Assistant Director for Graduate Admissions and Corporate Recruiter

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  • Milwaukee, WI, USA
  • Full Time
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    The Assistant Director for Graduate Admissions and Corporate Recruiter is responsible for recruiting students for graduate programs. The position is an integral part of Mount Mary University's enrollment team. This individual must be committed to personal attention and follow up with prospective students and applicants of graduate programs.

    The Assistant Director for Graduate Admissions and Corporate Recruiter works primarily with students, faculty, and other administrative offices to ensure that prospective graduate students and applicants receive quality admission advising and to meet enrollment objectives.

    Primary Responsibilities:

      Work with the School Deans, Graduate Program Directors and Director of Graduate Admissions to provide leadership and coordinate the marketing and recruitment efforts of graduate programs through the Office for Graduate Admissions, including but not necessarily limited to, facilitating the inquiry process, generating and developing potential student leads, and contacting prospective students who are at the inquiry and application stages of the admission process.Coordinate corporate relationships directly related to graduate enrollment of employees from companies. This will include cultivation of partnerships associated with tuition reimbursement agreements and corporate partnership discounts developed by the University. Corporate calls and development of on-campus corporate recruitment events will also be involved.
    • Maintain comprehensive records tracking interactions with prospective students as well as actions taken on a prospective student's application.
    • Develop and maintain relationships with potential graduate students by conducting/coordinating follow-up phone calls and communication to inquiries and hosting individual appointments, requesting assistance from program directors and faculty as needed. Counselor will adjust work hours as needed, to meet the needs of prospective students.
      Contribute to the ongoing development and refinement of effective admissions and recruitment processes.Provide periodic recruitment, admission and enrollment summary reports to the School Deans, Graduate Program Directors, Director of Graduate Admissions and Vice President for Enrollment Services.Understand and be knowledgeable of current market trends and institutional goals.
    • Participate in monthly Graduate Council Meetings providing information as needed to Committee members.
    • Participate in monthly Admissions meetings.
    • Organize and coordinate graduate student orientations.
      Represent Mount Mary University at both off-campus and on-campus recruitment events. Develop and apply knowledge of graduate admissions and recruitment practices in order to support achievement of graduate enrollment goals. Design, implement and continuously improve program-related visitation and other on- and off-campus recruitment events (conventions, recruitment fairs, etc.)Collaborate with the Marketing/Public Relations department, School Deans, Graduate Program Directors and Director of Graduate Admissions to develop and actualize communication sequences and marketing plans for graduate programs. In coordination with program directors, assist recruitment manager with suitable advertising sources for graduate programs.Assist with hiring, training and supervision of graduate assistants.Perform other duties, responsibilities, or special projects as assigned

    Skills and Experience:

    • Master's degree in College Personnel Administration, Counseling, Business or related field required
    • Experience with recruitment and admission in a college setting
    • Experience in initiaiting and cultivating new corporate relations
    • Experience and understanding of current issues and developments in higher education and recruitment/admission
    • Outstanding verbal, writing, and presentation skills; must be able to communicate and interact effectively with prospective graduate students, Mount Mary employees, and current graduate students
    • Experience with student information systems and/or recruitment/relationship management software
    • Exceptional ability to multitask and prioritize projects
    • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to work with diverse groups, facilitate group process and foster collaborative decision making


    • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each primary duties satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform primary functions.

    Physical Demands:

    • May be required to lift up to 20 lbs.
    • Must reach, bend, stoop, lift
    • Must sit, walk or stand
    • Some repetitive motion may be required

    Working Conditions:

    • Varying workflow; sometimes stressful with high workload times of the year
    • Complete work required within a limited space
    • Complete work required within a limited time

    Mount Mary University encourages applications from all qualified candidates and is vitally committed to all aspects of diversity, equity and inclusion. We welcome and encourage applications from qualified candidates and all will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, ethnicity, pregnancy, disability, genetic information or any other groups protected by law. Mount Mary seeks to hire and retain personnel who will make a positive contribution to its mission, vision and values.

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    Job No:
    Posted: 1/24/2021
    Application Due: 5/2/2021
    Work Type: Full Time