Assistant Director of Admissions

4 days left

Employer
Saint Leo University
Location
San Antonio, FL
Posted
Sep 23, 2022
Closes
Oct 10, 2022
Ref
511247201
Specialty
Admissions
Position Type
Assistant Director
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
College / University
Summary

Under the general direction of the Director for Center Enrollment, this position coordinates efforts in and around the North Charleston, South Carolina region to recruit, enroll, and advise new and returning students as well as maintaining a strong presence within the community and businesses to help grow enrollment.

Job Description

Responsibilities:

Increase the regional prominence of the adult education program at Saint Leo University through program marketing, information sessions, student recruitment and implementation of enrollment management tactics
  • Implement a seamless follow-up on all prospects and develop effective relationships with the area businesses and educational community, ensuring high visibility for the programs and Saint Leo University at large
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of the recruitment and marketing plan with the purpose of promoting Saint Leo University's visibility and general recruitment efforts throughout recruiting area
  • Meet enrollment goals for assigned target recruitment area
  • Evaluate and execute admission decisions on applicant files
  • Maintain continuing flow of quality applicants to the University by analyzing trends in enrollment and marketing activities, leading activities to continue programs that are effective; presenting new strategies for the University's recruitment and admission activities
  • Gain the respect of diverse individual groups by demonstrating the ability of the University to respond to the concerns and interests of its community stakeholders
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations
  • Enhance University reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests and exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments
  • Advise new and returning students, register students in University enrollment system, maintain/update files and complete/assist in student paperwork.
  • Support the University's mission and core values as a contributing member of the University community
  • Work with administration and staff at partnership community college to schedule recruiting events, secure event space and act as a liaison with academic counselors
  • Represent the University at education/benefit fair events through the community
  • Facilitates new student orientation for students through a variety of formats
  • Other duties as assigned by the Center Director
  • Travel, weekend and evening work is required

Qualifications:

Knowledge:
  • Bachelor's Degree from a regionally accredited college or University AND 2-4 years of related experience OR
  • Master's Degree from a regionally accredited college or university AND 1-2 years of related experience
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Able to develop and maintain effective and productive relationships
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Any equivalent combination of education, experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities
  • Knowledge of higher education
  • Knowledge of recruiting and marketing practices
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service

Skills:
  • Skilled in using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Skilled in understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents
  • Skilled in speaking effectively to others to convey information
  • Skilled in communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience
  • Skilled in complex problem solving including reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions
  • Skilled in adjusting actions in relation to others' actions
  • Skilled in working with Microsoft Office Suite such as MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Skilled in Student Information Systems such as Colleague and SalesForce

Abilities:
  • Ability to work in a team environment, plan and organize work, prioritize work and manage time

Why Work at Saint Leo?

What it's Like to Work Here: Ask our employees and the one word they'd use to describe working at Saint Leo University is "Community." Our team members all share the Saint Leo core values, positive attitudes, and problem-solving abilities, enabling them to provide excellent student centered service. Our mission is educating and preparing students for life and leadership in a challenging world. Thank you for your interest in joining the Saint Leo PRIDE!

We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At Saint Leo, we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Available benefits based on employment status (Full Time vs Part Time).
  • Inclusive Group Health Plan (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Group Health Plan features include Teledoc, Surgery Plus!, Wellness Incentive Program, Nationwide Pet Insurance, just to name a few!
  • Health Reimbursement Account (University Paid!) and Flexible Spending Accounts (healthcare and dependent options)
  • Tuition Remission (Employee, Spouse, and Dependents)*
  • Tuition Exchange opportunity for dependent of employees*
  • Paid Personal Leave (Sick, Vacation, Holidays)
  • 403b - Annual match 3%-9% of pay based on employee's contribution. University match and fully vested within one month of hire date.
  • Basic Life and AD&D Insurance valued at 30k (University Paid!)
  • Income Protection Benefits after one year
  • Additional options for supplemental insurance
  • Eligibility based on meeting required service period