Senior Associate Director for Regional Enrollment
Job Description Summary:
A critical role reporting to the Director of Admission, the Senior Associate Director for Regional Enrollment will provide the primary leadership, vision, and direction regarding Miami’s non-resident enrollment strategies and goals and its regional enrollment staff. The Senior Associate Director will assume responsibility for the development, planning, execution, and assessment of all aspects of recruitment and yield travel for the regional enrollment team consisting of admission professionals in key and emerging markets throughout the United States. Utilizing data, demographic trends, and other forms of quantitative feedback, the Senior Associate Director will continuously monitor and evaluate the national enrollment landscape and the effectiveness of recruitment and yield efforts to successfully enroll an increasingly geographically-diverse first-year cohort.
A member of the Strategic Enrollment Management and Marketing (SEMM) leadership team, the Senior Associate Director will provide supervision of the regional enrollment staff, ensuring use of industry-leading best practices and emerging trends, continued and new opportunities for leadership and presence in key organizations at the regional level, and the development and deployment of detailed and ambitious strategic plans for each regional territory. The position will also assess and communicate the impact and ROI of these positions at the conclusion of each enrollment cycle.
The position includes responsibility for a geographic recruitment market and other general admission counseling duties such as application review, admission presentations, and special events.
Bachelor’s degree with experience in higher education, recruitment, or related field, and 5-7 years minimum experience working in an educational or corporate environment with positions of increasing responsibility; Master’s degree will be considered in lieu of experience.
Experience working or managing a regionally- or remotely-based team.
Candidate will be politically savvy and diplomatic, with a proven track record of maintaining and cultivating relationships with key internal and external constituents.
Must possess exceptional written and oral communication skills, group presentation skills, and a proven commitment to work with and recruit diverse individuals; candidate must demonstrate expertise and/or experience with marketing or communication efforts.
Must be able to work independently and handle multiple tasks simultaneously; must be able to perform overnight travel and possess a valid driver’s license.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience with computer systems and various software applications.
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