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Senior Associate Director of Admissions

Company: Alfred University
Location: Alfred
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

The Senior Associate Director of Admissions works closely with the VP for Enrollment Management to provide oversight of the undergraduate recruitment and admissions processes. Additionally, the position will oversee the admission counselors that are in office and the day operations of the office.Responsibilities:

  • Manage a geographic territory. Responsible for meeting established recruitment goals and providing analysis (e.g., statistical reports).
  • Assist students and families with all aspects of the enrollment process to the University (e.g., college selection process, application review, and financial aid). Communication with prospective students via telephone, email, and written correspondence is expected. Evening work is required.
  • Perform recruitment travel. Responsibilities include attending college fairs and performing high school recruitment visits, and coordinating off-campus recruitment events. Evening/weekend work and overnight travel is required.
  • Work with the VP and Enrollment Management Leadership Team to develop strategic direction and priorities.
  • Manage admission counselors that are in office.
  • Foster professional development of direct reports & provide ongoing training for and assessment of team members including onboarding of new staff
  • Assist with the development and delivery of admissions projects, analyze data, develop reports and make actionable recommendations; demonstrated ability to see projects through from start to implementation
  • Conduct interviews and group information sessions (on-and-off campus). Weekend work is required.
  • Review applications and make decisions.
  • Attend and assist with recruitment events (e.g., open houses). Weekend work is required.
  • Participate in training workshops, staff retreats, and professional conferences. Evening/weekend work and overnight travel is required.Requirements:
    • Formal Education: Bachelor's Degree required; Master's Degree a plus.
    • Experience: The successful candidate will have at least seven years' experience in a collegiate admissions office or three years of admissions experience and other appropriate professional educational experience.
    • Additional Knowledge/Skills:
      • A valid automobile driver's license is required with ability to travel independently.
      • Candidates should have excellent communication skills and feel comfortable/confident speaking in large/small groups and with people from diverse backgrounds.
      • Candidates must be goal oriented, able to work independently with limited supervision, able to work in a team setting, and able to understand and use technology (e.g., Microsoft Office, social media and email).
      • Flexibility to work on weekends, evenings, and overnight stays is required.Alfred University actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee, student or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, military or veteran status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction status, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Protected veterans, minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

Keywords: Alfred University, Buffalo , Senior Associate Director of Admissions, Executive , Alfred, New York

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