Job Identification: 592 Locations: , , , , Job Schedule: Full time Job Category: Student Services
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The Highlights The Assistant Director is a critical member of the Recruiting and Admission team in the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business. Reporting to the Associate Director of Recruiting and Admission and located at the Loop campus, the Assistant Director has the primary responsibility for managing the admission funnel. Specifically, the Assistant Director manages the process and activities that support driving prospects from inquiry to admission. Based in the Loop, this territory and cohort manager will travel for recruitment and will work evenings and weekends as needed. This position will use PeopleSoft, EMAS and Slate. The Assistant Director will collaborate with other University departments that support the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business and will proactively engage with prospective students, faculty and Kellstadt colleagues.
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Develop and implement a comprehensive territory marketing plan to attract and admit students to the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business. Collaborate with the Kellstadt team to development processes to collect and analyze marketing and enrollment data to support decision-making and guide strategic initiatives.
Develop and implement a comprehensive territory marketing plan to attract and admit students to the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business. Manage the admission funnel through proactively reaching out and responding in a timely and accurate manner to all student inquiries by phone, e-mail, or in person. Proactively and professionally contact prospective students with incomplete applications. Ensure that admitted students are aware of next steps and assist with matriculation and enrollment.
Manage specific programs and cohorts. The territory may be composed of affinity groups, corporations, educational institutions and professional communities located locally, state-wide, nationally and/or internationally. Participate in off-campus recruiting events and information sessions. Facilitate appropriate targeted outreach efforts to affinity groups, corporations, educational institutions and professional communities to support the enrollment goals of the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business. Develop knowledge of the territory and the needs of the institutions and groups in the area. Proactively communicate with the groups and institutions and facilitate opportunities for collaboration, enrollment expansion, and program development. Collaborate with the varies communities to develop relationships with community leaders.
Actively participate in and provide oversight for all Kellstadt recruiting events including on-campus and corporate on-site recruiting activities. Collect and assist with data analysis regarding recruitment activities. Assist in preparing reports. (25%)
Three to five years experience, with preference given to candidates who have experience in graduate recruiting and admission.
Demonstrated professional presence and maturity in dealing with a variety of audiences, external and internal to the university.
Excellent interpersonal, oral presentation, and written communication skills are critical for success.
Must have valid driver's license
May manage a Graduate Assistant and/or student workers.
Other Skills & Abilities Required
Knowledge of recruiting and admission practices for graduate students..
Strategy and analytic skills.
Skills and knowledge to develop and implement marketing and recruitment plans to enroll significant numbers of graduate students.
Ability and desire to identify enrollment trends for graduate students.
Ability to identify, develop and implement marketing activities.
Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
Strong project management and organizational skills. Attention to detail, commitment to quality, and ability to balance multiple demands from demanding constituencies.
Creativity, positive can-do attitude, flexibility, initiative, and ability to function effectively as member of a team. Responsive to feedback and committed to continuous improvement.
Additional Information For consideration, please include a resume and cover letter.
Periodically spend extended periods standing.
Periodically lift more than 25 pounds.
Knowledge of MS Office Suite
Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal communication, organizational and project management skills
Strong group presentation skills
Ability to function in a fast-paced, creative, change-oriented and driven environment
Knowledge of a student system and/or recruitment database preferred.
Access to a car required.
Working for a stable and well-known University that values diversity and inclusion.
Medical, dental, and vision benefits.
Generous paid time off, sick time, holidays, floating holidays, and more!
Matching retirement plan up to 10%.
Tuition waivers for employees and dependents!
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At DePaul University, we are looking for candidates who want to join us in our mission to provide access to education for all. Successful candidates welcome ideas and perspectives from colleagues and students representing a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds, religious beliefs, and experiences. We seek collaborative, open-minded and hard working professionals to work in a real world urban learning environment. Are you exceptional, yet modest and open to challenges? We seek achievers and leaders that want to bring their passion and skills to our well-respected community of approachable colleagues. Build your career with us. DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.