The Senior Associate Director is responsible for team leadership and team building within the office, and will also lead, inspire, coach, mentor, and support the professional development of the Admissions staff. The ideal candidate will have experience working at a private, tuition dependent institution, with demonstrated experience meeting and exceeding enrollment targets. The successful candidate will be expected to apply rapidly changing technology and best practices appropriately to the execution of the university's enrollment and recruitment goals.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF POSITION: Responsible for meeting or exceeding enrollment goals each term. Manage a variety vendors and external partners that support our enrollment targets. Meet with undergraduate admissions to review individual pipelines and provide the necessary feedback, support and coaching to ensure each enrollment counselor meets or exceeds their enrollment targets. Ability to apply data and data reporting to regularly adjust operational and strategic priorities. Manage daily enrollment activities through the life cycle of the enrollment funnel, including daily inquiry contact and application management. Provide leadership on ensuring effective and consistent usage of systems (CRM, etc). Develop and coordinate smart, creative, effective, and efficient recruitment strategies to stabilize existing territories and grow in new markets.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred. Five to seven years of progressively responsible experience in admissions, higher education, or a related field or equivalent combination of education and experience, including at least three years of direct supervisory experience. Demonstrated experience in a private higher education environment meeting or exceeding enrollment targets. Strong working knowledge and understanding of established professional codes of ethics and related principles of good practice for Admissions professionals. Demonstrated commitment to the values of access, inclusion and diversity in higher education and the admission process.
To Apply: *We are unable to offer remote work outside of the state of California. The review of applications will begin immediately. For consideration, applicants should submit a Holy Names University staff employment application, cover letter and resume to [email protected].
About Holy Names University Oakland's Holy Names University was founded in 1868 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, the university's mission is to empower and prepare a diverse student body for productive lives of leadership and service in a complex world. HNU offers a liberal arts and professional education through 15 undergraduate majors and 7 master's degree programs. HNU's student-centered education, with small class sizes and courses in varied formats and schedules, meets the current needs of adult learners, including first-generation students and working adults. The University's idyllic, 60-acre campus is nestled in the Oakland hills of California and offers panoramic views of San Francisco Bay. To learn more, visit www.hnu.edu.
Holy Names University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from the community, alumni and the general public. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
Nestled in the Oakland, CA hills with a panoramic view of the San Francisco Bay, HNU is rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, empowering a diverse student body for leadership and service. Guided by the core values of the Sister of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, HNU is a progressive, inclusive, and rigorous academic community offering a liberal arts and professional education. We prepare students to think critically and imaginatively, to understand and employ the veraious modes of knowledge, to communicate clearly and persuasively, and to promote the common good. Visit our website at www.hnu.edu to learn more about Holy Names University.