Drew University is seeking an Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions. This is a 12-month position reporting to the Director of Graduate Admissions. The Assistant Director is responsible for counseling, recruitment admissions, and enrollment of graduate students, and will work collaboratively with varied constituencies to facilitate admission and retention of graduate students.
Assisting in the development of recruitment strategies
Advising applicants, reviewing applications and credentials
Making recommendations and or determinations concerning eligibility for graduate programs
Planning, organizing, and coordinating events
Compiling and analyzing data and preparing informative reports
A minimum of two (2) years of professional experience in admissions in a higher education environment, preferably with graduate or adult programs.
Knowledge of and/or experience in Teacher Education or a related field preferred.
Candidates must demonstrate past accomplishments and success in the admissions arena.
Must be available to work evenings and weekends when necessary for special events and programming.
A valid driver’s license as well as the ability to travel inter and intra state is required.
Excellent analytical and communication skills (written and oral) as well as the ability to work collaboratively with a high degree of professionalism are required.
Knowledge of SCT BANNER, and CRM technologies is strongly preferred.
Knowledge of computer databases, information systems and technologies including electronic applications and the utilization of the web and new media for recruitment are essential.
To apply, please submit the following materials to email@example.com. Please include your name in the subject. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
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About Drew University:
Drew University, located on a beautiful, wooded,186-acre campus in Madison, New Jersey, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. It has a total enrollment of more than 2,100 students with 145 full-time faculty members. Over 35% of our undergraduate students are from underrepresented groups, and we were recently ranked 19th among baccalaureate institutions for the number of international students enrolled. The Theological and Caspersen Schools offer master’s and doctoral degrees, and the College confers bachelor’s degrees in 32 disciplines.
Drew is dedicated to exceptional faculty mentorship and hands-on learning that successfully prepares students for their futures. Students regularly connect with local communities, and because of our proximity to New York City, we are home to multiple New York Semester experiences for our undergraduate students: Wall Street, United Nations, Contemporary Art, Communications and Media, Social Entrepreneurship, and New York Theatre. The University also houses the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti, the Center for Global Education, the Center for Civic Engagement, the Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict, and the United Methodist Archives and History Center. Drew also recently received a multi-year grant to transform teaching and learning in the humanities by incorporating emerging digital technologies, methods, and pedagogies.
To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations, a successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. These positions are subject to a background check.
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About Drew University
Drew University's highest priority is excellence in liberal education in a changing world environment. This priority guides the planning, implementing, and evaluating of the programs and activities of the University as well as the stewardship of its varied resources.