Reporting to the Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions, the Assistant Director of Admissions will manage a travel territory, create a travel schedule and attend college fairs and high school visits representing the university. The individual will be responsible for application review and follow up efforts. Lastly, work on-campus recruitment events and daily information sessions.
Conduct enthusiastic on-campus and off-campus information sessions while working various recruitment events throughout the year.
Represent the University of New Haven at college fairs and college night programs throughout the year.
Provide admission counseling to prospective students and be responsible for day to day communications with students in person, via telephone, text or email. Responsible for carrying out aspects of the admission and recruitment process including, but not limited to, planning and executing fall and spring recruitment travel.
Coordinate time-sensitive application workflow and process applications, including the evaluation of candidates for admissions, utilizing university guidelines to determine admissibility of students and ensuring that accepted students receive appropriate communication.
Specializing in recruiting, admitting and converting potential students.
Through individual and group interactions, counsel prospective students, parents and guidance professionals throughout the college application and selection process.
Assist in the identification, recruitment and enrollment of prospective students from a geographic territory.
Provide exceptional customer service during all on-campus and special road events (such as Open House, Accepted Student Day, Accepted Student
Must continue to promote the University of New Haven to all prospective students and families, alumni, colleagues, and community
Bachelor's degree required; Master’s Degree preferred and a minimum of 1 year of admission experience required
Ability to represent the University of New Haven in a variety of situations and be able to competently interact with a diverse population of prospective students, faculty and staff.
Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills.
Excellent organizational, planning, and project management skills.
Proficiency in Microsoft suite of products required; Sungard Banner Experience preferred; CRM system experience required, preferably with TargetX.
Valid driver's license.
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds is required for the travel component of the position.
Ability and willingness to travel
Ability to work evening and weekends, as needed.
High level of technical skills and an equally high level of energy.
Must demonstrate a tireless commitment to enrolling and retaining a diverse student body.
Internal Number: 19-20A
About University of New Haven
The University of New Haven is a private, top-tier comprehensive institution recognized as a national leader in experiential education.Founded in 1920 on the campus of Yale University in cooperation with Northeastern University, UNH moved to its current West Haven campus in 1960 and opened its Orange Campus in January, 2014. The University operates a satellite campus in Tuscany, Italy, and offers programs at several locations throughout Connecticut and in New Mexico. UNH provides its students with a unique combination of a solid liberal arts education and real-world, hands-on career and research opportunities.The University enrolls approximately 6,800 students, including nearly 1,800 graduate students and more than 5,000 undergraduates – the majority of whom reside in University housing. Through its College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, and Tagliatela College of Engineering, UNH offers over 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. UNH students have access to more than 500 study abroad programs worldwide and its student-athletes compete in 16 varsity sports in the NCAA Division II’s highly competitive Northeast-10 Conference.