1. Implement admissions strategies/programs and execute recruiting strategies. Plan activities required for the identification and cultivation of prospects leading to enrollment. 2. Manage admissions communication plan for prospective students. Craft important messages to prospective students and admitted students, including the content creation for a monthly "newsletter," blog posts, and Facebook updates. 3. Conduct on and off campus recruiting sessions. Extensive international and domestic travel will be required to help meet growth and visibility goals. 4. Engage in daily contact with prospective students to provide information and advice about F&ES programs. Advise prospective students about admissions requirements, options, policies, procedures, and associated topics. 5. Hire, train and oversee Admissions and Financial Aid Work Study student assistants in office. 6. Work with Director of Financial Aid to develop and implement initiatives to improve financial aid services. This may include assisting prospective students with fellowships and outside scholarships; creating financial literacy programs for current students; assisting with scholarship awarding; processing financial aid applications and awards; and conducting institutional research for policy improvement. 7. Serve as a member of the Admissions Committee, responsible for evaluating all application files for admission. 8. Develop and/or refresh all marketing materials for distribution at recruiting events, including give-aways, informational postcards, etc. ensuring consistency with branding and a focus on innovation. 9. Engage faculty, alumni and current students in recruiting process; collaborate with F&ES and other Yale faculty, departments and offices, and outside organizations in this effort. 10. Assist in establishing admissions calendar of events. Help develop and implement recruiting travel schedule for professional staff, faculty, alumni, and student volunteers. Ensure the coordination of recruitment activities with other Yale departments/offices and non-Yale entities. 11. Record, develop, and maintain ongoing relationships with relevant undergraduate programs, employers, government offices, and other organizations to assist in the recruitment process. 12. Produce and administer the admitted student survey and report on data collected.
Preferred Education: Master's degree in higher education administration, counseling, or the environment; proven familiarity with environmental issues; experience conducting data analysis, planning and implementing events, and development of marketing materials. Proficiency in basic data management system (preferably Slate).
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Master's degree in higher education administration, counseling, or the environment; proven familiarity with environmental issues; experience conducting data analysis, planning and implementing events, and development of marketing materials. Proficiency in basic data management system (preferably Slate).
Required Skill/ability 5: Strong computer skills, and ability using data management systems. Ability to be available during events and occasional evening and weekend work.
Posting Position Title: Student Services Officer 3, Admissions & Fin Aid
Required Skill/ability 3: Excellent analytical skills and creative self-direction. Exceptional administrative, planning, organizational, and project management skills.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Asst Director, Office of Admissions & Fin Aid
Required Skill/ability 1: Superior demonstrated written and oral communication and interpersonal skills, including experience in public presentation, and the ability to craft and articulate messages for a variety of audiences.
Required Skill/ability 4: Ability to represent the school well and work collegiality with peers and colleagues within and outside the University. Ability to work successfully in a fast-paced and changing environment.
Required Skill/ability 2: Strong and demonstrated knowledge of developing and implementing successful admissions and event strategies.
Bachelor's Degree in relevant field plus three to four years of related experience in admissions, registration, placement, financial aid, student counseling or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: 56112BR
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Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.