United States operated under the auspices of the Dominican Friars. The Providence College student body is composed of over 3,900 undergraduates, 700 graduate students, and roughly 500 students in our School of Continuing Education. Undergraduate majors are offered in 49 disciplines through our Schools of Arts and Sciences, Business, and Professional Studies, with all classes taught by experienced faculty. Most of our undergraduates live and learn on a scenic, 105-acre campus only minutes from downtown Providence, Rhode Island. The College is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive environment that supports all of its students, faculty, and staff. All members of the community share a responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning experience valuing differences and practicing inclusion.

OVERVIEW:
Participate in the recruitment and enrollment of students through the admission process. Attend college fairs and high school visits; initiate and maintain relationships with school counselors; evaluate all applications from the designated territory and aid in the yield of admitted students. Assist in increasing the applicant pool.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
•Participate in the applicant review process. Perform detailed evaluation of students’ academic records throughout high school by evaluating the high school transcript, recommendation letters, personal essays, extra-curricular activities, and other accompanying documents. Act as a primary and secondary reader, as well as a member of the Committee on Admission, to assist the Office of Admission in selecting the best students possible to reach enrollment goals. Assist in the selection of merit scholarship candidates.
•Review travel history and analyze interest in Providence College for an assigned geographic territory in order to schedule appropriate high school visits and travel to best serve students throughout the application process. Determine the appropriate use of travel time to meet the established recruitment goals. Create and maintain relationships with school counselors, students, and families. Travel independently throughout the geographic territory of approximately six to eight weeks in the fall and two to three weeks in the spring.
•Conduct interviews and group information sessions providing detailed information about the admission and evaluation process and the typical applicant pool statistics. Meet with prospective students and parent to answer questions in person, via email, and on the phone.
•Act as liaison to various departments on-campus.

MARGINAL DUTIES:
•Perform all other duties as may be required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
•Bachelor’s Degree in related field from an accredited institution
•0 to 2 years of experience in an undergraduate admission office or equivalent combination of education and experience
•Effective time management skills and organizational skills
•Strong interpersonal skills and public speaking experience required
•Some understanding of the selective college admission cycle
•Must have a valid driver’s license

To apply for this position, please do so via the Human Resources website: https://careers.providence.edu.

 

Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO
Assistant Director/Senior Assistant Director of Admission

closing: June 7, 2017

This posting will serve to fill either an Assistant Director OR a Senior Assistant Director of Admission, depending on the top candidate's qualifications. Either position will serve as a member of a team of committed professionals responsible for recruiting and enrolling a highly talented and diverse incoming class from secondary schools in the U.S. and abroad, with the goal of enriching the quality of intellectual engagement, extracurricular life, and diversity of the Colorado College community.

In addition to generalist duties outlined below and depending on the candidate's strengths and experience, this position could fill the following roles in the office:
· Serve as a member of the multicultural recruitment team with a focus on outreach and recruitment to the African American community, assisting with planning and executing group visit programs, representing the Office of Admission for local college access programs such as El Pomar College Readiness, Educating Children of Color and the African American Youth Leadership program and building/cultivating relationships with local, regional and national community based organizations.
· Oversee major on-campus events and programs including Fall and Admitted Student Open Houses or counselor visit programs
· Co-lead the transfer recruitment, outreach and application evaluation process
· Assist with the Division III athletic review process
· Assist with the development and operation of the Alumni Volunteer Program

The Senior Assistant Director position draws upon greater professional experience to serve as a leader in the Office of Admission and assumes responsibilities in key areas of the Office of Admission operation.

Required Qualifications:
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
-Bachelor's degree plus a minimum of two years of directly related experience
-must be able to understand, articulate and advance the mission of a liberal arts institution and the value of the college's unique approach to education
-strong ability to independently manage projects and programs to successful outcomes; proven record of sound judgment and problem resolution
-ability to project a professional demeanor in all circumstances
-commitment to and engagement in the recruitment and enrollment of students of color and international student populations
-strong organizational skills; excellent oral and written communication skills
-excellent reading comprehension
-ability to work independently
-sensitivity to multicultural, socioeconomic and regional differences among students from diverse backgrounds
-exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with prospective applicants, parents, and high school counselors and co-workers
-proven ability in meeting project deadlines, conduct in-depth statistical analysis of project and program results, developing and maintaining program and project budgets
-ability to maintain confidentiality
-sound judgment
-develop an authentic commitment to and knowledge of the college's mission
-willing to work in a fast-paced office environment and demonstrate an ability to work collaboratively and collegially with faculty, administrators, staff, and students at the college
-ability to travel up to eight weeks throughout the year, and work evenings and weekends when required. Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license and a driving record that is insurable by Colorado College's motor vehicle insurance carrier.
SENIOR ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
-Bachelor's degree in related field and a minimum of 4 years of related admission or college counseling experience
-must be able to understand, articulate and advance the mission of a liberal arts institution and the value of the college's unique approach to education
-demonstrated understanding of the nuances of the selective college admission process
-demonstrated leadership and mentorship ability
-demonstrated advanced decision making ability
-strong ability to independently manage projects and programs to successful outcomes
-proven record of sound judgment and problem resolution
-ability to project a professional demeanor in all circumstances; commitment to and engagement in the recruitment and enrollment of students of color and international student populations
-strong organizational skills
-excellent oral and written communication skills
-excellent reading comprehension
-sensitivity to multicultural, socioeconomic and regional differences among students from diverse backgrounds
-exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with prospective applicants, parents, and high school counselors and co-workers
-conducting in-depth statistical analysis of project and program results, developing and maintaining program and project budgets
-the ability to maintain confidentiality
-willing to work in a fast-paced office environment and demonstrate an ability to work collaboratively and collegially with faculty, administrators, staff, and students at the College
-ability to travel up to eight weeks throughout the year, and work evenings and weekends when required. Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license and a driving record that is insurable by Colorado College's motor vehicle insurance carrier.

Full Job Description and Online Application: https://employment.coloradocollege.edu/postings/2899.

 

Saint Anselm College, Manchester, NH
Assistant/Associate Director of Admission (2 Positions)

The Office of Admission at Saint Anselm College seeks two full-time Assistant/Associate Directors of Admission. One of these openings is a new position being added to the growing Enrollment Division aimed at increasing recruitment outside of the New England region. Responsibilities for these positions will include representing Saint Anselm College to a wide and diverse audience in high schools and at college fair programs; maintaining relationships with secondary school counselors; corresponding with prospective students and their families; organizing various admission activities; participating fully in the evaluation of applications and selection of the incoming class; serving as a liaison to college and academic departments. Seven to nine weeks of fall travel and three to four weeks of spring travel are expected.  Recruitment territories will include Connecticut or Mid-Atlantic Region. One position will also assist with the recruitment of international students.  The selected candidates will be expected to assume the coordination and/or support of certain projects including one or more of the following:

  • Coordination of the Alumni Volunteer Network Program.
  • Coordination of Counselor Fly-in and Visit Program. 
  • Serve as one of several Admission liaisons to Athletics
  • Collaborate with the Director of International Admission on all aspects of international student recruitment and selection.

Responsibilities assigned based on candidate’s experience, interest, and capacity and other duties may be assigned by the Director of Admission Recruitment and/or Director of International Admission. 

Bachelor's degree and at least 2 years of relevant experience working in college admission is required. At least 5 years of relevant experience is required and previous supervisory experience as well as a Master’s degree is strongly preferred for the level of Associate Director. Previous experience with the above mentioned projects and recruitment territories are preferred. The successful candidate will possess: a thorough understanding of and appreciation for the strengths of an undergraduate liberal arts education in the Catholic tradition; highly self-motivated and independent critical thinker and worker; advanced problem-solving capabilities, creativity, and strong work ethic; demonstrates project management expertise, is detail oriented, and has the ability to manage several projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines; persuasive oral communication skills, including excellent public speaking skills; possess a valid driver's license and U.S. passport (for international travel). Ability to travel and work nights and weekends is required.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The successful candidate will be able to assist the College to further its strategic goals for institution-wide diversity.  Ideal start time for both positions is July 2017. 

To apply, visit www.anselm.edu/HR

 

Saint Anselm College, Manchester, NH
Senior Assistant/Associate Director of Admission & Coordinator of Transfer Recruitment

The Office of Admission at Saint Anselm College is growing and is looking to fill a new full-time position of Senior Assistant/Associate Director of Admission and Coordinator of Transfer Recruitment. Responsibilities for this position will include representing Saint Anselm College to a wide and diverse audience in high schools and at college fair programs; maintaining relationships with secondary school counselors; corresponding with prospective students and their families; organizing various admission activities; participating fully in the evaluation of applications and selection of the incoming class; and other duties to be assigned by the Director of Admission Recruitment and/or Vice President for Enrollment/Dean of Admission.

The successful candidate will spearhead the recruitment and enrollment of transfer students from prospect through matriculation, by developing and implementing effective transfer and student recruitment and marketing plans that meet the strategic enrollment goals of the college; research and develop potential articulation agreements that could benefit future transfer student enrollment; design and coordinate transfer related programming within daily campus visits and yield events; and other related projects as assigned. In addition to transfer coordination, the successful candidate will also manage a domestic recruitment territory focused on first time freshman within New England.

A Bachelor's degree, Master’s strongly preferred, and at least three years of relevant experience working within college admission with transfer populations is required. At least 5 years of relevant experience is required and previous supervisory experience strongly preferred for the level of Associate Director. A thorough understanding of and appreciation for the strengths of an undergraduate liberal arts education in the Catholic tradition; highly self-motivated and independent critical thinker and worker; advanced problem-solving capabilities, creativity, and strong work ethic; demonstrated project management expertise with the ability to manage several projects simultaneously; persuasive oral communication skills, including excellent public speaking skills; previous supervisory experience strongly preferred; possess a valid driver's license. Exact title will be dependent on the experience level of the chosen candidate.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Start date is negotiable, but preferably in July, 2017. The successful candidate will be able to assist the College to further its strategic goals for institution-wide diversity.

To apply, visit www.anselm.edu/HR.

 

Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI
Associate Director of Admission Operations 

Roger Williams University, located on the coast of Bristol, RI, is a forward-thinking private university with 45 undergraduate majors and more than a dozen graduate programs spanning the liberal arts and the professions, where students become community-minded citizens through project-based, experiential learning. With small classes, direct access to faculty and boundless opportunities for real-world projects, RWU students develop the ability to think critically while simultaneously building the practical skills that today's employers demand. In the five years since launching its signature Affordable Excellence initiative, the University has established itself as a leader in American higher education by confronting the most pressing issues facing students and families - increasing costs that limit access to college, rising debt and the job readiness of graduates. In addition to its 4,000 undergraduates and 300 graduate students, RWU is home to a thriving School of Continuing Studies based in Providence as well as Rhode Island's only law school. Roger Williams University is committed to creating and supporting an intellectual community devoted to teaching and learning and providing the opportunity for personal and intellectual growth for students, faculty and staff. The University credits much of its growth and success to the hard work and dedication of its employees.

Under the direction of the Director of Enrollment Systems and Operations, the Associate Director of Admission Operations provides professional support for undergraduate admission operations as the principal individual response for managing the life cycle of admission files and records for undergraduate applicants. Assists with data, reporting and systems management.

Operations Management
-Coordinate and manage the timely and accurate processing of all undergraduate admission applications throughout the admissions and enrollment process including:

  • Prospective student inquiries, search names, event registrations, etc.
  • Incoming admissions applications
  • Incoming academic credentials, transcripts, test scores, letters of recommendation, etc.
  • Completed application files and distribution of files for review
  • Admission decision notifications
  • New student enrollments. 

