Reporting to the Manager of Technology and Marketing, the Admissions Technology Administrator serves as a primary administrator of Slate, the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system used in the recruitment and admission of prospective students. The Admissions Technology Administrator will serve as the in-house expert for matters related to the Slate CMS including: configure, update, maintain, and trouble-shoot all functions within the system, such as web forms, events, rules, reports, and portals. Responsibilities include: monitor and ensure the integrity of system data; follow and promote best practices; manage workflows and processes for application reading; import data from third party sources; and export data for use by other departments. This position will also provide general technology support to the office.Under direction of the Manager of Technology and Marketing, the Admissions Technology Administrator will help identify creative solutions and implement new processes to improve workflows, production, security, and the efficiency of Admissions systems. This position will remain current on new and emerging technologies to leverage the CRM to optimize internal efficiencies and enhance user experience.The position works internally with other offices, such as Information Technology, as well as externally with third-party vendors (e.g. Common Application, Coalition, and others) to transfer and integrate data resources between platforms and systems.
Hours are primarily Monday through Friday; 8:30 am to 5:00 pm with occasional work after 5:00 pm or weekends. Evenings and weekends may be required during certain cycles of the year. Occasional travel required. This is an exempt position requiring time commitment necessary to satisfactorily complete job requirements.
Minimum of 3 years of CRM or information systems experience, preferably with Technolutions/Slate, but not required. Interest in and experience with training and working with people who have a wide range of computer skills. The ability to interact well with diverse populations, a customer service attitude, and strong organizational and interpersonal skills are preferred. Must be able to work independently and collaboratively with a team of admissions professionals. Ability to problem-solve and deliver solutions that are strategic, analytical, and creative.
About Bowdoin College
Bowdoin College is a highly selective liberal arts college, enrolling approximately 1,800 students. Through a need-blind admissions policy, the College meets 100% of students’ demonstrated financial need with no loans. 32% of students identify as students of color, an additional 5% are international, and 45% receive financial aid. Bowdoin is a dynamic living and learning community committed to fostering pluralism, building intentional community, and nurturing a commitment to the common good.
The College seeks academically and culturally diverse faculty and staff, welcoming applicants from diverse backgrounds, and/or who have experience working collaboratively with diverse populations. Bowdoin is set in the coastal New England town of Brunswick, Maine. Brunswick, a town of 22,000 residents, brings together elements of both city and country living including cultural offerings, a variety of restaurants, and four season activities for outdoor enthusiasts. Bowdoin’s historic 215-acre campus, comprising 120+ buildings, is a brief walk to downtown Brunswick, and is 25 miles from Portland and about 120 miles from Boston.