Director, Undergraduate Admissions - Parsons

Location
New York City, New York
Posted
Dec 05, 2018
Ref
0206072770
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the oversight of achieving enrollment goals for the undergraduate programs within Parsons School of Design
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive recruitment/marketing strategy for Parsons that integrates with overall undergraduate recruitment plan
  • Maintain operational calendar that allocates staff appropriately for a high volume office and that ensures good customer service
  • Oversee hiring, training, supervision and evaluation of admission staff
  • Manage admission budget and monitor expenditures to ensure fiscal responsibility and adherence to university policy
  • Serve as the primary link to faculty and administrative offices on matters of admission policy and procedures for Parsons
  • Chair admission committee that reviews undergraduate applicant files and assumes responsibility for making admission decisions
  • Work with Parsons and The New School’s Office of Communication and Marketing to develop and schedule all Parsons-specific admissions publications
  • Manage the inquiry pool to include telephone, print and electronic communication plans
  • Possess knowledge of admission information technology, including prospect management, student information systems, and report generation tools
  • Oversee the coordination of all on campus events and daily campus visitation programs for Parsons admission
  • Actively participate in orientation, graduation, receptions, and other events
  • Other duties and projects as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; a graduate degree preferred
  • Experience in an art and design educational setting
  • Possess a strong knowledge of undergraduate education admission recruitment policies and practices
  • Proven, successful track record in achieving college admissions goals
  • Significant, progressively responsible management experience in college admission (3-5 years)
  • Proven record of building a team and managing a large staff in a fast paced environment
  • Outstanding public relations and communication skills
  • Possess knowledge of admission information technology, including prospect management, student information systems, and report generation tools
  • Driver’s license and valid passport required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong preference for candidates who are familiar with Parsons’ peer institutions and market position
  • Prior experience working with international populations
  • Experience working with both traditional and non- traditional students

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