**This position has been filled.  Thank you for your interest in Rivier University!**

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
PROFESSIONAL STUDIES ADMISSIONS & GRADUATE ADMISSIONS
(Full-time)

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Recruit and support all aspects of the recruiting process for prospective students.
  • Carry out in-person, telephone and electronic contact with prospective students to help and encourage them to understand policies and procedures and complete all admission processes.
  • Review admissions applications and determine action (undergraduate).
  • Forward completed graduate files to academic program directors for review of acceptance (graduate).
  • Keep up-to-date on current programs, policies, and procedures:
    • Financial Aid, Business office policies
    • Understand Licensure options, NLN, State Ed. Certifications etc.
  • Coordinate and plan recruiting activities for the assigned segments of recruiting.
  • Attend college fairs within the recruiting market area (requires moderate degree of travel and occasional evening hours).
  • Identify and initiate introductions with prospective companies, school systems, and/or local governments for the formation and maintenance of strategic enrollment partnerships.
  • Meet the enrollment expectations in relation to budgetary goals and objectives.
  • Attend and make public presentations related to marketing and recruitment initiatives.
  • Assist in re-enrollment and retention efforts of current students (Professional Studies and Graduate).
  • Participate in creating recruiting plans to maximize enrollment efforts.
  • Support and maintain the mission and identity of Rivier University.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability and willingness to support the mission of the institution and the department in all daily activities.
  •  Bachelor’s Degree in business, education, or related field with a Master’s degree desirable. 
  • A minimum of 2-4 years’ experience in higher education admissions, sales, business, or marketing.
  • Strong interviewing and advising skills.
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to develop business relationships and has a history of proven results.
  • Ability to work effectively and build positive working relationships with students, administrators, and business constituencies of various levels.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills, proficient with MS Office Suite.
  • Ability to work independently.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. All interested individuals are invited to apply. Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter stating pay expectations, resume and the contact information for 3 professional references to jobs@rivier.edu or Office of Human Resources, Rivier University, 420 South Main Street, Nashua NH 03060. No agencies please. EOE

 

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