Assistant Director

Waltham, MA
Sep 12, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Bentley University

Posting Details
Position Information

Undergraduate Admission

Employment Type

Summary of the Position

This position participates in recruiting and enrolling new students to the university and therefore is important in achieving Bentley's goal of educating students for the world of work and life. The primary purpose of this position is to promote and market the institution by providing advice and information to various external constituencies. Enrollment goals cannot be attained without the public's knowledge and appreciation of Bentley's offerings. This position is responsible for articulating the benefits one would receive by attending Bentley. Functions include the execution of various assignments and assisting in the achievement of department goals through the initiation and implementation of projects.

Essential Functions

Travel and market Bentley University at high schools, CBOs, university fairs and other educational forums providing public presentations to individuals and groups; develop and evaluate strategy for individually assigned geographic recruitment regions.

Interview prospective students on and off campus: follow up with written, telephone and email contact with students, parents and counselors.

Review admission applications and independently render decisions; assign financial aid ratings; participate in entire file review process.

Minimum Qualifications(Education and Experience Requirements)

Education: Bachelor's Degree plus 1-3 years of admission experience or Master's Degree plus 0-2 years of admission experience. Skills: Organizational and analytical abilities, solid communication skills, creative thinking, computer competency, ability to handle multiple tasks and belief in the value of a higher education and the capacity to articulate those benefits to the public. Ability and sensitivity in dealing with diverse populations.

Must hold and maintain a valid, unrestricted United States driver's license, with an insurable driving history as determined by Bentley's insurance carrier.

Physical Demands

Physical skills required of this position include an alertness in dealing with technical issues, accuracy in encountering large volumes of paperwork and maintaining focus during frequent interruptions. Energy level is important and long hours within and outside the office (while traveling) contribute to physical and mental exhaustion which affects judgment, attitude and accuracy. Recruiting events require lifting and carrying heavy boxes as well as standing for long periods of time.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

Special Instructions to Applicants

Bentley University requires reference checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Do you possess a minimum of a bachelor's degree?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

    Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity.


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