Assistant Dean of Admissions

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Villanova University
Villanova, PA
Aug 29, 2022
Sep 30, 2022
Position Type
Assistant Dean
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University
The Assistant Dean of Admissions is responsible for all aspects of the Law School’s process of recruiting and enrolling students, including: execution of strategic enrollment plan; recruitment, selection, enrollment, and retention of a highly qualified and motivated student body; the integration of marketing and recruitment strategies with existing and developing communications and social networking elements, overseeing the admissions team and day-to-day operations driving enhancements in process, technology, and the use of analytics. This position involves some travel and occasional evening or weekend hours.

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Oversee, direct, and evaluate the processing of all applications for Admissions . Coordinate admission decisions and, in coordination with the Director of Financial Aid, financial aid awards.

• Manage the scholarship budget in coordination with the Director of Financial Aid. Allocate and award merit, leadership, and endowed scholarships to admitted and continuing students based on the use of data analytics and predictive modeling .

• Advise and counsel prospective and admitted students on admissions and financial aid requirements and procedures.

• Produce various analytic reports on demographic trends, market research, and enrollment to support data-informed decisions regarding marketing, recruiting, admissions, and financial aid. Develop internal policies and procedures that leverage technology and existing capabilities. Regularly review and implement enhancements to improve efficiency and efficacy of processes and policies.

• Develop, plan, and oversee all of the Law School’s recruitment programs, including diversity outreach initiatives, one-on-one interviews with prospective students, open houses, recruiting fairs, national forums, receptions, information sessions, and other special events.

• Supervise, evaluate, and train all professional and support staff in the Office of Admissions.

• Perform other duties and assist with projects as assigned.