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  • October 12, 2018 4:47 PM | Anonymous member
    University Title Program Coordinator II - 1063
    Pay Grade 35
    Salary Commensurate with qualifications
    Base of Employment P - P&S
    Job Category Professional and Scientific
    Pay Frequency Monthly
    Posting Number 80563P
    Working Title Assistant Director of New Student Programs
    Advertised Employing Department Office of Admissions
    Appointment Type Professional & Scientific - Continuous
    Proposed Start Date Prefer December 17, 2018 but negotiable
    Proposed End Date or Length of Term
    Number of Months Employed Per Year 12
    Full or Part Time Full-Time
    Summary of Duties and Responsibilities

    The Office of Admissions at Iowa State University is seeking applications for an Assistant Director of New Student Programs (NSP). Join a dynamic team responsible for the innovation, planning and implementation of Orientation and Destination Iowa State, serving 8,500 new students and 16,000 guests, as well as collaborating with 550 student leaders each year. Be a part of creating an exciting adventure that is key to new student success and retention at Iowa State.

    This position coordinates the development, implementation, and assessment of the University Orientation programs and the Destination Iowa State programs, both designed to prepare all new undergraduate students for their academic, social, and personal transition to Iowa State University. These programs are critical to student success and retention, as well as a key factor for promoting inclusion in our campus community. A main responsibility is the supervision of professional and support staff as well as undergraduate students and graduate assistants, which includes hiring, training, motivating, evaluating, and is a key member of the leadership of New Student Programs. Associated responsibilities include committee service and leadership; budget management; development of publications, PowerPoint and video presentations, and web sites; and direct interaction with students and families in the form of presentations, facilitation of panels, event coordination and counseling of prospective undergraduate students and families.

    The successful candidate will possess high energy and enthusiasm; a student-centered work philosophy; strong supervisory skills; excellent organizational skills; outstanding written and oral communication skills including public speaking; an understanding of the value of higher education; an understanding of purpose and philosophy of new student programs; and an understanding of student success and transition issues. The candidate must be able to work under pressure and handle multiple tasks at the same time as well as work outside of regular work schedule as necessary throughout the year.

    About Iowa State University and the Ames Community

    Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 36,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.

    Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University’s Principles of Community.

    Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted one of the best college towns in the nation.

    Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented populations, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.

    All employees are expected to exhibit and convey good citizenship within the program, the department, college, university activities, collegial interactions, and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.

    Required Education and Experience

    Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of related experience; OR a Master’s degree and 2 years of related experience; OR a combination of education and/or related experience totaling 8 years unless otherwise specified under supplemental required education and experience. Experience must be at a comparable level and directly related to the duties of this position.

    Supplemental Required Education and Experience
    Preferred Education and Experience

    Experience which demonstrates knowledge of resources related to student success and retention

    Experience with complex and large scale event planning and implementation

    Experience or education which demonstrates knowledge of student development theory and assessment

    Supervisory and evaluation experience of professional and/or college-aged students, including hiring, training, motivating, supervising and disciplinary action

    Experience with public speaking

    Master’s degree in higher education or related field

    Location (if other than Ames)
    Additional Information

    Vacation time during May through August will be limited as this is peak time for the office.

    Department Contact Name Erica Fischer
    Department Contact Phone 515-294-0061
    Department Contact Email
    Department/Unit Website
    Application Instructions

    To apply for this position, please click on “Apply for this Job” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:

    1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter
    3) Contact Information for Three Professional References

    If you have questions regarding this application process, please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.

    If selected for an on-campus interview, candidate will be asked to prepare a 10-12 minute presentation as part of the interview.

    Special Instructions Summary
    Guaranteed Consideration Date 10/28/2018
    Pre-Employment Screening

    All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check and/or a consumer credit check.

    Quick Link
    EO Statement

    Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email

    Posting Details
    Preferred Licensure(s)/Certification(s)

    Valid U.S. Driver’s License

    Preferred Licensure(s)/Certification(s)

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * Where did you first learn about this vacancy?
      • ISU Employment Opportunities Website
      • ISU Employee
      • Website
      • Placement Office
      • Trade Journal
      • Newspaper
      • HERC Website
      • LinkedIN
      • Facebook
      • CareerBuilder
    2. Please indicate which specific website, placement office, trade journal, newspaper, or other resource influenced you to apply for this position.

