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Director of Recruitment and Admissions

New England College
Henniker, New Hampshire

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Employment Type
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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Details

  • Develops recruiting and admissions strategies by providing information, analysis, and recommendations to strategic enrollment direction, including achieving excess demand and meeting optimal enrollment goals; develops establishes measurable goals in alignment with plan objectives. Meets or exceeds revenue targets.
  • Establishes strategies and tactics by evaluating trends; developing metrics; formulating customer service approaches; assessing and reworking systems; articulating resource requirements; resolving problems; implementing change as identified, measured, and achievable.
  • Collaborates throughout the College community and maintains strong relationships with departments; works closely with the alumni office and contributes to marketing, communications, and publications.
  • Maintains a pipeline of leads, recruits, applicants (first year and transfer); analyzes enrollment trends and modifies activities as necessary; develops the sales strategy for the College’s recruitment and admission activities; measures results.
  • Maximizes recruiting and admissions operations by using modern, state of the art recruiting and admissions technologies.
  • Manages staff. Accomplishes personnel management strategies by: setting accountable goals and measuring performance; communicating vertically and horizontally; reinforcing organizational values, policies, and procedures; implementing recruitment, selection, orientation, training, coaching, and counseling for current and new staff; planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing staff contributions.


  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred


  • Five or more years’ experience as an admissions leader and manager
  • Proven and demonstrable track record of success
  • Relevant experience associated with all job duties and responsibilities

Skills and Knowledge

  • Search and recruitment process
  • Sales forecasting
  • Scholarship leveraging
  • Budget management
  • Communication plan development
  • CRM maximization
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Project management


New England College, perched along the banks of the Contoocook River in picturesque Henniker, New Hampshire, is an institution that remains grounded in tradition while facing the evolving needs of the future head on. Our employees serve a vibrant undergraduate and graduate community of both on-ground and online learners, and we are focused on serving the needs of all students who aim to advance their careers in the workplace of tomorrow. An NEC education introduces students to skills that are critical to thriving in the digital age, and connects students to others through cross-cultural exposure and experiential learning. It's an exciting time to be at New England College as we grow at an unprecedented rate and bring a level of personalization to higher education that has become our promise and our hallmark. New England College is nestled in an area abounding with natural beauty. Located in Henniker, a village of 4,000 residents just 90 minutes from Boston and 20 minutes from Concord, the state capital.

The Contoocook River runs through the center of the village and alongside the campus. The area is surrounded by scenic hills and mountains. We offer undergraduate, graduate and professional programs leading to the degrees of Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Master of Education and Master of Science.

At New England College, we have over 75 years of success in challenging and supporting students of diverse academic and cultural backgrounds in an atmosphere of mutual concern and respect. Our goal is to ensure that our students thrive as they strive to achieve their full academic, personal and social potential.

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98 Bridge Street
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