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Director, Admissions/Financial Aid/Student Services - School of Nursing

North Decatur, GA, Working from home
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Feb 22, 2023

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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.

The Director of Professional Programs Admission, Financial Aid and Student Services will oversee the School of Nursing’s recruitment, admission, financial aid and scholarship process for students enrolling in the professional programs (MSN Flex, Cardiovascular Perfusion Science and Post Graduate Certificate). Working collaboratively with all school administration, faculty, and staff, he/she will research, formulate, recommend strategic and operational recruitment plans to enhance student admissions for the school. The Director will supervise the professional tracks admission and financial aid staff and work collaboratively with faculty and administration to develop and promote seamless progression of students across the different programmatic offerings. He/she will oversee the allocation of financial aid for both merit recognition and need-based award, providing evaluative reports on professional student enrollment trends and the extent to which financial aid allocations enhance strategic enrollment and student success. The Director of Professional Programs Admission, Financial Aid and Student Services will assure that processes are in place to verify that all steps for applying for and receiving financial aid are in place and promote programs that increases the financial literacy of students/families.

  • Develops short- and long-term professional programs enrollment management plans, establish objectives and develop strategies in support of those plans, facilitate implementation of enrollment management strategies, and monitor progress toward enrollment management goals.
  • Monitors enrollments and admissions activity to support the school in achieving key metrics.
  • Utilizes technology and customer relationship management tools appropriately to enhance recruitment efforts for professional students
  • Oversees student data collection and reporting, working closely with Office of Institutional Research, Office of Undergraduate Admission, and other Emory University offices.
  • Use data-driven strategies for recruitment, enrollment, and financial aid practices
  • Manages the application and enrollment process for the School.
  • Builds relationships with prospective nursing students, candidates, and recruiting affiliates.
  • Responsible for student experience outcomes from prospect phase to enrollment
  • Manages admission programs and outreach initiatives for prospective, accepted, transfer, and international nursing students.
  • Proactively updates the Sr. Asst. Dean on on-going operations and project activities inclusive of issues pertaining to, student affairs and diversity focus.
  • Proactively updates the Sr. Asst. Dean on on-going operations and project activities inclusive of issues pertaining to recruitment, admissions and enrollment of student,
  • Oversees the evaluation of professional applications and works with faculty as necessary to determine admission eligibility.
  • Maximizes the use of scholarship funds in strategic plan development.
  • Supervise, train, develop and lead the admission and financial staff to offer the highest quality of service to internal and external customers.
  • Develops office policies and procedures.
  • Counsels prospective applicants, interviewees, current students, parents, and advisors concerning admission requirements, financial aid, and policies and procedures.
  • Acts as a liaison and representative between Emory University School of Nursing and local, regional, and national organizations and universities.
  • Works collaboratively with alumni volunteer activities to enhance student recruitment.
  • Focuses on minority recruitment, support systems, outcomes evaluations and compliance and reporting.
  • Works closely with other schools on students involved in dual degree programs, if applicable, ensuring compliance.
  • Personally exemplifies and promotes ethical and professional standards for individual and organizational behavior and decision-making.
  • Maintains current and necessary education and skills for excellence in job performance to cope with dynamic environment and ensure success of the school.
  • Exhibits service-oriented behavior and conduct of organizational affairs; responsible for service improvement leadership within the school.
  • Prepares and distributes periodic student demographic, statistical, and financial reports.

  • A bachelor's degree and four years of experience in student affairs, admissions, financial aid or a related field. Higher education experience preferred.

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs. Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines of department of work. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

The COVID-19 vaccine or an approved exemption is currently only required for individuals working in a clinical setting. For more information on the University or Hospital policies, including exemptions, please see our website.

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322.

Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.

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