The Loyola University New Orleans Assistant Director of Admissions for the College of Music & Media will represent the University and its programs to prospective students, their families, high school guidance counselors, and teachers through on- and off-campus visits, phone calls/text messages, and special events. They will be responsible for the recruitment of Loyola students to the College of Music & Media in the Jesuit style of commitment to excellence in education, diversity of the student body, social service, and the liberal arts and sciences traditions.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required with a major in a fine arts-related field. Minimum of three years’ experience in admissions, sales, public-relations, or other customer-service related positions, with music and/or fine arts admissions experience especially desirable. Candidate must exhibit the drive, initiative, and work ethic necessary to create and execute admissions-related programming that helps to matriculate students. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, to individuals and large groups of prospective students and their parents, secondary school personnel, alumni, current students, as well as administrators and faculty. The goals and priorities of the Jesuit mission must be reflected in all recruitment practices, including excellence in education, diversity of the student body, social service, and the liberal arts and sciences traditions. Ability to develop congenial and productive working relationships with Loyola administrators, faculty, staff, students, and alumni. Willingness to travel extensively during the Fall and Spring semesters and to work irregular hours and weekends. Must be comfortable learning and using new technology to aid in the recruitment process, including Microsoft products, the Google suite, Slate CRM, and Mongoose. Independent judgment and discretionary decision-making as they relate to the major functions of this position are required, as well as the ability to work independently within institutional and division policies, procedures and performance guidelines. Project and maintain a positive, professional image of the college when meeting or talking with students or other outside contacts. Must be willing and able to handle sensitive and confidential information in a business-like manner, in compliance with all federal, state, and local regulatory requirements.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to stand and walk for extended periods of time. Must be able to carry and transport 40 pounds of materials and/or equipment. Must be a licensed driver of an automobile with an acceptable driving record as determined by Loyola University’s Office of Risk Management. Must be able and willing to travel long distances if needed, by airplane and by automobile. Ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.