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  • October 31, 2014 1:54 PM | Anonymous member

    Assistant Director of Admissions

    Position Details

    Classification Information

    University Title

    Program Coordinator II - 1063

    Pay Grade



    Commensurate with qualifications

    Base of Employment

    P - P&S

    Job Category

    Professional and Scientific

    Pay Frequency


    Posting Details

    Posting Number


    Working Title

    Assistant Director of Admissions

    Advertised Employing Department

    Office of Admissions

    Appointment Type

    Professional & Scientific - Continuous

    Proposed Start Date


    Proposed End Date or Length of Term

    Number of Months Employed Per Year


    Full or Part Time


    Summary of Duties and Responsibilities

    The Office of Admissions at Iowa State University is seeking qualified candidates for an Assistant Director position. The responsibilities of this position include:
    • Serve as a primary resource for enrollment presentations for thousands of prospective undergraduate students and family members visiting Iowa State annually through the daily campus visit program and large group visit programs. Present to groups ranging in size from one to several hundred.
    • Provide leadership and oversight for undergraduate underrepresented student recruitment.
    • Hire, train, motivate, and supervise three entry-level admissions counselor positions.
    • Coordinate activities for the Alumni Admissions Council – a nationwide network of Iowa State alumni who represent the University to prospective undergraduate students at college fairs and other recruitment events throughout the United States.
    • Assist with all other aspects of the Office of Admissions’ new undergraduate student recruitment efforts (e.g., conduct occasional high school visits and attending college fairs, provide support to Orientation and Destination Iowa State programs, assist with transfer recruitment events, meet individually with prospective students and families in-office, etc.).

    The successful candidate will possess outstanding written and oral communication skills, including public speaking, to communicate effectively with a wide variety of constituents, including, but not limited to alumni, high school students, families, high school counselors, and support and professional staff. The candidate will also possess a working knowledge of microcomputer skills, especially in PC environment with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; be willing to work under pressure, work extended hours, such as late evenings and weekends, as necessary throughout the year; and have the ability to handle multiple tasks at the same time.

    Required Education and Experience

    Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of related experience; OR a Master’s degree and 2 years of related experience; OR a combination of related education and/or experience totaling 8 years unless otherwise specified under supplemental required education and experience. Experience must be at a comparable level and directly related to the duties of this position.

    Supplemental Required Education and Experience

    Experience must include counseling prospective undergraduate students and families about the admissions process and experience supervising staff.

    Preferred Education and Experience

    Experience which demonstrates a strong working knowledge of traditional freshman admissions and transfer admissions policies and procedures.

    Experience working in a university or college setting of similar size.

    Experience working with diverse student populations, which demonstrates knowledge of issues relating to historically underserved communities.

    Experience supervising professional staff as well as volunteers.

    Experience or education which demonstrates the ability to communicate effectively in Spanish.

    Master’s degree in educational leadership, psychology, counseling, or related field.

    Department Contact Name

    Erica Fischer

    Department Contact Phone

    515 294-0061

    Department Contact Email

    Application Instructions

    To apply for this position, please click on “Apply to this job” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:

    1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter
    3) Contact information for three professional references

    If you have questions regarding this application process, please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.

    Guaranteed Consideration Date


    Pre-Employment Screening

    All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check.

    Quick Link

    EO Statement

    Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Director of Equal Opportunity, 3350 Beardshear Hall, (515) 294-7612.

    Required Licensure(s)/Certification(s)

    Required Licensure(s)/Certification(s)

    Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a valid U.S. state driver’s license.


  • October 28, 2014 5:50 PM | Anonymous member


    High School Admissions Representative - Admissions and Outreach, CF2E40632AIS


    Function of Position:

    Create and expand the awareness about College of DuPage offerings within the community and District 502 high schools; provide information to new and prospective students regarding admission to the college and the educational options available to them. Emphasis on outreach to high school students in assigned District 502 high schools, Admissions web content, electronic communications, and general recruitment data analysis.

    Duties of Position:

    ·         Develop, implement and evaluate recruitment activities and programs which create and expand an awareness of the value of education and benefits of attending College of DuPage. Emphasize outreach to high school students.

    ·         Assist in planning, coordinating, executing and evaluating on and off-campus recruitment activities for prospective students.

    ·         Represent the College and its programs and services at appropriate on and off-campus high school and community activities and events, such as, high school visits, college nights, community fairs and on-campus open houses.

