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  • November 21, 2014 12:58 PM | Anonymous member

    University of Illinois

    Office of Undergraduate Admissions

    Coordinator of Summer Registration


    The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has an opening for a Coordinator of Summer Registration. This position is a 100% full-time, benefits-eligible Academic Professional position. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. The Coordinator of Summer Registration will oversee the development, implementation and evaluation of summer registration programs for new students and their families.



    •Oversee the reservation and confirmation process for the more than 17,000 new students and their families that attend the summer, fall and spring registration programs

    •Oversee operations for both on campus and online registration programs

    •Act as program liaison with colleges, faculty, service departments, students and student organizations, and community organizations for registration programs

    •Coordinate and communicate summer registration participation for all undergraduate students to

    appropriate University colleges and departments

    •Assist with the coordination of recruitment, training, supervision and evaluation of undergraduate paraprofessional staff

    •Assist in the development and maintenance of the admitted student website

    •Assist with the development, production and dissemination of admitted student information including print, web and social networking

    •Serve as functional steward and coordinate staff training on use of registration database

    •Assist in budgeting for registration program operations

    •Prepare and maintain appropriate operations reports and surveys

    •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.

    •Present information to prospective students and family about the University of Illinois at on and off campus venues

    •Travel to designated high schools or college fairs to represent Illinois

    •Assist with other projects and responsibilities as assigned


    Minimum Education and Work Experience:

    Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred.  

    Two or more years of professional experience in admissions, recruitment, new student programs, or related field required.

    Demonstrated experience working with undergraduate students required

    Demonstrated experience in program planning required.

    Knowledge of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Admissions preferred.



    To ensure full consideration application materials must be received by December 15, 2014 . Start date is as soon as possible.  Interviews may begin prior to the close of the search however a hiring decision will not be made until after December 15th.   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 and inclusivity.  (

  • November 21, 2014 12:09 PM | Anonymous

    Pine Crest School is a pre-kindergarten through grade twelve day school of approximately 2500 students located on two campuses in vibrant South Florida. At Pine Crest, our goal is to ensure that students learn how to navigate their futures with adaptability, intellectual vigor, sustainability, cultural sophistication, and independent leadership.

    Our students choose from an array of academically rigorous courses, including 30 AP courses, eight post-AP seminars, and a nationally recognized science research program. Visit our website at:

    We are adding a position to the College and Academic Advising Office and are seeking candidates for the role of College Counselor.

    The successful applicant will join a dynamic team of college counseling professionals. In addition to counseling approximately 50 students in each graduating class, the counselor will be expected to:

    • travel nationally to attend conferences and visit colleges and universities;
    • devise, implement and plan college counseling events and programs for students and families;
    • build and foster relationships with admission officers across the country.
    The ideal candidate will possess the following background and skills:
    •  Bachelor’s degree and preferably a Master’s degree.
      At least five years’ experience in a selective college’s admission office and/or college counseling at an independent school.
      Excellent writing skills.
      Enthusiasm for working with adolescents and their families.
      Facility using multiple technological tools.
      Willingness to contribute to a thriving and evolving program that constantly seeks new approaches to serving its students and families better.
      A strong work ethic, excellent organizational skills, flexibility, and a willingness to collaborate with other members of the team.
      Ability to meet deadlines is a critical work habit.
       Willingness to work nights and weekends as needed.
       Knowledge of colleges, their academic programs, admission policies, and financial policies and procedures.
       Awareness of issues and trends in college admission, higher education, and testing, as well as a professional interest in keeping up-to-date about specific colleges and maintaining membership in professional organizations.

    Please submit a cover letter and resume to:

  • November 14, 2014 3:06 PM | Anonymous

    Position Announcement:




    The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater has an outstanding opportunity for an experienced professional to serve as the Director of Admissions. We’re looking for a visionary leader who knows today’s students. The ideal candidate will embrace technology, yet values relationships with area high schools and understands how to tell our unique campus story to students in an engaging and personal way. We require an exceptional communicator who will share our authentic campus story and help students find their right university home. At UW-Whitewater, diversity is a core component to our strategic plan. Our director should embrace diversity in all its forms and be willing to work hard to enrich the diverse make up of our student body. The Admissions Director must be creative. The successful candidate will understand how to market to prospective students. The director will work collaboratively across campus departments. Our next Admissions Director should understand what makes this campus unique and help us attract and retain students who embrace all that it means to be part of the UW-Whitewater community.