-Assist the Director of Operations with analyzing business practices and process flows, establishing policies for tracking and coding information, and assuring adherence to these policies, practices and processes.

Staff Supervision and Training
-Directly supervise Operations PSSA staff.
-Provide leadership, mentorship, training and constructive feedback.
-Provide training and supervision of seasonal data entry staff and work study students.
-Develop training material for counseling staff.
-Provide operational support to senior administrative staff as needed, working closely with the Director of Operations.

Data Integrity and Reporting
-Extensively and expertly uses the advanced find and report function of the University information system to verify and analyze admission data as well as provide reports for various RWU constituents.
-Provide recurring and ad hoc reports for the admission staff, enrollment management and other departments and divisions.
-Assist the Director of Operations with data integrity within all admission systems including building and maintaining reports and setting policies for data tracking and monitoring.

Systems
-Assist the Director of Operations with the following:

  • Serve as the technical expert for all enrollment systems
  • Train staff members on systems, trouble-shoot errors, manage upgrades and ensure effective use of systems
  • Develop and test new system modules and processes
  • Manage internal and external vendor partnerships for the University computer system and admission related applications
  • Assure all record keeping, access and security procedures are reflective of best practices.
The position will be hired at either the Assistant or Associate Director level based on experience. 
Assistant Director Level: Bachelor's degree in a related field. Two or more years of office management experience. Proficient in MS Office Suite products. Ability to learn and proficiently use institutional software and reporting systems Requires basic knowledge in application processes as well as experience with academic credentials Must be highly organized and able to prioritize independently and manage multiple tasks simultaneously. Must have strong interpersonal skills and customer service orientation.
Associate Director Level: Bachelor's degree in a related field. Five or more years of office management experience. Two or more years of staff management experience. Professional experience in a higher education environment. Expert level in MS Office Suite products. Adept knowledge, experience and ability to expertly use institutional software and reporting systems: Ellucian Recruiter, CRM and Colleague, Cognos, SQL and data warehouse reporting. Extensive knowledge of application processes and experience with a wide variety of academic credentials. Must be highly organized and able to prioritize independently and manage multiple tasks simultaneously. Must have strong interpersonal skills and customer service orientation.
Additional Information: 
Roger Williams University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer committed to inclusive excellence and encourages applications from underrepresented populations. For information on our Non-discrimination and Title IX policy, visit: rwu.edu/NDT9 (http://deshub.jobtarget.com/tasks/posting/rwu.edu/NDT9) At the University's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the University, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.
Application Instructions: Please attach a resume, cover letter, and list of three (3) professional references. PI97870376

St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY
Associate Director of Admissions

closing: June 30, 2017

Reporting to the Executive Director of Admissions, the Associate Director leads, plans, and implements admissions procedures, operations, correspondence and contact with prospective students, applicants, and matriculating students. Among the primary duties is outreach and engagement with potential students, manages a large recruitment territory and plans targeted locations and contacts, creates presentations, evaluates candidates for admission and independently makes decisions on recommendations for admission. Must be knowledgeable about financial aid to evaluate and counsel in personal interviews. The Associate Director will have oversight of daily recruitment activities. Monitor and direct admission counseling staff, all student recruitment assistants, front desk staff and others related to daily office recruitment activities. She/he will serve as the first person of resource for admission counseling staff and will consult with the Executive Director as appropriate.

To view the complete job description, including minimum qualifications required, as well as application instructions please visit: https://employment.stlawu.edu/postings/1077 All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check. St. Lawrence University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer. For additional information about St. Lawrence, please visit http://www.stlawu.edu.

 

Northeastern University, Boston, MA
Associate Director, Admissions Events

Associate Director, Admissions Events. Under the supervision and guidance of the Senior Associate Director for Admissions Programming, the Associate Director of Admissions Events serves as the primary lead for all on and off campus events. This includes, but is not limited to prospective and admitted student events, scholarship events, and guidance counselor programs. All event details will be coordinated through the Office of Admissions Events and executed with the highest standards and practices.

The Associate Director will leverage campus partners including facilities, catering, public safety, and others and hire external vendors to support on-campus events. Additionally, s/he will serve as the primary executor for all event related contracts, ensuring early submission and adherence to University policies and guidelines. Working closely with the Senior Associate Director for Admissions Programming and the Senior Director of Undergraduate Marketing & Communications, the Associate Director will develop a communications plan, including writing and editing event communications. Alongside the Senior Associate Director, s/he will determine program content and layout. The Associate Director will be responsible for editing programs for all on and off campus events. Additionally, s/he will create and review program assessments insuring that timely surveys are sent after event participation. This position includes the direct supervision of a Senior Assistant Director of Admission and an Events Specialist. The incumbent will be engaged in long-term planning and evaluation, as well as resource assessment and management. The Associate Director serves on the office management team and assists in developing and implementing office policies and procedures. The position serves on campus-wide committees and represents the University to prospective students, families and secondary school counselors and will at times present publicly. The position also actively contributes to the office welfare by working collaboratively with managers in unit to achieve institutional enrollment goals.

Some evening and weekend hours required. 5-7 years of relevant experience (preferably in undergraduate admissions or campus events management) and an advanced degree preferred; Strong presentation, process management, organization, short-term and long-range planning, communication, analytic, interpersonal, and the ability to set priorities are required. A successful candidate will be a team player with a strong work ethic, who actively contributes to the office welfare in a high volume, fast-paced environment. Proven ability to work independently and collaboratively across units and is sensitive and responsive to the needs of diverse constituencies is required. Occasional travel may be required. Qualifications 5-7 years of relevant experience and an advanced degree preferred; Strong presentation, process management, organization, short-term and long-range planning, communication, analytic, interpersonal, and the ability to set priorities are required. A successful candidate will be a team player with a strong work ethic, who actively contributes to the office welfare in a high volume, fast-paced environment. Proven ability to work independently and collaboratively across units and is sensitive and responsive to the needs of diverse constituencies is required.

Visit http://neu.peopleadmin.com/postings/48145 to apply. 

 

Northeastern University, Boston, MA
Senior Assistant Director, Admissions Events

Under the supervision of the Associate Director for Admissions Events and the guidance of the Senior Associate Director for Admissions Events, the Senior Assistant Director of Admissions Events serves as a key member of the Admissions Events team. Events include but are not limited to prospective student information receptions and open houses, admitted student welcome days and yield events, scholarship programs, and guidance counselor programs. Events are conducted both on and off campus and the Senior Assistant Director will coordinate all assigned event details and execute events with the highest standards and practices. S/he will work closely with campus partners including the colleges, facilities, catering, media, public safety, and others and hire external vendors to support events. The Senior Assistant Director will take the lead with off campus prospect and yield events and will serve as the primary liaison for all event related contracts, ensuring submission and adherence to University policies and guidelines. Occasional presenting and traveling will be required. Additionally, s/he will serve as the primary supervisor for the student staff; co-op, fellow, or work study, as well as the supervisor of the Administrative Assistant for Admissions Events and Programming.

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree required, with 3-6 years of relevant experience (preferably in admissions events), advanced degree preferred.
Required strengths include: strong presentation ability, attention to detail and understanding of logistics, organization, short-term and long-range assessment and planning, communication, analytic, interpersonal, and the ability to prioritize.
A successful candidate will be a team player with a strong work ethic, who actively contributes to the office welfare in a high volume, fast-paced environment. Proven ability to work independently and collaboratively across units and is sensitive and responsive to the needs of diverse constituencies is required. Occasional evening and weekend hours as well as travel are required.

Go to http://neu.peopleadmin.com/postings/48013 to apply

 

Springfield College, Springfield, MA
Director of Financial
Aid

closing: June 11, 2017

Springfield College is seeking exceptional candidates to fill the role of Director of Financial Aid at our beautiful lake-side campus located in Springfield, Massachusetts. Under the direction of the Vice President for Enrollment Management, Dr. Stuart D. Jones, the Director of Financial Aid is the chief financial aid officer of the College. Springfield College is a private, co-educational, residential institution with a total student enrollment of approximately 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students at nine regional campuses throughout the country. This fall, it will enroll its largest undergraduate, first-year class in its history.

Qualifications:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must have an appreciation for the value of a Springfield College education, mission, vision, and humanics philosophy.
  • S/he must have enthusiasm for and ability to successfully and expertly manage the complex world of financial aid including a strong skill-set of working with computers and software programs (e.g. Powerfaids, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Jenzebar CX).
  • Has had successful hands-on experience in all facets of delivery and reporting of student financial aid services.
  • Understands the critical role student financial aid plays in the recruitment and retention of students.
  • Seeks to implement efficiencies and improvements in processes, procedures, policies, and customer service.
  • Understands how to develop meaningful collaborations and productive partnerships with other campus departments, offices, and staffs.
  • Desires to work in a collegial, vision-minded atmosphere with ample amounts of both challenges and laughter.

The ideal candidate for this position is a highly experienced, successful, and a self-starter.

Requirements:

  • Qualified candidates will have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred) from a four-year accredited college or university.
  • Minimum of five years full-time experience in financial aid at a post-secondary institution with experience that aligns to the representative duties listed above.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to examine the detailed job requirements and qualifications on: http://springfield.edu/human-resources.

To Apply:
Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references as one document attached and directed to hroffice@springfieldcollege.edu.

The College’s current president, Dr. Mary-Beth Cooper, began her distinguished and successful presidency as the 13th president of Springfield College in August of 2013. With her leadership, Springfield College has experienced a rededication to the community service and civic engagement for which it is so well known, and has committed itself to building an inclusive campus that encourages engaged and diverse populations. Dr. Cooper has fostered an internal environment that reflects shared governance among its faculty, staff, and students, and an external environment that is safe and welcoming for the College community and its city neighbors.

For the sixth consecutive year, Springfield College moved up the list of highest-ranked colleges in the influential U.S.News & World Report’s 2017 edition of "Best Colleges.”  Springfield College is ranked 27 in the first tier in the category of Best Regional Universities – North. In the 2017 edition, the College also is ranked 12th in Best Value Schools for Regional Universities – North.

The College received the prestigious United States Presidential Award in the education category of the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for this year. It is the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service learning, and civic engagement.

Our College has a long and distinguished history of service to humanity through the education of its students in spirit, mind, and body for leadership in service to others. For more than 130 years, nationally and internationally recognized members of our faculty have been preparing students for leadership in our communities—in schools, in hospitals, in business, and on fields of sport—in the United States and around the world. Our mission complements our dynamic and inclusive work environment.

Springfield, Massachusetts is located in a metropolitan area of approximately 154,000 people, and is in the midst of an exciting renaissance period of growth and city revitalization. It was also recently named one of the 100 best cities in the country to live in by U.S. News & World Report, and among the three best in the state of Massachusetts. 

Springfield College is committed to supporting the Humanics philosophy through our broad range of human resource services to attract, retain, and develop top-notch dedicated faculty and staff. This position offers a very competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a positive and productive work environment.

Springfield College is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Springfield College is committed to enhancing diversity and equality in education and employment.