      (Open Ended Question)

    3. * Please describe your experiences with student success and retention efforts.

      (Open Ended Question)

    4. * Please describe your experience(s) with complex and large scale event planning and implementation.

      (Open Ended Question)

    5. * Please describe your experience or education which demonstrates a knowledge of student development theory and assessment.

      (Open Ended Question)

    6. * Please describe your experience supervising and leading professional staff and college-aged students.

      (Open Ended Question)

    7. * Please describe your experience with public speaking.

      (Open Ended Question)

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

    1. Letter of Application/Cover Letter
    2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    3. Reference Contact Information
    Optional Documents
  • October 12, 2018 1:23 PM | Anonymous member

    Admissions Counselor

    MacMurray College, located in Jacksonville, Illinois, invites applications for the position of Admissions Counselor.  The Admissions Counselor is an integral part of maintaining and increasing the enrollment of the College. This position is responsible for the recruitment of qualified prospective students, building relationships with high schools and community-based organizations in assigned regional and national territories, and promoting the mission and brand of the College. The Admissions Counselor is a member of the Office of Admissions which is the “front door” of the College for prospective students and their families.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Develops, implements, and coordinates recruitment strategies and travel logistics within assigned regional and national territories in order to meet or exceed individual territory enrollment goals.
    • Builds effective relationships with high schools and community-based organizations in assigned regional and national territories.
    • Participates in college fairs, college nights, high school visits, and other related activities relevant to the recruitment of prospective students. 
    • Recruits, manages, tracks, and assists prospective students through the admission and financial aid process.  
    • Evaluates applicant credentials, determines admission decisions, and awards applicable scholarships based on Admissions & Scholarship guidelines.
    • Communicates with prospective students, families, high schools, college personnel, and community organizations through telephone communication, emails, text messaging, and social media-based platforms.
    • Conducts campus tours and meets one-on-one with prospective students and their guests.
    • Assists with on-campus recruitment events such as Visit Events or Visit Days.
    • Contributes to the development of team goals and strategies.
    • Other duties as assigned that are reasonably within the scope of this position.


    Education and Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university/college.
    • Valid driver’s license with clean/good driving record and insurable.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • Possess excellent organizational skills and exceptional oral and written communication skills.
    • Ability to work under pressure, handle constant change, and manage multiple projects/tasks simultaneously and in a timely manner.
    • Should possess high energy and a positive and outgoing personality.
    • Work well independently as well as in a team setting.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality and make ethical decisions.
    • Maintain a professional demeanor and appearance.
    • Ability to smile, keep a positive attitude both in and outside the office, and be willing to make a difference.
    • Ability to travel and work a varied schedule including evening and weekend hours.
    • Ability to lift and/or move up to 25 lbs.

    MacMurray College is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.  The College will not sponsor applicants for work visas.  Interested applicants may send a brief cover letter describing your interest in this position, a résumé outlining your qualification for the position, and contact information including email addresses for three professional references. Any finalist for the position must successfully pass a background screening. Applications will be reviewed immediately. All materials should be sent to 

  • October 11, 2018 3:09 PM | Anonymous member

    Columbia University
    Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation

    Director of Admissions and Financial Aid
    New York, NY

    The Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP) seeks a highly qualified enrollment professional to serve as Director of Admissions and Financial Aid.  Reporting to the Associate Dean of Admissions & Outreach, the successful candidate will provide leadership, strategic direction, management and oversight for all activities related to recruitment, admission and financial aid for GSAPP.

    The director is responsible for the development and implementation of a sophisticated strategic enrollment management plan that meets targeted enrollment goals and attracts an exemplary, diverse student body that enhances the reputation of the School.  Experienced and data-driven in approach, the director will work closely with the Dean and the Associate Dean of Admissions & Outreach, faculty program directors, and School leadership to establish admissions priorities and to develop processes to achieve established goals.

    In addition, the director will assess competitive market conditions; develop strategic recruitment plans; and collaborate with the Office of Communications and Events, Office of Student Affairs, and the Development Office to develop strategic, multi-channel communications plans while playing a role in raising endowed scholarships and developing program-specific pipelines. The director will perform key enrollment activity such as offering compelling presentations about GSAPP and its academic programs to prospective students; and ensuring the highest yield of qualified candidates overall and with regard to specific academic programs.  Both compliance and strategic skill in financial aid will be required as the director will need to understand and adhere to School and federal regulations for proper disbursement of financial aid funds; liaise with the University’s Central Financial Aid Office; and determine and oversee the packaging and disbursement of scholarship and fellowship funds.

