This position serves as a member of the Office of Admissions in
the Division of Enrollment Services. The primary responsibility of
this position is to assist in the recruitment and admission of
undergraduate students to Seton Hall University. The Assistant
Director of Admissions reports to the Director of Undergraduate
Recruitment and develops and implements University recruitment
programs and related initiatives designated to attract the best
possible pool of undergraduate candidates.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Plans, develops, implements and evaluates programs, special
projects, events and other initiatives geared to recruiting
students within targeted populations and facilitating admission
into Seton Hall. Will work within an admissions team on
recruitment, communications, and retention strategies.
2. Provides a full range of advisory and liaison services to
prospective students and associated community constituencies
regarding Seton Hall admissions and related issues. Ability to
explain and counsel families in the financial aid process.
3. Participates in the establishment and implementation of student
recruitment strategies, resources, policies, and procedures for the
4. Builds relationships with high schools in their territory.
5. Independently represents and promotes Seton Hall at national,
regional, state, and local recruitment events.
6. Oversees and coordinates the front-line customer service
activities of admissions staff, to include the provision of
in-person and telephone information services to prospective and
current students and other members of the public.
7. Develops and implements outreach programs, events, and
activities for recruitment and enrollment of students from targeted
communities; enlists and coordinates faculty, students and/or
alumni, as appropriate, in various recruitment programs.
8. Creates and distributes a range of resource and promotional
materials designed for the recruitment and retention of students in
9. Reviews individual applications and evaluates candidates for
admission eligibility; troubleshoots applications with problems,
and oversees and/or coordinates communications with
10. Responds to inquiries and researches and resolves problems
related to transactions handled by the unit; serves as liaison with
other constituencies in the resolution of day-to-day administrative
and operational issues.
11. Participates in the analysis, design, development, and
implementation of records systems and applications, as required to
meet the evolving needs of the operation.
12. Oversees and/or coordinates the collection, compilation, and
analysis of program activity data; develops, writes, edits, and
presents comprehensive statistical and narrative program reports
13. May supervise the work of other staff, students, alumni, and/or
14. Manages the overall communication and functionality within
15. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree required; 1-3 years admissions or related
experience required. A directly related higher degree from an
accredited institution may be substituted for experience.
- Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively
with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
- Ability to analyze and interpret the needs of customers and offer
- Knowledge of student recruitment and retention issues at the
- Skill in the planning, development, implementation, and
coordination of student recruitment, retention, and support
- Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to
present information effectively to groups.
- Analytical, evaluative, and critical thinking skills.
- Computer literacy, especially Microsoft Office
- Ability to understand and promote the Catholic Mission
- Experience with customer service and student service.
- Necessary interactions with students, families, and high school
- Flexible schedule/availability for some evening and weekend
- Ability/desire to travel domestically.
- Travel is heavy (some overnight/weekend travel required) in the
fall and spring seasons.
- Access to a personal vehicle for local travel. Valid driver's
Banner and Slate knowledge helpful
Licenses and Certificates:
Valid driver's license
AD140 - Administrative
General Office Environment
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Seton Hall University is committed to programs of Equal
Employment Opportunity (EEO) and the principles of affirmative