 

Cape Cod Community College, West Barnstable, MA
Admissions Coordinator

closing: May 29, 2017

The Admissions Coordinator is responsible for coordinating activities pertaining to the admissions process.  This includes performing student admissions advising, evaluating admissions applications, applicant interviews, evaluating transfer credits, student recruitment, processing/maintaining documentation and other administrative duties. The Admissions Coordinator will assist in the development, management and implementation of admissions policies and programs, budgets and computerized systems, and assist in the selection, training and evaluation of staff.  The Admissions Coordinator also performs related work as directed.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:                                 

  1. Foster efforts to provide a diverse and inclusive admissions process that supports student success.
  2. Coordinate the daily activities of the Admissions Office including data entry, application review, prospective student outreach, and supervision of work study students.
  3. Assist the Director in assessing admissions processing including quality and accuracy of work flow, transfer credit evaluation process and online/paper application entry.
  4. Assist the Director in the preparation of performance evaluations for support staff.
  5. Assist the Director with the implementation of the application review schedule, academic focus areas outreach plan, and prospective student recruitment and travel schedule.
  6. Assist the Director with updating admissions publications, forms, applications and other recruitment material.
  7. Evaluates applications of prospective students to determine program eligibility including application review for general admission, international, selective programs and transfer credit evaluations.
  8. Serve as a Designated School Official (DSO) in the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS). 
  9. Participate in recruitment activities and provides information on college opportunities and admission procedures/activities (i.e. – provides information to applicants/students via telephone, email and other social media outlets, walk-in visits, scheduled appointments; assist program coordinators in promotion and recruitment of prospective students; plan and conduct information sessions, presentations, and recruitment activities; travel to recruitment sites, collaborate with select local high schools on admission activities relating to recruitment, testing and registration of students.
  10. Coordinate special recruitment activities including but not limited to: high school Pathways Program, admissions information sessions, student diversity recognition day and open house.
  11. Interact with various agencies/individuals (i.e. - attends meetings and serves on committees as assigned).
  12. Maintain professional knowledge in applicable areas (i.e.- maintains a working knowledge of assigned area; maintains current knowledge of applicable state, federal, and local laws/regulations; researches new trends and advances in the profession; reads professional literature; attends meetings, workshops, and training sessions).
  13. Night and weekend travel recruitment as needed.
  14. Serve on College committees as assigned.
  15. Perform related work as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Master’s degree in education, psychology, counseling, human services, liberal arts, or a closely related field, plus three years of experience and/or training involving college admissions, transfer credit evaluation, or academic counseling/advisement; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  2. Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.
  3. Must be able to work nights and weekends as needed.

ADDITIONAL PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Experience with Jenzabar.
  2. Experience working in a community college environment.
  3. Bilingual.
  4. SEVIS experience as a DSO.

COMPENSATION:   
Grade 6 position salary range of $61,437 to $93,235.20. 
Actual salary will be consistent with the MCCC/MTA Collective Bargaining Agreement, commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Includes participation in a comprehensive employee benefits program.

APPLICATION
Interested candidates must apply online by visiting: http://capecod.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=84309. The online application instructions include directions for uploading a cover letter (which should address the minimum qualifications of the position) and a resume.  Please note that candidates invited to interview for the position will be asked to provide three current professional letters of reference as well as copies of transcripts.

Please visit our website at www.capecod.edu for information on Cape Cod Community College. This appointment is subject to the FY2018 budget appropriations. Appointment subject to SORI (Sex Offender Registry Information), a publicly-accessible Massachusetts CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information) and national background check.

Cape Cod Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities 

 

Bryant University, Smithfield, RI
Assistant/Senior Assistant Director for Transfer Admission

The Assistant/Sr. Assistant Director for Transfer Admission reports to the Vice President of Enrollment Management and is accountable for coordinating the recruitment, evaluation, and enrollment of Transfer and Non-Traditional Students. This is a full-time position with excellent benefits.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:
The principal accountabilities of the Assistant/Sr. Assistant Director for Transfer Admission include but are not limited to the following:
1.Effectively utilize Slate to review, interpret, translate, codify and enter data associated with the evaluation of transcripts submitted by prospective students. Make cogent decisions based on relevant information.
2.Effectively design, implement and coordinate comprehensive marketing and recruitment strategies to attract qualified transfer students. Assist in the development and implementation of policies and procedures which ensure attaining annually established university goals for enrollment of qualified transfer students.
3.Design and develop reports to track and monitor transfer student enrollments and applications, ensuring an in-depth knowledge of transfer issues. Effectively analyze data to determine trends, sharing this information with other Admission and Undergraduate Program professionals as appropriate.
4.Accurately update and maintain software programs related to National and International Student Transfer Libraries to include conditions stipulated in established transfer articulation agreements and interpretation of international student credit evaluations.
5.Conduct admission interviews with prospective transfer students, with an emphasis on client-centered services.
6.Participate in and support on-campus transfer-related recruitment events as well as non-transfer-related admission activities as required.
7.Effectively represent Bryant University at college fairs and other off-campus recruitment events as needed.
8.Project a professional image of the University and develop a thorough knowledge of the admission process for transfer and freshmen.
9.Perform other duties as assigned. This position has non-standard hours. Extensive travel is required. Regular attendance at assigned job site and the ability to work collaboratively with co-workers and constituents are essential functions of this position.

QUALIFICATIONS/TRAINING:
This position requires an individual with a Bachelor's Degree and at least two years of professional experience in the admission field, with specific background in the area of reviewing and evaluating domestic and international transcripts and transfer applications.
•Experience with tests and interpretation of transfer records is important, as is experience in applying federal guidelines governing admission practices.
•Proficiency in electronic communications, i.e., word processing, spreadsheets, and other commonly used software applications (Slate and Banner preferred), and the ability to accurately enter and maintain computerized data is required.
•A thorough knowledge of academic requirements and articulation agreements is critical for decision making.
•The incumbent must be highly organized, able to work independently, and have strong oral and written communication skills.
•A valid driver's license is required. Certain requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate persons with disabilities.

To apply, please visit: https://employment.bryant.edu/postings/1466

 

Bryant University, Smithfield, RI
Assistant Director of Admission

The Assistant Director of Admission reports to the Director of Admission and is accountable for coordinating the recruitment, evaluation, and enrollment of qualified first time freshmen students. This is a full-time position with excellent benefits.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES: The principal accountabilities of the Assistant Director of Admission include but are not limited to the following:
· Projecting a professional image of the University while representing Bryant University at high schools, college fairs, college nights and on- and off-campus events as needed, and developing a thorough knowledge of the admission process.
· Effectively supporting the recruitment of qualified first time freshmen students from assigned recruitment territories within annually established University goals and identified characteristics. · Managing an assigned territory. This includes travel, application review, analysis and cultivating new and strengthening existing relationships with the guidance community
· In a thorough and timely manner, effectively utilizing Slate to review, interpret, translate, codify and enter data associated with the evaluation of high school academic credentials and standardized testing results. Make cogent recommendation for admission and eligibility for academic scholarship in keeping with established guidelines.
· Developing relationships with prospective students and families while effectively conducting pre-admission counseling to ensure a thorough understanding and acceptance of Bryant University and its programs.
· Supporting the implementation of the University's overall marketing, social media, print, digital and recruitment strategies.
· Performing other related responsibilities as assigned. This position has non-standard hours. Extensive travel is required. Regular attendance at assigned job site and the ability to work collaboratively with co-workers and constituents are essential functions of this position.

QUALIFICATIONS/TRAINING:
-This position is best filled by an individual with a Bachelor's Degree and a minimum two years of professional experience in the admission field, with specific background in the area of reviewing, evaluating and interpreting high school academic credentials and standardized testing results.
-Experience in applying federal guidelines governing admission practices is helpful.
-Proficiency in electronic communications, i.e., word processing, spreadsheets, and other commonly used software applications (Slate and Banner preferred), and the ability to accurately enter and maintain computerized data is required.
-The incumbent must be highly organized, with excellent time management skills, able to work independently, and have strong oral and written communication skills.
-A valid driver's license is required. Certain requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate persons with disabilities.

To apply, please visit: https://employment.bryant.edu/postings/1465

 

Stonehill College, North Easton, MA
Admission Counselor

closing: June 1, 2017

Founded by the Congregation of Holy Cross in 1948, Stonehill College is a private, Catholic college located 22 miles from downtown Boston on a beautiful 384-acre campus in Easton, Massachusetts. With a student-to-faculty ratio of 12:1, the College engages 2,500 students in 43 majors and 54 minors in the humanities, sciences, business, the visual and performing arts and pre-professional programs.

Stonehill College is seeking a full-time Admission Counselor to participate in the recruitment of prospective students. The successful candidate will demonstrate an exceptional work ethic and will join an experienced admission team in promoting the College to prospective students and their parents.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
-Plan, manage, and conduct recruitment and counseling activities in a specific geographic territory while developing school counselor relationships. This includes approximately 6-8 weeks of fall recruitment travel and 3-5 weeks of spring recruitment at assigned high schools and college fairs.
-Review approximately 750 early action, early decision and regular decision applications for admission and merit-based scholarships.
-Conduct both on and off-campus group information sessions and personal interviews for prospective students.
-Develop, cultivate, and maintain communication with prospective students, parents and school counselors throughout the recruitment cycle.
-Serve as a liaison between the Office of Admission and specific administrative and academic departments on campus.
-Coordinate and support assigned campus visit experiences, school counselor programs, and other major recruitment events.
-Recruit students from underrepresented backgrounds, including forming partnerships with Community Based Organizations and specific high schools.
-Lead various projects or programs associated with the essential operation of the Admission Office. Potential projects may include but are not limited to open house planning, web content development, student worker coordination, school counselor programs, social media marketing, international and multicultural student recruitment.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
-A bachelor’s degree and a minimum of one to three years of experience in undergraduate admission required.
-Valid driver’s license required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
-Preference given to candidates with experience at liberal arts and/or Catholic institutions.
-Knowledge of Ellucian Banner Database and Microsoft Office is helpful.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
-While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to walk, sit and talk, or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus.

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED
-Valid driver’s license free of significant violations.

APPLICATION PROCESS
For additional information on this position and to submit an application, please visit https://jobs.stonehill.edu/postings/14375.

