Senior Assistant Director of Recruitment (Admissions Counselor), Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
Location: Bloomington, Indiana,
Internal Number: 299932
ADMISSIONS ORG (BL-ADMS-IUBLA)
The Office of Enrollment Management serves Indiana University Bloomington by recruiting, enrolling, and serving the undergraduate population. We are deeply committed to transforming students' lives through access, engagement, and success while becoming the most innovative, strategic, and visionary enrollment management team in the nation. With a strong focus on diversity and excellent service, OEM works with campus partners to make IU Bloomington the best university possible.
The Office of Admissions is the front-facing department to the public for undergraduate recruitment for the Indiana University Bloomington campus. The Office of Admissions is responsible for recruiting the freshman class each year, counseling prospective students and their families about the admissions process, providing accurate information to the public about our recruiting requirements and standards, and marketing Indiana University Bloomington.
The Senior Assistant Director is responsible in designing and implementing coordinated recruitment processes for domestic admissions for the Bloomington Campus, developing and implementing an integrated strategic plan for the Office of Admissions student ambassador program. This will include evaluating, coordinating and supporting aspects of the campus visit program, provide training, develop procedures and processes, and determine the effectiveness of programs and strategies.
Department Specific Information:
Management of an assistant director, student leadership, approximately 80 student ambassadors
In collaboration with campus departments, schools, and other lead Admissions staff, identify models and best practices for innovative outreach to applicants and parents to include such models as on-campus opportunities supported by student staff and student coordinators.
Responsibile for recruitment territory and application evaluation, developing a target range of students to enroll to meet campus enrollment goals by determining the number of prospects, applications and admits needed to complete this target.
Maintains, implements and oversees a holistic recruitment yield tactical plan for recruitment.
Develops, implements, and administers plans, programs, and events for general and targeted student recruitment in support of organizational goals.
Integrates a diverse and strategic communications strategy in collaboration with other departments, geared toward specific student declared academic major, career interests, and geographic factors.
Identifies and develops partnerships for outreach to prospective students and influencers.
Interprets academic policies and exercises authority and independent judgment.
Plans, implements, and evaluates programs and processes and determines the effectiveness of markets and strategies. Exercises independent judgment and uses census data and modeling tools to identify effective marketing plans and strategies to address specific populations.
Serves in a collaborative role with internal and external stakeholders to identify targets of opportunity to attract and enroll under-represented populations. Participates in the assessment and evaluation of various models.
Attends meetings or serve on committees with the admissions stakeholders, including all staff meetings, recruitment, and outreach team meetings, customer service lead meetings, and undergraduate recruitment council meetings; may provide guidance to other admissions counselors.
2 or more years in admissions, higher education, marketing, or related field
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered
Proficient communication skills
Maintains a high degree of professionalism
Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
Highly thorough and dependable
Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure
Possesses excellent presentation skills
Demonstrates excellent judgment, tact, and diplomacy
Highly developed customer relations skills
Commitment to working with people of diverse backgrounds
Ability to interpret federal, state, and institutional rules and regulations and required procedures associated with compliance required
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.