Director of Graduate Admissions- Khoury College
About the Opportunity
Khoury College of Computer Sciences seeks an energetic and creative
individual to serve as the Director of Graduate Admissions.
Reporting to Assistant Dean of Graduate Administration, this
position will oversee admissions and be responsible for
data-driven, strategic management of Khoury College's graduate
portfolio of certificate, masters and PhD programs.
The Director will ensure admissions operations and review processes
run smoothly. This position will manage application cycle prep,
design, and create reports to support admissions, scholarship, and
enrollment activities. The Director will work with the recruitment
team in planning and executing admissions information sessions and
enrollment events as needed. The Director will work collaboratively
with key stakeholders on analysis and admission decisioning for the
global campus network to meet or exceed enrollment targets. The
Director will work with the recruitment team to oversee the
achievement of goals. The Director will build on functionality in
Slate to manage effective communications in coordination with the
admissions, recruitment, and advising teams.
Manage two direct reports (Admissions Officers).
Provide mentorship and support to enable career growth and
development of team members. Hire and manage temporary seasonal
Create and execute admission plans to meet
enrollment goals through Slate.
Oversee admissions process and decisions, read
and assess applications, make decisions and scholarship
recommendations, plan and execute yield events, develop and
implement communication plans for applicants. Prepare regular
reports for the Assistant Dean for Graduate Administration on
admissions and enrollment progress. Assist with admissions
policies, procedures and programs on enrollment goals across the
Manage the admissions and enrollment
data collection and updating to effectively track student progress
at the MS and PhD level. Coordinate data collection, reporting and
analysis to support and inform planning and assessment of graduate
Work on special projects, as assigned.
Bachelor's degree required, MS preferred or graduate degree in
higher education administration. A minimum of 5-7 years' experience
in admissions with preference given to candidates who have
experience in graduate admissions (Certificate, MS and PhD). One
year or more of experience with Technolutions Slate admissions
platform is preferred. The Candidate needs to demonstrate a
professional presence and maturity in dealing with a variety of
audiences, external and internal to the university. Excellent
interpersonal, oral presentation, and communication skills are
critical for success. Expertise in word processing, spreadsheets,
presentation software, database management and other technological
support resources. Experience with business intelligence tools such
as Tableau and customer-management platforms such as Salesforce is
desirable. Ability to synthesize and interpret data to inform
decision-making on admissions.
Strong project management/organizational skills with attention to
detail, and ability to balance multiple requests from demanding
constituencies with excellent time management skills. Supervisory
experience required, as is strong team building skills. Creative,
strong problem solving and technical skills. A sense of humor,
positive can-do attitude, flexibility, initiative, and ability to
function effectively as a team member.
Documents to Submit:
Resume and cover letter
About Khoury College:
Khoury College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive
community among students, faculty and staff. We strongly encourage
applicants from underrepresented groups, individuals with
disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse experiences and
backgrounds. We invite you to join a fast-moving, ambitious college
with an underlying mission that is driven by our motto of “CS for
Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work
experience, education and skills when extending an offer.
Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit
eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid
time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as
well as commuting & transportation. Visit https://hr.northeastern.edu/benefits/
for more information.
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking
to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and
staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its
forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect
that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, religion,
color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability
status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable
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