Director of Admission
Job Description Summary:
Director of Admission - JobID# 5969
Miami University, a student-centered public university founded in 1809 and located in Oxford, Ohio, invites applications for the position of Director of Admission. Reporting to the Associate Vice President of Strategic Enrollment Management & Marketing (SEMM), the Director of Admission will be responsible for the leadership, oversight, and management of the Office of Admission and all its functions.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The essential duties and responsibilities for the Director of Admission are as follows:
Provide leadership in the planning, development ,and administration of the office in a manner that is consistent with the University’s mission; in collaboration with the Associate Vice President of Enrollment Management, deans, faculty, and staff, develop and implement annual and long-term recruitment and yield plans that will achieve the University’s ambitious enrollment goals.
Lead and direct implementation of new student recruitment initiatives based upon knowledge of contemporary recruitment practices and challenges, including changing demographics and a highly competitive landscape in key geographic markets, including aggressive expansion of domestic resident and non-resident markets; regularly reassess accuracy and effectiveness of recruitment activities and ensure that Miami’s recruitment initiatives are proactive, strategic and responsive to the changing landscape of higher education.
The successful candidate should have a bachelor’s degree, with Masters preferred, with more than five years of experience in positions of progressively increasing responsibility in admission, enrollment management, higher education, or related field.
In addition, the director should have the following skills and characteristics:
Demonstrated outstanding written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
Proven analytical and data analysis skills.
Strong project management and organizational skills, including ability to set priorities, manage simultaneous initiatives, and operate effectively in a deadline-driven environment.
Familiarity with technologies including relational databases highly desired.
Commitment to enrolling and employing highly talented and diverse individuals.
Ability to work collaboratively.
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