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  • March 05, 2019 9:06 AM | Anonymous member

    The following faculty position is available beginning with the 2019-2020 school year. If interested, please apply online at in the Student Support Services area.

    Please upload all documents through the application system, as we do not accept paper or email application materials.

    Job Title: Post-High School Counselor

    Assignment: School year plus five weeks in summer; full-time

    Location: Winnetka campus

    Supervisor: Post-High School Counseling Department Chair; Assistant Superintendent for Student Services

    Start Date: August 22, 2019

    Application Deadline: March 18, 2019

    There are two vacancies available for this position.

    Position Outcomes:

    Post-high school counselors at New Trier work individually with juniors and seniors in all aspects of the postsecondary process; provide group guidance to sophomores, juniors and seniors in their course caseload; maintain accurate information regarding specific admission processes and requirements of individual colleges and universities, as well as gap-year, employment and military options; serve as a resource for parents as well as students in the college and career process; and provide academic counseling to sophomores, juniors and seniors. Five weeks of fulltime summer work is required each year.


    1. Master’s degree in guidance and counseling or related field.

    2. Valid Illinois State Board of Education Professional Educator License with a School Counselor endorsement.

    3. Experience in a high school postsecondary program.

    4. Knowledge of special education postsecondary programs and procedures preferred.

    Position Expectations:

    1. Assists students and parents in understanding the admission and financial aid processes by providing access to current, clear, and concise information concerning the wide range of postsecondary educational opportunities available, entrance requirements, financial aid, curricular offerings, costs, admission and financial aid deadlines, and the variety of early admission and early decision programs available.

    2. Assists students in the acquisition, evaluation, and appropriate use of information, including computer-based guidance systems such as Naviance, the Common Application, Internet-based search engines and college websites.

    3. Encourages student and parent participation in college, career, and gap-year program fairs, admission and financial aid workshops, and related programs.

    4. Assists students in selecting and registering for appropriate college admission tests, and interpreting resulting test scores and their influence in the admission process.

    5. Assists students with developing a personal timeline or calendar for completing the tasks associated with the planning process for their future destinations.

    6. Develops a strong working knowledge of the basics of financial aid.

    7. Provides group guidance via public speaking engagements with parents, students and faculty.

    8. Works with students and teachers in developing students’ essay-writing skills.

    9. Assists students with disabilities in seeking appropriate postsecondary programs.

    10. Assists student athletes, fine arts, or other special interest candidates in seeking appropriate postsecondary options.

    11. Assists students in developing appropriate interviewing skills and in understanding the purpose of the interview in the admission or employment process.

    12. Develops productive relationships with colleges to assist them in understanding the nature of the school curriculum and the quality of New Trier students’ preparation.

    13. Plans college visits that will give the counselor firsthand knowledge of those colleges.

    14. Advocates on behalf of students by writing letters of recommendation for seniors.

    15. Works with the school instructional staff in understanding their role in supporting students as they make important educational and career choices.

    16. Provides a supportive environment for students and parents, and works to eliminate or reduce unnecessary anxiety too often associated with the postsecondary planning process.

    17. Assists students in dealing with difficult situations such as admission and/or financial aid denials and in developing alternative strategies should this occur.

    18. Assists students and parents in preparation for the separation process that may occur with their postsecondary plans.

    19. Develops an awareness of the ethics of post-high school counseling and the implications for students and parents.

  • March 04, 2019 10:36 AM | Anonymous member

    An engaging, outgoing, independent and tenacious Associate Regional Director of Admissions is sought to join Monmouth College’s team counselors recruiting the greater Chicago-area. Living in the area, this person will join a second regionally-based counselor, plus a third campus-based counselor tasked with managing, strengthening, and diversifying the already well-developed market Monmouth College possess in Chicago and neighboring cities and counties. Joining the Office of Admission at this time provides the successful candidate an opportunity for a rich and successful career path; one that is full of opportunity, promise and fun.

    This position will be responsible for the full scope of work associated with traditional high school student recruitment, including but not limited to the following: managing all aspects of a regional recruitment territory, extensive travel to off-campus activities, judicious management and analysis of data and reports on prospects, warm and personal relationship building within a territory (students, families, school counselors, etc.) proactive communication with prospective students across all mediums (in-person, phone, mail, email, social media, etc.), timely response to prospective students and their families. Other responsibilities include interviewing and touring prospective students and families during campus visits and on-campus events, and assisting with other areas of college recruitment as needed.