    Required qualifications:

    Candidates for the position of Director of Admissions and Financial Aid must have at least five years of experience in undergraduate or graduate school admissions.  A bachelor’s degree is required; an advanced degree is preferred.

    Additionally the following abilities are desired:

    * Proven track record in achieving enrollment objectives in a higher education setting

    * Demonstrated commitment to developing an inclusive and diverse student population

    * Cultural competency with respect to issues such as racial, sexual, cultural, and gender identity

    * Evidence of an astute and strategic thinker who can display a nuanced understanding of admission and financial aid practices that have led to enrollment success

    * Demonstrated data analytic experience to inform strategy and tactics in enrollment management including providing assessment of applications to the relevant admissions committees and providing quantitative and qualitative reporting on admissions and enrollment data

    * Superior presentation skills coupled with the ability to engage effectively with internal and external constituencies

    * Ability to nurture appropriate deep, long-term connections with faculty, administrators, alumni, donors, volunteers, and prospective students

    * Possession of a communication style that is open, cordial and compelling coupled with excellent listening skills

    * Unimpeachable integrity and trustworthiness

    * Demonstrated ability to effectively handle sensitive and confidential information

    * Familiarity with Slate, Student Information Systems and PowerFaids.

    Columbia University

    Columbia University is a private, Ivy League, research university in Upper Manhattan, New York City. The University comprises 20 schools, including Columbia College, the School of Engineering and Applied Science, and the School of General Studies, and has global research outposts in Amman, Beijing, Istanbul, Paris, Mumbai, Rio de Janeiro, Santiago, Nairobi, and Tunis. For more than 250 years, Columbia has been a leader in higher education in the nation and around the world. At the core of its wide range of academic inquiry is the commitment to attract and engage the best minds in pursuit of greater human understanding, pioneering new discoveries, and service to society.

    Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation

    “In this time that demands new concepts around which to assemble and empower the next generation of architects, planners, urban designers, and real estate developers, Columbia GSAPP represents a unique environment that fosters the design of new modes of living and sharing, creates new forms of knowledge and practice, and renews our commitment to engagement with the world and the urgent issues of our time.”

    Dean Amale Andraos


    Founded in 1881, the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation at Columbia University in the City of New York confers Masters Degrees in the areas of Architecture, Urbanism, Real Estate and Preservation, as well as Doctoral Degrees in Architecture, Urban Planning and Historic Preservation. As a leader in developing new forms of design research and scholarship to open up new territories for more meaningful practices of architecture and the design of cities, the school combines pioneering experimentation with an uncompromising engagement in New York and various cities across the world, offering students an unparalleled spatial network of resources and exchange. Columbia GSAPP is a laboratory for learning that weaves together cutting-edge design skills, incisive critical thinking and new forms of knowledge as students and faculty engage one another in a spirit of intellectual generosity that strives to re-imagine the future of architecture, cities and the environment. 

    A globally-minded education is one of the most remarkable facets of GSAPP and Columbia University at large. Expanding the students’ knowledge of the world enables them to engage with varied cultures, work across complex contexts, and contribute to advancing the fields of the built environment as citizens of the world. Global travel is fundamental to GSAPP’s curricula and is inextricable from our students’ formation – through studio and seminar study trips to Summer Workshops and Kinne Fellowships, as well as opportunities to engage with the Studio-X network and related global exhibitions and events.

    Columbia GSAPP’s faculty, whose focus ranges from pure scholarship to pure practice, actively contributes to the school and university’s standing as a leading research institution. GSAPP’s faculty includes scholars producing new knowledge that advance the limits of the discipline as well as leading practitioners upending current forms of practice through research and design.

    As a mode of inquiry that simultaneously sits within each discipline while moving beyond them, research at Columbia GSAPP embodies the maturation of the longstanding spirit of experimentation of the school. Centers, such as the Temple Hoyne Buell Center, the Center for Resilient Cities and Landscapes, the Center for Spatial Research and the Center for Urban Real Estate, offer GSAPP students opportunities for interdisciplinary study and collaborations with other areas throughout Columbia University.