 

Bentley University, Waltham, MA
Associate Director, Undergraduate Admission (Visitor Center)

This position participates in recruiting and enrolling new students to the university and therefore is important in achieving the institution’s goal of educating students for the world of work and life. The chief purpose of this position is to promote and market the institution by providing advice and information to various external constituencies. This position supports the regional management team and has primary responsibility for executing the visitor experience on campus. This post is responsible for articulating the benefits one would receive by attending Bentley. Functions include the execution of various tasks and assignments and assisting in the achievement of department goals through the initiation and implementation of projects.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
-Focus on improving the visitor experience as it relates to students, parents and guidance counselors visiting Bentley’s campus.
-Be engaged with current students to know what is happening around campus then provide staff with regular updates on the Bentley experience.
-Manage Visitor Center personnel (both employees and student workers) to optimize the visitor experience.
-Responsible for suggesting improvements and managing the day to day operations of the Visitor Center.
-Participate in the development and execution of the Visitor Experience strategy by researching trends and exploring new opportunities that can positively impact recruit and yield activities for each incoming class.
-Travel and market Bentley University at high schools, college fairs and other educational forums providing public presentations to individuals and groups; develop and evaluate strategy for individually assigned geographic recruitment regions.
-Present the Bentley message, including the admission process, at on-campus information sessions.
-Interview prospective students on and off campus: follow up with written, telephone and email contact with students, parents and counselors.
-Review admission applications and independently render decisions; assign financial aid ratings; participate in entire file review process.
-Assist in the planning various admission office events (such as, but not limited to Open Houses, student information sessions, etc.)
-Serve as Officer-of-the-Day to assist in smooth day to day office operation.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
-BA/BS degree and 3-5 years of related experience OR Master’s degree and 2-4 years of related experience.
Skills:
-Demonstrated organizational, managerial, leadership and communication skills.
-Commitment to working with staff and students with diverse backgrounds.
-An understanding of enrollment management issues.
-Proven commitment to technological advancement in approach to work and staff development.
-Ability to handle multiple tasks under time constraints and pressure.
-A current, valid and unrestricted United States driver’s license, with an insurable driving history as determined by Bentley’s insurance carrier.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
To apply to this position, please submit an online application directly to: http://jobs.bentley.edu/postings/2967

 

Bentley University, Waltham, MA
Associate Director, Undergraduate Admission (Latin American Territory)

The chief purpose of this position is to promote and market Bentley University by providing information and advice to prospective students and various external constituencies. The Associate Director is part of the international team in Undergraduate Admission with primary responsibility for the Latin American Region. This involves identifying key relationships with schools, guidance/college counselors and prospective students. The goal is to determine allocation of time and resources in order to promote the University, leading to improvements in all stages of the enrollment funnel. Functions include the execution of various tasks and assignments, and assisting in the achievement of admission goals through the initiation and implementation of projects.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
-Act as the recruitment manager for the Latin American region.
-Identify potential opportunities and challenges to advance the University, and articulate the benefits one would receive by attending Bentley.
-Collaborate with colleagues who travel to and read applications from other areas of the world.
-Provide managers and colleagues with regular updates on notable trends as well as specific challenges, opportunities and recommendations for future actions.
-Travel approximately 8 to 10 weeks per year, and develop an itinerary for independent travel, since group travel is minimal.
-Act as a back-up to the Director of International and Transfer Admission in her absence.
-Participate in entire file review process, from reviewing applications, to rendering final decisions and making recommendations for scholarship selection.
-Train and cross train staff on international admissions credentials including various educational systems: IB, British, and French Baccalaureate, as well as English proficiency exams: TOEFL and IELTS.
-Participate in the development and execution of the international recruit and yield strategy by researching trends and exploring new opportunities that can positively impact recruit and yield activities for each incoming class.
-Travel and market Bentley University at high schools, college fairs and other educational forums providing public presentations to individuals and groups.
-Present the Bentley message, including the admission process, at on-campus information sessions. Interview prospective students on- and off-campus; follow up with written, telephone and email contact with students, parents and counselors.
-Participate in admission recruit and yield events both on- and off-campus.
-Provide customer service in the pre- and post-admission process to students, parents and counselors. Serve as Officer-of-the-Day to assist in smooth daily office operation.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
-BA/BS degree and 3-5 years of related experience OR Master’s degree and 2-4 years of related experience.
-Would consider candidates with 2+ years of related experience and BA/BS as a Sr. Assistant Director.
Skills:
-Required expertise in global educational systems particular to region traveled.
-Admissions expertise as well as understanding of the Latin American region.
-Excellent organizational and analytical abilities.
-Ability to multi-task.
-Solid communication and presentation skills.
-Computer competency.
-Ability and sensitivity when recruiting and working with diverse populations.
-Willingness and ability to travel independently.
-A current, valid passport as well as a valid, unrestricted United States driver’s license, with an insurable driving history as determined by Bentley’s insurance carrier.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
-Prior experience recruiting in Latin America. Spanish language fluency helpful but not required.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
To apply to this position, please submit an online application directly to: http://jobs.bentley.edu/postings/2969

 

Bentley University, Waltham, MA
Associate Director, Undergraduate Admission (Asian Territory)

The Associate Director is part of the international team in Undergraduate Admission with primary responsibility for the Asian Region and will articulate the benefits one would receive by attending Bentley. In this capacity, the Associate Director must possess expertise and understanding of this region as well as the ability to identify potential opportunities and challenges in order to advance the University. This includes identifying key relationships with schools, guidance/college counselors and prospective students. The goal is to determine allocation of time and resources in order to promote the university, leading to improvements in all stages of the enrollment funnel. Functions include the execution of various tasks and assignments and assisting in the achievement of admission goals through the initiation and implementation of projects.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
-Act as the regional manager for the Asian Region; which includes having expertise and full working knowledge of what’s going on in the region.
-This regional manager is also responsible for working with colleagues who travel to and read applications from other areas of the world as well as providing management and colleagues with regular updates on notable trends as well as specific challenges, opportunities and recommendations for future actions.
-International travel of approximately 8 to 10 weeks is required and includes developing a travel itinerary for independent travel. Group travel is minimal. In the absence of the Director of International and Transfer Admission, this person must act as a back-up.

Other duties include, but are not limited to:
• Participate in entire file review process, from reviewing applications, to rendering final decisions and making recommendations for scholarship selection.
• Train and cross train staff on international admissions credentials including various educational systems: IB, British, and French Baccalaureate, just to mention a few as well as English proficiency exams: TOEFL and IELTS.
• Participate in the development and execution of the international recruit and yield strategy by researching trends and exploring new opportunities that can positively impact recruit and yield activities for each incoming class.
• Travel and market Bentley University at high schools, college fairs and other educational forums providing public presentations to individuals and groups.
• Present the Bentley message, including the admission process, at on-campus information sessions. Interview prospective students on- and off-campus; follow up with written, telephone and email contact with students, parents and counselors.
• Participate in admission recruit and yield events both on- and off-campus. Provide customer service in the pre- and post-admission process to students, parents and counselors. Serve as Officer-of-the-Day to assist in smooth daily office operation.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
-BA/BS degree and 3-5 years of related experience OR Master’s degree and 2-4 years of related experience.
-Would consider candidates with 2+ years of related experience and BA/BS as a Sr. Assistant Director.
Skills:
-Required expertise in global educational systems particular to region traveled, excellent organizational and analytical abilities, and ability to multi task, solid communication and presentation skills, computer competency
-Ability and sensitivity in dealing with diverse populations.
-Willingness to travel independently.
-A current, valid passport as well as a valid, unrestricted United States driver’s license, with an insurable driving history as determined by Bentley’s insurance carrier.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
-Preference given to those with expertise recruiting in Asia and foreign language capability from that region.
-Additional expertise in WeChat would be of value.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
To apply to this position, please submit an online application directly to: http://jobs.bentley.edu/postings/2966

 

MCPHS University, Worcester, MA
Associate Director of Admission

closing: June 2, 2017

For nearly 200 years, MCPHS University, formerly known as Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, has been at the forefront of innovation in the healthcare world. We take pride in our history, yet are motivated by a curiosity about the future. That's why we are constantly updating our state-of-the-art labs, innovating our curriculums, and adding programs to coincide with the needs of an ever-changing healthcare landscape. Faculty and staff continue to bring their talents and skills to MCPHS University to contribute to our mission of guiding and supporting students toward successful and sustainable careers in healthcare. Whatever position an employee holds, their efforts make an important impact on the overall quality of campus life. Employees are an integral part of a community that is proud of its heritage and the accomplishments that make MCPHS University a first-class educational institution.

The Associate Director of Admission is responsible for the management of Assistant Directors of Recruitment. The role focuses on the strategy and execution of recruitment and yield for the academic programs on the Worcester and Manchester campuses, in addition to generating leads and meeting enrollment targets for an increasingly competitive market in an ever-changing landscape.

Responsibilities include the following:
• Oversee recruitment, selection, and enrollment to various academic programs on the Worcester campus.
• Develop, plan, facilitate and participate in local, regional, and national recruitment events.
• Assist with on-campus events for prospective applicants (including information sessions and Open Houses).
• Develop an outreach/follow-up strategy to improve conversion and yield.
• Work collaboratively with the Director of Admission to establish an aggressive plan to meet enrollment targets.
• Extensive relationship-building with prospects and Health Profession advisors
• Establish new recruiting pipelines and create new recruiting venues for reaching prospects.
• Review, evaluate and prescreen applications.
• Prepare weekly admission enrollment reports.
• Work closely with Student Financial Services on arability initiatives.
• Collaborate with academic programs to identify unique features/program attributes.
• Work with marketing department for social networking initiatives (Facebook, twitter, Instagram)
• Evening and weekend work required as needed.
Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the supervisor.

Required:
• A minimum of a bachelor's degree
• A minimum of three to four years of demonstrated experience in admission recruiting (preferably with use of a CRM) along with management experience
• A master's degree preferred
• Must possess excellent communication and presentation skills
• Ability to communicate and market programs across all campuses
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, set priorities and meet deadlines
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Ability to thrive in a customer service role
• Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed

MCPHS offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including a substantial health/dental insurance subsidy, generous holiday/vacation policy, and a significant pension plan contribution. Please attach a cover letter and a resume. No phone calls, please. Principals only. No relocation available. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the University's diversity are welcome to apply.
Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/crg925qhw3fk7q2r PI97695629

 

University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Regional Recruiters (California, New England)

The University of Pittsburgh is delighted to announce two new regional recruitment positions (California & New England) within the Office of Admissions & Financial Aid. These two positions will complete our regional team which will have a total of seven members located throughout the United States. Pitt is committed to supporting and compensating these valued members and our goal is to be a model regional recruitment team.

Successful individuals must possess professionalism, ethics, integrity, and an understanding that Pitt seeks students who are the right fit. In addition, our office values an entrepreneurial/innovative spirit, a strong work ethic, community, and a love for learning and fun.

The job announcements can be found at - https://www.pittsource.com/postings/136068 (California) & https://www.pittsource.com/postings/136069 (New England). Questions can be directed to Tom Becker by phone at 412.624.2632 or by email at tsb24@pitt.edu.

 

Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions (5 positions)

closing: June 14, 2017

Nova Southeastern University seeks an Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions (5 positions available), responsible for meeting undergraduate enrollment goals through strategic marketing and recruiting initiatives designed to attract competitive prospective students to the university. Nova Southeastern University (NSU), founded in 1964, is a nationally recognized research university offering undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees through our 16 colleges in the fields of Business, Dental Medicine, Education, Engineering and Computing, Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing, Optometry, Pharmacy, Psychology, and Natural Sciences and Oceanography.
NSU has earned an exemplary reputation for its innovative academic and interdisciplinary research offerings, making discoveries and producing new knowledge in health care, biotechnology, life sciences, environment and social sciences. 
The NSU campus culture is vibrant, diverse, and welcoming – focusing on our commitment to community and civic engagement. Home to national champions, All-Americans, an Olympian, and professional athletes, the NSU Sharks compete in the NCAA Division II Sunshine State Conference. Through the FINS Football partnership, all NSU students receive free season tickets to home Miami Dolphins football games!
NSU is located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida – a city that offers an outstanding quality of life, highlighted by a semi-tropical climate with an average temperature of 77 degrees, rich natural beauty, world-famous beaches, and an array of cultural, entertainment and educational amenities.
Believing that diversity contributes to academic excellence and to rich and rewarding communities, NSU is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body. We seek candidates, particularly those from historically under-represented groups, whose work furthers diversity and who bring to campus varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds.
Become an NSU Shark!