    This position reports to the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Enrollment and Retention. The Admissions Director is responsible for:

    ·         Management and supervision of the Office of Admissions, including 12 permanent staff.

    ·         Working with administration to establish and reach enrollment goals.

    ·         Developing all aspects of new student recruitment (first-year as well as transfer students) including oversight of web-based recruitment tools, supervision of high school relations and campus visit programs, and forecasts/analysis of current and potential markets. The director will work with Marketing and Media Relations on promotional materials.

    ·         Coordinates undergraduate scholarship and nonresident fee remission programs for first-year students.


    All candidates must have the following to be considered:

    ·         Earned a master’s degree;

    ·         Have a minimum of 7 successful, progressive years of admissions or other recruitment experience;

    ·         Exceptional verbal and written communication skills;

    ·         Must demonstrate a willingness to travel and must have a valid driver’s license;

    ·         A demonstrated commitment to diversity.


    The preferred characteristics include:

    ·         Additional admissions/recruitment experience beyond 7 years;

    ·         Supervising staff;

    ·         Prior experience managing a budget;

    ·         Demonstrated knowledge of marketing to prospective students;

    ·         Demonstrated experience forecasting and analyzing data of current and potential markets;

    ·         Prior experience managing fee remission and/or scholarship programs;

    ·         Experience with PeopleSoft;

    ·         Fluency in a second language.


    In summary, we are looking for a visionary, strong communicator who has exceptional skills in leadership and supervision. The right candidate will have strong budget and data reporting skills. Finally, it is critical for the Admissions Director to be creative and collaborative, understand today’s student, and demonstrate an exceptional commitment to working with diverse communities.


    By January 9, 2015, send letter of interest and resume with names, addresses, email and phone numbers of three references to:

    Admissions Director Search

    Roseman Building 2060

    University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

    800 West Main Street

    Whitewater, WI 53190-1791


    Please submit documents electronically to:


    Specific questions about the search can be directed to Matt Aschenbrener, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Enrollment and Retention:


    UW-Whitewater has reached record enrollments three of the past four years. UW-Whitewater was founded in 1868 and is a premier public regional university with an enrollment of approximately 12,000 students in 50 undergraduate majors, 13 master’s degree programs, a specialist degree program, and one doctoral program. It offers high-quality, career oriented programs with a model general education curriculum. UW-Whitewater has been named a top workplace in southeast Wisconsin for three consecutive years. It is a collegial campus where excellence is supported and expected.


    Whitewater, a city with a population of over 14,000, is located in southeastern Wisconsin near the scenic Kettle Moraine State Forest. The immediate area offers a wide variety of summer and winter recreational activities, including facilities of the nearby Whitewater Lake recreational area. Whitewater is 50 miles from Milwaukee, 45 miles from Madison and 110 miles from Chicago.


    The University will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identities of “final candidates” must be revealed upon request, which means the top five who are considered most qualified for the position. UW-Whitewater conducts criminal background checks as a contingency to employment. A criminal background check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment.


    The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, actively seeks and encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and all veterans.


    For UW-W campus safety information and crime statistics/annual Security Report, see or call the Dean of Students office at:  262/472-1533 for a paper copy.

  • November 12, 2014 11:14 AM | Anonymous member

    The Office of Admissions at Missouri University of Science and Technology is seeking an Admissions Counselor/Student Recruitment Specialist

    Interested candidates should apply online.  The posting can be found at


    Hiring Department
    Office of Admissions

    Application Deadline

    November 25, 2014 

    Full Time/Part Time

    Full Time, Benefit Eligible


    $14.96 to $23.89 per hour

    Note: Job salary offers are generally made between the salary range minimum and the midpoint of the salary range.

    Job Description

    This position coordinates the student recruiting effort for a school or college and provides information concerning applicable admissions policies and procedures to current and prospective students.

