Asst. Director, Admissions

Location
Coral Gables, Florida
Posted
May 30, 2017
Ref
55189503
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The University of Miami is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making UM a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 13,400 faculty and staff from all over the world.

The School of Business Administration (SBA) is a comprehensive business school, offering undergraduate business, full-time MBA, Executive MBA, MS, PhD and non-degree executive education programs. One of 12 colleges and schools at the University of Miami, the SBA is located in a major hub of international trade and commerce and acclaimed for the global orientation and diversity of its faculty, students and curriculum. The School delivers programs at its main campus in Coral Gables, Florida as well as at other locations across the state and abroad. The SBA is currently seeking an Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions for the Graduate Business Programs (GBP) department. The incumbent will be responsible for recruiting for any of our MBA, MS, and non-degree programs.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Pro-actively recruit and assist prospective students (via e-mail, phone, virtual information sessions, walk-ins, scheduled appointments and/or recruiting events) by following on inquiries and provide counseling about our graduate business degree and non-degree programs.
  • Assist the Manager and her/his peers with processing applications and coordinating the file review procedure as well as assist with student application processes, including interviewing and file evaluation.
  • Interact and work with Program Directors and Advisors as well as the Career Services Team to ensure superior customer service to prospects, applicants and enrolled students.
  • Provide assistance to the Graduate Admissions Team in the management of the prospect and applicant database (currently Salesforce). This includes updating of prospect and applicant data in our database and use of the database to effectively provide service to our applicants.
  • Engage with the planning and execution of recruiting (including B2B), marketing and other related activities/events.
  • Collaborate closely with the Marketing team.
  • Provides assistance to the Graduate Admissions Team in managing Student Assistants, who are essential in carrying out office duties. Assistance includes: scheduling office hours, training and coordination of the master event schedule; ensuring assigned projects are being completed on time and within quality standards; analyzing the effectiveness of projects assigned to the Student Assistants.
  • Provide administrative assistance with travel requests, accounts payable, supplier relationships and other responsibilities associated with office management.
  • Other duties as assigned and required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, analyze and make sound decisions related to job responsibilities.
  • Demonstrated ability to run database reports without supervision and ability to analyze results.
  • Strong coordination and organizational skills required to prioritize work
  • Superior written, verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Strong knowledge of all Microsoft products including Excel, Word, Power Point and Publisher (preferred).
  • Experience working with databases and data analysis is required. Experience with Salesforce is a plus.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced work environment and handle multiple requests/responsibilities simultaneously?
  • Experience in higher education admissions is strongly preferred.
  • Incumbent must be must be willing to travel. The incumbent represents the University of Miami’s Graduate Business Programs at pre-arranged and/or self-arranged recruiting events that may take place locally, regionally, nationally, and/or internationally. Recruiting at such events may be up to 25% in any given year.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in a related field required
  • Master degree preferred

Minimum Qualifications (Essential Requirements):

  • 3 years of relevant experience suggested.

Apply online. Position #P00020371

The University of Miami is home to some of the brightest minds in the world. We are committed to educating and nurturing students, creating knowledge, and providing service to our community and beyond. The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Come join us!

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