    To learn more about GSAPP, go to

    To Apply: 
    Napier Executive Search is assisting Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation to identify candidates for Director of Admissions and Financial Aid.  To arrange for a confidential conversation or to nominate a candidate for this position, contact Laura Robinson at or Mary Napier   To apply, please send a resume, a detailed letter of interest, and contact information for three professional references by email to:   Resumes will be reviewed until the position is filled, but for assurance of full consideration, submit application materials no later than November 8, 2018 . All applications and nominations will be considered confidential and notice will be given before references are contacted.

    Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer --Race/Gender/Disability/Veteran.  

    Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.  

  • October 11, 2018 11:38 AM | Anonymous member

    Admission Counselor or Assistant Director of Admission

    The Bradley University 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.

    Education & Experience

    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 distinctive, medium-size, comprehensive private institution of higher learning. The University is located on an 85-acre campus in Peoria, the largest metropolitan area in Central Illinois. With 5,000 undergraduate and 800 graduate students, Bradley offers the opportunities and choices of a larger university (with more than 130 programs in five colleges, plus a graduate school) and the quality, personal attention, and challenge of a small private college. Bradley is rich in tradition and full of promise to become one of the nation’s best comprehensive universities.

    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 October 26, 2018.  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.   

  • October 10, 2018 1:27 PM | Anonymous member


    TITLE: Admission Counselor and Coordinator of Campus Events

    FLSA STATUS: Exempt (Salaried)

    DEPARTMENT: Office of Undergraduate Admission

    REPORTS TO: The AVP for Undergraduate Enrollment

    JOB STATUS: Full-time (at least 37.5 hours per week)


    Serve as a member of Undergraduate Admission team to assist in achieving freshman and transfer enrollment goals. This individual is responsible for coordinating campus events for new undergraduate students, managing an assigned territory, and participating in activities involving student recruitment.


    Support the University's mission of preparing students to pursue truth, to give compassionate service, and to participate in the creation of a more just and humane world.


    1.            Represent the University at high school visits and college fairs; strengthen and develop relationships with high school counselors.

    2.            Recruit prospective students from an assigned territory.

    3.            Conduct campus visit appointments to counsel prospective students and their families on general admission and financial aid information and processes.

    4.            Present estimated and official financial aid awards to students and parents to ensure they understand the award and their financial responsibility.

    5.            Coordinate and manage all aspects of undergraduate admission-sponsored events and effectively communicate with the various university departments that participate.

    6.            Hire, train, and supervise campus event intern.

    7.            Hire, train, and supervise student ambassadors.

    8.            Oversee campus event and group visit policies and procedures.

    9.           Perform other duties as requested, delegated or assigned.


    All qualifications are required unless otherwise indicated.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Strong organizational, presentation and communication skills
    • Knowledge and appreciation of Dominican University’s programs and offerings
    • Ability to effectively use technology to communicate with students and maintain an actionable database for the office (Microsoft Office and CRM)

    Education and Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Enrollment management and/or event planning experience preferred

  • October 09, 2018 9:39 AM | Anonymous member

    Elgin Community College is looking for an experienced advisor to work with our College Transitions office to expand our Dual Credit programs.

    Contact Rodrigo Lopez, Assistant Dean School Partnerships for more information. 847-214-7959 or

    Click below for more information and to apply. Position is open until filled.


  • October 05, 2018 8:33 AM | Anonymous member

    Responsibilities include set up and carry through a schedule of high school visits within the recruitment territory, attend scheduled college fairs, conduct appropriate follow-up via phone, written correspondence, e-mail and/or personal visits, represent St. Ambrose University at alumni functions and at regional conventions, attend on and off campus recruitment events. Travel and overnight stays required.  Individual must have superior verbal, written and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task. Requirements:  Minimum of Bachelor’s degree and 1-2 years sales and/or Admissions experience. Knowledge of relational database management and Microsoft Office applications required, Ellucian/Colleague preferred. St. Ambrose is an independent, comprehensive, and Catholic diocesan university firmly grounded in the liberal arts. Position is open until filled.  People from under-represented populations are encouraged to apply.  Please apply online at and upload a resume, letter of interest and contact information for three professional references.  EOE