PRIMARY PURPOSE
-Assists in meeting the undergraduate enrollment goals through marketing, recruiting, and assisting prospective students through the admission process.
-Assists in the coordination of marketing and recruitment efforts by ensuring appropriate follow up to prospective students to ensure stated enrollment objectives are met.
-Provides accurate information and counseling regarding educational opportunities to prospective freshmen, transfer students, parents, and counselors in a variety of settings, on and off campus.
-Assesses academic credentials of students and uses good judgment in administering admission decisions based on a thorough understanding of Nova Southeastern University's admission policies.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
1. Manages specific marketing and recruitment efforts for assigned prospective/applicant pool including, but not limited to, high school and community college visitations, presentations to clubs and organizations, telemarketing, participation in college fairs, and related recruitment events (days, evenings and weekends). Overnight travel will be required.
2. Works with admissions colleagues, academic advisers, financial aid officers, and residential life personnel to create an effective team and to ensure a smooth transition from inquiry to enrolled student status.
3. Reviews student files and evaluates transcripts and transfer credits, makes admissions recommendations, and updates information in University student database.
4. Maintains recruiting territory with oversight of a larger recruiting goal.
5. Participates in developing goals and setting priorities desired to achieve the University's enrollment goals.
6. Manages yield strategies for prospects and applicants. Collaborates with other Assistant Directors of Admissions to ensure consistent and accurate recruitment and marketing efforts.
7. Manages caseloads of prospects and applicants. Interviews and counsels prospective students.
8. Develops and implements creative approaches for recruiting both on and off campus.
9. Builds relationships with prospective students, parents, and school counselors and advisors.
10. Ensures timely processing of inquiries gained from recruitment trips.
11. Maintains contact and provides superior customer service with prospective students from initial stages of inquiry through enrollment.
12. Performs other duties as assigned or required.

MARGINAL JOB FUNCTIONS
1. Prepares reports and assists management in special projects.
2. Travels to other campus meetings and workshops.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
1. Excellent customer service skills.
2. Strong written and verbal skills.
3. Ability to work independently.
4. Ability to work as a member of a team.
5. Ability to meet deadlines.
6. Good organizational and interpersonal skills.
7. Ability to work in a culturally diverse environment.
8. Ability to pay close attention to detail.
9. Ability to set priorities and to manage time effectively.
10. Ability to use good judgment and make sound decisions.
11. Understanding of the University environment and the ability to effectively communicate knowledge.
12. Excellent office management skills, including computer literacy with the ability to work in a Window-based environment using various software packages (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint).
13. Ability to work flexible hours in the evenings and weekends.
14. Ability to travel extensively.
15. Ability to maintain confidentiality in all aspects of duties and responsibilities.

REQUIRED EDUCATION
• Bachelor’s Degree

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE
1. Bachelor's Degree or current enrollment in NSU Bachelors program.
2. One year (1) or more of progressive admissions and/or marketing work experience.
3. Must be able to travel and work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.
4. Possess valid driver's license and reliable transportation.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
1. Master's Degree.
2. Minimum two (2) years admissions and/or marketing work experience in a higher education setting.
3. Excellent knowledge and experience working with Banner and CRM systems, including troubleshooting and interpretation of reports.
4. Bilingual.
5. Knowledge of Banner and additional admissions software. 

For more information or to apply, visit www.nsujobs.com

 

University of Saint Joseph, West Hartford, CT
Associate Director, Admissions

Under the supervision of the Director of Admissions, the Associate Director of Admissions will collaborate with admissions leadership to design and implement an effective outreach and recruitment strategy for prospective undergraduate and graduate students.

RESPONSIBILITIES (include but are not limited to):
• Collaborates with the Director of Admissions on the implementation and assessment of the strategic recruitment and admission plans to recruit and enroll a talented, diverse student body.
• Supervises and trains Assistant Directors and Admissions Counselors and provides staff with the support needed to meet goals.
• Serve as the lead administrator for the Office of Admissions in the absence of the Director.
• Supports the Director of Admissions in achieving undergraduate, graduate, and international student enrollment goals.
• Oversees the planning and execution of recruitment events and programs.
• Serves as a liaison between the Office of Admissions and other University offices and departments.
• Works collaboratively and strategically with other units within Enrollment Management Division.
• Partners with the Associate Director of Admissions Operations/Communications on marketing and communication efforts.
• Manages a recruitment territory, which may include, but is not limited to, international recruitment.
• Serves on University committees as assigned.
• Attends all admissions-related events.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred.
• 3 years of experience of experience in higher education in the areas of enrollment management, recruitment, admission, or marketing required.
• Database management and technology experience in higher education and familiarity with best practices required. Experience with Slate preferred.
• Strong supervisory, project management and organizational skills required.
• Experience managing and supervising staff required.
• Knowledge of enrollment management and admission trends.
• Familiarity admission funnel management, including effective yield strategies, expected.
• Possess excellent writing and communications skills and an ability to work collaboratively while supporting multiple projects and assignments.
• Ability to report, interpret and analyze data and reports to support the assessment of admission funnel strategies.
• Must be a self-starter with demonstrated ability to handle projects from start to finish and strong leadership skills to support the unit’s interests and goals as assigned.
• Possess general computer skills, including ability to work in a Windows environment. Proficiency with MS Office Suite, Internet, and other programs as needed (e.g., mail merge, data base management).
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
• Ability to communicate comfortably with students, colleagues, and external constituents.
• Cultural competency to work with diverse student and/or employee population.
• Physical ability to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation.

GRADE 24; salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, salary requirements and professional references to hr@usj.edu.
The University of Saint Joseph is building a culturally diverse faculty & staff, and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates.

 

Wheaton College, Norton, MA
Senior Assistant Director of Admission/Assistant Director of Admission

closing: May 31, 2017

The Senior Assistant Director of Admission or Assistant Director of Admission recruits, advises and counsels prospective students/applicants to the College.

Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Interview prospective students, conduct information sessions, and travel, representing Wheaton at secondary schools, community colleges, college fairs, professional meetings, alumni events, and inquiry/yield programs both on- and off-campus.
- Assume the lead, coordination, or support in specialized roles to include one or more of the following: Athletic Liaison, Travel/College Fair Coordination, Manager of Student Volunteers or Interns, Special Events, or other areas, as assigned. Responsibilities assigned based on availability as well as candidate's experience, interest, and capacity.
- Review, manage, and evaluate applications from assigned geographic territories, including follow up with prospective students, applicants, guidance counselors and parents, as necessary.
- Participate in organization and implementation of on-campus recruitment activities including overnight programs, open houses, etc.
- Assume other responsibilities and related projects, as assigned.
- May supervise student workers and volunteers.

The title of this position will be determined based on the candidate's qualifications. A bachelor's degree and admission experience is required, or equivalent combination of education and experience. 4-6 years of admission experience is required for the Senior Assistant Director level; 0-3 years is required for the Assistant Director level.
- Valid driver's license required.
- Ability and willingness to work evenings and weekends, as needed.
- High level of energy, personable nature, flexibility, and a strong work ethic.
- Superior public speaking, interpersonal, organizational, and written skills, as well as a commitment to selective, liberal arts education.
- Commitment to enrolling and retaining a diverse student body, as well as a passion for global education.
- Ability to work effectively both individually and as part of a team.
- Must be a highly motivated individual.
- High level of technical skills, including the Microsoft Office Suite.
- Ability and willingness to travel. Anticipated annual travel is approximately 8-10 weeks per year and includes evenings/weekends work.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/ffm58b8nt3fchrny

 

Williams College, Williamstown, MA
Associate Director of Admission

closing: May 31, 2017

The College is pleased to announce an opening for the position of Associate Director of Admission. This is a full-time, year-round, regular appointment. The Associate Director is a senior member of a 19-person admission team and will be responsible for performing a broad range of strategic duties, including:
-partnering with the college's central communications office and admission colleagues to manage all aspects of the Office of Admission's communication strategy
-leading admission colleagues in the development of a strategic plan for the recruitment, selection, and yield of transfer applicants and U.S. military veterans
-providing oversight for other special projects and initiatives.

The Associate Director of Admission works closely with the Dean of Admission and Financial Aid and the Director of Admission and has responsibility for the training and mentoring of junior admission officers. Additionally, the Associate Director of Admission participates in all aspects of the general admission process, including meeting with prospective students and their families; leading public presentations; recruitment travel; reviewing and evaluating applications for admission; and serving as a full-voting member of the selection committee.

Familiarity with the nature and aims of a selective liberal arts college, a bachelor's degree, and a minimum of four years of experience in a higher education, secondary school or other relevant educational setting are required. Experience with recruitment and selection in highly-selective college admissions is strongly preferred. Strong organizational skills, exceptional oral and written communication skills, proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite, a willingness to work extended and weekend hours during peak periods, and an enthusiasm for interacting with students and families from a wide range of backgrounds are essential. A valid driver's license is required.

Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Job Group 2-D. Employment at Williams is contingent on the verification of background information submitted by the applicant, including the completion of a criminal record check, and education when applicable.

Williams College is a coeducational liberal arts institution located in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts with access to the culturally rich cities of Albany, Boston, and New York City. The College is committed to building and supporting a diverse population of approximately 2,000 students, and to fostering an inclusive faculty, staff, and curriculum. Williams has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the academic excellence of its students. Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn and thrive.

To view this position, please visit http://staff-careers.williams.edu. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us via phone at (413) 597-4247 or email at hr@williams.edu.
Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/j324n5hyj2vr563r PI97671213

 

University of New England, Biddeford, ME
Admissions Counselor

closing: June 2, 2017

The Admissions Counselor recruits prospective students, interviews applicants, reviews applications, and participates in various recruitment-related special events and projects.

Responsibilities
-Represent the University as a student recruiter, usually within a designated geographic area, visit high schools to meet with guidance counselors and students, attend college fairs, develop useful professional contacts, and so forth.
-Meet with students applying for admission to the University.
-Review admissions applications and recommend action.
-Assist in planning, and participate in various special events and projects related to assigned admissions functions.
-Perform various administrative tasks, such as maintaining logs and other records of activities, preparing reports, scheduling travel, and other related tasks.
-Confer regularly with supervisor, other Admissions staff, faculty and alumni, and others to plan, coordinate and evaluate activities, exchange information, resolve problems, and so forth.
-Prepare and give group presentations on admissions-related topics.
-Keep abreast of current University programs, policies and procedures.
-Performs other related duties as assigned.
-(Secondary) Perform basic data input and information retrieval tasks using automated admissions records systems.

Qualifications
-Bachelor’s Degree, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills have been acquired.
-Ability to travel extensively.
-Ability to work some evenings and weekends as required.
-Good reading, writing and organizational skills.
-Ability to deal effectively with prospective undergraduate students, faculty, staff, alumni, and others, requiring group speaking, individual interviewing/advising, and customer service skills.
-Good understanding of the educational goals and objectives of the undergraduate programs.
-Basic typing/data entry skills and experience working with computerized information systems useful.

To apply: http://www.une.edu/hr/jobs/2644

 

Wheaton College, Norton, MA
Associate Director for Admission Information Systems

The Associate Director for Admission Information Systems provides leadership and management of the Technolutions/Slate platform to support student recruitment and admission. This position works collaboratively to fully deploy the capabilities of the Slate CRM system to support communications, application processing, inquiry management, travel and event planning, and enrollment.

Responsibilities of the Associate Director for Admission Information Systems include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Identify data needs and produce reports, dashboards and other data visualizations to be used in planning, analysis and marketing.
- Manage Slate system maintenance, including maintaining rule forms and validation tables, reviewing and updating the system for data collection changes, and maintaining security matrix for accessing data.
- Manage data imports and exports to external vendors.
- Coordinate and manage CRM system documentation, upgrades, testing, and troubleshooting, including maintaining membership in professional associations and listservs to build industry/community support resources.
- Compile data; create, develop, and edit reports; generate statistics; and build dashboards to evaluate system data.
- Provide training on Slate functionality and other software tools for use in daily operations, and create processes, standards, and documentation for system usage and reporting.
- Utilize system to effectively deliver timely communications to prospects, recruits, applicants, students and families, and automate processes as applicable.
- Stay current on Admission programs and procedures in order to effectively implement the technology required to support programs, data analysis and reporting and strategic goals.
- Stay abreast of best practices in recruitment and admission and leverage the CRM technology to meet these standards.
- Serve as a liaison to campus-wide technology workgroups.

Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree and 5-7 years of experience in college recruitment and admission, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Experience with and a technical working knowledge of a higher education CRM system.
- Proficiency with report writing tools.
- Ability to work evenings and weekends, as needed.
- Strong commitment to continuous process improvement and customer service.
- Ability to prioritize work to meet various deadlines.
- Ability to understand and solve multi-dimensional problems through system analysis and collaboration with others.
- Commitment to a diverse student body and working environment.
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a high volume office.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/mxjqxjgz64njtxy8 PI97634612

 

Suffolk, University, Boston, MA
Director of Graduate Admission

closing: June 5, 2017

At Suffolk, we foster graduate degree programs that are both professionally relevant and personally satisfying. We offer more than 50 graduate degree and certificate programs for students looking to realize their professional and personal goals. With small class sizes and a focus on providing a dynamic and relevant learning experience for all students, Suffolk ensures that students will acquire the practical tools needed to help them to succeed. The Director of Graduate Admission will help support the enrollment processes for the graduate programs in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Sawyer Business School. We invite qualified candidates to apply for a vacancy as Director of Graduate Admission.The Director of Graduate Admission is responsible for planning, managing and implementing the admission for the graduate programs of the Sawyer Business School and the College of Arts and Sciences to achieve the entering student enrollment goals of Suffolk University’s graduate programs.

Primary Responsibilities
-Collaborate with the Assistant VP for Enrollment/Admissions to establish overall strategies for the graduate admission area and develop tactics to deploy that strategy
-Provide leadership, development, and management of the graduate admission staff which consists of 5 Assistant/Associate Directors and 3 administrative support members as well as 5 student workers/grad fellows
-Collaborate with the program directors (faculty or administrators), Deans, and the University’s marketing team, to develop recruiting and marketing strategies for the graduate programs in general and for specific programs. Will also work together to develop and place advertising, direct mail, graduate admission brochures, and electronic outreach.
-Work with the program directors to develop acceptance criteria for each graduate program and for appropriate articulation and implementation of that criteria. S/he serves as a campus leader in policy decisions affecting graduate students.
-Responsible for the development and nurturing of a network of alumni, corporate and community members to assist in the recruitment of students.
-Design and maintain reporting formats to assure that appropriate data on students and applicants is maintained to inform recruiting and marketing strategies and tactics.
-Follows and enforces compliance standards.
-Develop and monitor progress toward targets and projections. 
-Strategize and implement plans to achieve those goals.
-Local, national and international recruitment travel as needed. S/he will also interview students personally when appropriate.
-Participate as an active member of various academic and University wide committees and serves as an important member of the enrollment Management team.
-Serves as a catalyst and advisor to Faculty for program revision and development of new programs to meet market needs.
-Develop and effectively deploy graduate admission budget

Requirements
-Master’s degree and a minimum of 7 years of progressive admissions experience.
-Knowledge of current graduate school markets and an understanding of how to reach those markets through various media and other contacts.
-Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills to be able to do such things as plan effectively with program directors, motivate staff to implement those plans, speak publicly and privately with prospective students to encourage their application.
-An understanding of the nature and purpose of the graduate programs and the educational and professional environments from which students from the program are recruited.
-Ability to travel locally, nationally and internationally.
-Must have a valid driver’s license
-Must have a current passport.
-The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated ability and understanding of the mission of the University’s urban location and the unique opportunity this presents for prospective students.
-The incumbent must also have the ability to demonstrate enthusiasm about the University, a strong work ethic, be able to exercise sound judgment, and be skilled at public speaking and writing.
-The ability to communicate professionally with a variety of different internal and external audiences is necessary.

Working at Suffolk
Suffolk University is a private, urban university located in the heart of downtown Boston. Our college green is the Boston Common and we are steps from dozens of historic sites including the Old State House, Faneuil Hall, City Hall and the Massachusetts State House. We have no real boundaries to our campus—Boston and Suffolk blend together. Suffolk has been committed to creating an exceptional learning experience since 1906. Our vision is to be recognized as a dynamic institution that fosters engaged learning, rigorous scholarship, innovative thinking, and community collaboration across disciplines. We will ensure that Suffolk graduates are versatile and prepared for modern society and the new world market. We will provide rich curricula, experiential learning opportunities and professional mentoring through increased collaboration with alumni and community partners. We will recruit, mentor, and support a diverse faculty of teacher-scholars who are passionately committed to preparing our students to be leaders in the global community. We will inspire investment in a Suffolk community that is built on ethical, forward-thinking leadership, teamwork, and cooperation. We compete for the best talent. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse community. We are actively seeking applicants from groups that might be under-represented because of race/color, gender, religion, real or perceived disability, national origin or LGBTQ status. As part of our commitment we encourage you to complete the demographic portion of the application in addition to submitting your cover letter and resume/CV as it will assist us in targeting our recruitment efforts. Please note that Suffolk University conducts background checks as a condition of employment.

Apply for this position: http://jobs.jobvite.com/suffolkuniversity/job/o35a5fw7

 

Walnut Hill School for the Arts, Natick, MA
Associate Director of College Counseling

closing: May 26, 2017

Walnut Hill School for the Arts, an internationally renowned independent arts boarding school in Natick, MA, seeks an Associate Director of College Counseling to join our team. The Associate Director will report to the Director of College Counseling and share responsibility for guiding students and families in all aspects of the college and conservatory admissions process. This is a full-time position that operates on the academic faculty calendar.

Responsibilities include:
-Advising half of the junior class and half of the senior class (about 100 students total) and their families as they explore opportunities for life after Walnut Hill.
-Working closely with arts and academic faculty to support students’ post-high school aspirations.
-Engaging each student in a customized process of self-assessment and exploration.
-Providing guidance and feedback on application materials and essays, and helping students to navigate the arts-specific audition, interview, and/or portfolio review process.
-Writing detailed letters of recommendation for each student.
-Advising 9th and 10th grade students and advisors on academic planning.
-Coordinating on-campus meetings with and serving as a liaison to college admissions representatives.
-Visiting select colleges and universities, as well as attending various events and conferences, each year.
-Maintaining and disseminating information about standardized tests such as the PSAT, SAT, ACT, TOEFL, and IELTS.
-Communicating extensively with parents and guardians, including authoring detailed correspondence following each meeting.
-Organizing workshops and events.

Qualifications:
-Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred.
-At least 5 years of experience in college admissions or college counseling.
-Excellent interpersonal, written, listening, and verbal communication skills.
-Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task.
-Familiarity with Naviance software.
-Ability to handle highly sensitive information with discretion.
-Interest in the goals, objectives, and mission of an independent boarding school focused on excellence in arts and academics.
-The ability to respond effectively to the needs of a diverse and engaged student and parent population.
-Experience working with international students and families.
-Knowledge of colleges, their academic programs, admission policies, and financial policies and procedures.
-A sense of humor.
-A background in the visual or performing arts—or a strong and active interest in the arts.

How to Apply: Interested parties should submit their cover letter and resume to jobs@walnuthillarts.org.

 

Merrimack College, North Andover, MA
Admission Counselor for Visitor Services & Ambassador Program

The Admission Counselor for Visitor Services & Ambassador Program will be an integral part of the Admission team. S/he will manage the Merrimack Ambassador Program and assist in the supervision and organization of the Welcome Center.

The Admission Counselor for Visitor Services & Ambassador Program works with the Merrimack Ambassador Program through all stages of program organization. This includes: program development and improvement, hiring and training focusing an emphasis on diversity, administrative support, student payroll, and implementing structural and hierarchy changes. All activities of this position and the Merrimack Ambassador Program are intended to support and enhance the work conducted by the Office of Admission as a whole.
In addition, this person works with visitors through every stage of the campus visit process. The Admission Counselor for Visitor Services & Ambassador Program oversees the appointment schedule, monitors the availability of visit opportunities and coordinates those working in the Welcome Center to ensure a smooth operation and best possible experience of all visitors. This person will present on average 4-5 weekly admission information sessions and conduct prospective student interviews. This position works closely with the Director of Visitor Services and other members of the Welcome Center team to provide quality customer service and innovative campus programming.

Responsibilities:
-Present on average 4-5 weekly admission information sessions to prospective students and families.
-Oversee the Merrimack Ambassador Program including hiring, training and evaluating approximately 60+ student ambassadors during the school year, and summer to provide adequate office coverage.
-Progress the Merrimack Ambassador Program through program development and management, and implementing a successful structural hierarchy.
-Implement student schedules for office coverage depending on office-wide priorities.
-Conduct monthly meetings and trainings for all new ambassadors, along with weekly one-on-ones with Executive Board.
-Maintain excellent organizational skills to ensure clear and consistent messaging to the Ambassadors and Welcome Center staff.
-Manage all aspects of the Campus Tour including route planning for both daily visits and large scale events.
-Coordinate with campus offices to ensure tour route is well maintained.
-Assist in event execution for recruitment and yield events on campus to ensure these events meet high standards, this would include Open Houses, Admitted Student Days and other events.
-Collaborate with the Director of Visitor Services and other members of the Welcome Center staff to continually identify areas to enhance a high quality visit experience and an innovative tour that sets our College apart from others.

Qualifications:
-Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred
-Valid driver’s license
-One year of related work experience delivering exceptional customer service to a diverse array of customers
-Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, parents, administrators, staff, counselors, faculty and others
-Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing and online
-Willingness to work nights and weekends as needed at various times throughout the year is required
-Willingness to travel as needed
-Demonstrated strong multi-tasking, organization, and time management skills
-Demonstrated evidence as a self-starter that continually strives to improve processes, communication, and team effectiveness
-Demonstrated ability to thrive in a data-oriented and analytical environment that has a high level of individual and team accountability
-Experience working with diverse student populations

To Apply: Please apply online at www.merrimack.edu/jobs
Merrimack College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Senior Associate Director of Admission for Access and Inclusion

closing: May 31, 2017

The University of San Francisco (USF), a Jesuit Catholic university located in the heart of San Francisco, announces its search for a Senior Associate Director of Admission for Access and Inclusion to provide leadership in the Office of Undergraduate Admission starting Summer 2017. The University is recognized for enrolling one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation and for placing its commitment to fostering an inclusive community at the heart of its mission.

The Senior Associate Director of Admission for Access and Inclusion (SADAAI) develops and implements strategies to ensure that the University meets its undergraduate enrollment goals for student diversity. Building on broad-based consultation with enrollment leaders and key partners through the University, the SADAAI develops an analytically grounded, mission focused, and pragmatically oriented plan for new undergraduate student diversity at USF. Within the Office of Undergraduate Admission, the SADAAI provides key leadership to the 13-person team which is energetic, amicable, collaborative, diverse, and hard working. Most of them are young in their careers—five joined the team just last summer. Accordingly, there is a strong need and desire for the new Senior Associate Director to be a supportive and encouraging mentor and coach for the younger staff and to be a thoughtful contributor and collaborator with the senior members of the team.