    We will hire an enthusiastic, self-motivated, experience-oriented individual with strong communication skills (listening, writing and speaking) and a dynamic personality. A bachelor’s degree, valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record are also required. Experience working or learning at a liberal arts college and prior experience in higher education recruitment or sales is strongly desired but not required. Competitive salary and generous benefit package provided. Associate Regional Director title may be flexible depending on level of experience.

    To review full position description, please visit:

    Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position in filled.  Send letter of application, resume and references to Michael McNall, Director of Personnel, Monmouth College, 700 East Broadway, Monmouth, IL  61462. E-mail

    Monmouth College EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement

    Monmouth College is committed to diversity and encourages applications from women, persons of color, and members of other underrepresented groups.

    Monmouth College does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability, age, military service, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy or other factors as prohibited by law.

    Monmouth College admits students of any race, religion, color, sex, national or ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to Monmouth students.

    Any inquiries regarding Title IX or the College’s Policy Prohibiting Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation should be directed to the Title IX Coordinator identified below. The Coordinator will be available to meet with or talk to students, staff, and faculty regarding issues relating to Title IX and this policy.

    Stephanie Kinkaid 
    Title IX Coordinator
    Room 21, Poling Hall (lower level) (309)457-2272

    Michelle Merritt
    Deputy Title IX Coordinator
    Associate Dean of Students
    Room 126 Poling Hall (main level) 
    (309) 457-2114

    Any inquiries regarding Title VI or the College’s Policy Prohibiting Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation should be directed to the Title VI Coordinator identified below. The Coordinator will be available to meet with or talk to students, staff, and faculty regarding issues relating to Title VI and this policy.

    Mohsin Masood
    Title VI Coordinator
    Associate Dean of Students
    Room 129 Poling Hall (main level)
    (309) 457-2113

    Individuals may also contact the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights for additional information.

    Office for Civil Rights
    U.S. Department of Education-Chicago Office
    500 W Madison St., Suite 1475
    Chicago, IL 60661-4544
    Telephone: (312)730-1560

  • February 28, 2019 3:41 PM | Anonymous member

    The University of Arizona is seeking a highly motivated, organized, and creative professional who is committed to public higher education to assume the role of Associate Director, National Recruitment. This individual serves in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions’ Undergraduate Recruitment, a unit of Enrollment Management.  The Associate Director, National Recruitment will be responsible for the successful oversight of regionally based admissions recruiters and recruitment activities.  Please share this posting with individuals who may be interested.  Review will begin 3/11/19.



  • February 26, 2019 8:49 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Job no: 493325
    Work type: Staff Full-time
    Location: Indianapolis
    Categories: Administrative

    Position Overview

    The Enrollment Marketing Manager is responsible for managing marketing strategies and plans for the Enrollment Management division, graduate programs within the academic colleges, and departments across campus that engage with prospective students. This position plays a key role in driving both undergraduate and graduate enrollment. As a member of the Office of Marketing and Communications, this collaborative position reports to the Senior Associate Director of Enrollment Marketing and will also interface daily with members of the Offices of Admission, Financial Aid, Information Technology, and graduate program staff across campus. This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-seasoned higher education marketing team, nationally recognized for its innovative enrollment marketing strategies and proven success.

    This position is responsible for executing on several enrollment marketing efforts, including: managing multiple communication flows and marketing campaigns for various audiences, primarily prospective students; supporting enrollment marketing project management responsibilities; creating compelling content for use across print, email, and web channels; and supporting enrollment marketing CRM tasks and responsibilities.

    The ideal candidate for this position has proven project management skills, is a strong and creative writer and content creator, and is experienced in producing marketing materials for prospective students and families. This is a fast-paced position that works in close collaboration with other members of the Enrollment Marketing team.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Create enrollment marketing print publications, digital and web assets, recruitment videos and presentations, and marketing materials for both undergraduate and graduate recruitment needs. Lead project management efforts and work closely with Marketing and Communication graphic designers and videographers.

    • Support Admission and Financial Aid in key recruitment efforts–including visits and events, travel, decision release, yield, financial aid packaging, and student search–by developing and managing effective communications. Provide strategic oversight and tactical support in the development of campus visit presentations and marketing collateral.

