Coral Gables, Florida
Apr 02, 2018
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 Division of Enrollment Management, Office of Undergraduate Admission has an immediate opening for a highly motivated individual to be part of an exciting team. Under the direction of the Assistant Vice President, Undergraduate Admissions and Marketing, the Associate Director, Admissions plays a lead role in the design, implementation and execution of a comprehensive recruitment and admission outreach program that results in meeting targeted enrollment goals of the University. Participates in all activities related to the admission of students to undergraduate and graduate study at the University of Miami. Leads and manages a team of admission professionals responsible for admission and recruitment related programs including open houses and special events. Reports to the Assistant Vice President of Undergraduate Admissions and Marketing.

Job duties and responsibilities:
• Leads a team of admission professionals (travel team) in developing recruitment strategies and planning for the Office of Undergraduate Admission including the United States, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and designated international recruitment territories.
• Responsible for the creation of a calendar of events in support of the recruitment strategy, including but not limited to information sessions, school visits, interviews, webinars, etc. This includes managing the execution of the strategies and routinely assessing their effectiveness to determine their impact on enrollment and making recommendations for improvements.
• Responsible for leading and managing a team of admission professionals in executing admission and recruitment related programs.
• Assist in the planning and coordination of all campus visit programs, including daily information sessions, campus tours, Open Houses and additional special events.
• Organizes and leads counseling sessions and workshops on the application and admissions process.
• Plays a lead role in managing the travel recruiting budget that will be necessary to implement targeted enrollment strategies while ensuring that the program has adequate financial controls, operates within its approved budget and in a manner consistent with the policies and regulations of the University. This includes forecasting, expense tracking and reporting.
• Analyzes enrollment reports from a variety of sources including Data Warehouse and Salesforce and makes recommendations.
• Conducts training sessions for Undergraduate Admissions team including utilization of EPS, Salesforce, CaneLink, and other tools to assist in developing and assessing recruitment and marketing efforts.
• Performs employee evaluations of direct reports as well as salary recommendations.
• Assists in developing and updating University of Miami admissions publications.
• Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:
• Bachelor's degree, Master's degree preferred.
• Minimum five years of experience in the area of admissions or other comparable experience. Any appropriate combination of relevant education, certifications and/or work experience may be considered.
• Must be able to function well as part of a team. Some weekend/holiday/evening work is required.
• Incumbent is responsible for means of transportation. Ability to travel by multiple modes of transportation, valid driver's license will be required for operation of one’s own vehicle. Apply online. Position #: P00016233.

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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