The Assistant Director, Regional Student Program works under the supervision of the Senior Director to support the ongoing success and operation of the New England Board of Higher Education's Regional Student Program, Tuition Break, and other student enrollment-focused initiatives and projects.
Essential Job Functions
Manages the annual program review, including engaging and communicating with participating institutions, establishing timeline and deadlines and tracking and verifying responses
Works closely with NEBHE Technology Coordinator to facilitate processing of database content, troubleshooting and support solutions
Assists with production and publication of print and digital materials, including program catalog and brochure
Manages the college fair and events calendar, including scheduling, invitation management and response, assignments for staff and outreach consultants
Maintains updated contacts database
Data Collection and Reporting
Manages collection, analysis and reporting of student enrollment and tuition data, including annual enrollment reports
Produces customized institutional, state and legislative district reports on enrollment, tuition savings and revenue for legislators, government and higher education leaders
Communications and Outreach
Communicates with stakeholders throughout New England including key officers at participating New England public campuses, including admissions, enrollment management, academic affairs, transfer advising and institutional research; high school counseling offices; college access and outreach organizations; legislators and other constituents
Engages in outreach with students, parents, school counselors and advisors, and responds to inquiries about NEBHE programs
Assists with workshops and presentations for high school counselors, families and higher education leaders
Promotes and markets programs through newsletters, social media channels and advertising
Represents NEBHE at relevant conferences and events throughout New England
Assists with Independent College Transfer Guarantee program
Assists with NEBHE’s study abroad initiatives including Quebec, Nova Scotia and Chinese Government Scholarship program
Assists with additional NEBHE initiatives as needed
Working Conditions/Physical Demands
Ability to work in a virtual environment when required by health considerations and collaboration needs. (Note: Staff are currently working remotely because of Covid-19 restrictions.)
Normal office environment, not subject to extremes in temperature, noise, odors, etc.
Regularly uses a computer keyboard, requiring eye-hand coordination and finger dexterity.
More than half of time spent in a normal office setting.
Carry, lift boxes of materials when traveling.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to do this job. The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
NEBHE actively seeks to achieve a diverse workforce. It provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, genetics, protected military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
Minimum of bachelor's degree and two or three years of relevant experience
Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to interact effectively with a variety of constituents and stakeholders in-person and remotely
Ability to work independently and collaboratively to accomplish organizational priorities
Familiarity with New England higher education institutions and agencies, as well as financial aid and college planning resources
Attention to detail; proficiency with Microsoft Office, Filemaker Pro, InDesign, Canva and social media platforms
Ability to travel independently to meetings and events throughout New England
Additional Salary Information: Salary is between $48,000 and $60,000, depending on qualifications, skills and experience.
Internal Number: RSP2021
About New England Board of Higher Education
The New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) promotes greater educational opportunities and services for the residents of New England. In pursuit of this mission, we work across the six New England states to: engage and assist leaders in the assessment, development, and implementation of sound education practices and policies of regional significance; promote policies, programs, and best practices to assist the states in implementing important regional higher education policies; promote regional cooperation and programs that encourage the efficient use and sharing of educational resources; provide leadership to strengthen the relationship between higher education and the economic well-being of New England.
The NEBHE office is conveniently located in Downtown Crossing near local transit. Generous fringe benefits.