    ·         Provide information and advice to new and prospective students and their families through individual and group methods either on or off-campus.

    ·         Provide high quality service in all interactions with high school counselors, prospective students, community members and community agencies, College faculty, staff and administrators.

    ·         Assist in the development of annual recruitment plans, which includes specific and measurable objectives, strategies, specific target populations, time lines, evaluation methods and budget source identification. Prepare monthly recruitment reports for assigned high schools.

    ·         Seek, initiate and participate in opportunities for collaboration with other College offices, staff, faculty, deans, associate deans, committees and task forces in planning, organizing and implementing recruitment programs and activities for targeted populations.

    ·         Evaluate qualifications and make admissions decisions for Early Admission students; interpret placement test results and provide course selection assistance.

    ·         Assist in coordinating, planning and implementing of major recruitment events for targeted populations, such as College Fair, Junior-Senior Night, Counselor Appreciation lunch and others.

    ·         Implement automated and electronic communication methods into recruitment plans and activities.

    ·         Assist with content of Admissions website.

    ·         Other duties as assigned.

    Experience and Education:



    Two (2) years' of admissions experience or related position requiring planning, implementation and evaluation of admissions and outreach activities and use on a database or inquiry management system. Proficiency in written and spoken English. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated strategic planning, follow-up and organizational skills; stamina, flexibility, strong interpersonal skills and self-motivated.


    Bachelor's Degree.



    Previous community college experience and more than two years of experience described above. Bi-lingual.


    Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Marketing, Continuing Education, Higher Education Administration, Student Service Personnel and/or previous attendance at a community college.

    Equipment & Working Conditions:

    PC with Microsoft Office Suite applications including Outlook, Access, Excel, PowerPoint and Word; fax machine, copy machine, laptop computer and computer projector.

    Must be able to lift heavy suitcases up to 30 lbs. Must have valid Illinois driver's license. Must deliver materials to high schools, businesses, and community locations in own car. Must be able to walk distances and climb stairs with college materials. Some evening and weekend hours required. Criminal background check is required for this position.


    Please apply at

  • October 27, 2014 12:01 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management
    Columbia College Chicago

    Columbia College Chicago is an urban institution of approximately 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students emphasizing arts, media, and communications in a liberal arts setting.

    Position Summary:

    Job Posting ID: 900173

    The Associate Vice President is responsible for enrollment management at Columbia College Chicago. With the full support of the President, the Senior Vice President and Provost, and the Vice President for Student Success, the Associate Vice President will play a major role in shaping policy and practice in recruiting and retention of students, including working with senior leadership to set the College's enrollment goals; designing and executing recruitment plans and strategies to meet enrollment goals; overseeing scholarship and financial aid strategies; assisting in the planning of pricing strategies; collaborating with deans and chairs in discussions of market capacity and viability of existing and future programs; collaborating with Institutional Research in the analysis and use of enrollment trend data; and full collaboration with Residence Life, New Student Programs, Orientation, and the Advising Office on issues of messaging, customer service, and anything that may affect recruitment or retention efforts. The position manages all aspects of enrollment including marketing and recruitment, special population recruitment (international students, diverse students, veterans, and transfer students), awarding and management of all institutional and donor-based scholarships. This position will act as an advisor to the Senior Vice President and Provost in all enrollment management operations.

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Provide leadership that brings inspiration, collaboration, and professional development to the enrollment management team
    • Develop and implement a strategic enrollment management plan driven by institutional priorities and informed by data and national best practices
    • Develop multi-year and annual enrollment objectives based on the analysis of enrollment data
    • Implement Performance Indicators that establish metrics to track enrollment goals and outcomes
    • Support efforts to raise the profile of the College nationally and internationally
    • Develop international recruitment opportunities and plans and support international recruitment efforts
    • Develop effective strategies for awarding institutional scholarships and understand and implement best practices in financial aid leveraging
    • Develop and integrate existing and emerging technologies that enhance and support the recruitment efforts
    • Develop budget scenarios and create systems for effective implementation and monitoring
    • Oversee the collection and organization of data concerning all phases of the enrollment process; analyze the data and regularly communicate analyses for use in planning and strategy development
    • Develop successful marketing/advertising plans in coordination with the Marketing and Communications team
    • Engage faculty, staff, students and other campus constituencies in the recruitment/retention efforts
    • Work closely with Student Success in designing and implementing a full complement of support services to enhance the out-of-classroom experience and extend student learning
    • Work effectively with the Senior Vice President and Provost and other senior leaders to fulfill the vision for enrollment at Columbia College
    • Serve on various committees as needed.


