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Assistant Director of Admission

Butler University
Indiana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 26, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, International Programs, Other Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar, Other Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time
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Assistant Director of Admission

Butler University

General Summary: We seek a degreed professional to promote and represent the university to prospective students and assist students and families in the enrollment process. Reports to the Associate Director of Admission, is responsible for all aspects regarding recruitment of prospective first year (and transfer students). Uses a strategic approach to territory management with guidance of the senior team to ensure steps are in place to meet enrollment goals.

Responsibilities include:

  • Supports impactful recruitment and outreach initiatives that align with broad, University-wide commitment towards efforts while upholding the Butler University founding mission
  • Manages an assigned territory strategically that involves 7-10 weeks of recruitment travel such as high school visits, college fair attendance, student and parent panel participation, interviews, case studies, and prospective or admitted student receptions
  • Utilizes territory management tools to build travel schedule and determine outreach by market
  • Effectively communicates the mission of Butler University
  • Demonstrates proficiency and counsel constituents on the admission and financial aid process to support enrollment
  • Build relationships and follow-up communications with college counselors and community based organizations within territory
  • Proficient in generation of applications, application completion and comprehensive review of applications by territory and programs
  • Compiles periodic updates and reports to assess three year territory trend and yield activity
  • Assumes key program coordinator roles and liaison responsibilities with oversight of individually assigned programs and processes
  • Proficient in small and large group presentations
  • Detail-oriented and good time management skills as applied to managing phone calls, emails and university inquiries
  • Participates and supports student visit programs and admission events
  • Collaborates with the alumni to support recruitment within assigned territory and specifically, multicultural recruitment efforts
  • Proficient with budget management with programmatic responsibility
  • Participates in professional development projects and conferences as assigned
  • Communicate regularly with Director and other team members
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • A bachelor's degree, master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum 2-3 years college admission experience, or other professional experience in working with college bound students
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including presentation skills
  • Excellent organizational skills -- detail oriented
  • Experience in selective admission review processes
  • Experience in database management and/or manipulation (knowledge of PeopleSoft, Slate or other Admission CRMs preferred)
  • Experience working in financial aid or strong knowledge base of the financial aid process
  • Strong teamwork skills for providing solutions
  • Flexibility in a changing environment
  • Willingness to work extra hours and/or weekends when needed
  • Valid U.S. driver's license

Preference given to those with extensive previous experience in admissions/enrollment management. Experience in multicultural recruitment, international admission, college access, fluency in Spanish and/or strategic use of slate Technolutions is a plus.

Candidates should go to and select “staff openings.” Please include your resume and a cover letter that actively articulates your interest in this position and advocates yourself as a candidate.

Butler University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of age, gender, gender identity, sex, race, religion, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category.


Advertised: October 26, 2021
Applications close: November 26, 2021

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