Senior Assistant Director of Admission
Basic Functions: Market Denison's academic programs to students and their parents through personal visits, presentations, and telephone and email communication. Recruit, evaluate, and enroll students according to the goals set forth by the Office of Admission. Participate in on and off campus recruitment activities and programs. This is a regionally-based position from a home office on the West Coast and is responsible for all recruitment, evaluation, and yield activities of students attending school on the West Coast. Extensive travel is required.
Essential Job Functions: Recruit students for Denison's academic programs by effectively managing all aspects of recruitment, evaluation, and yield of students on the West Coast of the United States. Independently manage and work out of a home office. Schedule and perform recruitment presentations and conduct interviews at high schools, college night programs, and other appropriate venues. Conduct on-campus information sessions and interviews. Meet individual application and enrollment goals as defined by the Office of Admission. Develop and maintain a travel schedule that aligns with the strategic priorities set forth by the Office of Admission. Evaluate applications for admission and make decision recommendations. Provide admission and financial aid-related counseling to prospective students, their family members, alumni, and members of the college counseling community. Develop and maintain productive relationships with counselors to help support student recruitment and retention. Work with alumni, families, and friends of Denison to help increase institutional visibility. Represent the University in a professional manner. Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree. Ability to use the latest technology in recruitment and enrollment planning, including experience with an admission CRM. Collaborative team player with the ability to work in a high stress, deadline-driven environment. A professional with strong presentation, listening, written, and verbal communication skills. Ability and commitment to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality. Experience working in a college admission office as a student employee or professional staff member. Must have a current, valid driver's license and must be insurable under Denison's liability insurance policy. Must maintain and work out of a home office at an agree-upon location on the West Coast of the United States.
Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree. Experience recruiting students on the West Coast of the United States. Experience working with the Technolutions Slate CRM. Clear understanding and ability to communicate the values and mission of a residential, liberal arts college.