In a selective admissions environment, reviews and evaluates transfer applications for admission to the University. Responsible for recruitment of students in targeted areas, including advising them on every aspect of the admissions process as well as providing information regarding the University. Represents the university through on- and off-campus presentations to prospective transfer students, their families, and guidance professionals. S/he is part of the transfer admissions team, responsible for meeting department goals and expectations.
Bachelor's degree required. Minimum of two years related experience required with the preferred background being two years of undergraduate admissions experience in a selective not-for-profit environment. Preferred candidate will have experience working directly with transfer students in the admissions process.
Valid driver license with good driving record: must be insurable
Demonstrated project management skills.
Excellent writing skills are necessary to create reports, business correspondence, marketing brochures and publications.
Effectively present information verbally as well as written.
Must be able to respond directly to questions asked by students, their parents and the general public in a group setting or on a one-to-one basis.
Math aptitude is required to correctly calculate mathematical problems such as discounts, interest, proportions, and percentages.
Outstanding leadership and supervisory skills
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Must have an appreciation for the mission of a private, career-focused liberal arts university and be interested in working in an extremely collaborative, team-oriented setting.
Ability to maintain confidentiality of information
Proficiency in MS Office Suite required, knowledge of Datatel OS preferred. Experience working with a CRM preferred. Experience recruiting international students preferred.
To properly handle and reasonably control any situation which may arise. Interpret a variety of instructions as given whether in written, oral, diagram, of schedule form.
Traveling is a requirement of this position.
Ability to work evenings and weekends.
Recruit prospective transfer students in assigned geographic territory
Maintain a current knowledge of application requirements and admission criteria
Work with student inquiries, applicants, and accepted students within assigned territory
Visit community colleges and conduct presentations about Stevenson University. This position requires approximately 15 Maryland community college visits in the fall and in the spring.
Coordinate special events that take place on both Stevenson’s campus and the Maryland community college campuses.
Coordinate International Student admissions process
Meet or exceed established goals.
Counsel and advise transfer students on every aspect of the admissions process including application requirements, deadlines, academic programs, activities, and criteria for scholarships and financial aid.
Review assigned student applications for admission, verify and evaluate credentials, and recommend acceptance decisions based on institutional guidelines.
Present admissions information sessions to prospective transfer students
Conduct on- and off-campus interviews of prospective transfer students
Responsible to work occasional evenings and Saturdays
Is part of the transfer admissions team and is responsible for meeting department goals and expectations.
Maintain up-to-date information on the university’s academic programs, articulation agreements, academic partnerships, activities, scholarships, etc.
Maintain a working knowledge of the data system and programs used by the admissions staff, including Colleague, Recruiter, Doc-e-View/Scan, Microsoft Office suite, Excel, etc.
As part of a team plans and executes numerous Open House and recruitment events, both on and off campus,
Work with academic departments in identifying information necessary to the recruitment of students for their individual programs.
Work with athletics in identifying information necessary to the recruitment of student athletes for their individual programs.
Attend workshops and conferences as a representative of the University, as well as for professional development.
Maintain current information on admission guidelines and regulations, as well as current trends and issues within the profession
As Maryland's third-largest independent university, Stevenson serves more than 4,400 students pursuing bachelor's, master's, and adult undergraduate degrees in the classroom and online. Founded in 1947 as Villa Julie College, the University is committed to providing a career-focused education and to offering programs that ensure our students' success in an increasingly dynamic job market.The University imbues its emphasis on career throughout the educational experience, from coursework to experiential learning. In addition to providing students with a quality liberal arts education, the University also stays true to its tagline, "Imagine Your Future. Design Your Career." Stevenson graduates gain the knowledge and skills that they can apply to not just their first job or graduate course but also carry with them throughout their lives. This promise is made explicit through the Career ArchitectureSM model, which carefully mentors students through a process of learning who they are within a framework of theory, practice, and mentoring. Stevenson has historically high job and graduate school placement rates for its students, helping them find success by starting their careers or by ente...ring graduate school for continuing their education. In 2013, the Maryland Career Development Association (MCDA) recognized the impact of the Career Architecture process by awarding Stevenson with its annual MCDA Organizational Career Planning Award. This award recognizes an institution that has developed an excellent program for career development within the organization.