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Assistant Dean, Admissions, Regional Coordinator

Employer
Catholic University of America
Location
Crystal, VA
Closing date
Apr 7, 2024

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Specialty
Admissions
Position Type
Assistant Dean
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
College / University
Posting Title

Assistant Dean, Admissions, Regional Coordinator

Overview

This full-time, twelve-month position serves the Office of Undergraduate Admission, with its primary purpose focusing on the recruiting efforts of prospective students and ultimately contributing enrollment by coordinating a regional admission role based in Florida and responsible for recruiting territories throughout the South and Caribbean. This position also represents The Catholic University of America community to provide an undergraduate student body for the university based on national enrollment management and university policies. This position is paid and managed through employer of record service organization. The position is located in Florida and all applicants must be able to work in the state.

Responsibilities
  • Take a lead role in the development and implementation regional admission and recruitment activities. Act as a liaison for students, their parents, counselors, and other independent educational organizations in Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Alabama, and Puerto Rico (and other territories as assigned)
  • Communicate accurately the programs and educational opportunities available at Catholic University to prospective students, parents, and high school counselors.
  • Seasonal travel for the purposes of recruitment, professional conferences, and high school workshops on college admission.
  • Interview and counsel prospective students and maintain regular contact with prospects.
  • Serve as a liaison with schools, departments, and offices on campus.
  • Read applications each year to evaluate a student's academic and personal attributes and assess their ability to succeed at the University.
  • Attend Early Decision, Early Action, and Regular Decision Committee on Admission to present students for admission and help shape incoming classes.
  • Attend and contribute to key recruitment and yield programs so that students will choose to matriculate at The Catholic University of America (i.e., Cardinal Classroom Days, Open House, Honors Day, Cardinal Preview Day, Odyssey Day, etc.).
  • Be prepared to share basic financial aid information with families by means of fielding questions, offering suggestions, and clarifying daily information.
  • Serve as a regional liaison for alumni volunteers providing representation in South Florida and Puerto Rico.

Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree required and a minimum of five (5) years of experience in admission, higher education, or school-based college counseling, working with admission processes, marketing, and recruitment of students, or counseling students through the college search and selection process on the high school side. Must have strong customer service ethic and excellent communication skills, both verbal and written required. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills, diplomacy, and familiarity with working individually as well as in a team setting.

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