Job Title: Director, Admissions and Recruitment
Salary: $94,234.00 Annually
Department: Enrollment Management
Pay Grade: ADM8
Reports To: Assistant Dean, Enrollment Management
FLSA Status: Exempt
Opening Date: 9/7/2023
Closing Date: 9/28/2023 11:59 p.m.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF JOB
The Director of Admissions and Recruitment leads all aspects of
recruitment and admissions. The position provides leadership in the
creation and cultivation of new and existing markets, including
prospecting and relationship building with key consistencies.
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Develops and achieves impactful admissions and enrollment goals
to maximize recruiting effectiveness.
- Leads, manages, and trains Admissions and Recruitment Office
staff to ensure superior service to prospective students and
- Hosts a variety of campus events, including Open Houses and
other targeted recruitment events.
- Collaborates with the Marketing and Communications team in the
development of marketing initiatives to impact local pipeline of
- Assists in identifying and addressing barriers during the
- Formulizes strategies and campaigns to increase New Student
applications and enrollment yields.
- Works closely with the broader Student and Enrollment Services
(SES) team to ensure that prospective students and applicants are
progressing through the enrollment funnel. Interfaces as needed
with the SES departments, academic chairs, faculty, and other
departments to help ensure a positive experience for prospective
students, and applicants.
- Builds partnerships with high schools, community organizations,
and businesses to enhance recruitment efforts. Collaborates with
school counselors, community leaders, and industry professionals to
establish pipelines for prospective students.
- Stays current with industry trends, best practices in
admissions and recruitment, and emerging technologies that can
enhance recruitment efforts.
- Develops and manages the admissions and recruitment budgets
effectively, allocating resources to activities that yield the
highest return on investment.
- Collects and analyzes data related to enrollment trends,
demographics, and recruitment efforts. Uses this information to
assess the effectiveness of recruitment strategies, identify areas
for improvement, and make data-driven decisions to optimize
- Creates admissions and recruitment status and outcome
- Assists the Office of Grants with data and new student
onboarding information needed to apply for grants or the
implementation of a grant-funded program.
- Works closely with the Director of K-12 Partnerships to
increase high school recruitment efforts.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Master's degree;
- Five (5) years college-level admissions experience;
- Supervisory experience;
- Strong computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office and
enterprise resource planning tools and experience with Colleague or
- Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills.
- Customer relationship management (CRM) experience;
- Previous experience in leading and managing a department;
- Community College experience.
The work is light work which requires exerting up to 20 pounds of
force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force to move
objects. Additionally, the following physical abilities are
- Hearing 1: Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking
levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed
information through oral communication, and to make the
discrimination in sound.
- Hearing 2: Ability to receive detailed information through oral
communication, and to make the discrimination in sound.
- Mental Acuity: Ability to make rational decisions through sound
logic and deductive processes.
- Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
- Repetitive Motion: Substantial movements (motions) of the
wrist, hands, and/or fingers.
- Speaking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken
word including the ability to convey detailed or important spoken
instructions to other workers accurately and concisely.
- Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken
word including those activities in which they must convey detailed
or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately,
loudly, or quickly.
- Visual Acuity: Have close visual acuity to perform an activity
such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing;
viewing a computer terminal; and/or extensive reading.
- Visual Acuity 3: Visual Acuity to determine the accuracy,
neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned or to make general
observations of facilities or structures.
: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
with some weekends/evenings required during specific events.
: Pension Eligible
NJ First Act
Any Middlesex College employee hired after September 1, 2011 will
have to meet the New Jersey residency law requirement.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Middlesex College is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits
discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin,
ancestry, age, gender, marital status, familial status, religion,
affectional or sexual orientation, atypical hereditary cellular or
blood trait, genetic information, liability for service in the
armed forces of the United States, or disability.
Affirmative Action and Compliance Statement
Middlesex College is firmly committed to a policy of Equal
Opportunity and Affirmative Action. The College will implement this
policy to assure that the educational programs, activities,
services, benefits and employment opportunities offered by the
College are available to all persons regardless of sex, race,
creed, national origin, ancestry, nationality, color, marital
status, civil union or domestic partnership status, affectional or
sexual orientation, gender identity, age, handicap (and/or
disability), service in the armed forces, atypical hereditary
cellular or blood trait, genetic information, refusal to submit to
genetic tests, or refusal to make available results of genetic
tests, in accordance with State and Federal laws. All employees and
students are expected to accept these principles and to reflect
their spirit in everyday relationships with fellow employees and
students. Inquiries regarding compliance may be directed to the
Affirmative Action Officer, Middlesex College, Chambers Hall, 2600
Woodbridge Avenue, Edison, New Jersey 08818-3050.