Director of Admissions
Company: Alliant International University
Posted on: February 22, 2021
Posted: Sep 25, 2020 Closes: Open Until Filled Type: Full-time
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Alliant International University's mission is to provide students
with the highest quality of education through innovation in
scholarship, applied training and research, and community service,
particularly to underserved populations. The University's goal is
to equip students with the competencies they need to improve the
quality of human life by addressing major contemporary social
issues. Core competencies of the University's training programs
include cultural diversity, which is infused in courses and field
placements and is manifest in the diversity of its students and
The Director of Admissions reports to the Associate Vice President
of Student Engagement with primary responsibility for driving
enrollment growth with qualified and capable students. The Director
of Admissions provides leadership in the achievement of enrollment
targets and is responsible for the prospective student experience,
admissions policies and procedures, performance mentoring of staff,
and forecasting and tracking enrollment trends in an accurate
manner to various constituents. Candidate--may be located--at the
San Diego, Los Angeles, or Emeryville Campus.
- Meets or exceeds enrollment targets; generates strategy and
executes plan to support inquiry conversion and confirmations of
- Assures adequate staffing levels and productivity through
effective personnel management. This includes but is not limited to
selection and hiring of employees coupled with their being
training, developed, motivated, and effectively managed.
- Responsible for monitoring inquiry generation and quality of
inquiries by partnering with marketing, partnership development,
and ensuring referral goals are met.
- Develops, implements, and monitors admissions policies and
procedures consistent with current federal and state regulations,
ethical standards, and compliance with all accrediting bodies.
- Analyzes marketing and enrollment reports to monitor progress
towards enrollment goals. Makes data driven decisions to ensure
enrollment goals are met.
- Leads and facilitates a customer-centered environment that is
responsive and provides high-quality, timely services to students;
stays abreast of trends in student recruitment and develops new
strategies to enhance the admissions process for prospective
- Partners with faculty and staff to ensure an enchanting student
- Responsible for developing and implementing the admissions
event calendar to include new recruitment events, open houses, open
campus days, webinars, and admitted student events.
- Manages programs and initiatives related to the retention of
new students, i.e. Student Ambassador program, Facebook Admitted
Groups, Peer Mentoring programs, etc.
- Performs other related tasks, duties and responsibilities as
required, assigned or directed.
Education: Master's degree in Education, Counseling or Management
or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and
experience. Experience: Three to five years of admissions and/or
higher education or closely related professional experience,
preferably in graduate or professional education. Experience with
international, undergraduate, and graduate admissions preferred.
Supervision experience of professional staff required. Demonstrated
success in leading teams of diverse employees as well as experience
with enlivening and fostering a climate that values and embraces
all forms of human diversity. Skills:
- Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Office applications
(especially, Word & Excel).
- Demonstrated technical skills with student information
systems/databases. Salesforce and Campus Nexus experience
- Successful experience in supervision, development and
management, and personnel evaluation.
- Effective organization and written and oral communication
skills. Experience managing relationships and communicating with a
wide range of constituencies.
- Sensitivity to cultural diversity and ability to interact
effectively with people of all ages and diverse backgrounds.
- Ability to manage multiple tasks according to required
deadlines and maintain composure under high stress conditions.
- Effective leadership skills which emphasize collaboration,
consensus building, conflict resolution, problem solving, strategic
vision, and intellectual vitality.
- Highly motivated, focused, and results oriented.
Anti-Discrimination Policy: Alliant International University
prohibits discrimination in employment and in its educational
programs and activities, including admission or access thereto, on
the basis of race, national origin, color, creed, religion, sex,
age, marital status, disability, medical condition, veteran status,
sexual orientation, gender identity or associational preference.
Alliant International University is an Equal Opportunity Employer,
committed to ensuring a high quality of education through the
diversity of the University community and the curriculum. Women,
people of color, people with disabilities and people from other
underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply, as we actively
seek to increase diversity at all levels. The University will
conduct its programs, services and activities consistent with
applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations and orders.
This policy is governed by Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights
Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Act of 1991, Title IX of the
Education Amendments Act of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation
Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Age
Discrimination Act of 1975, the regulations implementing these
statutes, and applicable federal and California law.
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