  • October 02, 2018 11:19 AM | Anonymous member

    Director of Recruitment and Admissions

    College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    The Director of Recruitment and Admissions will lead college recruitment and undergraduate enrollment within the college by:

    • designing and implementing a full-range of recruitment strategies focused on prospective and newly-admitted students
    • serving as lead admissions officer for the college
    • closely monitoring trends of currently enrolled students and contributing to practices intended to manage enrollments in majors and the college

    The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit


    • Provide leadership for recruitment and yield efforts to support enrollment management for the college, coordinating with SAAO Associate Dean, LAS departments, and Office of Undergraduate Admissions to analyze and monitor enrollment trends, set college enrollment goals, and effect recruitment and other practices to meet goals.
    • Lead, supervise and coordinate LAS recruitment team and others who assist in recruitment and yield, planning and implementing strategies that include both on-campus and off-campus recruitment efforts
    • Serve as lead LAS admissions officer, reviewing applications, communicating with departments on admissions targets, leading college conversations on admissions targets, and collaborating in decisions and implementations; train other LAS admissions officers as needed
    • Develop in partnership with LAS Marketing and Communications recruitment-yield materials and a recruitment communications plan which may include social media and websites
    • Serve as LAS lead in campus conversations and efforts on summer orientation, coordinate communications with departments on summer registration, monitor tracking of incoming students’ registration, and support Executive Assistant Dean in preparing students for registration and in advisor training
    • Assess impact of activities, review data reports & utilize information in planning and decision-making
    • Contribute to general and shared duties in the LAS Student Academic Affairs Office, including academic progress review and monitoring, Walk-in-Advising duty rotation, and other duties as needed



    • Bachelor’s degree;
    • At least 3 years of experience with student recruitment, admissions, enrollment management or programming related to same;
    • Ability to make dynamic and engaging public presentations;
    • Demonstrated strength in planning, organization, project management;
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


    • Master’s degree;
    • Preferred degrees in a liberal arts and sciences field or marketing/communications;
    • Demonstrated effectiveness in designing and assessing successful recruitment or enrollment management strategies;
    • Excellent public presentation skill specifically to prospective and current students and parents, communicating the value of LAS education;
    • Experience recruiting, training and supervising staff in area of recruitment/enrollment management;
    • Experience working with and recruiting diverse student populations;
    • Academic advising experience


    This is a full-time position. The expected start date is as soon as possible after the closing date. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.


    To apply for this position, please create a candidate profile at and upload your cover letter and resume by October 22, 2018. Online application will require names and contact information including email addresses for three professional references. Full consideration will be given to complete applications received by the closing date. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.  For further information regarding application procedures, you may contact Allison Perry at

    College Name or Administrative Unit: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Category: Administrative

    Title: Director of Recruitment and Admissions - College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Student Academic Affairs (101665)

    Open Date: 09/26/2018

    Close Date: 10/22/2018

    Organization Name: Student Admissn Oth

  • September 27, 2018 9:23 AM | Anonymous member

    University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign

    Senior Associate Director of Recruitment & Outreach

    Office of Undergraduate Admissions

    The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has an opening for a Senior Associate Director of Recruitment & Outreach in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. The Senior Associate Director of Recruitment & Outreach will oversee high-level projects, policies, and procedures for the Office of Undergraduate Admissions as well as manage several units that contribute to the recruitment of new domestic and international undergraduate students, campus visits, Customer Relations Management (CRM) system summer registration, and outreach efforts to underrepresented students. In addition, the Senior Associate Director will serve as a part of the leadership team in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

