Location: Binghamton, NY Category: Professional Posted On: Tue May 28 2019 Job Description:
Budget Title: Senior Staff Assistant (SL-3)
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Binghamton University seeks an experienced professional for the position of Senior Assistant Director for Undergraduate Admissions. This individual will be committed to data-driven recruitment strategies and will help to oversee U.S. based first year and transfer recruitment for the office of undergraduate admissions, including but not limited to; maintaining, evaluating and developing best practices for admissions policies and procedures throughout the application cycle; providing information, supervision, training and guidance to territory managers; establishing recruitment goals; and developing a strategy to help reach enrollment targets from recruitment through enrollment.
The Senior Assistant Director will:
Assist the Director of Recruitment in establishing recruitment goals and building and maintaining a portfolio of contacts in strategically identified markets
Work with the Director of Recruitment to develop, shape, implement, and communicate the comprehensive strategy for the University's undergraduate admissions initiatives
Track inquiries, applications, and deposits in all domestic territories and develop strategies and initiatives to increase applications in key markets; break into new markets
Develop and implement data-driven out-of-state recruitment strategy to maximize impact in existing markets and to identify most promising new markets
Develop a travel strategy, managing a travel budget and measuring return-on-investment
Oversee application review and successful meeting of timeline for releasing decisions
Develop communication plans
Effectively present to large groups of prospective students and families
Travel to key markets as needed
Assess current activities and make recommendations to Director of Recruitment regarding the value of all recruitment and yield activities
Maintain awareness of new trends, opportunities and creative strategies
Supervise recruitment staff
Maintain and develop relationships with key offices on campus (including Alumni Relations, Communications & Marketing, etc.)
Serve on appropriate committees and task forces dealing with Undergraduate Admissions
Develop a public presence for Binghamton in admissions counselor and school counseling committees and associations
Bachelor's Degree (or higher) with a minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of progressive professional experience in admissions, enrollment and/or student recruitment
Proven track record of success including breaking into new markets and relationship-building
Demonstrated ability to present effectively to both large and small groups
Previous supervisory experience managing professional and student staff
Strong communication skills and an ability to effectively communicate with students, parents, educational administrators, and other interested constituents
Knowledge of best practices in student recruitment
Experience with Banner and a CRM system
Demonstrated ability to leverage technology
Demonstrated ability to evaluate applications and provide direction to others on a wide range of matters related to admissions and enrollment
Experience managing budgets
Ability to meet aggressive deadlines while managing multiple priorities
Demonstrated commitment to data-driven decision-making, including effective analytical skills and proven results in achieving objectives and goals
For extensive travel purposes, a valid/clean driver's license to operate a motor vehicle and driving experience is required
Master's Degree (or higher)
Experience with Slate
Offers of employment may be contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check and verification of degree(s) and credentials.
Binghamton University is a tobacco-free campus.
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About Binghamton University
Binghamton University is a world-class institution that unites more than 130 broadly interdisciplinary educational programs with some of the most vibrant research in the nation. Our unique character — shaped by outstanding academics, facilities and community life — promotes extraordinary student success.
Binghamton merges rigorous academics, distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities to engage and challenge its 17,000 students. The high-achieving Binghamton student body also represents a great diversity of life experiences, from first-generation college-goers to international students. Beyond their talent, these classmates share a desire to shape the future through technology, insight, intellectual exploration and community service.