As a member of the Enrollment Service leadership team, the Director of Admission will provide leadership in the development and implementation of recruitment and yield initiatives in support of department, college and university missions, will recommend policy and administration processes for all aspects of admission programming and operations; and in partnership with the Executive Director of Enrollment Services, will provide mentorship, supervision and professional development opportunities for admissions related staff.
Principal Functional Responsibilities
1) Actively participate in data-driven, strategic recruitment and enrollment planning with the Executive Director to achieve shared enrollment and revenue targets; analyze applicant, enrollment and progression data for future planning, and provide recommendations and reports as needed.
2) Manage the online application processes, and the procedures to move data electronically between NEOMED and consortium universities’ data systems; Administer annual computerized B.S./M.D. Match process.
3)Evaluate applicants and facilitate the work of the Admissions Committees; provide reports as needed.
4) Collaborate with University Relations Office for the creation and delivery of timely online and print communications; assist with the management of the office webpage.
5) Oversee all territory management and travel of admissions counseling staff; including self-assignment.
6) Hire, supervise, develop and evaluate admissions support staff.
7) Represent the University at professional conferences and other local, regional and national venues
Education/Degrees: Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred
Five to eight years of experience in higher education and admissions with at least two years of experience in a leadership role; direct analytical and practical experience with student information systems and predictive modeling; extensive computer experience;
Key Skills and Personal Characteristics
• Strong interpersonal, supervisory and communication skills.
• Demonstrates independent judgment and decision making; shows a high degree of accountability and responsibility
• Ability to effectively direct work of staff to support larger goals of the department and university
• Proven ability to work collaboratively with other departments and outside contacts from high schools, colleges and universities; strong interpersonal skills
• Ability to prioritize tasks in a high-volume environment; manages time effectively, communicate priorities and delegate work clearly to staff.
• Willingness to travel and work non-traditional hours
• Expertise in MS Office products and integrated information management/student records software (Banner, e.g.) and database software such as SPSS or Access.
• Frequently required to sit; talk; hear; and use hands/fingers across a keyboard or mouse.
• Occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop; kneel; or crouch.
• Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
• Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and the ability to distinguish color.
NEOMED - 8 months ago