    • Support graduate program staff within the academic colleges to develop and execute marketing strategies for prospective graduate student conversion across the applicant life cycle, from inquiry generation through student matriculation

    • Write and edit compelling content for various enrollment marketing print materials, email campaigns, and web platforms.

    • Manage multiple robust marketing campaigns through Technolutions Slate, Butler’s enrollment customer relationship management (CRM) system. Daily CRM responsibilities include querying recipient lists to tracking communication sequences for different audiences to writing and sending email communications. 

    • Ensure that Enrollment Management marketing reflects and communicates the Butler brand and messaging and adheres to brand standards.

    • Work closely with external vendors, including printers and digital advertising partners.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • 3-5 years of relevant experience
    • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, advertising, public relations, communications, or related field
    • Proven project management and organizational skills with experience balancing multiple projects and deadlines at one time
    • Excellent writing and proofreading skills
    • Excellent knowledge of communication and marketing best practices
    • Experience in developing creative and compelling content for use in multiple platforms
    • Experience executing marketing plans across multiple channels, including email, print, and web
    • Experience working in a customer relationship management (CRM) system such as Technolutions Slate or Salesforce
    • Excellent proficiency in Google Suite, Adobe Acrobat, and Microsoft Office

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Prior enrollment management experience
    • Prior higher education marketing experience
    • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, primarily Photoshop and InDesign
    • Experience using content management systems and other distribution tools, including web, email, and social media applications

    Butler University is committed to enhancing the diversity of the student body and our faculty and staff. In addition hiring decisions are made on the basis of an individual's qualifications, past experience, overall performance, and other employment-related criteria. Butler University provides equal opportunities for employment and advancement for all individuals, regardless of age, gender identity, sex, race, religion, color, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category.

    Advertised: February 25, 2019 
    Applications close: Open Until Filled

  • February 25, 2019 1:43 PM | Anonymous member

    Beloit College

    Enrollment Marketing Coordinator 

    Beloit, WI

    Recruiting, enrolling and retaining students who contribute to and benefit from the mission and goals of the college is a primary function of Communications and Integrated Marketing at Beloit. The enrollment marketing coordinator is responsible for managing enrollment marketing projects and initiatives in close collaboration with the Admissions Office. This position will help develop and implement prospect cultivation and conversion plans aimed at raising awareness of the college, increasing engagement with Beloit, and – ultimately – meeting the college’s enrollment goals.

    The coordinator will manage a mix of communication channels and strategies, such as web, digital and social content, email, print and other marketing approaches. The coordinator will have expertise in digital marketing strategies and tactics to help the college take innovative, creative, and sophisticated approaches to attracting and enhancing the opinions of prospective students and their key influencers about Beloit

    Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Coordinate innovative approaches in web, digital and print to support enrollment and student recruitment.
    • Manage timelines, schedules, deliverables and client relationships for enrollment-focused marketing projects. 
    • Work closely with C&M staff to develop marketing strategies, materials, and content aimed at raising awareness of Beloit in the marketplace, improving perceptions of the college, and recruiting new students.
    • Serve as the liaison for enrollment-focused projects for work study students in the college’s student creative group, seeking their opinions and feedback to help guide and advance enrollment marketing approaches.
    • Works closely with enrollment staff focused on data and analysis to leverage business intelligence; uses information about marketing performance metrics to evaluate, adjust and advance enrollment marketing efforts.  
    • Works closely with the operations and systems unit in enrollment to execute marketing plans at an operational level.
    • Works collaboratively with the college community to facilitate enrollment projects.

    Credentials and Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree or associates degree with some professional experience in marketing, admissions or related fields.
    • Experience using digital media to promote brand awareness and engagement; experience in enrollment marketing preferred.

    Because equity and inclusion are central to our students’ liberal education and vital to the thriving of all members of our residential learning community, Beloit College aspires to be an actively anti-racist institution.  We recognize our aspiration as ongoing and institution-wide, involving collective commitment and accountability. We welcome employees who are committed to and will actively contribute to our efforts to celebrate our cultural and intellectual richness and be resolute in advancing inclusion and equity. We encourage all interested individuals meeting the criteria of the described position to apply.

