Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions Holy Names University
Holy Names University in Oakland, CA, is seeking a new Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions. Our vision is to educate leaders for positive social change through service. Qualified candidates will demonstrate an understanding of the core values of Holy Names University (hospitality, social justice, human development, and service) and higher education reflective of the Catholic intellectual tradition.
POSITION AND DUTIES
The Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions provides leadership and support in the development and implementation of the undergraduate recruitment plan for specified populations of students including but not limited to first time freshmen, transfer, adult completion, multicultural and international students. The Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions assists the AVP of Admissions in the administration of the Office of Admissions. The Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions is responsible for targeted recruitment initiatives, coordinating recruitment territories, travel, and budget, planning and implementing events, and developing, supervising, and training the admissions staff.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Work with the AVP of Admissions to develop programs that support the university's admissions goals.
Provide leadership and supervision of enrollment counselors.
Manages communication planning and oversees client relationship management strategies across multiple platforms, including print, digital, and social media campaigns.
Collaborate with the AVP 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 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.
Work with campus constituents in the creation and implementation of a comprehensive strategy for enhancing relationships with high school counselors, 2-year college advisors, community-based agency leaders, and other key external stakeholders.
Responsible for planning and implementing recruitment and yield events, including developing the content for on and off campus 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.
Bachelor's degree required, and a master's degree preferred.
3 to 5 years of progressively responsible experience in admissions, higher education, or a related field or equivalent combination of education and experience
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.
Supervisory and office management skills.
Strong communication, public speaking and interpersonal skills.
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.
This position requires a background screen. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of a background screen
This is a regular, full-time, exempt position reporting to the Assistant Vice President for Admissions and Student Recruitment
Working in an office environment and visiting schools. While visiting a community, the Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions will visit off-site facilities that may be in indoor and outdoor settings. The Assistant Director may sit and stand for extensive periods of time. Normal working hours for this position are Monday-Friday from 9-5:30pm. Evening, travel and occasional weekend hours are expected.
Founded in 1868, Holy Names University is one of Oakland's first institutions, the oldest Catholic University in the East Bay, and one of the most diverse universities in the United States. A coeducational, liberal arts institution of around 1,000 total students, HNU offers the degrees of Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Master of Arts, Master of Business Administration, Master of Education, Master of Music, and Master of Science in Nursing. Holy Names University is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
For consideration, applicants should submit the Holy Names University Employment Application. Visit: http://www.hnu.edu/about/employment to download the Employment Application. After you have downloaded and completed the application, save and/or print the file and include a letter of application, resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references.
The preferred method for submitting your application materials is via firstname.lastname@example.org Applications are currently being accepted and the position is open until filled. For additional information about Holy Names University, visit www.hnu.edu This position may require a background screen. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of a background screen.
Holy Names University, an Equal Opportunity Employer is committed to excellence through diversity.
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Nestled in the Oakland, CA hills with a panoramic view of the San Francisco Bay, HNU is rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, empowering a diverse student body for leadership and service. Guided by the core values of the Sister of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, HNU is a progressive, inclusive, and rigorous academic community offering a liberal arts and professional education. We prepare students to think critically and imaginatively, to understand and employ the veraious modes of knowledge, to communicate clearly and persuasively, and to promote the common good. Visit our website at www.hnu.edu to learn more about Holy Names University.