    • Master's degree and significant years of experience in a senior management position leading a successful enrollment management program at a college or university; terminal degree preferred
    • Strong demonstrated track record of success in the field of enrollment management, particularly in the areas of enrollment growth, selective enrollment, and diversity
    • Experience supervising enrollment management functions such as admissions and financial aid
    • Knowledge of current national and international enrollment management practices and issues
    • Strong ability to use enrollment trend data in establishing priorities, and developing strategy and objectives
    • Proficient in comprehensive student databases and information systems
    • Outstanding leadership and team building skills
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Strong budget management and supervisory skills
    • Highly analytic and experienced in developing and achieving measurable outcomes
    • Ability to work effectively with senior administration, faculty, staff and students.

    Association Status: This is a non-union position.

    To view the complete job description and apply, please visit (Job ID 900173).

    Application Guidelines:
    Please submit cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references as ONE document (.doc .docx or .pdf) at the start of your application. Have a short title of the document, letter characters only. Upon successful submission, an e-mail notification will be sent to the e-mail provided in your application.

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    Columbia College Chicago encourages qualified female, LGBTQ, disabled, and minority individuals to apply for all positions.

  • October 13, 2014 1:05 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    DePaul University – Assistant Director of Graduate Admission

    We are seeking an admission professional with 3 to 5 years of experience to work with graduate programs in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.

    For the job description and online application visit DePaul’s HR website:

    For additional information, contact Ann Spittle – The search will close when the position is filled. 

  • October 09, 2014 12:29 PM | Anonymous

    The University of Cincinnati is currently accepting applications for a Director of Orientation (Associate Director, Admissions).

    Under general supervision from a designated administrator, provide leadership for the administration of student orientation and is responsible for the overall leadership, direction, and administration of the New Student Orientation Office.  The Director of Orientation will:

    • Establish and facilitate collaboration and partnerships between colleges through advisory committees as it applies to New Student Orientation.
    • Plan, author, visualize and clearly communicate the vision and goals of the department.
    • Collaborate with other units on a variety of new student initiatives (Convocation, Welcome Weekend, safety, international students).
    • Spearhead and establish a culture that continuously fosters professionalism, service and synergy, intra and inter teams and committees.
    • Analyze budget to create and maintain expenditure controls and appropriations in line with overall fiscal goals.
    • Oversee implementation of new ways to improve efficiency and reduce expenses.
    • Develop and sharpen new strategies regarding the direction and scope of orientation.
    • Strategically enhance program to serve different student populations such as international, transfer, and veterans.
    • Stay informed of new developments and trends in orientation and provide this information to team members and committees.
    • Oversee and conduct aspects of recruitment of student orientation staff and office staff. Mentor and foster development of professional staff and student staff. Direct and oversee the staff training process. Oversee hiring process of student staff.
    • Create, develop and produce publications for students, parents and campus community.
    • Provide leadership for Orientation's responsibilities on projects with the President's office.    

    Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree in related educational program, student affairs administration, counseling, or other related field with 3 years experience; OR Bachelor's degree with 5 years experience; OR associate degree with 7 years experience; OR 9 years experience. Experience must be in a related field and may require at least 1 year supervision.

    Preferred Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have familiarity and experience with orientation programming for 4,000+ students and parents; will possess a high energy level and a willingness to work varying hours regularly; excellent leadership and interpersonal skills; experience with professional and student staff oversight; strong ability to energize, motivate and develop student orientation leaders; exceptional communication, time-management, team-building, planning and organizational skills; excellent decision making and budget management skills.

    Unusual Working Conditions: Some positions may require the ability to transport recruitment materials up to 40 pounds; work occasional evenings and weekends, and include some overnight travel.  


    To apply for position (214UC9476), please see

    The University of Cincinnati is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled. UC is a smoke-free work environment.

  • October 08, 2014 3:41 PM | Anonymous member


    Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Undergraduate Admission, the Admission Counselor will be responsible for successfully recruiting and enrolling students transferring to Rockford University. To achieve these goals, the incumbent will review applications for undergraduate admission, conduct recruitment travel, as well as advise and counsel prospective students, transfer coordinators, and other constituencies regarding the admission process and academic programs.  The incumbent will be responsible for meeting individual and team enrollment goals.




