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Assistant Director of Graduate Admission

Employer
Saint Mary's College
Location
Indiana, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Mar 19, 2024

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Position Type
Administrative, Other Administrative
Fields
Education
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Introduction

The Assistant Director of Graduate Admission is responsible for a broad range of recruitment, admission and marketing related efforts for the Office of Graduate Admission at Saint Mary’s.

Job Description  

The Assistant Director’s main goal is to work with the Dean, Enrollment Management and Marketing, the Director of Graduate Studies, and a small marketing team to recruit successful graduate students at the masters and doctoral level. This position must be able to effectively and successfully manage the flow of information between the admission function and the relevant graduate programs and departments, and have the ability to represent Saint Mary’s College effectively within the academic community and with prospective graduate students, their families and alumni, and within professional organizations

The Assistant Director of Graduate Admission will collaborate with the graduate program directors and other departments on campus to recruit and retain graduate students. These departments include integrated marketing and communications, student financial services, campus ministry, campus safety, and other support services on campus This position will develop, implement, and manage programs and services that support students' development. This will include advising the Graduate Student Association (GSA), developing and implementing co-curricular programming for graduate students; and assisting in the Graduate Assistantship placements to ensure a quality experience for both students and SMC offices.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities and requirements.

Minimum Qualifications  

  • A minimum of one year in an admission office in higher education, preferably at the graduate level
  • Experience with communication and marketing, including writing marketing emails and editing written communications and publications
  • Experience utilizing traditional and digital marketing tools
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and social skills, as well as familiarity with program planning and trends for graduate student programs
  • Must possess excellent writing and interpersonal skills
  • Must have outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to establish rapport with individuals from all backgrounds
  • Must possess the ability to establish priorities, work independently and manage time wisely
  • Must be able to function independently; possessing sound reasoning and judgment capabilities; and be able to effectively direct the work of others
  • Must be highly organized and able to establish priorities; ability to multi-task highly desirable.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all constituencies, including prospective graduate students, applicants, alumni, faculty, students, and staff
  • Bachelor’s Degree

Preferred Qualifications    

  • Master’s Degree
  • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and program development
  • Experience with customer relationship management software such as Slate
  • 3+ years in college admission or marketing setting

Schedule         

40 Hours/ 12 Months/ Monday – Friday

 EEO Statement 

Saint Mary’s College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, in keeping with the College’s mission, Saint Mary’s is committed to increasing racial and ethnic diversity at all levels – students, faculty, and staff – and seeks applications from candidates who share this commitment.

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