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Assistant Director Admissions (Dallas, TX)

Loyola University of Chicago Inc
The Loop, IL
Closing date
May 10, 2024

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Assistant Director
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Organization Type
College / University, Provider
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Job Title ASST DIRECTOR ADMISSIONS Position Number 8100031 Job Category University Staff Job Type Full-Time FLSA Status Exempt Campus Off-Campus/Remote Department Name UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS Location Code UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS (02022A) Is this split and/or fully grant funded? No Duties and Responsibilities

The Assistant Director is responsible for all aspects regarding the recruitment of prospective freshmen (knowledge of transfer recruitment helpful but not required) in an assigned territory. As territory manager, the Assistant Director establishes a strategic approach with the guidance of the senior team to ensure all targeted high school are visited, college fairs and other recruitment events are attended and evaluated while following up with all prospects in regard to the application process and steps that lead to enrollment. Extensive travel is required.
  • Works and travels within the southwestern regional geographic areas as assigned to inform prospective students and their families of the educational opportunities available at Loyola University Chicago by managing daily communications with prospective students and families and other constituencies.
  • Represents Loyola at various programs including, but not limited to, high school visit days, college fairs, outreach activities, etc.
  • Builds and maintains effective relationships with high school counselors and community college counselors.
  • Actively engages and participates in appropriate professional organizations for the purpose of recruiting new students to Loyola and professional networking development.
  • Reads application files and makes timely admission decisions on applicants to Loyola.
  • Participates in recruitment, yield, and orientation events hosted on-campus and off-campus.
  • Develops and executes programming for targeted groups, including college counselors, in major markets.
  • Performs related duties as required.

Minimum Education and/or Work Experience

Bachelor's degree in related field and three-five years of related admissions experience.

  • Experience in recruitment and admission is required.
  • Understanding of financial aid process is beneficial.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to form effective working relationships.
  • Must be a team player with the ability to adapt to a dynamic environment.
  • Ability to effectively organize and prioritize workload.
  • Bilingual skills is beneficial but not required.
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision.
  • Must have the ability to articulate the values and mission of a Jesuit institution.
  • This position is based in Dallas, Texas and requires residency in the Dallas area.


Must have a valid drivers licence and access to a vehicle.

Computer Skills
  • Ability to use MS Office Suite and related recruitment software or programs.
  • Experience with Technolutions/Slate and PeopleSoft is desirable but not required.

Supervisory Responsibilities No Required operation of university owned vehicles No Does this position require direct animal or patient contact? Physical Demands Lifting, Carrying, Standing Working Conditions Irregular Hours Open Date Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants Diversity and Inclusion Statement

As one of the nation's largest Jesuit, Catholic universities, Loyola University Chicago fosters a transformative cultural experience that honors diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are committed to not only recruiting, but also retaining a diverse, mission driven workforce and enabling a culture of inclusiveness in an environment that values service excellence, stewardship, personal well-being, and professional development for all of our employees. Loyola University Chicago supports its staff and faculty with a wide array of affordable, comprehensive and competitive benefits centered on health and wellness, financial security, equity, and work-life balance. We actively seek those who wish to join our faculty, staff, and students in a community of diverse opinions, perspectives, and backgrounds supporting our Jesuit mission and striving toward the same goal of being persons for and with others.

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