This position reports to the Dean of Admissions assisting with all aspects of the admissions and recruitment process. In addition, the assistant director of admissions is responsible for the internal department management of all admissions recruitment.
Reflect and promote the mission and vision of the university.
Supervise and provide ongoing training and assessment for admissions counselor(s).
Manage the professional admissions counseling staff, student workers and volunteer personnel.
Develop and maintain relationships with high school guidance counselors, community college transfer centers, youth pastors and other key influencers.
Meet enrollment goals for assigned target recruitment area
Assist in the research of successful target markets and design recruitment travel taking advantage of visits to key feeder schools/universities, churches, college fairs, and conferences.
Counsel applicants through the admission process, including the financial aid awarding process, academic registration and financial registration.
Maintain scheduled contact via telephone, email and social media with prospect and applicant roster.
Assist in the development and maintenance of the admissions office’s recruitment and marketing plan with the purpose of promoting the University's visibility and general recruitment efforts in collaboration with the Director of Education Marketing.
Assist in the development, maintenance and execution of the department’s communication plan to prospective and admitted students.
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree required
Three to five years of experience in admissions/enrollment
Ability to achieve application and enrollment goals
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively (oral and written)
Strong customer service and phone etiquette; telecommunications experience preferred
Computer technology skills required
Possess the ability to work effectively without close supervision
Possess excellent communication and organizational skills
Must be able to work effectively without close supervision
Must be willing to work flexible hours, including some nights and weekends
Master degree in Higher Education or equivalent
Experience with traditional and non-traditional enrollment
Previous supervisory experience in Admissions
The university is located 50 miles east of St. Louis in an attractive residential community of approximately 7,000 people. Greenville was founded in 1892 and is affiliated with the Free Methodist Church, yet draws students from 40+ denominations. For additional information, please visit our website: www.greenville.edu.
It is the policy of Greenville University not to discriminate on the basis of age, color, ethnic or national origin, disability, race, gender or prior military service in its educational programs, admissions or employment policies. Greenville University is committed to an environment of cultural and ethnic diversity; women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Greenville University (formerly Greenville College) was founded in 1892 by the Free Methodist Church with the intent to provide a distinctive, Christ-centered university education for men and women. The university's first president, Wilson T. Hogue, used the motto "education for character" to describe the university's purpose. Its mission 125 years later - empowering students for lives of character and service - echoes that purpose.