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Higher Ed Administrative Careers - Admissions/Registrar
4 Year Degree
Summary of Responsibilities: The Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions will work closely with the Vice President of Enrollment and Marketing and Graduate Program Directors to plan and implement recruiting strategies for Geneva College graduate programs. The position is responsible for all phases of the admission process, ranging from lead cultivation to qualifying students for admission selection and enrollment. The successful candidate will be articulate, organized, results driven, and an enthusiastic leader. This position will oversee all staff assigned to the admission office with responsibilities recruiting for Geneva College graduate programs. This position reports directly to the Vice President of Enrollment and Marketing
Essential Responsibilities: (These essential responsibilities are those the individual must be able to perform unaided or with the assistance of reasonable accommodation.)
Attract and recruit students into the graduate programs through personal one on one connections, college visits, telemarketing, college fairs and other effective strategies.
Collaborates with marketing, graduate department chairs, and the Vice President of Enrollment and Marketing in developing and implementing innovative recruitment outreach strategies to drive enrollments
Assess productivity and effectiveness of marketing activities and efforts in reaching program enrollment goals in conjunction with Marketing and Vice President of Enrollment and Marketing.
Develop continuing relationships/partnerships with appropriate business and educational contacts
Evaluate recruitment and prospect management functions designed to drive enrollments
Oversees prospective student information from the inquiry stage until matriculation
Communicate regularly with department chairs regarding admission policies and procedures.
Organize and host recruitment events as needed
Oversees the preparation of enrollment reports and presents enrollment updates to program chairs, marketing and Vice President of Enrollment and Marketing
Performs other duties as assigned
Supervises all personnel assigned to graduate admissions recruitment to include interviewing, hiring, training, planning, assigning and directing work, coaching, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Must have a mindset of mentoring employees under supervision. Should be able to lead in a way that sets a good example, promotes teamwork, and encourages a positive, efficient work environment.
Education/Certification: Bachelor’s degree in a related field
Experience: 3-5 years of college admissions experience. 1-2 years’ experience in CRM/Recruitment Software
Must have the ability to articulate Geneva’s mission statement.
Must have the ability to: take initiative, market graduate level programs, meet recruiting and retention objectives, communicate effectively, orally and in writing, operate a PC and related software, maintain effective working relationships with others, and travel off campus occasionally.
Familiarity with Graduate education processes, principles of program development, college marketing, and telecommunications and publications development.
Christian Commitment: Eligible candidates must be a thoughtful and articulate Christian and an active member of a Protestant evangelical church. Preference will be given to candidates who support and have an articulate understanding of the Reformed faith. The individual must understand and support the College’s “Foundational Concepts of Christian Education” by expressing an evangelical Christian profession of faith and demonstrate the ability to integrate a Christian perspective in their work.
Education: Master’s degree in a relevant field
Experience: 3 years of prior experience in graduate admissions and/or program administration. 2 years of supervisory experience. 2-3 years’ experience in Slate and Jenzebar
Skills/Abilities: Strong knowledge of Graduate education processes, principles of program development, the college marketing, and telecommunications and publications development.
About Geneva College
Geneva College is a challenging Christian college that prepares students to challenge the world and succeed.
We provide an academically rigorous education comprised of distinctive and innovative courses. Geneva offers over 40 undergraduate majors and seven master’s degree programs, with the most popular including business, engineering, education, biology, communication, psychology, student ministry and human services. And our liberal arts core fosters a breadth of knowledge through the study of humanities, the social and natural sciences, biblical studies, and experiential learning. Founded by the Reformed Presbyterian Church of North America, Geneva helps students meet the challenge of becoming everything God means them to be.
Our 55-acre campus is located in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, about 35 miles northwest of Pittsburgh. Geneva College is a founding member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).