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Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Stevens Institute of Technology


Date Posted May 16, 2022
Title Director of Undergraduate Admissions
University Stevens Institute of Technology
Hoboken, NJ, United States
Department
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Director/Manager
  • Admissions/Financial Aid
 
 

Job Description

The Director of Undergraduate Admission at Stevens Institute of Technology is responsible for the management of the recruitment and events staff and assisting with strategic initiatives linked to admissions goals and objectives.  This position calls for an inspiring manager to galvanize and lead the recruitment team to collectively meet its goals.  The successful candidate is a self-motivated, vibrant individual who can effectively communicate with prospective students and interested parties to explain the college admission policies, and procedures, and accurately answer questions. This highly visible and critical role will regularly interact with upper-level management and strategic partners.  Travel to inform prospective students and school counselors of admission standards and policies, the programs of the university, and campus life are required.  This is a full-time, year-round position in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions which reports directly to the Dean of Undergraduate Admissions. 

 

The primary responsibilities are, but are not limited to:

 

  • Work closely with the Dean of Admission and Office of Financial Aid to develop and lead the implementation of a strategic recruitment plan and yield activities to enhance enrollment of domestic students.
  • Direct and manage on-campus and virtual recruitment efforts and events to achieve enrollment goals and initiatives.
  • Assist with the development and execution of strategies related to the application. Together with the Director of Operations, develop best practices pertaining to the application process to further streamline critical functions and support application growth. 
  • Manage the domestic recruitment and admissions events staff, including performance evaluation, project assignment, schedule management,  event planning and management, and facilitating staff meetings.   
  • Oversee recruitment territory including attending in-person and virtual high school visits, college fairs, and associated on-campus or off-campus recruitment events.
  • Interview applicants on campus and virtually.
  • Evaluate and make final admissions recommendations for applications within assigned territory. Together with the Dean of Undergraduate Admissions, make final admission decisions in conjunction with shaping activities. 
  • Participate in weekend recruitment events, admitted student events, and interview dates.
  • Manage the budget for domestic recruitment and yield activities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Required qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 6-8 years of undergraduate admissions and/or recruitment experience or similar demonstrated background and industry knowledge
  • Minimum of three years of supervisory and team management experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills, demonstrated cultural sensitivity, and experience working with diverse constituents
  • Experience working with diverse, multicultural populations
  • Prioritizes the student experience and provides exceptional customer service.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team structure
  • Organizational skills with a strong emphasis on attention to detail
  • Ability to oversee multiple responsibilities simultaneously while meeting individual territory, and department goals
  • Strong written communication and public speaking skills
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends, and as necessary to assist with on-campus/virtual events as well as recruiting duties off campus
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Access to a dependable vehicle
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Preferred Qualifications:

 

  • Masters degree
  • Previous experience within a competitive higher education college admissions environment
  • Experience reading and reviewing foreign credentials
  • Budget management experience
  • Experience with the Slate CRM or other similar CRM used in Admissions and Recruitment

 

Department

Undergraduate Admissions

 

General Submission Guidelines:

In order to be considered a candidate for any job at Stevens, you must submit an online application. Please attach a cover letter and resume with each application. Other requirements for consideration may depend on the job.

 

Still Have Questions?

If you have any questions regarding your application, please contact Jobs@Stevens.edu

 

EEO Statement:

Stevens Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Accordingly, Stevens adheres to an employment policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against candidates or employees based on legally impermissible factor(s) including, but not necessarily limited to, race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, nationality, citizenship status, age, ancestry, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, disability, or any protected military or veteran status.

 

Stevens is building a diverse faculty, staff and student body and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities. Stevens is a federal contractor under the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as well as other federal statutes.

 

 

Jeanne Clery Disclosure:

In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), the Department of Public Safety is required to publish an annual security report which includes statistics mandated by the Clery Act. You can obtain a copy of this report by accessing the following web site: http://www.stevens.edu/sit/police


 
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