Miami University’s Office of Admission seeks an energetic, data-driven, and collaborative self-starter to serve as the Assistant/Senior Assistant Director for Regional Enrollment (Southwest). In partnership with admission team members, the Assistant/Senior Assistant Director will serve as a critical member of a dynamic and successful team and will have responsibility for Miami's strategic recruitment and enrollment plan, counselor relations, and alumni admission volunteer program in the Southwest region including southern California, Texas, Arizona, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Nevada; the position is home-based.
Formulate recruitment strategies, plans, and goals for the southwest region based on demographic analysis, market research, and other admission data.
Monitor admission activity in critical markets; prepare statistical reports and analyses; coordinate recruitment activities in the area, to include six to ten weeks of travel with evening and weekend work expected.
Organize, coordinate, and manage on- and off-campus recruitment events and counselor programs; develop and maintain the leadership and membership of the Miami University Community Outreach & Recruiting Program (MUCORP) within the southwest and provide training for members.
Develop working knowledge of Miami University programs, opportunities, and policies; communicate information about the Miami brand, experience, and outcomes, along with admission policies and procedures, to prospective students, families, guidance counselors, community-based organizations, and alumni volunteers.
Work with enrollment marketing and communication to develop and implement targeted, segmented, specific communications strategies.
Participate in electronic file review and routine travel to Oxford for training and office activities. Responsible for covering regular counselor on duty sessions. Participate in professional organizational and professional development activities within the region. Other duties as assigned.
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Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of two years of experience in progressively responsible position in admission or Master’s Degree in lieu of Bachelor's Degree and experience.
Experience with recruitment activities and territory management (experience earned as part of an advanced degree program is acceptable)
Strong working knowledge of the recruitment region
Excellent communication skills, including public speaking and writing ability
High level of organizational skills and independence
Ability to work with minimal supervision
Demonstrated commitment to recruiting individuals from diverse backgrounds
Knowledge of and experience with computer systems and various software applications, especially Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Ability to lift 30-40 lbs. of recruiting materials
Valid driver's license and automobile for travel
Ability to perform overnight travel
Senior Assistant Director: Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of three years of experience in progressively responsible positions in admission or a Master’s Degree and a minimum of one year of experience in admission
Internal Number: 495488
About Miami University
“Miami University, a student-centered public university founded in 1809, has built its success through an unwavering commitment to liberal arts undergraduate education, with complementary quality graduate programs, and the active engagement of its students in both curricular and co-curricular life. With a student body of 16,000, Miami effectively combines a wide range of strong academic programs with faculty who love to teach and the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller institutions. Faculty and staff are highly valued for their contributions toward the Miami experience. Employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and stable work environment as they work to support the university’s educational mission. Miami’s main campus is located in Oxford, Ohio, 35 miles northwest of Cincinnati, with regional campuses located in Hamilton and Middletown, Ohio, and a center in Luxembourg. Known as one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation, Miami, the nation's tenth oldest public university, is recognized for its striking red brick Georgian-style architecture and tree-shaded lawns. Take a Virtual Tour from our website.”