    • Participates in the development of student recruitment plans, strategies, and written materials.
    • Analyzes qualifications of prospective students utilizing established University admissions standards, guidelines and criteria.
    • Communicates on the phone, via e-mail, and in person with prospective students, applicants, parents, transfer coordinators and others to provide information and answer questions about Rockford University.
    • Visits middle schools, high schools, and colleges. Speaks to groups and individual students, and meets with transfer coordinators to promote the University.  Assists in coordinating recruitment events; arranges visits from prospective students and parents.
    • Serves as a liaison to develop partnerships between the university and community colleges throughout the state.
    • Creates and distributes resource materials for student recruitment programs; analyzes trends in recruitment.
    • Prepares reports and proposals.
    • Participates in the development of operating goals and objectives for the department; recommends, implements, and administers methods and procedures to enhance operations.
    • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
    • Demonstrates knowledge, skills and abilities in working with faculty, staff and students with diverse backgrounds including academic, socioeconomic, cultural, sexual orientation, and disabilities. 



    ·         Bachelor's degree required

    ·         Prefer 1 to 3 years sales experience

    ·         Bilingual Spanish skills a plus

    ·         Must be comfortable with public speaking

    ·         Must have a valid drivers license

    ·         Must be able to work nights and weekends

    ·         Position requires overnight travel


    Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. Materials submitted for all positions should include a cover letter detailing salary requirements, resume, and the names and contact information of three references to:

    Nichole Hoey, HR Specialist

    Application materials that do not include all of this information will not be considered.


  • October 08, 2014 11:11 AM | Anonymous member

    University of Illinois

    Office of Undergraduate Admissions

    Senior Admissions Counselor (Telecounseling)


    The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has an opening for a Senior Admissions Counselor. This position is a 100% full-time, benefits-eligible Academic Professional position. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. The Senior Admissions Counselor will oversee the student telecounseling program and student staff in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions; serve as a representative of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; counsel and advise prospective students, their families, and high school and community college partners through the undergraduate admission and enrollment process; thoroughly read and consider freshman and transfer applications for admission; and assist with all outreach efforts as assigned.


    o    Oversee the student telecounseling program and student staff in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions

    o    Coordinate the day to day management of the student recruitment activities in the telecounseling area

    o    Establish and coordinate schedules to meet staffing goals

    o    Hire and train student staff and coordinate workflow

    o    Provide professional development and ongoing training for student telecounselors

    o    Troubleshoot technology associated with the telecounseling program; manage telecounseling equipment

    o    Log data and analyze data to predict trends and changes in student application and enrollment

    o    Collaborate with academic units, alumni, and recruitment partners to support calling projects

    o    Counsel, provide information and advice about Illinois generally, and about its admissions procedures specifically, to prospective students, applicants, and their parents and secondary school guidance counselors in a prompt, professional and courteous manner

    o    Read and evaluate admissions applications; apply discretion and independent judgment in evaluating and comparing applications and gathering information in preparation for admission consideration; and make admissions decisions based on campus enrollment goals

    o    Use knowledge and expertise to evaluate applications holistically and consistently

    o    Lead and assist with other projects and responsibilities as assigned


    Minimum Education and Work Experience:

    Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred. Experience in program or project management, supervising students, admissions or higher education recruitment desired Excellent oral and written communication skills, including writing and public speaking. Dynamic personality. High-quality customer service skills. University telecounseling or student tour guide experience. Ability to work independently and as a part of a team.  Understanding and commitment to affirmative action in educational access and employment. Proficiency with databases and Microsoft Office tools. Valid driver's license required.


     To ensure full consideration application materials must be received by October 21, 2014 . Start date is as soon as possible. All candidates must create a candidate profile through and upload a letter of interest, resume, and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three professional references.  This position requires a criminal background check.  For further information regarding application procedures, contact Jennifer Steiling at

    Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.  Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity.