    Located in a diverse community close to Madison, Milwaukee, and Chicago, Beloit is a selective undergraduate liberal arts college that attracts students from across the United States and the world. The college emphasizes excellence in teaching, learning beyond the traditional classroom, international perspectives, and collaborative research among students and faculty.  It is recognized as one of the Colleges That Change Lives.

    To apply send a cover letter, resume, and names and contact information of three professional references electronically to:

  • February 19, 2019 8:51 AM | Anonymous member

    Evanston Township High School has a School Counseling Internship  opening for the 2019-2020 school year. 

    For more information and to apply, visit 


  • February 14, 2019 2:49 PM | Anonymous member
    • This position implements recruitment and yield programming for prospective students and recently admitted first-year and transfer students across the array of undergraduate academic programs that span the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, interdisciplinary programs, and pre-professional preparation areas. In partnership with College Student Affairs’ administrators, prospective and admitted student yield programming will include the value of a liberal arts education in preparation for active citizenship and career development. The Assistant Director will collaborate with campus recruitment, student success programs, faculty, directors of undergraduate studies, departmental staff, the Dean’s Undergraduate Student Advisory Board, and LAS Student Academic Affairs staff.

      The Assistant Director will manage the daily operations of the College’s first-year student success seminar which promotes student success, enhances belonging, and increases retention. The Assistant Director will assist with curriculum development; conduct training and professional development; recruit, interview and hire course instructors; enhance program assessment and evaluation; coordinate marketing and communication strategies with first-year students, instructors, and campus partners.

      Job Responsibilities (Essential Duties)

      Recruitment & Yield

      ·         Develop and implement a full-range of recruitment and yield strategies to attract prospective first-year and transfer students, to meet the enrollment needs and targets of the College, including Open House, Ignite: Admitted Student Day, Preview Days, LAS Admitted Visits and more.

      ·         Design strategic practices that can improve enrollment efforts in the College Liberal Arts and Sciences, including outreach, special events, and communication strategies. 

      ·         Develop new initiatives to connect with LAS prospective and admitted students, including, innovative recruitment strategies to reach diverse student populations.

      ·         Supervise student workers to execute College recruitment and enrollment activities.

      ·         Coordinate and collaborate with Liberal Arts and Sciences academic department faculty, Heads, Director of Undergraduate Studies in College outreach and enrollment efforts. 

      ·         Engage in local outreach efforts with high school teachers and counselors to develop relationships with target feeder high schools. Build and nurture increasing numbers of new relationships with local high schools. 

      ·         Meet with prospective and admitted students and families, provide insight about life as a Liberal Arts and Science student via in-person appointments, phone, email, social media. 

      Engagement: First-Year Seminar

      ·         Manage the daily operations of the College’s first-year student success seminar, LAS 110 (Success in the City) and supervise 45-80 LAS 110 instructors.

      ·         Recruit, interview and hire course instructors including UIC academic professionals and Liberal Arts and Sciences graduate teaching assistants.

      ·         Conduct training and professional development opportunities for new and returning instructors to support their teaching experience, provide ongoing class updates and program coordination. 

      ·         Assist with curriculum development, learning outcomes, program assessment and evaluation to continue to enhance and improve first-year seminar course.

      ·         Coordinate marketing and communication strategies with first-year students, including recruitment efforts, the weekly LAS 110 News, website, social media.

      ·         Collaborate and sustain relationships with campus partners including the Academic Center for Excellence, Center for Student Involvement, Student Success Initiatives, and more. 

      ·         Develop teaching assignment schedules, coordinate with classroom scheduling, LAS Academic Affairs, LAS IT.

      Additional Responsibilities

      ·         Participate in College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and UIC committees to enhance recruitment and student engagement (Admissions Committee, Student Success Initiative, Career Development, etc). 

      ·         Involvement in local, state, and national professional associations, including recruitment and admissions (ex. Illinois Association for College Admission Counseling, National Association for College Admission Counseling) and first-year student experience initiatives (ex. Midwest First-Year Conference, National Resource Center for First-Year Experience).

      ·         Plan, assign and review work of staff to ensure that group objectives are met. Hire, train, develop and manage staff to ensure that a qualified staff exists to meet group objectives. 

    • ·         Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.

    Job Knowledge & Skills, Education, Experience

    A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences, Education, Public Administration or related field required; Master’s degree preferred. 

    A minimum of 3 years experience in curriculum development and instruction. Full-time employment experience in higher education administration. 

