Work with the Director of Admissions to develop programs that support the university's admissions goals.
Using data and research – institutional, state, national, and international - oversee the development and implementation of short and long-term strategic recruitment plans for both undergraduate and graduate students, and for specified populations of students, including but not limited to multicultural and international students.
Provide leadership and supervision of enrollment counselors.
Collaborate with the Director of Admissions to develop and coordinate smart, creative, effective, and efficient travel strategies to stabilize existing markets and grow in new markets.
Work with the Director of Admissions in overseeing a comprehensive travel budget to support new student recruitment objectives.
Work with the admissions staff to develop and implement strategies to recruit and yield a diverse student population.
Ensure effective collaboration with the faculty and staff in developing and implementing student recruitment efforts.
Provide counsel regarding office policies, practices, and staffing, while providing general leadership to the entire staff.
Develop and provide training to educate enrollment counselors in effective territory management and documentation of recruitment activities.
Work with campus constituents in the creation and implementation of a comprehensive strategy for enhancing relationships with high school counselors, 2- and 4-year college advisors, community-based agency leaders, and other key external stakeholders.
Develop the content and implementation for on and off campus recruitment events.
Participate in other general admissions activities, which would include but not be limited to recruitment travel; interviewing prospective students; developing and maintaining productive working relationships with key educational stakeholders and providing admissions counseling for prospective students and their families; application review.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications for the position:
Bachelor’s degree required and master’s degree preferred. Successful candidates should have at least three to five years of progressively responsible experience in admissions, higher education, or related filed or equivalent combination of education and experience. In addition, candidates should have the following skills:
Demonstrated project management skills and the ability to prioritize projects in a high-volume and timeline-driven process.
Knowledge of enrollment planning, demographics, recruitment, marketing strategies, communications, and admission office operational functions.
Knowledge of administrative computer operating systems and terminology.
Knowledge of computing hardware/software applications and troubleshooting and web-based applications.
Supervisory and office management skills.
Interpersonal/human relations skills.
Strong communication, public speaking and interpersonal skills.
Ability to translate technical and/or cumbersome policies to external audiences.
Presentation and facilitation skills.
Statistical research and analytical skills.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Ability to work as a member of a team in a collaborative decision making environment.
Experience in budget planning and monitoring.
Excellent organizational skills including the ability to prioritize and perform a variety of projects and assignments simultaneously and in a timely manner.
Ability and willingness to travel locally, regionally, and nationally.
Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and the Holy Names University Employment Application to firstname.lastname@example.org