    Essential Functions

    • Advise and assist prospective students by explaining academic programs and relevant admissions requirements.
    • Solicit students’ names from high schools, undergraduate colleges and universities, and maintain good relationships with counselors, advisors and other representatives of these institutions.
    • Coordinate special admissions programs for minority and/or high-achieving students.
    • Represent the university at recruiting events, high schools and undergraduate colleges.
    • Maintain working knowledge of awards, loans and other forms of financial assistance available to qualifying students.

    Minimum Qualifications

    A bachelor’s degree in a related area or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired is required.

    Six months to one year experience in student recruitment, marketing or other highly interactive promotional field is necessary.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Strong organizational skills, outstanding oral and written communication skills, proficiency in Microsoft Word Suite, including EXCEL and PowerPoint, self-motivation, high comfort level with technology and social media, ability to analyze and present data effectively and excellent interpersonal skills.  


    The final candidate is required to provide copies of official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) should be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials.

    Failure to provide official transcript(s) or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer.

    All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

    The University of Missouri does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. The University affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities by establishing the Equal Opportunity policy statement. 

    The University's nondiscrimination policy applies to any phase of its employment process, any phase of its admission or financial aid programs, or other aspects of its educational programs or activities.  Further, this policy applies to sexual violence or sexual harassment, both forms of sex discrimination, occurring within the educational program and instances occurring outside of the educational program if the conduct negatively affects the victim’s educational experience or the overall campus environment. 

    Any person having inquiries concerning the application of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 or other civil rights laws should contact  the Title IX Coordinator. 


    To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) please use the following links:


  • November 07, 2014 2:28 PM | Anonymous member


    Supervisor, Admissions Welcome Center (FT)

    Admission & Information Serv - AIS

    Position Type: Full time - FT

    Pay Type: Hourly Non-Exempt

    Salary Range: M2

    Function of Position: Create professional and welcoming first impression for all prospective students, families, faculty, and staff. Responsible for the supervision and operations of the frontline staff including the customer service function to students, parent and the college community. Responsible for establishing procedures, providing training and scheduling student workers and part-time staff to ensure outstanding customer service to prospective students and their families.

    Duties of Position:

    ·         Responsible for the recruitment, hiring, training, supervision, managing, evaluation, and scheduling of the front counter student workers and part-time staff.

    ·         Provide outstanding customer service by assisting students, community members and staff with their questions and concerns, both in person and over the telephone, about admissions, registration, residency, courses, programs, and make proper referrals, if required.

    ·         Identify and analyze problems pertaining to admissions with emphasis towards problem resolution and student service.

    ·         Assist students with the admission application process, myACCESS, payment arrangements, registration, and records questions.

    ·         Maintain inventory of consumer information publications and recommend additional items.

    ·         Contribute to the implementation and assist in the development and modification of operational procedures for the office.

    ·         Create and maintain procedural documentation.

    ·         Schedule appointments and register students for events for recruitment purposes.

    ·         Assist with the design and development of reports which assess the effectiveness of admissions outreach activities.

    ·         Responds to e-mail inquiries in a timely professional manner with appropriate, accurate information.

    ·         Maintains a reception area this well-organized with information and resources easily accessible to staff and visitors.

    ·         Responsible for overseeing the completion of reminder calls for visit events.

    ·         Develop working relationships with Supervisor of Enrollment Operations, Student Ambassador Coordinator, and Admissions & Outreach Event Specialist to ensure tasks are completed and workload is distributed amongst staff.

    ·         Ensure current and accurate information is being communicated including but not limited to systems updates, management of current staff and workload, and account management for Ellucian Recruiter, Colleague, SARS, Image Now, and Avaya phone system.

    ·         Other related duties as assigned.

    Experience and Education:


    EXPERIENCE: Two (2) years of experience in office work requiring database proficiency. Some supervisory experience required. Skills needed in office computer software skills such as Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word, and e-mail. Demonstrated ability to communicate in English orally and in writing effectively. Emphasis on precision, proficiency, and productivity.

    EDUCATION: Two years of college coursework with advance training in PC Office software applications such as word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Publisher.


    EXPERIENCE: Three (3) or more years of experience supervising student workers and staff as well as experience with office work with Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word, Business Objects and e-mail. Two or more years of satisfactory employment in a high traffic, customer contact position. Experience with Ellucian Recruiter and Colleague or other customer relationship management software. Bi-lingual.

    EDUCATION: Associate's Degree

    Equipment & Working Conditions:

    Copier, multiple-line telephones, personal computer and scanner.

    Large amount of work on computer; heavy telephone work, steady customer contact. Needs to have good communication skills, verbal and written, and good listening skills. Lift college materials up to 30 lbs. Extremely busy office, must be able to handle several projects and activities at the same time. Needs to be willing to adapt, change, and learn new technology.


    Please apply at

  • November 06, 2014 5:09 PM | Anonymous member

    Roosevelt University seeks an experienced Assistant Director for Admission Processing to provide support in all operation functions relative to recruitment and financial aid. This is a full-time, exempt position located in Schuamburg. This position reports to the Associate Director for Admission Processing.

    Essential Job Functions:

    • Coordinates recruitment operations as it relates to inventory, customer relationship management system, and fulfillment.
    • Coordinates activities required for the technical processing of awards and the production of award payments.
    • Imports, exports, and performs electronic data exchange processes required for receipt and transmission of financial aid data.
    • Ensures accuracy and proper posting to student accounts.
    • Assists with monthly grant and loan reconciliations.
    • Facilitates reports to aid the department in meeting regulatory compliance and to assist in operational efficiency.
    • Serves as a backup to advise and counsel students, prospective students, parents, and colleagues regarding federal, state and institutional financial assistance programs.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

    • A bachelor’s degree in a related field.
    • A minimum of 3 years progressive experience working within a higher education setting or college counseling position in a high school setting.
    • Excellent organizational, communication (written and verbal), interpersonal skills and attention to detail.
    • Ability to exercise considerable judgment and discretion in establishing and maintaining good working relationships.
    • Ability to demonstrate a commitment to service excellence by embodying Roosevelt’s core values, mission, and vision in every aspect of the role working with students, faculty, staff, and visitors.
    • A positive and professional demeanor is a must.
    • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, and Outlook.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Previous experience in Higher Education.
    • Previous experience with Ellucian/ Banner Financial Aid module.

    How to Apply:

    All applications must be submitted online via the Roosevelt Careers website at:

    Roosevelt University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes women, LGBTQ, disabled, veterans, international and minority-classified individuals as applicants for all positions. 

  • November 06, 2014 12:46 PM | Anonymous member

    University of Illinois

    Office of Undergraduate Admissions

    Admissions Counselor (Chicago Satellite Office)


    The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has an opening for an Admissions Counselor (Chicago Satellite Office). This position is a 100% full-time, benefits-eligible Academic Professional position. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. The Admissions Counselor serves 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. This position will be based at the University of Illinois Satellite Office, downtown Chicago.




    • Represent the Illinois undergraduate admissions office in assigned domestic and/or international regions and create and implement recruitment and outreach plans for those areas.

    • Develop comprehensive plans for travel and outreach based on the Illinois’ strategy of recruiting a highly diverse and talented applicant pool.

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

    • Reach out and encourage prospective students and admitted students to explore and eventually matriculate at Illinois through staffing on-campus programs, scheduling personal visits to secondary schools, attending college fair programs, and engaging in correspondence, email and/or telephone contact.

    • 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.

    • Use knowledge and expertise to evaluate applications holistically and consistently; and educate admissions committee colleagues and leadership on variances and programmatic issues with secondary schools in assigned region(s).

    • Assist with other projects and responsibilities as assigned.


    Minimum Education and Work Experience:

    Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred. Minimum of one year of relevant experience preferred.  Excellent oral and written communication skills.  Strong presentation and interpersonal communication skills.  Dynamic personality.  High-quality customer service skills. Ability to work independently and as a part of a team.  Ability and willingness to travel. Understanding and commitment to affirmative action in educational access and employment.  Proficiency with Microsoft Office. Ability to lift and move heavy boxes of materials. Valid driver's license required. Fluency in Spanish is preferred




    To ensure full consideration application materials must be received by November 18, 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 and inclusivity.

  • 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.

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