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The Director of Admissions Operations and Communications is a senior member of the Admissions Office. The Director advises the Admissions Office on policy and practices, represents the office and college at professional functions, and oversees the work of admissions staff. The Director can articulate effectively the mission of St. John’s College.
The Director will oversee the communications and operations team, act as the admissions CRM lead responsible for all operations and reporting within the CRM, and will oversee the communications plan, including email, web, social media, print publications, and all other marketing.
Oversee the import and export of admissions data and the staff implementing the import and export of admissions data. Maintain data integrity of all admissions files, applications, and decisions. Serve as the lead on implementation and maintenance of admissions systems.
Oversee the admissions communications plan and the staff implementing the admissions communications plan, which includes email, web, social media, print publications, and all other marketing.
Oversee the creation of admissions reports and surveys and the staff completing admissions reports and surveys.
Train admissions staff members on the proper and best use of admissions systems and databases. Create documentation and training materials to use, maintain, and update the admissions systems.
Work collaboratively with other college offices, especially Financial Aid, Business, Information Technology, and Communications.
Travels when necessary between the campuses and for conferences.
Other duties as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
BA/BS degree required, MA/MS preferred.
Demonstrate a deep understanding of St. John’s College and its academic program so as to present it accurately and persuasively to prospective students, manage staff members, and represent the Admissions Office as a whole.
A minimum of five years of professional experience in admissions or a related field, plus experience as a supervisor, is required; additional experience is preferred.
Independent worker and be a strong leader, a creative and strategic thinker, and be motivated to exceed goals.
Extremely strong writing, communication, and interpersonal skills, be calm under pressure, collaborative by nature, attentive to detail, successful at meeting deadlines, and have a history of demonstrating sound judgment, tact, and discretion.
Proficiency and expediency in Microsoft Office applications, significant experience with admissions database management, and facility in all aspects of social media.
Experience with Slate, HTML, and SQL strongly preferred.
Ability to travel independently and some night and weekend work.
Must have a valid driver’s license
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Additional Salary Information: vacation, sick time, paid Holidays, 403b, tuition remission, medical/dental/vision/life/STD and LTD all offered
About St. John's College
The educational mission of St. John’s College is to foster searching consideration of the most important human questions through reading and discussion of great books — works of philosophy, literature, science, mathematics, and music. Through the study of these works, the College seeks to free human beings from prejudice and unexamined opinion, and to help students make thoughtful choices in public and private life.