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.
Reporting to the Dean of Enrollment Management, the Senior Director of Undergraduate Admissions provides strategic leadership and effective management of the undergraduate enrollment team. The Senior Director is responsible for creating and carrying out a robust strategic plan to meet first-year and transfer enrollment goals and working collaboratively with Deans, Department Chairs, and other Directors within enrollment services to enhance recruitment efforts and admissions standards. Based out of either Manhattan or Old Westbury, the Senior Director manages staff at both New York campuses.
As a member of the senior management team of the Enrollment Services Division, the Senior Director will participate in strategic planning, outcomes assessment activities, program development, external relations, and daily administration of the admissions operation. He/she will assist the Dean of Enrollment Management as well as the Vice President for Enrollment in the accomplishment of annual divisional objectives in support of strategic goals and mission of the college. The Senior Director must have an understanding of the higher education landscape and apply that knowledge to various recruitment and enrollment strategies as they relate to high school, transfer and international students.
The ideal candidate has an understanding of the higher education landscape especially as it relates to both first year and transfer recruitment and enrollment as well as significant experience in strategic planning, data analysis, articulation agreements, and staff supervision. Exceptional interpersonal, writing, communication, decision-making, collaboration and organizational skills are also mandatory. Experience with student information data systems such as PeopleSoft and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint) is preferred. Ability to work some nights and weekends as well as travel between campuses as needed is expected.
Master’s degree required and a minimum of 5-8 years of progressive, professional experience in admissions. The candidate must be able to work evenings and weekends when required.
EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability