The Assistant Director of Admission reports to the Director of Recruitment and is accountable for coordinating the recruitment, evaluation, and enrollment of qualified first time freshmen students.
This is a full-time position with excellent benefits.
The principal accountabilities of the Assistant Director of Admission include but are not limited to the following:
- Projecting a professional image of the University while representing Bryant University at high schools, college fairs, college nights and on- and off-campus events as needed, and developing a thorough knowledge of the admission process.
- Effectively supporting the recruitment of qualified first time freshmen students from assigned recruitment territories within annually established University goals and identified characteristics.
- Managing an assigned territory. This includes travel, application review, analysis and cultivating new and strengthening existing relationships with the guidance community
- In a thorough and timely manner, effectively utilizing Slate to review, interpret, translate, codify and enter data associated with the evaluation of high school academic credentials and standardized testing results. Make cogent recommendation for admission and eligibility for academic scholarship in keeping with established guidelines.
- Developing relationships with prospective students and families while effectively conducting pre-admission counseling to ensure a thorough understanding and acceptance of Bryant University and its programs.
- Supporting the implementation of the University’s overall marketing, social media, print, digital and recruitment strategies.
- Performing other related responsibilities as assigned.
This position is best filled by an individual with a Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum two years of professional experience in the admission field, with specific background in the area of reviewing, evaluating and interpreting high school academic credentials and standardized testing results. Experience in applying federal guidelines governing admission practices is helpful. Proficiency in electronic communications, i.e., word processing, spreadsheets, and other commonly used software applications (Slate and Banner preferred), and the ability to accurately enter and maintain computerized data is required. The incumbent must be highly organized, with excellent time management skills, able to work independently, and have strong oral and written communication skills. This position has non-standard hours. A valid driver’s license is required as extensive travel is expected.
Certain requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate persons with disabilities.