    Experience working with diverse students.
    Excellent communication (both oral and written) skills.
    Strong organizational skills.
    Strong public speaking skills.
    Familiarity with student information and content management systems required. 

    For fullest consideration, please submit an on-line application at click on the job board and then the job and upload a resume, cover letter and the names and emails for three references by March 6, 2019.

    The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching in a multicultural environment.  We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. The University may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be conducted in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

  • February 11, 2019 11:29 AM | Anonymous member

    The Division of Enrollment Management invites applications for an energetic and highly motivated admission professional to join our recruitment team. This position will be based on campus (Peoria, IL).

    Position responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Representing the University to prospective students and the general public with the highest degree of professionalism through an array of outreach programs and recruitment activities
    • Traveling for up to 7 weeks per year to engage and inform prospective students and their families as well as develop positive educational partnerships and working relationships with high school and community college guidance counselors
    • Advising prospective students and family members about admission criteria, financial assistance process and other critical factors in the college decision process
    • Participating in a variety of projects and events related to student recruitment both on and off campus
    • Reviewing and assessing applications and making university admission and scholarship decisions
    • Analyzing current and historical admissions results and trends within the geographic territory and develop and implement strategies to surpass enrollment goals
    • Utilizing CRM Slate to maintain updated records and communication with students, parents and school counselors.

    Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university

    • Those with previous admissions experience will be strongly considered.
    • Professionals with 3-5 years admission experience and demonstrated territory management success will be considered for the position of Assistant Director.

    Candidates must possess the following skills and abilities:

    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills are required, both written and oral, as well as high-level sophistication and maturity in social and professional settings.
    • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects; flexible and comfortable in a fast-paced environment, with excellent follow through.
    • Ability to work independently as well as within a team environment. Strong analytical and independent decision-making ability is required.
    • Entrepreneurial spirit, positive attitude, and energy to implement new strategies and meet ambitious goals.
    • Strong organization skills, with keen attention to detail.
    • Willingness to travel and work evenings and weekends.

    Due to the nature of this position, evening and weekend work can be expected throughout the year, especially during the fall and spring. Candidates should also be prepared to travel overnight based upon the geographic territory assigned and must possess a valid US driver’s license. While the majority of the work is done sitting or standing, the ability to lift boxes weighing up to 40 pounds is also necessary. Candidates may need to access Non-ADA compliant buildings. Candidates must demonstrate strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills; the ability to work independently and within a team environment; possess strong analytical and independent decision making ability; as well as the ability to work with a diverse population. Working knowledge of MS Office applications is required.

    Bradley University is a top-ranked, private university in Peoria, Illinois, offering 5,400 undergraduate and graduate students the opportunities, choices and resources of a larger university and the personal attention and exceptional learning experience of a smaller university.  Bradley offers a comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate academic programs in business, communications, education, engineering, fine arts, health sciences, liberal arts and sciences, and technology. The University is located on an 85-acre campus in the largest metropolitan area in central Illinois.

    Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter that addresses the qualifications of the position, resume and complete contact information for three professional references electronically to:  Applications from third party web sites will not be accepted.

    To ensure full consideration, application materials should be received by February 22, 2019.  While the review of applications will begin immediately, applications will be accepted until position is filled.

    Employment with Bradley University is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a criminal background check.

    Bradley University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The administration, faculty and staff are committed to attracting qualified candidates from underrepresented groups.  

  • February 08, 2019 1:44 PM | Anonymous member

    Title: Assistant Director Admissions-Transfer  

    Posting Number: 0604877  

    Department: Admissions  

    Grade: E  

    Job Type: Full Time,Regular  

    Pay Type: Exempt  

    Salary Range:Pay is commensurate with qualifications and experience, combined with an excellent benefits package.  

    Major Duties

    General summary: Shares responsibility for directing and coordinating strategies to recruit and enroll transfer students to support the University's transfer enrollment and retention goals. The position leads a team of transfer recruiters, manages a recruitment territory, and works with university partners to ensure articulations and transfer guides are created and used effectively to ensure a smooth transition to the University. 

    - Manages the development and implementation of strategies to recruit and enroll transfer students in support of the University's transfer enrollment and retention goals.   

    - Conducts research on application activity and analyzes market trends to formulate recruitment and yield strategies.   

