ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, ADMISSIONS

Location
Philadelphia
Posted
Jun 30, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Duties: The Associate Director of Admissions will be an experienced admissions professional responsible for developing, implementing, and managing office-wide initiatives in support of the work of Penn Admissions. The Associate Director will also be charged with recruiting, evaluating, selecting, and yielding freshman and transfer candidates to Penn's four undergraduate schools: the College of Arts and Sciences, Penn Engineering, Penn Nursing and The Wharton School. The Associate Director will be responsible for the management of a geographic territory, including building relationships with school educators and administrators and engaging with students and families to attract appropriate applicants from the region. The Associate Director will organize and implement recruitment programs and will serve as a featured public speaker in a range of forums with prospective students, parents, secondary school counselors and Penn alumni. The Associate Director will have the responsibility to work as part of a team to achieve the goals of the University of Pennsylvania in enrolling highly-qualified, diverse and intellectually-passionate students.

Qualifications: A bachelor's degree is required, a master's degree is preferred. The successful applicant for the Associate Director position will have at least 3-5 years of progressively responsible experience in admissions, higher education or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The successful candidate will have demonstrated project management skills and the ability to prioritize projects in a high-volume and timeline-driven process. Familiarity with highly-selective college admissions, recruitment, and the evaluation and selection of college applicants in a highly-selective environment are strongly preferred. Familiarity with the University of Pennsylvania undergraduate experience is preferred. Strong communication, public speaking and interpersonal skills are required. The job requires a valid driver's license and the ability to work evenings and weekends.

Reference Number: 83-26251

Salary Grade: 027

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: Admissions

Special Requirements:

Job Family: G-Student Services