More information about the University of San Francisco, the position, and application details may be found at https://carneysandoe-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/assets/University-of-San-Francisco-4.24.pdf 

 

Macalester College, St. Paul, MN
Associate Director for International Admissions

closing: May 31, 2017

Macalester College’s Office of Admission seeks an Associate Director for International Admissions. This senior-level position calls for a highly experienced international admission officer who can shape and direct the College’s international admission program. Macalester College, located in St. Paul, MN—the Twin Cities area, is committed to being a preeminent liberal arts college with an educational program known for its high standards for scholarship and its special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society. With its clear mission, residential campus in an urban location, 10:1 student faculty ratio, commitment to meeting demonstrated financial need, and wide-ranging academic programs, Macalester provides its 2100 undergraduates an excellent and distinct liberal arts education. Because of The College’s emphasis on and commitment to internationalism, the new Associate Director will provide leadership in a mission-driven priority. With strong institutional support and openness to new ideas and innovation, the Associate Director will be in a position to make a significant impact on Macalester admissions and the College more broadly.

More information about the Macalester, the position, and application details may be found at https://carneysandoe-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/assets/Macalester-College-4.20.pdf

 

Norwich University, Northfield, VT
Director of Financial Aid

closing: May 31, 2017

The Director of Financial Aid is responsible for the overall leadership and management of the financial aid office. S/he administers all federal, state, and institutional programs for the university's schools and colleges, managing $80 million in awards annually.

Primary responsibilities of the director include developing effective communication and customer service programs for students and the general public related to financial aid; managing and overseeing the distribution of student financial aid in accordance with all federal, state, and institutional regulations; overseeing daily processing of student financial aid; completing federal, state, and institutional reports; and coordinating office activities with the other campus departments and external agencies. The director works closely with the admissions office and reports to the Vice President of Enrollment Management.

Duties include:
-Provide leadership and supervision to professional, clerical, and part-time staff that assures a student-centered approach to financial aid administration.
-Oversee the daily operations of the financial aid office.
-Coordinate with the admissions office to assist with recruiting new students.
-Develop and oversee office budget and other financial aid budgets.
-Communicate with campus community and external audiences regarding financial aid programs and services.
-Keep abreast of regulatory changes and monitor institutional compliance with federal and state laws and regulations.
-Estimate long-range needs for financial aid funds and submit applications to federal, state, and other granting agencies, as appropriate.
-Oversee the management of the financial aid module including updates and new software releases.
-Provide exceptional service to both new and returning students through caring and effective communication, and the efficient use of technology.
-Provide general oversight of the university's scholarship program establishing appropriate policies and procedures for efficient awarding.
-Develop and implement procedures for financial aid audits; respond to questions regarding policies and procedures.
-Oversee the completion and submission of federal, state, and institutional reports.

Requirements:
-A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university, masters preferred, and experience in a financial aid office with responsibility managing student-centered financial aid operations.
-Demonstrated knowledge of federal/state financial aid programs, policies and procedures.
-Proven experience with integrated information systems such as Banner, Powerfaids, EdConnect and COD (Common Origination and Disbursement) software to develop and implement financial aid and scholarship programs and services.
-Strong customer/student relationship management skills and a demonstrated commitment to access and diversity.
-Demonstrated ability to provide vision, training, supervision, and leadership to a staff of a substantial size.
-Strong analytical skills with the ability to construct and interpret statistical data.
-Ability to communicate successfully with a diverse faculty, staff, and student body.
-Experience working collaboratively with university faculty, administration, and staff.

Additional Information:
Norwich University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a positive education and work environment that recognizes and respects the dignity of all students, faculty and staff. Reasonable accommodations will be made for the known disability of an otherwise qualified applicant. Please contact the Office of Human Resources at nuhr@norwich.edu for assistance. All candidates must be authorized to work for any U.S. employer. A post offer, pre-employment background check will be required of the successful candidate. Norwich University offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision, group life and long term disability insurance, flexible-spending accounts for health and dependent care, 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, employee assistance program, paid time off including parental leave, and tuition scholarships for eligible employees and their family members.

Application Instructions: Please provide a cover letter, resume, and Norwich application: https://norwich.interviewexchange.com

 

Hamilton College, Clinton, NY
Assistant Dean of Admission (2 positions)

closing: May 31, 2017

Hamilton is one of the nation's top liberal arts colleges. It is independent, highly selective, coeducational and residential. Originally founded in 1793 as the Hamilton-Oneida Academy, Hamilton is today composed of 1,850 diverse and talented students from nearly all of the 50 states and approximately 40 countries. More information can be found at www.hamilton.edu/about.

The Office of Admission at Hamilton is seeking a results-oriented admissions professional who wants to be part of a highly effective team. The staff of the Office of Admission is characterized by an unusual degree of teamwork and camaraderie, a high level of energy and commitment, exceptional communication skills and creative problem-solving abilities. This is a full-time, benefited position available to start June 1.

Responsibilities will include review of applications and selection of candidates for admission; interviewing prospective students; conducting group information sessions and other presentations; secondary school counselor relations; travel to secondary schools, college fairs and other off-campus programs; regional management of assigned recruitment territories; and management of special programs within the Office of Admission. Candidates should possess excellent oral and written communication skills; strong organizational and analytical abilities; be strongly service-oriented; and be willing to travel six to eight weeks per year and work some weekends. Experience with social media promotion is desirable.

Entry-level candidates as well as those with admission experience will be considered. Salary and title will be commensurate with experience.
Interested applicants should submit a resume, letter of interest and contact information for three professional references via https://apply.interfolio.com/41762. Consideration of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

 

University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
Director of Admissions

closing: May 26, 2017

The University of Vermont (UVM), one of the oldest universities in America, seeks an exceptional admissions leader to serve as the director of admissions and further advance a vital unit within one of the nation’s premier public research universities. The only comprehensive university in the state and Vermont’s land-grant institution, UVM enrolls 12,000 degree-seeking students including 10,000 undergraduates and over 1,900 graduate students, and combines faculty-student relationships typically found in a liberal arts college with the scholarship and resources of a major research institution. It is home to seven undergraduate schools and colleges including an honors college, as well as a graduate college, medical school and divisions of extension and continuing education. The university attracts a distinguished faculty and has steadily built its research enterprise, growing sponsored research from $65 million in 1999 to over $138 million in 2016 The campus spans Burlington’s highest ridgeline overlooking Lake Champlain, between the Adirondack and Green mountains, and is surrounded by the historic city of Burlington, perennially voted one of America’s best places to live.

As an institutional leader reporting to the vice president for enrollment management (VPEM), the director will build upon a solid foundation and steady upward trajectory to take admissions at the university to the next level of strength. The director will continue to build considerable institutional support for and interest in enrolling a class of first-year and transfer students who are high-achieving and represent diverse backgrounds. The University of Vermont seeks a seasoned admissions leader with energy, optimism, creativity, collegiality, candor, integrity and a desire to experiment and take calculated risks. The director will possess great analytic depth; an eye for the possible; deep understanding of the national higher education landscape; an eagerness to engage in meaningful interchange about enrollment trade-offs and challenges with university leadership, faculty and others; a mature leadership style; a commitment to supporting and developing staff; and demonstrated impact advancing diversity and inclusive excellence.

A bachelor’s degree is required; an advanced degree is preferred. Inquiries, nominations and applications are invited.
Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. For fullest consideration, applicant materials should be received by May 26. Candidates should provide a resume, a letter of application that addresses the responsibilities and requirements described in the leadership profile available at www.wittkieffer.com, and the names and contact information of five references. References will not be contacted without prior knowledge and approval of candidates.
These materials should be sent electronically via e-mail to The University of Vermont’s consultants Robin Mamlet, Jennifer Desjarlais and Alexis von Kunes Newton at UVMAdmissions@wittkieffer.com. The consultants can be reached by telephone through Leslie Donahue at 630-575-6178. The University of Vermont values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law. Applications from women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and people from diverse racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

 

Dana Hall School, Wellesley, MA
Director of Enrollment Management & Marketing

closing: May 26, 2017

Dana Hall, an independent boarding and day school for girls in grades 5-12, seeks a bold and thoughtful enrollment professional to be its next Director of Enrollment Management and Marketing. This position will most excite the energetic, experienced and strategic leader who has an appreciation for engaging preadolescent and adolescent students, is committed to girls’ education and the school’s imperative to “provide its students with a unique opportunity to prepare themselves for the challenges and choices they will face as women and citizens of the world.” Located 12 miles west of Boston, the school balances exposure to new ideas and the challenge of analytic and creative thinking with concentration on the development of self-esteem, leadership and respect for others.

Reporting to the Head of School, Katherine Bradley, and serving as a key member of the Administrative Team, the Director of Enrollment Management and Marketing oversees all aspects of enrollment, admission and financial aid, including strategic communications and marketing. The new Director will be an active member of a senior leadership team that seeks to institutionalize and reinforce the school’s intent to “push the boundaries and blaze trails in order to expand the education of women, all in the pursuit of excellence” and to interpret that in a modern context. She or he will be expected to contribute to the team’s collaborative approach to strategic thinking and planning. She or he will possess a keen, proactive and forceful understanding of independent school enrollment issues nationally and internationally at the middle, secondary and higher education levels, particularly regarding issues related to diversity and access, as well as knowledge of the rapid changes transforming education today and an eagerness to exploit the possibilities such changes can bring to the school. The ideal candidate will possess an unswerving commitment to access and diversity through admission and financial aid initiatives and accompanied by a high degree of cultural competency and unimpeachable integrity. The new Director should embrace this level of integration into the community as a means of broadening his/her perspective on the Dana Hall student experience.

An undergraduate degree is required; an advanced degree is optimal. Inquiries, nominations and applications are invited.
Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. For fullest consideration, applicant materials should be received by May 26, 2017. Candidates should provide a resume, a letter of application that addresses the responsibilities and requirements described in the Leadership Profile available at www.wittkieffer.com, and the names and contact information of five references. References will not be contacted without prior knowledge and approval of candidates.
These materials, three separate attachments, should be sent via e-mail to the Dana Hall School’s consultants Jennifer Desjarlais and Alexis von Kunes Newton at: DanaHallEnrollment@wittkieffer.com. The consultants can be reached by telephone via the desk of Cara Drew at 781-564-2626. Dana Hall School does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national and ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression in the administration of its educational policies and other school-administered programs. Dana Hall School seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and inclusive educational practices.

 

Campus Bound, Hingham, MA
Part-Time College Counselors

Are you seeking an opportunity to: Provide meaningful support to students as they pursue their college goals? Be an integral part of a growing company? Work in a collaborative, forward-thinking environment with supportive colleagues? 
Campus Bound is a dynamic, growing independent college admissions and financial aid consulting company. We are seeking part-time college counselors to support our families through the college search and application process.

Part-Time College Counselors will: 
-Provide insight to parents and students on college admissions 
-Support students in compiling and refining a list of appropriately matched colleges 
-Assist students in understanding application requirements and in organizing materials 
-Review and critique essays Prepare students for college visits and interviews 
-Facilitate parent-child communication 
-Oversee on-time and error-free applications

Additional information about Campus Bound can be found at www.campusbound.com. The ideal candidate will be energetic, experienced, and detail-oriented and will demonstrate the flexibility to support a wide variety of clients. Exceptional written and oral communication skills are a must. A minimum of 3 years of professional experience in selective undergraduate college admissions and/or high school college counseling is required. This position requires evening and/or weekend availability to meet with students and parents outside of school and work hours. Meetings will take place in one of our offices, located in Hingham, Lexington, Mansfield, and Needham, MA.

If interested, please submit your resume and cover letter to employment@campusbound.com. In your cover letter, please indicate from which office/s you wish to work.

