Assistant Director, Admissions - CA/FL/TX
DescriptionThe Assistant Director of Admissions will serve as an ambassador for Temple University to prospective students, families, counselors, community based organizations and other key education stakeholders. He/she will be primarily responsible for promoting Temple and the City of Philadelphia as a college destination for students from outside Pennsylvania. The ideal candidate will be based in California, Texas, or Florida and will travel heavily to conduct outreach and recruitment initiatives aimed at cultivating interest in Temple. The Assistant Director will give presentations, speak in front of large and small audiences, meet regularly with counselors, host receptions, staff college fairs, and conduct workshops and programming directly related to the admission and financial aid process. He/She will conduct extensive follow up communication with students and families who have expressed interest in Temple. The Assistant Director will participate fully in the evaluation and selection process of first year candidates for admission. He/she will read applications and make decisions on a large volume of admission candidates. He/She will be required to travel to Temple’s main campus in Philadelphia 2-3 times a year. Performs other duties as assigned.Required Education & Experience:Bachelor’s Degree and three years of directly related admissions, enrollment management, or recruiting experience in a higher education environment. Experience speaking in front of large and small groups, as in delivering information sessions, lectures, or speaking at industry-specific conferences. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.Required Skills & Abilities:*Demonstrated interest in working with high school students, parents, counselors and community-based organizations about the college admission and/or financial aid process.*Ability to travel extensively throughout a geographic region in the United States (valid driver’s license required).*Excellent oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills.*Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, along with the ability to effectively interact with a diverse group of students, parents, staff and faculty.*Excellent organization and time management skills, along with the ability to manage multiple projects in a fast paced environment.*Demonstrated ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment.*Strong attention to detail.*Ability to maintain confidentiality with student records.*Ability to lift boxes of promotional material of approximately 20 pounds. *Demonstrated ability to utilize an electronic student information system.*Ability to work nights and/or weekends, as needed.This position requires a background checkTemple University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardlessof age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and. employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.To obtain additional information about Temple University please visit our website at www.temple.edu. Temple University's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains statistics, policies, and procedures related to campus safety and can be found at: http://www.temple.edu/safety/asfr/ You may request a copy of the report by calling Temple University’s Campus Safety Services at 215-204-7900.
Primary Location: Location OUTSIDE of PA
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular