Associate Director of Admission-Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

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Job no: 493979
Work type: Staff Full-time
Location: Indianapolis
Categories: Academic & Student Services

Associate Director of Admission-Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Butler University

General Summary: We seek a degreed professional to promote and represent the university to prospective students and assist students and families in the enrollment process. Reports to the Director of Admission and is responsible for all aspects regarding recruitment of prospective first year (and transfer students). Oversees projects and programs and supervises professional counseling and/or administrative staff. Uses a strategic approach to territory management with the guidance of the senior team to ensure steps are in place to meet enrollment goals.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates significant, impactful recruitment and outreach initiatives that align with broad, University-wide commitment towards efforts surround diversity, equity, and inclusion, including developing and cultivating relationships with community-based organizations and other on- and off-campus constituencies while upholding the Butler University founding mission
  • Manages an assigned territory strategically that involves 7-10 weeks of recruitment travel such as high school visits, college fair attendance, student and parent panel participation, interviews, case studies, and prospective or admitted student receptions
  • Utilizes territory management tools to build travel schedule and determine outreach by market
  • Effectively communicates the mission of Butler University
  • Demonstrates proficiency and counsel constituents on the admission and financial aid process to support enrollment with the financial aid process
  • Builds relationships and follow-up communications with college counselors and community-based organizations within the territory
  • Proficient in the generation of applications, application completion, and comprehensive review of applications by territory and programs
  • Compiles periodic updates and reports to assess three-year territory trend and yield activity; reports on strategic multicultural recruitment initiatives and opportunities
  • Assumes key program coordinator roles and liaison responsibilities with oversight of individually assigned programs and processes
  • Proficient in small and large group presentations
  • Detail-oriented and good time management skills as applied to managing phone calls, emails, and university inquiries.
  • Participates and supports student visit programs and admission events, including planning and executing Butler Blue Scholars Day
  • Initiates and coordinates special group outreach and visits
  • Collaborates with the alumni to support recruitment within the assigned territory and specifically, multicultural recruitment efforts
  • Proficient with budget management with programmatic responsibility
  • Participates in professional development projects and conferences as assigned
  • Communicate regularly with Director and other team members
  • Supervision of admission counseling staff and interns as assigned
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • A bachelor’s degree; master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum 5 years college admission experience, or other professional experience in working with college-bound students
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including presentation skills
  • Excellent organizational skills – detail-oriented
  • Experience in selective admission review processes
  • Previous experience managing professional and/or administrative staff
  • Previous experience in budget management
  • Experience in database management and/or manipulation (knowledge of PeopleSoft, Slate or other Admission CRMs preferred)
  • Experience working in financial aid or strong knowledge base of the financial aid process
  • Strong teamwork skills for providing solutions
  • Flexibility in a changing environment
  • Willingness to work extra hours and/or weekends when needed
  • Valid U.S. driver’s license

Preference given to those with extensive previous experience in admissions/enrollment management. Experience in multicultural recruitment, international admission, college access, fluency in Spanish, and/or strategic use of Slate Technolutions is a plus.

Butler University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of age, gender, gender identity, sex, race, religion, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category.

Advertised: April 27, 2021
Applications close: May 31, 2021

 

 

 

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Posted: 4/28/2021
Application Due: 5/31/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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