    - Assists with setting numerical application and enrollment goals and develops and oversees the execution of initiatives designed to accomplish enrollment goals.   

    - Partners with team member(s) who develop and maintain online transfer guides. Coordinates process to strategically complete and use articulation policies and agreements to recruit and enroll transfer students.  Oversees the implementation of practices and procedures to ensure compliance with the statewide Michigan Transfer Agreement. 

    - Oversees the development and implementation of a communication plan designed to support transfer recruitment strategies.  Interprets and communicates University transfer admission policies to both internal and external customers, community college advisors and administrators.   

    - Develops and implements operational policies and procedures related to the recruitment and yield of transfer students.  Hires, trains, and supervises transfer recruiters. 

    - Develops and implements operational policies and procedures related to the recruitment and yield of transfer students.  Hires, trains, and supervises transfer recruiters. 

    - Manages a transfer recruitment territory.  Serve as primary representative to recruit and yield students from that geographical area.  Reviews applications and makes admission decisions.  Builds and maintains relationships with community colleges and their entities. 

    - Assists senior leadership team in performing regular assessment of office activities, interprets results, sets goals and outcomes, and develops and engages strategies to meet goals.  Interprets, explains, and defends admission decisions.  

    Minimum Qualifications

    - Bachelor's degree in related field from an accredited institution. 

    - Two years' relevant experience. 

    - Supervisory or lead experience. 

    - Significant knowledge of admissions, transfer, recruitment and enrollment issues. 

    - Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills. 

    - Strong analytical skills. 

    - Valid state driver's license.  

    Desired Qualifications

    - Master's degree in related field from an accredited institution. 

    - Three years' relevant experience. 

    - Knowledge of the University's academic programs.  

    Required Applicant Documents

    Cover Letter highlighting your qualifications
    List of References  

    Optional Applicant Documents


    Special Instructions to Applicants

    Internal applicants should use the Job Opportunity Transfer Application. 

    External applicants should use the Staff Employment Application.  

    Additional Position Information:

    Staff Compensation System pay grades and rates are available using the URL below: 

    Western Michigan University offers generous benefits to its employees including health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, retirement, and tuition discount for the employee and tuition remission for eligible dependents. To access information about the specific benefits available for this position, GO TO: 

    Because of special requirements for this position, the hiring agent has requested and received approval for a simultaneous internal and external search for qualified candidates. Applications for transfer will be evaluated with external applications.  

    External Posting Date:


    External Closing Date:


    Posting Date


    Internal Closing Date:


    Application Types Accepted

    Staff Employment Application
    Job Opportunity Transfer Application  

    For complete description, minimum requirements and application procedures, visit our website at: # 0604877. 

    Direct link: WMU Assistant Director Admissions-Transfer Only applications submitted through this site will be considered. 

    WMU is an AA/EO employer. Minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and all other qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

  • February 06, 2019 10:10 AM | Anonymous member

    In Veritatis Amore - In the love of truth 

    ~Bellarmine’s founding motto


    Bellarmine University, an independent Catholic liberal arts university founded in 1950 by the Archdiocese of Louisville and located in Louisville, Kentucky, invites applications for the position of Vice President for Enrollment, Marketing and Communication. Reporting to the Senior Vice President, Sean J. Ryan, the Vice President for Enrollment, Marketing and Communication will be responsible for shaping the University’s vision for enrollment and will have the opportunity to work with colleagues across campus to shape an institution that is poised for greater impact and which will enhance the overall reputation of Bellarmine University.

    As a key member of President Susan M. Donovan’s cabinet, the Vice President will oversee a newly created division that will include the departments of undergraduate and graduate admission, financial aid, and marketing and communication.  The successful candidate will be a dynamic, student-centered, collaborative professional who is highly motivated to reach new student populations to impact enrollment and achieve greater visibility for the institution. 

