DIRECTOR OF UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS
- Provides vision, leadership, planning, budget
oversight, data analysis and coordination of services for student recruitment,
outreach, and enrollment of new incoming first-time freshmen and transfer
students. Develops comprehensive strategies that embrace innovation, student/family-centered
recruitment, and yield initiatives. This position is open until filled.
position reports to the Vice President of Enrollment management (VPEM), and
serves as the lead administrator for undergraduate recruitment, with sole
leadership and implementation responsibility for all first-year recruitment
activities and general daily administration of the undergraduate admissions
operation. As a senior member of the
Enrollment Division, the director is a collaborator with the other directors,
is hands-on, and contributes to effective recruitment of all student
populations to Rivier.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
successful candidate will be accountable for achieving enrollment goals and
providing staff with training to meet their goals. Works in consultation with
the VPEM to create and evaluate enrollment goals and the recruitment plan.
will also have strong analytical skills and be comfortable knowing the key
elements for admissions analysis and how to work with the data directly to make
data informed decisions for planning.
responsible for the hiring, training and supervision of staff, and exhibits a
high and constantly growing level of knowledge in terms of admissions best
practices, office operations, the University, and effective sales and service
- This position requires
attention to detail, delegation, and project-management abilities; persistence;
the highest level of commitment and work ethic; ability to motivate, supervise
and lead others.
- Must have experience with marketing, building communication plans,
tele-counseling programs, online communications and social media, budget, and
management of the daily operation of the office.
- The ability and willingness to support the
mission of the University, in all daily activities.
- Minimum of a Bachelor’s
degree required, master’s preferred.
- Minimum of 3 years
experience in a senior admissions role required, must include supervisory
- Must have prior
admissions experience in higher education with progressive responsibility.
- Must be willing to
travel with a travel obligation 30-40% of the time. Ability to work flexible hours in a highly
fluid environment. Must have valid
- Must have knowledge of
enrollment concepts including, but not limited to, financial aid, net tuition
- Detail oriented, strong
leadership skills, conflict resolution skills, excellent verbal and written
communication skills, strong time management skills, and multitasking
capabilities are all required.
- Must have the ability to
identify technology to support enrollment goals.
- Must have the ability to
manage a budget.
- Understanding and commitment to Catholic higher education.
At the University's discretion, the education and experience
prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate, to the
satisfaction of the University, an equivalent combination of education and
experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.
Submit letter of interest, current resume, salary requirements and contact
information for three professional references to: Human Resources, Rivier
University, 420 South Main St., Nashua, NH 03060 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. No agencies please. EOE Review
of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is