 

Trinity College, Hartford, CT
Associate Director of Admissions

Trinity College in Hartford Connecticut, one of America’s premiere liberal arts colleges, seeks a dynamic, creative, and innovative admissions professional to serve as Associate Director for the Office of Admissions. This is an exciting time to join Trinity College. As the institution develops a strategic plan and prepares for its upcoming bicentennial celebration, the incumbent will have an opportunity to impact diversity initiatives at the College, while bringing forth the vision of a truly urban and global 21st century liberal arts college. The Office of Admissions aims to cultivate, recruit, evaluate, and yield an academically strong, talented, and diverse student body. The Associate Director plays a pivotal role in this process by recruiting nationally and internationally, counseling students and families about the college admissions process, interviewing candidates, evaluating applications, advocating for students in admissions committee, and managing campus programs. The Associate Director will join a team that is deeply involved in strategic conversations about the future of enrollment at the College.

Minimum Qualifications
-Our office seeks a highly collaborative, easygoing individual with a great sense of humor. Strong public speaking skills are required and the ability to work independently is key. Candidates with five or more years of admissions experience are strongly encouraged to apply.
-Extensive travel (including weekend and evening hours) will be required during certain periods in the academic year.
-A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution is required.
-The successful candidate must have a valid driver’s license and be able to obtain a college-issued credit card.
-The Associate Director must have a passion for working with young people and serving as an advocate for students.

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Serve as project leader and manage teams of admissions professionals, operations staff, and student workers.
2. Collaborate with admissions colleagues to create and co-facilitate staff training sessions.
3. Arrange and conduct individual interviews with students as well as organize regional group information sessions for students and families.
4. Implement and manage Slate tools as a critical member of the Operations Team.
5. Cultivate strong professional relationships with secondary school counselors, community- based organizations, and other educational constituencies.
6. Advocate and provide valuable contextual information as the territory manager for assigned regions.
7. Additional duties may be assigned to accommodate the Associate Director’s professional interests and/or fluctuating needs of the Office of Admissions.

Contact Information:
Anthony Berry 
anthony.berry@trincoll.edu

 

Trinity College, Hartford, CT
Admissions Counselor

Trinity College in Hartford Connecticut, one of America’s premiere liberal arts colleges, seeks a dynamic, creative, and innovative admissions professional to serve as an Admissions Counselor for the Office of Admissions. This is an exciting time to join Trinity College. As the institution develops a strategic plan and prepares for its upcoming bicentennial celebration, the incumbent will have an opportunity to impact diversity initiatives at the College, while bringing forth the vision of a truly urban and global 21st century liberal arts college. The Office of Admissions aims to cultivate, recruit, evaluate, and yield an academically strong, talented, and diverse student body. The Admissions Counselor plays a pivotal role in this process by recruiting nationally and internationally, counseling students and families about the college admissions process, interviewing candidates, evaluating applications, advocating for students in admissions committee, and managing campus programs. The Admissions Counselor will join a team deeply involved in strategic conversations about the future of enrollment at the College.

Minimum Qualifications
-A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution is required. Candidates who have worked as a tour guide, senior interviewer, or in other Admission Office roles during their undergraduate years will be given preference.
-The successful candidate must have a valid driver’s license and be able to obtain a college-issued credit card.
-The Admissions Counselor must have a passion for working with young people and serving as an advocate for students.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
1. Strong public speaking, writing, and communication skills in English.
2. Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while satisfying expectations and deadlines.
3. Very strong interpersonal and networking skills, including an ability to interact well with a diverse population of multiple constituents.
4. Ability to be proactive and work independently, as well as collaboratively, as part of a team.
5. Ability to drive to off-campus locations.
6. Ability to travel nationally and/or internationally for weeks at a time.
7. Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed for travel and special events.

Duties and Responsibilities
1. Travel within a defined national or international territory to visit high schools and community-based organizations, attend college fairs and conduct special programs. Plan all aspects of travel, manage receipts, and prepare travel reports to meet Trinity policies and deadlines.
2. Help develop and coordinate recruitment and yield efforts to reflect the importance of diversity at the College.
3. Interview and counsel prospective students and their families.
4. Conduct daily information sessions for prospective students, families, and other visitors to the College.
5. Read and evaluate applications and participate in the committee process to advocate for and select candidates for admission.
6. May coordinate one or more admission office programs under the general supervision of the Director of Admissions.
7. Cultivate strong professional relationships with secondary school counselors, community-based organizations, and education consultants.
8. In consultation with the Director of Admissions, seek professional development opportunities to hone skills, understand the “bigger picture” in American higher education, and engage professional organizations.
9. Additional duties may be assigned to accommodate the Admissions Counselor’s professional interests and/or fluctuating needs of the Office of Admissions.

Contact information:
Anthony Berry
anthony.berry@trincoll.edu

 

Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA
Assistant Director of Admission

The Assistant Director (AD) of Admission plays a significant role in the enrollment operation of Ursinus College. As a crucial leader in the Office of Admission, the AD acts as a significant support for the Director of Admission in strategically implementing a highly efficient, team-based enrollment management mode.
The AD plays a key leadership role in the Office of Admission by providing informal mentorship and guidance to junior members of the staff. This includes acting as a role model of exemplary admission practices as well as taking an active role in the campus community. A proactive and nimble approach to evolving environments in application development, project management, and higher education trends is needed for successful outcomes. 
The AD is also an acting member of the Admission team, managing a recruitment territory, representing the College to prospective students, families, & counselors, and performing all other functions of the counseling staff. Therefore, 8-10 weeks of travel is required annually, as are some evening and weekend hours.
The AD position is classified as an FLSA Administrative Professional exempt position and the compensation package is commensurate with that standard.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and at least 1 year of admission, higher education, or related experience
  • An in-depth knowledge of, and passion for, the liberal arts
  • A celebration of diversity, both in the workplace and in student population
  • A high proficiency in multi-tasking as well as strategic thinking
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • A desire to play a significant role in the mentorship and guidance of staff
  • A collaborative and transparent approach to problem-solving
  • A desire to join and foster a dynamic, transformative campus culture
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Ability to stand in one place for significant amounts of time and ability to lift boxes up to 40 pounds

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree and/or 3+ years of admission experience at a regionally accredited, liberal arts institution
  • Experience with data and reporting, and a desire to provide enrollment research support
  • In-depth knowledge of Slate CRM

Resume review will begin immediately, with a desired start date of June 1. Interested candidates should apply online here.  Once you create an applicant account, you will be prompted to upload your cover letter, resume, and a list with contact information for three references to the applicant database. 

Ursinus is an EO/AA employer.  Ursinus College does not discriminate on grounds of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or other classification protected by applicable law in the administration of any of its educational programs or activities or with respect to employment.

 

University of Saint Joseph, West Hartford, CT
Admissions Counselor

The Admissions Counselor serves as an entry level admissions recruiter and counselor for first year, transfer, adult learner and/or graduate populations. Admissions recruitment, counseling, and outreach are all significant functions of this position. The incumbent will have the capability to learn and implement enrollment management best practices, office operations, University product knowledge, and effective sales and service techniques. This position requires an individual with a friendly, engaging personality who is enthusiastic, has a positive attitude and a passion for the work. The candidate must also be customer service-oriented, with persistence, commitment, and the ability to motivate others.

RESPONSIBILITIES (include but are not limited to):
• Effectively manage a territory or recruitment plan by analyzing data to determine which schools, fairs, and students to strategically target and which territorial and recruitment strategies will be most effective in each market. Meet goals and objectives for recruitment. Identify and cultivate relationships with internal and external constituencies during interactions both on and off campus.
• Represent the University and conduct extensive outreach both on-campus and off-campus to prospective students, parents, secondary and independent school counselors, community college counselors, and other individuals or organizations involved in the college and graduate school selection process.
• Assist with the planning and implementation of on campus and off campus recruitment activities. Coordinate and contribute to the success of various student-visit programs designed to recruit targeted prospective applicants to the University.
• Counsel prospective applicants on the admissions process and opportunities at the University. One-on-one admissions counseling to diverse populations is an important responsibility of this position. Admissions counseling occurs primarily in person on campus and at high school, community college, and other location visits and college fairs and graduate school recruitment events and also through telephone calls, emails, and texts.
• Clearly, accurately, and enthusiastically articulates information about the University and its programs, admissions criteria, financial aid, and student life. Assess individual student needs and develop tactics to provide students with essential information.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s preferred, preferably in Counseling, Marketing, Communications, Management, Higher Education, or a related field.
• Prior experience in admissions or higher education strongly preferred.
• Prior experience in sales or customer service in a fast-paced environment preferred.
• Engaging personality, friendliness, enthusiasm, sense of humor, positive attitude, persistence, and passion for the work.
• Well-organized, accurate, effective, and creative multi-tasker, time-manager, problem solver, and “people person” who is also customer service-oriented and pays attention to detail, is able to prioritize and manage complex projects and priorities, and works with a sense of urgency.
• Able to function independently while operating effectively within a team in a fast-paced, customer service environment with patience; flexibility; a positive attitude; and strong organizational, file management, analytical, decision-making, interpersonal, diplomatic, negotiation, leadership, sales, and customer service skills.
• Able to prioritize, balance, and manage a high volume of work and complex projects and initiatives.
• Proficient computer skills, including working with Windows, Microsoft Office Suite, the Internet, and other programs as needed. Familiarity with specific applications used by the University and the Office of Admissions a plus.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate and to work comfortably with students, colleagues, and internal and external constituents, including diverse populations
• Physical ability to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation.

GRADE 21; salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, salary requirements and professional references to hr@usj.edu. The University of Saint Joseph is building a culturally diverse faculty & staff, and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates.

 

American International College, Springfield, MA
Data Manager - Admissions

American International College is a private, coeducational institution of higher education located on a 70+ acre campus in Springfield, Massachusetts. The campus has 42 buildings on two sites approximately 1/2 mile apart with a total of approximately 660,000 gross square feet. Included in the inventory of buildings are student residences for a resident population of 900 students. Founded in 1885, the College has 3700 graduate and undergraduate students. AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through the Schools of Business, Arts and Sciences; Health Sciences; and Education. The mission of the College is to transform student lives through career focused learning, with a strong foundation in the liberal arts, a commitment to serving the community, and a high level of involvement in the global economy.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
- Manage the Hobsons Connect and Apply Yourself systems by monitoring system activity, creating new filters, and ensuring database integrity.
- Coordinate the production of timely enrollment reports, including annual, monthly and weekly reports for the leadership team, including report analysis and ensuring that the data provided in the reports is accurate.
- Work with the Dean, Director(s) and Associate Director(s) on implementing and monitoring effective communication plans.
- Serve as a liaison between admissions, IT and the rest of campus on issues regarding data integrity, data bridging and other mapping issues.
- Develop and update Hobsons (CRM) training manuals and train external constituencies on the Hobsons CRM.

QUALIFICATIONS
- Bachelor's Degree required.
- Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Excel required.
- Previous experience with CRM's and communication plans preferred.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES
- Ability to multi-task with distractions required.
- Ability to develop and analyze reports and provide analysis in a clear and concise way required.
- Strong understanding of Excel spreadsheets, including sorting/filtering, equations, etc. required.
- Ability to create collegial relationships across campus required.
- Excellent problem-solving skills as it pertains to database creation and usage required.

WORK SCHEDULE  
The Data Manager position is a full time, twelve month, exempt position not limited to 35 hours per week. Normal office hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., flexible to the needs of the department. This is a benefit eligible position.

TO APPLY
Qualified applicants should save and submit a brief cover letter, current resume, and contact information for three professional references (one of which must be a current or prior supervisor) as one document. Upload the saved document into the online application at: https://w2.aic.edu/static/jobs/data-manager-admissions-department-id-536.html. AIC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.