Assistant Director of Admission

Assistant Director of Admission
Division of Enrollment Management

Reports to: Director of Undergraduate Admission

General Description

To assist the Division of Enrollment Management in identifying, enrolling, and retaining motivated and qualified students who are committed to leadership, the liberal arts and a desire to develop as a whole person and to assist them in seeking resources to achieve their educational goals. The Assistant Director is responsible for planning and carrying out campus visit and event experiences that serve to inform, excite and connect prospective students and parents to Lenoir-Rhyne with the ultimate goal of increasing enrollment. The Assistant Director must be energetic and demonstrate initiative, possess creativity, a sense of humor, the ability to work well independently and in a team, and manage multiple responsibilities concurrently.

Description of Duties and Tasks

  1. Plan, organize, manage, and evaluate recruiting events and campus visits.
  2. Conduct on-going reviews of campus events visits to ensure optimum outreach to prospective students and families.
  3. Manage and supervise the front desk of the Admissions/Enrollment Management offices including greeting and hosting visitors, maintaining stock of amenities, managing phone calls and ensuring overall exceptional customer service.
  4. Recruit, hire, train and supervise graduate assistants.
  5. Oversee hiring, training and supervision Bears of Distinction (BODS), student ambassadors.
  6. Work collaboratively with the enrollment management staff to coordinate training, tours, and use of BODS (student ambassadors) for event support.
  7. Work closely with the Marketing and Communications department to adequately publicize and market events and visits.
  8. Manage “gift” inventory for events and campus visits.
  9. Develop and provide web content to colleagues for enrollment events, visits, and related items.
  10. Attend admissions functions held on evenings and weekends.
  11. Manage special projects and/or on-going activities as assigned.
  12. Respond with “sense of urgency” to all questions and/or concerns.
  13. Foster and maintain a positive atmosphere to ensure all interactions are handled with the highest level of professionalism and customer service.
  14. Serve on university and division committees as appropriate.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelors degree required
  • Exceptional computer skills
  • Exceptional communication skills, dealing with a wide variety of constituents
  • Demonstrated planning and exceptional organizational skills
  • Ability to think strategically and multi-task required
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