Director of Undergraduate Admission

Chicago, Cook County
Jun 12, 2014
Illinois Institute of Technology, a more selective, private, Ph.D.-granting research university located in Chicago is seeking a Director of Undergraduate Admission. Enrolling over 2,900 undergraduates from around the nation and more than 90 countries, Illinois Tech offers undergraduate programs in engineering, science, architecture, business, human sciences, information technology, and applied technology. The director will be an ambitious, results-oriented professional who can help the university capitalize upon our current success and record number of undergraduate applications to achieve our strategic goals. Reporting to the AVP for Undergraduate Enrollment Management, the Director of Undergraduate Admission is a key member of the enrollment management team. The ideal candidate will be a successful admissions professional who is a sound decision maker, a highly skilled manager, and has the desire to develop professionally in an entrepreneurial and data-driven enrollment management environment. Education and Experience: - 8-10 years progressive, relevant experience, including five years of managerial experience in admissions at a university (experience in a private, selective admissions environment is preferable) - Bachelor’s degree is required; advanced degree in higher education administration, business administration, marketing, information technology management or closely related field is preferred - The successful candidate will have knowledge of current technologies for developing and promoting effective admissions initiatives and the ability to communicate effectively and comfortably with technology staff - Proven success in supervising a team of admission professionals and support staff and a desire to build and maintain an effective team focused on results and continual improvement - Experience managing a large budget- preferably including recruiting marketing and travel expenditures For a full description and to be considered for this position please apply online at: