Admissions Executive Director

Indiana, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jun 16, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Indiana State is looking for an effective leader who embraces change, leverages data, and can strategically manage all aspects of student recruitment functions from prospect through enrolled stages of the funnel.

The Admissions Executive Director will play an active role in the design, development and execution of policies and strategies that support the University's enrollment management goals. In addition, the Executive Director is responsible for managing a comprehensive and integrated data-informed recruitment and admissions process that allows the University to attract qualified and talented freshmen, transfer, and graduate students.

The Executive Director serves as an integral part of the Enrollment Management leadership team. This position requires strong collaboration and coordination with divisions and departments across the university including academic departments, Honors College, University College, College of Graduate and Professional Studies, Extended Learning, Student Financial Aid and Scholarships, University Marketing, Residential Life, Office of Registration and Records, Athletics and Student Affairs.

To be successful in this role, the person will be able to develop and implement a comprehensive annual strategic plan for student recruitment consistent with the University mission as a public state research-intensive institution, and evaluate and report results. They will have excellent leadership and communication skills to successfully guide and lead a team of professionals. They will have a passion and knowledge for providing oversight for recruitment, campus visit programs and outreach activities. They will coordinate the administrative functions associated within operations area to include use of technology, data processing, and the communication plan.

This position will remain open until filled. For more information and to apply, please visit

About the Institution: Indiana State University has been recognized by Forbes as one of America’s Top Colleges and by the Princeton Review as among the best in the Midwest. Located in Terre Haute, Indiana, its pedestrian friendly and beautifully landscaped campus has earned a Tree Campus USA designation and has been recognized by Princeton Review as one of the most environmentally responsible college campuses.

Located in the heart of Terre Haute’s downtown, Indiana State’s campus is within walking distance to local shops and restaurants. Situated near the Indiana-Illinois border, the campus is about an hour’s drive from Indianapolis and within a few hours of other major metropolitan areas including St. Louis, Chicago, Cincinnati and Louisville.

The Indiana State student body represents all 50 states and more than 65 countries and is among the most diverse in Indiana. The University is ranked number one among Indiana’s public and private institutions on CollegeNet’s annual social mobility index. There are more than 250 student-run organizations offering activities and entertainment throughout the year along with 15 NCAA Division I athletic teams, a first-rate student recreation center with numerous classes and recreational sports programs, and a Performing Arts Series and University Speakers Series which bring national touring productions and speakers to campus.

Indiana State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All are encouraged to apply including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.