The College of Saint Rose is a dynamic institution of higher education, enrolling nearly 4,000 students. Located in the City of Albany, the heart of New York State's Capital Region, the College is a private, independent, coeducational institution, defined by dedicated faculty, administrators, and staff, all focused on transforming the lives of our students. Through a strong liberal education curriculum, and professional programs, Saint Rose serves four-year, transfer and graduate students in undergraduate, graduate degree and advanced certificate programs in four academic schools: Arts and Humanities; Business; Education; and Mathematics and Sciences. The College is preparing to celebrate its Centennial in 2020 with the launch of the 2016-2020 Strategic Plan which focuses on global connectedness, student success and fostering creativity and innovation.
Guided by the values of our founders, the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Carondelet, the College is proud of its mission of service to the urban community. As an institution that values inclusion, we seek to attract and employ individuals who reflect the cultural diversity found within our student body, and across the nation and globe.
The Undergraduate Admissions department has two (2) Assistant Director openings:
This position reports to the Associate Director of Admissions and is responsible for all aspects of the admissions and recruitment process, with priority oversight for recruitment and admission of students from a specifically assigned territory.
Meet enrollment goals for assigned target recruitment area
Travel, either regionally or nationally, on behalf of the College for recruitment and other college related events
Develop and maintain close working relationships with key secondary school and community college constituents in the assigned territories.
Plan and implement recruitment activities for high schools including travel to institutions within assigned territories.
Counsel prospective applicants on the admissions process and opportunities at Saint Rose. Outreach to and counseling diverse populations are important responsibilities of this position.
Coordinate and contribute to the success of various on- and off-campus student visit programs designed to recruit prospective students and applicants.
Manage ongoing strategic communications with high school counselors, including email, print, and other media.
Assist in the development, maintenance and execution of the department's communication plan to prospective and admitted students.
Evaluate and execute admission decisions on applicant files
Develop and monitor statistical reports to enhance recruitment strategies in target territories and yield management.
Oversees one special project within Undergraduate Admissions
Other duties as assigned.
A bachelor's degree
At least 1 year of college admissions experience in a public or private institution of higher education
Demonstrated evidence of recruiting students from a diverse background
Experience managing a recruitment territory is preferred.
Proven ability to effectively communicate in person and in writing. Comfort and proven experience speaking in front of groups is essential.
Demonstrated skill using technology and social media in recruitment and admissions.
Proven ease working in and contributing to a team environment.
Should be self-motivated, possess high energy, attention to detail, and the ability to organize effectively.
A valid driver's license and the ability to travel for extended time frames and work nights and weekends as necessary.
This position requires flexibility of schedule to include frequent travel, evening and weekend hours, especially during the recruitment season of September-April.
In addition to a competitive salary, compensation includes comprehensive health and dental benefits, , generous time off, a tuition remission plan to for employees and eligible dependents, a 403B based retirement plan and wellness programs including the use of our fitness center.
The College of Saint Rose values diversity and abides by federal, state and local law in admissions, employment and all services and programs provided. It does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion/creed, disability, age, national/ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, marital status, military status, domestic violence victim status, or any other condition established by law.
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