Director of Admissions

FERRUM COLLEGE   Ferrum, VA   Full-time     Education
Posted on June 4, 2022

Director of Admissions

Ferrum College is accepting applications for the position of Director of Admissions. Reporting to the Senior Enrollment Officer, the Director of Admissions will assist in the development, implementation, and execution of a comprehensive recruitment plan to enroll a cohort of new students in line with the College's established strategic goals.

Essential Job Responsibilities:
? Implement the College's admissions/recruitment strategies and evaluate their effectiveness.
? Assist in the coordination of all aspects of the recruitment and enrollment of undergraduate students with the overall goal of increased enrollment.
? Supervise and lead a professional staff of Admissions Counselors to work together as an effective recruitment team.
? Serve as a member of the Enrollment Management Senior Leadership Team.
? Oversee comprehensive and continuous new employee onboarding and professional development.
? Evaluate and monitor progress toward stated goals including evaluation of communication activities by the Admissions Counseling team (i.e. evening counselor outreach follow-up activities).
? Perform quarterly performance evaluations of enrollment management direct reports (Admissions Counselors)
? Coordinate planning, implementation, documentation, and analysis of on and off-campus recruitment activities including college fairs, high school and community college visits, campus Open House programs, etc.
? Chair Admissions Committee; Review student appeals of admissions decisions.
? Assist in the development and management of the admissions/recruitment budget.
? Responsible for building and maintaining a Student Ambassador team to support recruitment efforts.
? Maintain current knowledge base of admissions best practices and higher education trends related to recruitment and admission of students
? Represent the Admissions Office on campus committees and in other capacities at the request of the Senior Enrollment Officer.
? Work collaboratively with all campus constituencies including Academics, Athletics, Financial Aid, Marketing, Registrar, Student Accounts, and Student Life.
? Assist in developing effective admissions/recruitment publications and communication plan (printed and electronic).
? Travel and flexible work hours required, including evenings and weekends.
? Demonstrate strong work ethic, commitment to team appropriate to the work of the admissions office, and an enthusiastic attitude toward responsibilities.
? Other duties as assigned by the Senior Enrollment Officer.

Minimum Qualifications include:
? Bachelor's Degree Required, Master's Degree Preferred.
? Three to Five Years' experience in admission/student recruitment.
? Strong oral and written communications skills.
? Management experience with excellent organizational skills
? Ability to work with a diverse team
? Working knowledge of Admissions/Higher Ed CRM
? Affinity for Ferrum College and the College's mission

Other:
? Travel and flexible work hours required, including evenings and weekends.
? Valid driver's license and good driving record.

The College will begin accepting applications for this position and the review process will begin immediately. A background check will be required of the successful candidate.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.