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Higher Ed Administrative Careers - Admissions/Registrar
4 Year Degree
Overview of the Position
George Fox University's Admissions team is looking for a passionate and highly motivated individual to serve as the Director of Undergraduate Admissions. This is a crucial leadership position at George Fox and the right individual will be interested in running a fast-paced, innovative, and collaborative working environment laser focused on achieving positive results. As the Director of Undergraduate Admissions, your goal will be to successfully cast a vision, devise a strategy, and motivate your team toward improving traditional undergraduate enrollment.
The Director of Undergraduate Admissions oversees the entire recruitment process with a team of committed and vibrant professionals who have had a track record of success. The ideal candidate will be ready to work with the team on engagement and sales techniques that move students toward enrollment.
Campus visits are the pinnacle of successful engagement and the Director of Undergraduate Admissions will work with the Visits and Events team to create the best visit experience available to prospective students.
The ideal candidate will be able to utilize available institutional and regional data to conduct research and analysis of recruitment trends, enrollment indicators, and create reports to measure outcomes and inform recruitment strategy. It will be crucial for this position to engage with new ideas and partnerships that support our recruitment strategy and help communicate them across the division. Identifying and building relationships with stakeholders in marketing, academics and alumni of George Fox will be crucial to the success of this position.
This individual must possess the ability to see what could exist, and chart a path to take the team in new strategic directions. The combination of fearlessness and focus will ensure we nimbley take advantage of new opportunities as they arise. And the ability to lead and mentor well guarantees a thriving team culture built on collaboration, accountability and passion to serve students well.
The Director of Undergraduate Admissions must believe in the value of a George Fox education. We put students first, with Christ at the heart of our work, embracing change in order to improve.
As a Christ-centered community, George Fox University values diversity as an essential dimension of God's design for human communities. In seeking to become a more inclusive community, we always encourage applications from women and candidates from racial and ethnic backgrounds that are underrepresented among our faculty and administration.
Devise and implement a recruitment plan for the growth of the traditional undergraduate enrollment.
Set recruitment goals for headcount and net revenue that are in line with the goals of George Fox University.
Create and uphold admissions standards that reflect the values and goals of George Fox University.
Hire, train, and coach the Undergraduate Admissions team with positivity, care, and goal orientation.
Research and implement compelling student engagement initiatives that improve yield and enrollment.
Evaluate current visitor and engagement efforts and propose and lead the implementation of enhancements to the program.
Oversee 2-4 Associate/Assistant Directors as direct reports. Oversee total staff of 10-14
Oversee the annual budget.
Be a collaborative member of the Enrollment and Marketing team in accomplishing the mission of George Fox University.
Communicate effectively and courteously with others, including employees, students and the public, in a spirit of teamwork, respect and customer service.
By actions, words and lifestyle, be a Christian role model to students, whether through casual contact or in a formal supervisory role.
5+ years of increasing responsibility in College Admissions or Sales
Prior management experience is required
Strong communication and presentation skills
Understanding of the role of CRMs in customer service
Strong goal setting skills and the ability to set objectives
Willingness to work cooperatively and constructively with a wide variety of people
A commitment to diversity and inclusion
Able to lift up to 50 lbs
Valid Driver's License
An evangelical Christian commitment and lifestyle consistent with the institution's goals, including signed agreement with GFU Statement of Faith and GFU Statement of Faith and Community Lifestyle Statement
For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.
George Fox University, a Christ-centered community, prepares students spiritually, academically, and professionally to think with clarity, act with integrity, and serve with passion. Professors teach all truth as God's truth, integrating all fields of learning around the person and work of Jesus Christ, bringing the divine revelations through sense, reason, and intuition to the confirming test of Scripture. All applicants must express a personal commitment to Jesus Christ and express their Christian testimony in a local church. In addition, professors agree to live in agreement with the university lifestyle statement and affirm the theological commitments expressed in the Statement of Faith. Individuals who would fit this profile are encouraged to apply.