Director, Admissions and Enrollment Management (Online Programs)

Location
Williamsburg, Virginia
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Posted
Aug 10, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management will be a member of the Raymond A. Mason School of Business Online Programs leadership team and will be responsible for the planning, development, and management of admissions and enrollment strategies to support quality and growth in online business programs. In collaboration with faculty, leadership, and external partners the director will create, implement, and assess competitive admissions policies and criteria and recruitment and yield activities for existing and new online degree programs. To support this goal, he or she will also oversee enrollment management operations from the application to offer acceptance and create processes that ensure a smooth transition from admissions to student engagement. This will be accomplished by building strong relationships with external and internal stakeholders. The Director will analyze data to identify areas of strength and weakness and areas to address and use data to make strategic decisions. The Director will hire, develop and lead an expanding support team in conjunction with our ambitious online portfolio.

The Director will create and support strategic admissions policies and processes that help identify students that are academically prepared and motivated to succeed and ready to succeed in the online learning environment. The Director will manage and conduct admissions interviews and interact with the Program Faculty Directors to make final admissions decisions. The Director will keep abreast of business school and online admissions strategies, online programs rankings methodologies, policies and processes and ensure admissions teams are fully oriented to admissions requirements and key messaging for all programs.

The Director will provide an extremely high level of organization and enthusiasm, and a commitment to a collaborative approach to idea development and implementation. He or she will oversee the enrollment management workflow and the processing of admissions materials; manage assessment efforts related to the department’s admissions and advising initiatives; and set goals and recruiting targets for each program, establishing priorities and monitoring attainment of goals.

Additionally, in collaboration with the leadership of both the School and Online Programs, the Director will facilitate optimal performance of staff by building a team and fostering professional growth so that staff members are equipped to approach challenges of their positions and contribute to successful recruitment efforts.