The Office of Graduate Admissions is seeking a dynamic individual interested in joining our recruitment team. The Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions is responsible for working with the graduate admission/program staff in all aspects of the marketing, recruitment and admissions process for Elon's eight campus-based graduate programs with particular emphasis on the graduate programs in the Schools of Communications and Education currently including Master of Arts in Interactive Media, Master of Education and Master of Arts in Higher Education.
Master's degree required, preferably in a related field such as a graduate degree in Communications and/or M.Ed. in Higher Ed Administration.
Special Skills Or Experience:
Special skills include prior marketing and admissions experience, strong writing skills, comfort with public speaking, sterling organizational and project management abilities, ability to multi-task with detail, work in a team setting, and a strong self-directed drive to meet ambitious enrollment goals.
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time Regular
Length Of Experience:
3-5 years Admissions experience highly recommended, related experience may be considered.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop and manage comprehensive marketing plans for 3 graduate programs with dean of graduate admissions and program directors/coordinators. Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with prospective students and program staff via telephone, web and email. Organize and host on and off-campus visit events with prospective students and their families. Advise and counsel students about program benefits, admission process/requirements, and financial planning/scholarship information. Travel to select company/graduate fairs. Provide creative input on program catalogs & brochures. Manage content of websites. Review web analytics. Evaluate applications for admission: transcripts, test scores, recommendations, statements of goals and work experience forms. Research and complete surveys for graduate guides. Supervise Graduate Apprentice.
Elon University has built a national reputation as the premier student-centered liberal arts university that values strong relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. Elon's 6,900 students prepare to become the ethical leaders the world needs, putting their knowledge into action on campus, in the community and around the globe. Elon is known for academic excellence across the curriculum, and for experiential learning programs in study abroad, undergraduate research, leadership, interfaith dialogue, civic engagement and community service. Elon is ranked the nation's #1 master's-level university for study abroad and is a top-producer of Fulbright Student Scholars and Peace Corps volunteers. U.S. News & World Report recognizes Elon more than any other university in the nation for academic programs that
Elon University has built a national reputation as the premier student-centered environment for engaged, experiential learning, with an emphasis on strong personal relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. Elon students are ambitious, creative and determined problem-solvers who are passionate about making the world a better place. Elon's 6,045 undergraduate and 746 graduate students come from 49 states and 58 other countries. Elon sends more undergraduate students to study abroad than any other master’s-level university in the nation and the core curriculum includes a strong global focus. More than 425 full-time faculty members teach in six academic units: Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences; the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business; the School of Communications; the School of Education; the School of Health Sciences; and the School of Law. Elon's four-year graduation rate of 78 percent ranks in the top 10 percent of U.S. private universities. The student-faculty ratio is 12-1, and the average class size is 20. The university's 636-acre residential campus is consistently recognized as one of the nation's finest environments for learning. I...n the 2018 "America's Best Colleges" guide, U.S. News & World Report recognizes Elon more often than any other university in the nation for eight academic programs that are focused on student success. U.S. News also ranks Elon #1 among Southern master's-level universities, with #1 rankings for undergraduate teaching and innovation. Princeton Review ranks Elon among the nation's 382 "best colleges." The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education ranks Elon #33 in the nation and #1 in North Carolina in student engagement, and Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine names Elon one of the nation's "best value" private universities. The Elon Phoenix NCAA Division I athletic program is a member of the Colonial Athletic Association.