Reporting to the Vice President for Enrollment Management, the Director of Transfer Admissions is tasked with designing a transfer recruitment, communication, and yield strategy consistent with the mission of Manhattan Colleges and its overall enrollment objectives. S/he will manage the transfer and veterans application process and facilitate on and off-campus transfer events. The Director will play a critical role in redeveloping the College’s transfer credit evaluation and communication process in collaboration with colleagues across the College in academic and administrative offices. The Direct will also identify partnership opportunities between the College and community college, community-based organizations, and other affiliations. The Director of Transfer and Veterans Admissions will consistently collaborate with other directors within the College’s Enrollment Management Division to supervise and train professional support staff in all matters relating to transfer admissions goals.
Primary Responsibilities and Measurable Actions/Activities, Transactions Performed:
Facilitate timely review of transfer student applications and establish a consistent call to action for accepted transfer students to enroll at Manhattan College
Attend transfer recruitment events, and coordinate meetings with faculty and administrators at community colleges throughout the fall and spring terms.
Establish a transfer enrollment strategy for the fall and spring terms to meet or exceed enrollment expectations bi-annually. This is to include regular reviews of marketing/communication campaigns, as well as the on-campus transfer visit opportunities.
In working with the Assistant Deans/Academic Advisors, continue to refine the process for which transfer credit evaluations are reviewed/completed for prospective and accepted students. Increase the speed and clarity in which credit evaluations are presented to students.
Develop a recruitment strategy specific to the US Military and Veteran student populations. Promote Veteran student programming, as well as opportunity for an affordable, unique educational experience. Increase visibility of the Manhattan College partnership with the Department of Veteran Affairs and the Post 9/11 GI Bill program and the Yellow Ribbon Award recognition.
Facilitate the enrollment operations process for all special programs (including exchange, non-matriculated, and certificate undergraduate offerings).
Valid driver's license required.
Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs., stand for long hours, and sometimes be exposed to the elements
Minimum of 5 years of experience in enrollment management field
Understanding of computer applications such as Banner, Slate, and Microsoft Office
Management/supervisory experience preferred.
Master’s Degree preferred in higher education, business, leadership, related field
Bilingual/Spanish a plus
Manhattan College is an independent Catholic coeducational institution in the Lasallian tradition. We expect our faculty, administration, and staff to be knowledgeable about our mission and to make a positive contribution to the mission. Applicants from historically under-represented segments of the population are encouraged to apply, as well as those attracted to a college with a Catholic identity. We are committed to a diverse campus community. AA/EO Employer M/F/D/V
Manhattan College is committed to ensuring equal access to its educational programs and employment opportunities without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, sex/gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital/partnership status, disability, age, citizenship status, veteran status, predisposing genetic characteristics, caregiver status, credit history, arrest/conviction record, unemployment status, status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual violence, or stalking, or any other legally protected status. This policy adheres to the requirements of Title Seven, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and Federal Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, and seeks to implement the objective and methods set forth in the Department of Labor. Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. Equal opportunity can only be achieved through demonstrated cooperation from all members of the Manhattan College Community. We as a College Community must always demonstrate sensitivity and respect for our co-workers, colleagues, students, visitors and alumni...of diverse cultural background. All employees are expected to make every reasonable effo...rt to carry out the Affirmative Action plans of the College. Historically, Manhattan College was founded by the Christian Brothers. Due to the significant shortage of Christian Brothers, Manhattan College gives special consideration to qualified Christian Brothers when filling vacant positions.