| The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, launched in the academic year 2016-2017, is comprised of the university's three accredited business schools: the School of Hotel Administration, the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, and the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management. The College delivers undergraduate, graduate, and professional business programs creating a collaborative, comprehensive business management program that preserves the excellence of all three schools while uniting the faculty and students.|
Founded in 1922, today's School of Hotel Administration (SHA) is the World's Most Adventurous Business School. Our mission is to create and disseminate knowledge about hospitality management through teaching, research, industry relations, and service. The school is home to 800 undergraduates, 110 graduate students and more than 1,700 industry professionals from 90 countries enrolled in executive education.
The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business (JCB) currently seeks a motivated, articulate and service-oriented professional in the role of Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions Operations. Reporting to, and with guidance from, the Executive Director of Enrollment Management (EDEM), the Associate Director manages the admissions process (recruitment and prospect management, application processing, interviewing, review & selection, notification and yield) for the JCB's undergraduate programs in the Dyson School and School of Hotel Administration. This includes first-year (freshman) and transfer (external and internal) admissions. The Associate Director also supervises a team of Admission Counselors in their tasks related to prospect management, application review and selection, and yield. The Associate Director represents JCB admissions to multiple constituencies including prospective applicants and their families, guidance counselors and CBO's, faculty, staff and administration within the college and across the university.
Responsibilities of the Associate Director include compliance with goals and timelines relating to application processing, notification and yield as established by the University Admissions Office (UAO), Graduate School, and JCB and its schools.
Under the broader direction of the EDEM, the Associate Director supervises the daily tasks of a staff of Admissions Counselors in their roles relating to inquiry management, application review, selection and yield. The Associate Director also supervises an Administrative & Processing Assistant. The Associate Director oversees personnel administration (vacation requests, approval of hours, etc.) for the group.
The Associate Director manages the involvement of faculty and outside readers in the application review process; moreover the management of alumni and student ambassadors in the interview process.
The Associate Director will participate in strategic planning addressing enrollment targets and opportunities. With input from the EDEM, The Associate Director manages enrollment goals for college and university priority groups when composing a class. The Associate Director remains up to date on relevant trends and benchmarks in higher education admissions.
The Associate Director is responsible for reporting on activities and outcomes, including key performance indicators, annual, longitudinal, and year-over-year comparisons, and will have budgeting responsibility.
Under the supervision of the EDEM, coordination and collaboration with the Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions is part of the team's success, as the office is rather flat and assistance is occasionally deployed across programs to assist in high volume times as needed.
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent; master's degree preferred.
- Supervisory experience, managing a team of individuals toward a goal.
- Collaborative, team-oriented. Strong interpersonal skills and service orientation.
- Organized; ability to plan and work per a schedule/calendar, handle multiple tasks, and complete tasks within time constraints.
- Excellent communication skills: writing, speaking (including presentations). Ability to communicate effectively with multiple stakeholders; prospective master's applicants, faculty, alumni, administration.
- Analytical thinker; problem solver. Sound judgment, confidentiality and discretion.
- Technical aptitude; strong Excel skills, word processing, databases, CRM.
- High energy, initiative, enthusiasm. Works independently.
- Ability to travel, and to organize travel.
- Master's degree or equivalent.
- Experience in higher education, preferably in admissions, marketing & communications.
- Second language fluency (including writing and speaking).
- Experience with OBIEE, PeopleSoft, Slate, ImageNow or application software, CRM systems.
University Job Title:Student Svc Assoc III
Pay Rate Type:Salary
Contact Name:Danielle George
Number of Openings:1
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