Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,484 full-time undergraduates and 5,250 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 888 full-time and 1,281 FTE faculty, 2,711 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.4 billion, and an endowment in excess of $3.5 billion.
The Lynch School of Education and Human Development is seeking an Assistant Director, Graduate Recruitment & Admissions to support its graduate student recruitment and enrollment efforts. The Enrollment Advisor will primarily support a portfolio of online and specialty graduate programs from areas that will include data science, teacher education, counseling, educational leadership, and more.
Under the direction of the Assistant Dean, the Assistant Director, Graduate Recruitment & Admissions will be responsible for proactive, quality outreach to prospective students and applicants by phone, text, and email. Additionally, the Assistant Director will plan and host webinar events and other recruiting activities with the goal of moving prospective students through the enrollment funnel. The Assistant Director will continually monitor each applicant's progress toward enrollment by tracking application starts, material submissions, admissions decisions, and enrollment decisions in the admissions system. The Assistant Director will create and manage mailings, events, and reports in the application system and CRM (Slate). The Assistant Director will provide updates to stakeholders on a regular basis and will take the initiative to adjust activities as needed in order to meet enrollment goals.
A successful Assistant Director, Graduate Recruitment & Admissions will have a positive attitude, exceptional written and verbal communication skills, the ability to do high-quality work in a fast-paced environment, and the drive to become an expert on the programs in their portfolio.
Title and salary commensurate with relevant experience based on the following titles and hiring ranges:
$55,850 - $69,800 - 1 - 5 years experience $61,650 - $77050 - 5+ years experience
Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred 2-4 years of professional experience in advising, recruiting, or closely related functional areas within a school, university, or non-profit setting. Experience in admissions preferred Ability to conduct data analysis and to create detailed reports and strategic recommendations based on data Demonstrated ability to manage time and work independently toward established goals Strong knowledge of Google and Office suites required. Experience with application systems, CRMs, and/or student information systems is strongly preferred Ability to do quality work in a fast-paced environment and prioritize tasks successfully Excellent phone etiquette and ability to communicate complex information verbally Excellent written communication skills and ability to clearly understand and convey complex information by email and text Ability to establish rapport with a wide range of people in order to foster strong advising relationships Ability to work successfully with diverse populations Exceptional attention to detail and organization Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends in order to host events and/or meet with prospective students in other time zones
Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:
Tuition remission for Employees
Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Low-Cost Life Insurance
Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans
Boston College conducts pre-employment background checks as part of the hiring process. Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. In concert with our Jesuit, Catholic mission, Boston College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications for women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.