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    The primary duties and responsibilities for the Vice President for Enrollment, Marketing and Communication are as follows:

    • Join in partnership with the Senior Vice President to establish strategic, data-driven policies and processes that further the strategic plan of the University and enroll an optimal number of new and continuing students;
    • Work collaboratively to engage Bellarmine’s collegial community to inspire a culture of enrollment management and retention;
    • Lead, motivate, and empower a team of talented and hardworking professionals; advocate for and support the professional development of staff; 
    • Promote and continue to foster a highly relational environment characterized by commitment to excellence, kindness, and hospitality;
    • Embrace and enhance the diversity of Bellarmine’s student body and demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion;
    • Utilize creative budget management to maximize initiatives;
    • Employ data-informed decision-making and use predictive analytics to measure the effectiveness of new and on-going enrollment initiatives, as well as key integrated marketing efforts and financial aid policies;
    • Possess knowledge of financial aid leveraging, and the effective balance of need-based and merit-based financial assistance for attracting and retaining students to Bellarmine;
    • Understand the complexity of timelines, regulations, and state and federal compliance requirements;
    • Partner with the Provost, Deans and faculty to solidify current program offerings, capitalize on growth opportunities, and determine the most effective programmatic delivery methods, especially at the graduate level;
    • Work jointly with the advancement team to develop new and imaginative funding opportunities that will support student scholarships, aid, and retention; 
    • Demonstrate an understanding and in-depth knowledge of market trends, and demographics;
    • Develop new strategies for marketing and communication in an effort to strengthen and refine the university’s marketing, recruiting, and outreach efforts;
    • Oversee internal university communication, key campus publications, and crisis communications plans;
    • Elevate the reputation and visibility of Bellarmine’s educational excellence including its academic quality, inspirational faculty, passionate students, and welcoming community.

    The Qualifications, Skills and Characteristics

    The successful candidate will have significant and progressive experience in higher education enrollment management, including knowledge of admission, financial aid, marketing and communication.  A bachelor’s degree is required; an advanced degree is preferred.

    In addition, the vice president should have the following skills and characteristics:

    • Personal qualities of flexibility, accessibility, transparency, humor, decisiveness and positivity;
    • Excellent speaking, writing, and interpersonal communication skills with demonstrated ability to interact effectively with diverse populations;
    • Clear appreciation and understanding of the value of a liberal arts education and the ability to articulate the value of a Bellarmine degree;
    • Ability to serve as a compelling and dynamic representative of Bellarmine to internal and external audiences; 
    • Innovative, strategic and visionary sense and creative approach to recruiting new students;
    • Commitment to Bellarmine University’s mission.  As an independent Catholic university in the inclusive spirit of Thomas Merton, Bellarmine seeks to educate students as the whole persons, equipping them to evaluate their society and to exercise their trained human powers to change it whenever necessary. 

    Bellarmine is firmly committed to the enhancement and sustenance of a campus community with diverse perspectives, backgrounds, and gifts; diversity is seen as integral to the intellectual vitality of a healthy university. The Vice President for Enrollment, Marketing and Communication will share this belief in inclusive excellence, and possess a nuanced and action-oriented understanding of the importance of diversity in an educational setting. In keeping with this commitment, the Vice President for Enrollment, Marketing and Communication will prioritize the recruitment, retention, and development of a diverse  student body. The Vice President for Enrollment, Marketing and Communication must also promote an open, transparent culture, robust communication structures, and the development of policies and supports that help to create a truly multicultural campus and achieve critical mass in diversity. 

    About Bellarmine University

    Founded in 1950, Bellarmine is the premier independent Catholic university in the South and the leading private university in Kentucky. With an undergraduate and graduate enrollment of nearly 4,000 students, Bellarmine is ranked among the nation’s best colleges by the Princeton Review and consistently ranks as one of the top universities in the South by US News & World Report.

    Bellarmine strives to imbue students with the knowledge and skills to develop solutions and opportunities—creative, substantial, and enduring—for a globally sustainable future. A Bellarmine education has three components: a foundational emphasis on the liberal arts; high-impact learning opportunities for global engagement, including study abroad (Bellarmine's offerings in international study are among the most extensive and numerous among colleges and universities); and practical preparation for lives of personal and professional fulfillment.  

    Grounded in the liberal arts and sciences, Bellarmine provides its students a lifelong education, worthy of the university's namesake, Saint Robert Bellarmine, and of his invitation to learn and live in veritatis amore – in the love of all that is beautiful, true and good in life. Bellarmine offers more than 50 undergraduate majors across its seven colleges and schools, as well as a wide array of certificate, masters degree, and doctorate degree programs, including three online masters degrees. Since 2005 Bellarmine has launched 23 new degree and certificate programs, including five new doctoral degrees. The institution's academic offerings have grown over the last fifteen years in both undergraduate and graduate programs, with the result that students have an astonishingly rich array of choices. 