    The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit

    Major Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Provide overall leadership, direction, and supervision for all aspects of undergraduate recruitment and yield enhancement activities for the University of Illinois, which includes analyzing and determining which geographic markets provide the most successful undergraduate students and developing strategies for effective recruitment of a talented and diverse undergraduate population.
    • Coordinate the hiring, training, and regular communication of recruitment teams managed by Assistant Directors to ensure accurate and timely distribution of information about the university. These teams include coordinators, regional representatives, admissions counselors and other recruitment staff based on campus, in the Chicago Satellite Office, and home offices.
    • Engage campus partners and alumni with participating in recruiting new undergraduates to the university.
    • Provide leadership for training and professional development initiatives about the field of Undergraduate Admissions intended not only for Undergraduate Admissions staff, but also for university-wide constituents who interact with the Admissions Office functions.
    • Contribute to the University’s efforts to expand the number of underrepresented and first-generation college students. Build sustaining relationships with target underserved schools, as well as other agencies and community-based organizations who serve large numbers of underrepresented students.
    • In conjunction with the Director of Undergraduate Admissions, create a data-driven strategic plan to recruit and enroll an academically talented and diverse freshman and transfer class to the University of Illinois with an emphasis on activities with schools and counselors.
    • Determine primary and secondary markets, using a variety of data tools including EPS, Descriptor Plus, EIS and historical trends in application, admission and enrollment.
    • Chair the Recruitment & Yield Committee to facilitate communication with campus partners about various outreach & recruitment initiatives, as well as identify opportunities for campus partners to engaged with recruiting new undergraduate students.
    • Chair a Freshman Review Committee.
    • May be required to work evening and weekend hours. May be required to lift and move heavy boxes of materials. Travel to designated high schools, community colleges, college fairs, and yield receptions to represent the University of Illinois by answering questions from students, parents, and attendees regard the admissions process at Illinois.

    Required education, experience and qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution.
    • At least ten years of direct experience in undergraduate admissions with an emphasis on campus wide recruitment and outreach initiatives.
    • Excellent written and oral communications experience.
    • Must have proven ability to work independently and as part of a team with little or no supervision or clerical support.
    • Ability to analyze data to make data driven decisions.
    • Must be able to collaborate with multiple administrative and academic offices across campus to coordinate a systematic recruitment effort.
    • Strong presentation and interpersonal communication skills.
    • Dynamic personality.
    • High-quality customer service skills.
    • Ability and willingness to travel.
    • Ability to maintain strong work ethic and handle high volume of work, execute projects simultaneously, set priorities and meet deadlines.
    • Understanding and commitment to affirmative action in educational access and employment.
    • Must have valid driver's license.

    Preferred education, experience and qualifications:

    • Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution.
    • Experience with supervision of professional staff, admissions software, and project management.
    • Experience with a CRM (Customer Relationship Management) recruitment software (i.e. Slate, Banner, Peoplesoft, Talisma)
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Banner, and Slate systems. 


    This position is a full-time, 12-month, benefits-eligible Academic Professional position and salary is commensurate with experience. To ensure full consideration, please complete your candidate profile at and upload your letter of application, resume, and a list of three professional references, including contact information by November 1, 2018.  Interviews may be conducted before the closing date, although no hiring decisions will be made until after the search has closed. The preferred start date for this position is as soon as possible after the close of the search. For further information about this position, please contact Jennifer Steiling at 217-300-2734.

    The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

    Category: Administrative

    College Name or Administrative Unit: Office of the Provost

    Title: Senior Associate Director of Recruitment & Outreach - Office of Undergraduate Admissions (103787)

    Open Date: 09/26/2018

    Close Date: 11/01/2018

  • September 20, 2018 9:24 AM | Anonymous

    Under general direction, is responsible for the recruitment and enrollment of students into an academic school or program.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    - Advises and proactively engages with prospective students via phone, email, and in-person appointments.

    - Engages in appropriate organizations and community outreach for the purpose of recruiting new students.

    - Develops recruitment networks and represent Loyola at recruitment events, conferences and meetings both internal and external to the university.

    - Serves as the primary liaison between the Institute of Pastoral Studies (IPS) & Graduate & Professional Enrollment Management Office for recruitment and admission issues.

    - Assists in the development and execution of on-campus events for prospective student including open houses, information sessions, and individual advising appointments.

    - Facilitates the communication between Graduate Program Directors and applicants to the programs. Provide technical support to Program Directors and/or affinity coordinators in the use of the enrollment systems.

    - Facilitates the development and maintenance of recruitment communications including prospect-generating and fulfillment materials, web sites, and communication flow. Moderate and oversee all IPS social media channels.

    - Assists students in their transition to Chicago and Loyola.

    - Performs other duties as required.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    - Excellent communication skills, telephone skills, and the ability to interact tactfully with individuals at various levels throughout the University.

    - Must have access to transportation for off-campus meeting and recruitment events.

    For full consideration, interested applicants can view a full description of this position and apply online at  

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