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Associate Director of Graduate Admissions

Employer
Wilkes University
Location
Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania
Salary
Competitive with benefits
Date posted
Apr 24, 2024

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Wilkes University invites applicants for an Associate Director of Graduate Admissions position in the Office of Graduate Admissions.

The successful candidate will be a key asset to a dedicated and energetic graduate admissions team. The responsibilities of the Associate Director will focus on the recruitment and enrollment of graduate students in designated programs. The Associate Director regularly collaborates with deans, program directors, faculty, enrollment services, student financial services, global diversity, and marketing and communications to recruit and enroll students. The successful candidate will work closely with prospective students throughout the admissions process via in-person and virtual visits along with meaningful e-mail, text and phone communications. In addition to these important responsibilities the Associate Director will also be assigned to other critical initiatives and special projects related to graduate enrollment. The Associate Director will attend recruitment events and conferences related to graduate programs that will help enhance recruitment and lead to partnerships with local businesses, school districts and other important community partners.

A bachelor degree is required and the ideal candidate will have 3-5 years prior experience in higher education admissions, sales or marketing. Previous experience with adult learners and graduate programs is preferred. Wilkes University is a Technolutions Slate partner; previous work experience with Slate is preferred. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Wilkes University is an independent, comprehensive university dedicated to academic excellence in the liberal arts, sciences, and selected professional programs. The University has approximately 2,000 students at the undergraduate level and over 1,500 full time equivalent students at the graduate and first professional levels.

Its institutional focus is on developing strong mentoring relationships with each of its students and contributing vitally to economic development of Northeastern Pennsylvania. The University is located in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, a revitalized city that is located on the lovely Susquehanna River and is within two and one-half hours driving distance of New York City and Philadelphia.

To apply, visit https://wilkesuniversitycareers.applicantpro.com/jobs/. Please be sure to include a cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae and three references.

Wilkes University is constantly seeking to become a more diverse community and to enhance its capacity to value and capitalize on the cultural richness that diversity brings. The University strongly encourages applications from persons with diverse backgrounds. Wilkes University does not discriminate in its employment practices or in its educational programs or activities on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, sex/gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, marital or family status, military or veteran status, or genetic information.

Company

Wilkes University

Wilkes University is an independent, comprehensive university dedicated to academic excellence in the liberal arts, sciences, and selected professional programs. The University has approximately 2,200 students at the undergraduate level and over 1,200 full time equivalent students at the graduate and first professional levels.

Institutional focus is on developing strong mentoring relationships with each student and contributing vitally to economic development in Northeastern Pennsylvania. The University is located in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, a revitalized city that is located on the lovely Susquehanna River and is within two and one-half hours driving distance of New York City and Philadelphia.

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