The College of Saint Rose is a dynamic institution of higher education, enrolling nearly 4,000 students. Located in the City of Albany, the heart of New York State's Capital Region, the College is a private, independent, coeducational institution, defined by dedicated faculty, administrators, and staff, all focused on transforming the lives of our students. Through a strong liberal education curriculum, and professional programs, Saint Rose serves four-year, transfer and graduate students in undergraduate, graduate degree and advanced certificate programs in four academic schools: Arts and Humanities; Business; Education; and Mathematics and Sciences. The College is preparing to celebrate its Centennial in 2020 with the launch of the 2016-2020 Strategic Plan which focuses on global connectedness, student success and fostering creativity and innovation.
Guided by the values of our founders, the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Carondelet, the College is proud of its mission of service to the urban community. As an institution that values inclusion, we seek to attract and employ individuals who reflect the cultural diversity found within our student body, and across the nation and globe.
The Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions leads a team of Assistant Directors of UG Admissions in an assigned geographic territory, responsible for the development, implementation and supervision innovative enrollment strategies to attain assigned annual admissions goals. A focus area of this position will be in the implementation of the College's national expansion.
Responsible for meeting and/or exceeding all personal and team enrollment goals.
Oversee all aspects of admissions territory management and provide assurance that strategies are executed with finesse and through to completion.
Develop and oversee territory management activities and conversion strategies for applicants in support of the College's strategic enrollment plan.
Oversees and supervises assigned Assistant Directors of UG Admissions and related implementation of designated special projects.
Integrate faculty participation in on-campus admissions programs.
Participate in all on-campus recruitment events and on- and off-campus presentations to prospects and other applicant or influential groups.
Oversees the application review process and decision process for personal and team territory.
Contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of marketing and advertising efforts relative to immediate and long-term enrollment goals undergraduate admission and enrollment.
Effectively use technological tools and systems to support the recruitment and enrollment of undergraduate students (TargetX, Nolij, Banner, etc.).
Collect and analyze data related to undergraduate student recruitment, admission and enrollment using Microsoft Office Suite, CRM products, and social media.
Handle a multiplicity of tasks simultaneously; follow through on tasks, and meet deadlines.
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor's Degree; masters preferred
Five years of progressively responsible positions in college admissions.
Experience managing a recruiting territory outside a College's primary market is preferred.
Proven experience recruiting geographically, socioeconomically and ethnically diverse classes.
Knowledge and comfort with creative, modern recruitment techniques.
A full understanding of the issues facing private colleges admissions and financial aid departments.
Exceptional presentation and communication and follow-up skills; attention to detail required.
Proven leadership in management and development of staff members.
Ability to articulate the unique mission of The College of Saint Rose to an audience.
Experience and knowledge of Enrollment Management systems and Customer Relation Management (CRM) tools.
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The College of Saint Rose values diversity and abides by federal, state and local law in admissions, employment and all services and programs provided. It does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion/creed, disability, age, national/ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, marital status, military status, domestic violence victim status, or any other condition established by law.
About The College of Saint Rose
The College of Saint Rose has the values and character of a private, liberal arts college with the array of opportunities of a premiere large university all in the heart of Albany, New York’s Capital City. Premiere facilities are a hallmark of Saint Rose with the Lally School of Education, Massry Center for the Arts, Hearst Center for Communications and Interactive Media, Plumeri Sports Complex, Huether School of Business and Centennial Hall (apartment-style residence hall) all built within the last decade and many buildings receiving complete renovations including the Science Center, Events and Athletics Center and Dining Hall.
The College of Saint Rose is a dynamic, comprehensive college of nearly 4,500 students under the direction of a newly appointed President with the vision to move the College to national prominence. The College is ranked #41 in the 2015 edition of U.S. News - Best Colleges, Regional Universities (North). In addition, the College was named to President Obama’s Honor Roll for Community Service in 2011, 2012, and 2013.
