Director of Admissions

TITLE OF POSITION:

Director of Admissions

STATUS:

Full-time

DEPARTMENT:

 Admissions

QUALIFICATIONS:

-At least six years of progressively responsible admissions experience

-Strong command of methodologies, processes and tools used in data-driven decision making

-Experience in the development of marketing strategies and communication planning, including but not limited to direct mail, website, email, social media and telecounseling

-Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple projects with competing priorities

-Proven record of leadership and staff development

-Excellent communication skills and the ability to build and grow relationships with stakeholders on and off-campus

-Knowledge of Microsoft suite products, as well as Ellucian/Datatel or other enterprise student information system software (preferred)

-Must possess a valid driver’s license and be available for evening and weekend activities throughout the recruitment cycle

EDUCATION REQUIRED:

Bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred)

RESPONSIBILITIES:

-Recruitment planning for first-year and transfer students from point of inquiry through enrollment

-Collaborate with the University community on strategies to maximize existing and new program enrollments

-Participate in the development and implementation of all recruitment materials

-With the dean of enrollment and director of financial aid, develop financial aid strategies     

- Leadership and development of admissions staff

-Design and implementation of efficient and student-centered office operations

-Budget management

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

All applications and nominations will be held in strict confidence. Review of potential candidates will begin immediately.  Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references to Dean of Enrollment Management, Philadelphia University, 4201 Henry Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144 or EMJobs@PhilaU.edu. 

STARTING DATE:

 A.S.A.P

POSTING DATE:

 June 2014

Philadelphia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.