The Assistant Director of Admissions at Maryville University participates as a member of the recruitment staff in recruiting undergraduate on-campus students in accordance with the University’s mission and vision. The successful candidate must be committed to fostering a culturally diverse atmosphere for faculty, staff and students. This position reports to the Associate Vice President for Enrollment and will perform the following duties:
Determine and fulfill territory management responsibilities for an assigned territory in a manner which maximizes enrollment.
Design, implement and evaluate project management responsibilities in support of successful recruitment/marketing plan.
Counsel and advise students and parents regarding admission, scholarships and financial aid, academic programs, student life, housing and other enrollment-related topics.
Establish and maintain an informational, active communication system with prospective on-campus undergraduate students, parents and high school and/or community college counselors which enhances the successful attainment of enrollment goals.
Participate as an active member of the admission team in making appropriate contributions to the development and implementation of recruitment strategies.
Read, interpret and evaluate students’ academic credentials to make accurate admission decisions.
Use Salesforce CRM and mobile devices to manage, track, analyze and communicate with prospective students.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background screening.
There are two openings for Assistant Director of Admissions with start dates of late March and mid-April.
Maryville University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and prohibiting discrimination on the basis of age, disability, gender, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race/color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. This extends to all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruiting, hiring, training, on-the-job treatment, promotion, layoff, and termination.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university.
Valid driver’s license.
Ability to travel/drive and work varied hours, including evenings and weekends.
Strong interpersonal/human relations and customer service skills.
Ability to work with a culturally diverse population of faculty, staff and students.
Ability to demonstrate self-direction and motivation.
Written and verbal communication skills, including public speaking skills.
Ability to work independently and as a team player.
Basic research and technical skills, planning and organizational skills.
Two years work experience in admissions/enrollment/sales enviornment.
Maryville University is a selective, comprehensive and nationally ranked private institution with more than 6,800 students. We offer over 100 degrees at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels to students from 50 states and 55 countries. Consistently ranked as a top private school by Forbes and Kiplinger's, Maryville has been named the Number 1 Over-performing University in the nation by US News and World Report for the past two years. Maryville's athletics teams compete in 21 men's and women's sports at the Division II level in the Great Lakes Valley Conference. Founded in 1872, the University is ideally situated on 130 picturesque acres of rolling hills, wooded areas, creeks, two lakes and miles of walking trails.