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Director/Executive Director of Admissions

Alfred University
New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 21, 2023

The Director of Admissions provides leadership, guidance and supervisory responsibility for the University's overall student admission and recruitment efforts and is responsible for maintaining best practices in operations and service. The Director, as a member of the Enrollment Management team, will collaborate to ensure strategic enrollment priorities identified by the University are achieved. Some evening and weekend hours and occasional local, regional and national travel are required.

  • The Director works with a team of colleagues in Enrollment Management, including the Manager of Enrollment Operations, the Executive Director of Student Financial Services, Director of Strategic Enrollment Initiatives & Transfer, Director of Regional Admissions and the Assistant Director of Graduate Recruitment.
  • Trains, manages and provides professional development to a team of seven admissions counselors.
  • Collaborates with various departments across campus who engage with prospective students to develop integrated student recruitment plans and tactics.
  • Oversee recruitment, enrollment, events, and yield processes as they pertain to the admissions cycle.
  • Manage the student application processes, including interviewing and file evaluation
  • Provides analysis of accepted students with the Manager of Enrollment Operations
  • Assists in setting annual recruitment targets in consultation with the Enrollment Management Leadership Team.
  • Works collaboratively with the Director of Strategic Enrollment Initiatives on new strategies.
  • Collaborate with the Enrollment Management Leadership Team to establish and review the division's strategic plan.
  • Ability to communicate with various constituencies including prospective students, parents, referral sources, service providers and colleagues
  • Interact with faculty and share expertise to enhance an enrollment management campus culture.
  • Knowledge of enrollment management best practices, NACAC guiding principles, Family Education Rights and Privacy Act, student services models, management theory and Banner Recruit and Admissions modules.
  • Maintains a safe working environment within and around their facilities and associated equipment and supplies including, but not limited to, obtaining Safety Data Sheet (SDS) information pertaining to any hazards associated with their work environment.
  • Formal Education: A Bachelor's Degree is required. A Master's Degree is preferred.
  • Experience:
    • Minimum of six years' experience with progressive leadership opportunities within Enrollment Management.
    • Experience with territory management, data analysis, staff development and supervision.
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
    • A desire to build and maintain an effective team focused on results.
Alfred University actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee, student or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, military or veteran status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction status, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Protected veterans, minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

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