  • September 30, 2014 6:13 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    The position of Undergraduate Admission Counselor assists prospective high school students in navigating the college selection process with a goal of attracting, recruiting, admitting, and enrolling a competitive entering class of traditional undergraduate students.  In addition to general admission duties, the counselor will be assigned to work on one or more targeted areas (examples include special event coordination, student calling team, faculty outreach, alumni liaison recruitment, campus tour guide coordination).  The admission counselor must be skilled in working with a wide range of constituents in an increasingly diverse student environment.  The counselor will be expected to manage an assigned territory and travel in and out-of-state within that territory as necessary, to achieve goals.  In addition to individual school visits and student appointments, the counselor is expected to provide small and large group presentations and engage in use of social media to enhance communication with students.  This position will include outreach to a diverse student population for which bilingual (Spanish-speaking) abilities are required.  Evening and weekend work is frequently required during significant parts of the recruitment cycle.  

    Disseminate information about the University and counsel students and parents during high school visits, college fair programs, on-campus visits and events and via routine phone and email communication.

    Visit with high school counselors, teachers, clergy, alumni and other key influencers to provide information about university programs and services. 

    Assist in organizing individual and group visits to the campus and facilitate the involvement of current students and key faculty in each visit.

    Conduct pre-admission interviews and provide secondary school course selection guidance as needed.

    Provide updated information regarding student financial aid to prospective and admitted students and parents as appropriate during the enrollment cycle.

    Maintain regular pre and post acceptance contact with every prospective student, applicant, and admit a minimum of once every 30 days via phone, email and other electronic media as appropriate.

    Review and assess all admission files, recommending decisions to the Asst. Vice President for all students in assigned territory; personally communicate the decision to each applicant within one working day.

    Respond promptly within one working day to all communication from students, parents, counselors, teachers, clergy and other influencers, for all students within the assigned territory.    

    Provide appropriate input in the review and editing of promotional materials used by the Office of Undergraduate Admission.

    Maintain an active role in on-campus student life activities to ensure updated information is communicated to prospective students.

    Prepare and compile data for reports to evaluate effectiveness of recruitment and admission initiatives within the assigned territory; develop and implement strategies to surpass enrollment goals.

    Serve as a liaison to faculty and staff regarding the initiatives and other activities within the Office of Undergraduate Admission.

    Ensure a thorough knowledge of all curricular offerings on the undergraduate level and a basic knowledge of program offerings on the graduate level.

    Other duties as assigned by the Asst. Vice President for Enrollment or designee.    

    Bachelor’s Degree in    communications, sociology, psychology or related field required.

    Bilingual (Spanish-speaking) ability preferred but not required.  Prior admission experience strongly desired.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills essential.  Strong organizational and time management skills; ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously required.

    Flexibility to work evening and weekend hours as necessary.  High level of enthusiasm and energy; strong interpersonal skills.  Proven commitment to outstanding quality service to all constituents.  Appreciation of higher education values within the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod.  Strong commitment to a work environment that supports a team concept to attain departmental and institutional goals.       

    Visit with high school counselors, teachers, clergy, alumni and other key influencers to provide information about university programs and services.  

  • September 22, 2014 2:14 PM | Anonymous

    Admission Counselor

    The Office of Enrollment at Illinois College seeks candidates for the position of Admission Counselor. Admissions Counselors are responsible for developing and implementing programsand activities designed to enroll new undergraduate students at Illinois College. As a member of the enrollment team, counselors participate in a full range of recruitment and admission efforts, including travel, group presentations, individual meetings, application review and related duties as assigned. A bachelor’s degree is required as is some overnight travel, evening, and weekend work.

    For a detailed list of qualifications, responsibilities and information on how to apply, please visit

    Illinois College is an EOE and encourages applications from underrepresented minorities and women.

  • September 17, 2014 11:41 AM | Anonymous

    Admissions Representative 

    Responsibilities include set up and carry through a schedule of high school visits within the recruitment territory, attend scheduled college fairs, conduct appropriate follow-up via phone, written correspondence, e-mail, and/or personal visits, represent St. Ambrose University at alumni functions and at regional conventions, attend and assist coordinating open house events and attend all first-year orientations. Travel and overnight stays required. Experience in sales is beneficial. Individual must have superior verbal, written and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task. Requirements:  Minimum of Bachelor’s degree and experience in area of responsibility or related area preferred. Knowledge of relational database management and Microsoft Office applications required, Ellucian/Colleague preferred. St. Ambrose is an independent, comprehensive, and Catholic diocesan university firmly grounded in the liberal arts. Please apply online by September 30, 2014 at and upload a resume, letter of interest and contact information for three professional references.  AA/EOE

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