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Assistant Director, Regional - Admissions

Temple University
Philadelphia, PA
Closing date
Jun 13, 2023

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Position Type
Assistant Director
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Organization Type
College / University
Grade: T25The link below will give you information about the University’s “T” salary structure.Learn more about the “T” salary structure.A variety of important factors are reviewed by HR when considering salary, including job duties, the applicant’s education and experience, all relevant internal equity considerations, department budget, and funding source.The Regional Assistant Director of Admissions will serve as an ambassador for Temple University to prospective students, families, counselors, community-based organizations and other key education stakeholders. The Assistant Director will be primarily responsible for promoting Temple and the City of Philadelphia as a college destination for students from outside Pennsylvania. This position will be based in New York and recruit within specifically designated areas in New York as well as New England. The Assistant Director will travel heavily to conduct outreach and recruitment initiatives aimed at cultivating interest in Temple. Gives presentations, speaks in front of large and small audiences, meets regularly with counselors, hosts receptions, staff college fairs, and conducts workshops and programming directly related to the admission and financial aid process. Conducts extensive follow-up communication with students and families who have expressed interest in Temple. Participates fully in the evaluation and selection process of first year candidates for admission. Reads applications and makes decisions on a large volume of admission candidates. The Assistant Director will be required to travel to Temple’s main campus in Philadelphia (2-3) times a year. Performs other job-related duties as assigned. Please note this position will work remotely. The duration of remote work will be at the discretion of Temple University and the hiring department . This position requires a background check and Child Abuse Certifications prior to the commencement of service. At Temple, you will find it easy to fit in while staying true to yourself. We value what makes each employee unique and strive to maintain a culture of diversity and inclusion. As an employee, you will enjoy our collaborative team-based culture that values innovation and creativity. Click here to learn more about the benefits of working at Temple University.Required Education & Experience:Bachelor’s degree and three years of directly related admissions, enrollment management, or recruiting experience in a higher education environment. Experience speaking in front of large and small groups, to deliver information sessions, lectures, or speak at industry-specific conferences. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.Required Skills & Abilities:
    Demonstrated interest in working with high school students, parents, counselors and community-based organizations about the college admission and/or financial aid process.Ability to travel extensively throughout a geographic region in the United States. Must be able to travel to offsite locations that may not be accessible via public transportation using personal transportation.Excellent oral, written and presentation skills.Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, along with the ability to effectively interact with a diverse group of students, parents, staff and faculty.Excellent organization and time management skills, along with the ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.Demonstrated ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment.Strong attention to detail.Ability to maintain confidentiality with student records.Ability to lift boxes of promotional material of approximately 20 pounds. Demonstrated ability to utilize an electronic student information system.Ability to work nights and/or weekends, as needed.Temple University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all in every aspect of its operations, including employment, service, and educational programs. The University has pledged not to discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin or ethnic origin, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or veteran status.Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.Temple University's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains statistics, policies, and procedures related to campus safety. Click here. You may request a copy of the report by calling Temple University’s Campus Safety Services at 215-204-7900.

    Primary Location: Pennsylvania-Philadelphia-Main Campus-Conwell Hall
    Job: Staff
    Schedule: Full-time
    Shift: Day Job
    Employee Status: Regular

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