    Bellarmine offers over 20 graduate and second degree programs with both local and national reach.  Students can choose between both full and part-time programs delivered either in the classroom or online.  

    Undergraduate students at Bellarmine study a broad range of disciplines, regardless of their major(s), which sees them well equipped to embrace our complex world with confidence on a broad range of career paths.  The undergraduate student makeup is as follows:  65% female, 35% male, 18% under-represented minorities and 70% from Kentucky with, 20% from the region that includes Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Tennessee and Missouri, 8% other states and international with an average G.P.A of 3.56 and an average ACT 25.11.

    Students look to Bellarmine for a sense of community and an excellent and value-laden education. Over one-third of the undergraduate body is first-generation; a similar proportion is Pell-eligible. Of the undergraduates, 95 percent receive some form of financial aid. A Bellarmine education can be transformative; among Kentucky public and private non-profit colleges, Bellarmine's students claim the highest median salary ten years after graduating.

    Students beginning the 2018-19 academic year were welcomed by 181 full-time faculty members (82 tenured or tenure track), 81 percent of which hold terminal degrees in their fields. The ranks of tenured and tenure-track faculty are supplemented by 249 part-time contract faculty who are outstanding practitioners in their fields, and whose expertise enhance the University's programs.   

    Along with the faculty, the work of Bellarmine is enabled by 319 full-time and 56 part-time staff who are energetic, committed to excellence in their work, and devoted to the University. Forty full-time staff and 10-part-time staff work within the schools supporting the academic mission. Many are long-standing employees and have been instrumental to the University's growth. 

    Bellarmine's 2018-19 operating budget is approximately $69 million. As of May 2018, the endowment was $65 million, nearly double its size since 2006; net assets in fiscal year 2018 totaled $132 million.

    One of Dr. Donovan's first major actions as President was to launch an institution-wide strategic planning process that officially began in early 2018. To ensure transparency and inclusion, Dr. Donovan invited all University members—faculty, staff, students, trustees, and the alumni community—to participate in numerous town halls and working groups. Six themes were presented and approved by the Board of Trustees in December of 2018 and the final strategic plan will be written and presented to the public in May of 2019. 

    Dr. Donovan reports to the Board of Trustees, a 36-member governing body. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). The last accreditation visit was completed in the 2017-18 academic year; visitors gave high praise to the University. 

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    The campus is set on three beautiful hills, just minutes away from the downtown central business district of Louisville, Kentucky's largest city. Louisville is situated on the mile-wide Ohio River, at the gateway to the South and the crossroads of the Midwest. With a population of about 1.3 million, the Louisville metropolitan area offers world-class theatre, arts, sports (including the Kentucky Derby), museums, a vibrant restaurant scene, and gorgeous parks. Three of Kentucky's six Fortune 500 companies (Humana, Yum Brands, and Kindred Healthcare Inc.) are based in Louisville, and the Louisville International Airport is the worldwide air hub for UPS. Bellarmine has integral ties with these and many other businesses, and is well-regarded throughout the region.  

    Louisville has grown exponentially in the last decade and is now consistently recognized as a vibrant city on the move. From award-winning micro-distilleries to one-of-a-kind attractions like Churchill Downs, Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, and the Muhammad Ali Center, Louisville is a city that offers events, arts and culture, shopping, sports, outdoor activities and much more.   

    Recognized by Glassdoor as one of the nation's top 10 cities where pay goes the furthest, by National Geographic as a top 10 food city, and the 8th most friendly city in America by Travel and Leisure, Louisville is also is a top 10 city for job seekers, thanks in part to its central location and low unemployment.  

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    To Apply

    Napier Executive Search is assisting Bellarmine University to search for a Vice President for Enrollment, Marketing and Communication.  For a confidential conversation, or if you wish to nominate someone for this position, contact Mary Napier, or Laura Robinson at  If you wish to apply, please send a résumé; cover letter specifically outlining your interest in this opportunity at Bellarmine; and three references to  For assurance of full consideration, please submit materials before March 10, 2019. There is an anticipated start date of summer 2019. All applications and nominations will be considered confidential and notice will be given before references are contacted.

    Bellarmine is an equal opportunity employer and encourages persons of diverse backgrounds to apply for positions.

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