Senior Advisor, Admissions

US-NY-New York
4 months ago
Job ID
2016-1037
Division
Admissions
# of Openings
1
Position Type
Staff
Category
Enrollment - Admissions

Overview

 

Committed to educating the next generation of leaders and to inspiring innovation and advancing entrepreneurship, NYIT enrolls approximately 10,000 students on campuses in North America, China and the Middle East. As a forward-thinking institution NYIT has pioneered educational practices to serve student needs since 1955. NYIT offers 90 undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees in 50 fields of study and is home to students from more than 100 countries and from 50 states. Its seven schools and colleges include: School of Architecture and Design; College of Arts and Sciences, School of Engineering and Computing Sciences; School of Health Professions; School of Management; College of Osteopathic Medicine, and the newly formed School of Interdisciplinary Studies and Education.

Responsibilities

Reporting to the  Senior Director of Admissions, the Senior Advisor assists the Office of Admissions in developing recruitment strategies and carrying out an effective strategic plan in order to meet enrollment goals. The ideal candidate will provide leadership skills, management experience, recruitment knowledge and technical expertise in support of the recruitment and administrative functions of the Office of Admissions. Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Assist the Senior Director in creating and carrying out a domestic recruitment plan.
  • Serve as a recruitment specialist; make decisions regarding recruitment in current and emerging markets; assist first-year recruitment team in territory management and in the creation and management of recruitment targets; work with the data team to create and distribute reports in order to effectively manage territories.
  • Train and manage a team of Assistant Directors; may be called upon to co-manage student ambassadors, work-study students, and graduate assistants.
  • Build relationships with and serve as liaison to the various deans, colleges and academic departments within NYIT; serve on various committees including but not limited to the scholarship appeal committee; represent the Office of Admissions in the absence of the Senior Director.
  • Recruit in designated territory; review and decision applications for admission; meet with and offer advisement to prospective students; build relationships with guidance counselors, independent educational advisors and other key influencers in order to meet enrollment goals
  • Participate in the day-to-day operations of the admissions office including counselor of the day activities, information sessions and campus tours, phone, email and walk-ins; represent NYIT at high school fairs and other recruiting events; additional duties as assigned
  • As a member of the enrollment team, participate in all yield events including undergraduate Open Houses and Preview Days. This position will require some late night and weekend work as well as travel to recruitment events and other NYIT campuses.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree preferred. A minimum 5 years of admissions experience preferably in undergraduate admission and/or recruitment.  Must demonstrate strong management and problem-solving skills and an understanding of the higher education landscape. Strong communication and organizational skills along with the ability to work under pressure and multi-task are critical to the position.  Experience with a student information system and/or a CRM is essential.  Knowledge of PeopleSoft is a plus and must be proficient in Word and Excel. Must have a valid driver’s license and be willing to work evening and weekends and travel as necessary.

 

 

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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