Reporting to the Director of Admissions, the Assistant Director of Admissions for Campus Visits oversees planning, implementation and evaluation of campus visits for Whitworth's undergraduate admission office.
Responsibilities & Related Duties:
Plan, direct, participate in and evaluate the campus visit program, including individual visits, group visits, and large visit events.
Plan and coordinate employee and student staffing for campus visits by prospective students and parents.
Hire, train, supervise and evaluate student ambassadors including overnight hosts, tour guides and campus visit assistants.
Plan and execute all marketing and communications connected to visit programs.
Coordinate all facilities reservations, catering, shuttles, and other logistics related to campus visits; coordinate with other offices, as appropriate, to refine university systems to support admissions needs.
Oversee tracking of all visits; prepare reports tracking all campus visits, by entering class year and by visit program.
Plan and execute participant evaluations of each visit program; recommend and implement improvements as appropriate.
Support admissions and recruitment activities.
Participate in training and programming with recruitment staff as appropriate.
Conduct campus tours, admissions presentations and individual interviews for prospective students and parents as needed.
Be available to participate in occasional high school visits, college fairs and other recruitment events in the Spokane region as needed.
Assist in oversight of daily operations for the Office of Admissions.
Provide back-up support to the Admissions Office Program Coordinator
Ensure consistent coverage of the front desk to receive and serve admissions visitors.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Admissions.
Qualifications, Skills and Abilities:
Bachelor's degree required and a minimum of two years related work experience (or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience).
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Demonstrated organizational and planning skills.
Ability to supervise students.
Ability and desire to work with diverse populations.
A high level of personal integrity and professionalism.
Effective public speaking skills.
Ability to work with minimal supervision.
Demonstrated ability to work as a part of a team.
Demonstrated ability to work with Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher, with strong database proficiency. Experience working with a CRM (customer relationship management software) preferred.
Ability to work with confidential information.
Ability to maintain student confidentiality at all times.
The physical ability to lift up to 50 lbs. as well as bending, stooping, kneeling for the purposes of setting up and taking down admission displays for visit events.
Demonstrated awareness and commitment to effectively establishing relationships and positive communications across multiple dimensions of diversity including, but not limited to race, gender, physical limitations, class or religious perspectives are required.
Compliance with Whitworth's campus vehicle policy. This policy is available at www.whitworth.edu/Administration/Facilities Services/CampusVehiclePolicy.htm.
A personal commitment to the Christian faith and to the integration of faith and learning.
An active commitment to equal opportunity.
A commitment to the educational mission of Whitworth as a Christian liberal-arts university affiliated with the Presbyterian church.
A valid driver's license, post-offer physical and background check all required.
The following documents are required to complete the online application form:
A letter of interest that relates your education and experience to the qualifications of the position and includes a note confirming your interest in this position at our posted hiring range.
The names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of three academic/professional references.
A one-page document describing your personal commitment to the Christian faith.
Whitworth complies with all federal, state, and local nondiscrimination laws that are applicable to religious nonprofit institutions and does not engage in unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, or disability. With our commitment to building a diverse community, the university encourages applications from populations underrepresented at Whitworth including members of racial/ethnic communities, women, and persons with disabilities.
Since 1980, Whitworth has held fast to its founding mission of providing "an education of mind and heart" through rigorous intellectual inquiry guided by dedicated Christian scholars. Recognized and ranked as one of the top regional colleges and universities in the West, Whitworth University has an enrollment of 2,900 students and offers 60 undergraduate degree programs.