The Assistant/Senior Assistant Director of Admission will assist with the development and implementation of first-year student recruitment and yield plans that are consistent with Miami University's mission and goals. In addition, all positions are responsible for the understanding and upholding of Miami University’s and Enrollment Management and Student Success’ Diversity, Equity and Inclusion statements, values and goals. This position may have duties associated with academic and selection, primarily focused on high achieving student programming and initiatives.
Manage a geographic student recruitment territory. Make regularly scheduled recruitment visits to schools within a geographic area to meet with prospective students and counselors. Maintain relationships with counselors, and participate in regional events. Leverage data to monitor and respond to enrollment trends. 30% Correspond with students and their families through prospect management including the use of email, phone calls, and social media. Perform counselor on call duties as assigned. 20% Coordinate and participate in on and off-campus student recruitment and yield events and campaigns. 15% Conduct application review. 15% Assist with the development, implementation and evaluation of assigned projects. 15% Work collaboratively with University constituents to streamline and improve processes. 5%
Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@miamioh.edu or 513-529-3560.
As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.
Assistant Director: Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of two years of experience in a progressively responsible position or Master’s Degree with no experience required.
Senior Assistant Director: Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of three years of experience in progressively responsible positions or a Master’s Degree and a minimum of one year of experience.
This position is available to persons who are currently located and authorized to work in the United States on a full-time and indefinite basis. (Persons authorized to work on such a basis include US citizens, lawful permanent residents (“green card” holders), asylees, refugees, and temporary residents under IRCA This position is not eligible for H1-B Visa or OPT support. It is not eligible for PERM sponsorship.
Strong working knowledge of the recruitment region; ability to communicate in Spanish.
Experience in recruitment and territory management, or similar experience in counseling, sales, marketing, or related field; demonstrated commitment to recruiting individuals from diverse background
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Excellent communication skills, including public speaking and writing ability; high level of organizational and self-starting skills; ability to work with minimal supervision; knowledge of and experience with computer systems and various software applications, especially Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; ability to lift 30-40 lbs of recruiting materials; valid driver's license; ability to perform overnight travel.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience with computer systems and various software applications; proven ability to work with diverse constituencies; exceptional written and oral communication skills.
“Miami University, a student-centered public university founded in 1809, has built its success through an unwavering commitment to liberal arts undergraduate education, with complementary quality graduate programs, and the active engagement of its students in both curricular and co-curricular life. With a student body of 16,000, Miami effectively combines a wide range of strong academic programs with faculty who love to teach and the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller institutions. Faculty and staff are highly valued for their contributions toward the Miami experience. Employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and stable work environment as they work to support the university’s educational mission. Miami’s main campus is located in Oxford, Ohio, 35 miles northwest of Cincinnati, with regional campuses located in Hamilton and Middletown, Ohio, and a center in Luxembourg. Known as one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation, Miami, the nation's tenth oldest public university, is recognized for its striking red brick Georgian-style architecture and tree-shaded lawns. Take a Virtual Tour from our website.”