It also is an award-winning employer; the College is a seven time recipient of the Chronicle of Higher Education’s prestigious “Great C...olleges to Work For” award. Billboard magazine, in its 2013 guide to the top music business programs in the nation, named The College of Saint Rose one of just 35 “Schools that Rock Enroll,” and one of only three in the northeast, for its innovative music industry program. The Art Directors Club of New York (ADC) has selected Saint Rose as one of the “top graphic design schools in the country.”
Offering a rigorous liberal education curriculum, 70 undergraduate majors, and a mission of service to the urban community, students have many ways to discover what makes them fulfilled and passionate. Starting before the first week of classes, incoming freshmen can choose from three four early arrival immersion programs in the arts, social justice, intercultural leadership and service, or an outdoor experience building team and leadership skills. Seven accelerated dual degrees enable students to complete their bachelors and masters degrees in five years while retaining their undergraduate financial aid.
With a student faculty ratio of 13:1, no teaching assistants, and an average class size of 17, students are mentored by full-time faculty who are at Saint Rose because first and foremost they want to teach in a personalized learning environment. More than 96 percent of professors have the highest degrees in their fields and engage in dynamic research with undergraduate students. Students present their findings at an annual research symposium and publish in the Colleges Journal of Undergraduate Research. Undergraduates co-author research papers that appear in scholarly journals and present their findings at national conferences, often gathering honors. In 2012, nine students presented at the 2011 National Council of Undergraduate Research (NCUR) Conference.
Majors, from business to education, from communications to social work, also require semester-long internships, student-teaching, or clinical practices. Students are placed in multinational corporations, entrepreneurial firms, research hospitals, non-profit organizations, government agencies and school districts in Albany, New York City, Atlanta, Boston, Washington D.C. Many students do a study abroad experience including an internship with recent placements in England, Ireland and Argentina. Many graduates are employed directly from their internship with employers preferring to hire Saint Rose graduates because they have the specific technical skills, the ability to write and analyze quickly, and a strong work ethic. Recent Saint Rose graduates are employed at numerous schools, colleges & companies, including the American Red Cross, Astra-Zeneca, Centers for Disease Control, Converse, DreamWorks Animation, IBM, Houghton-Mifflin, Lehman Brothers, Bank of America, Fox Broadcasting, Goldman Sachs, Hallmark Corp., Hearst Newspapers, KPMG, MasterCard Worldwide, MTV Networks, Sand Diego Padres, United States Environmental Protection Agency, United States District Court, Yamaha Corporation, World Health Organization and the VH-1 Network. Our graduates have continued their studies at prestigious universities including Carnegie Mellon University, Columbia University, Dartmouth Medical School, Duke Medical School, Georgetown Law School, Harvard, Notre Dame, NYU Law School, Tufts Medical School and Yale University. In the most recent Career Center survey, 93% of graduates were employed and 90% said they would attend Saint Rose again. Many commented on the value of the Saint Rose experience saying that their net cost was comparable to a public university while the outcomes of their education were more powerful than those of friends at private elite colleges often double or triple the cost of Saint Rose.
The College of Saint Rose is a diverse learning community that fosters integrity, interdependence, and mutual respect, within the framework of Inclusive Excellence. Our institutional approach to Inclusive Excellence describes a quality of academic and professional experiences that are realized when all individuals have an equal opportunity to succeed. Inclusive excellence infuses diversity into the institution’s recruiting, admissions, and hiring processes; the curriculum and co-curriculum; and into administrative structures and practices. The College has substantially increased the number of students of color from both domestic and globally diverse populations.
In this global economy, the College is also committed to giving students opportunities for gaining knowledge about the many different cultures and subcultures in our world. The Center for Intercultural Leadership and the Center for International Programs are places where students can learn from each other and have gathering spaces that feel comfortable for them.
The College has 37,000 living alumni residing in all 50 states, as well as Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, and in 26 countries; 29,000 of the living alumni reside in Northeastern New York.