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  • 07/18/2014 1:55 PM | Deanna Smith Kilgour (Administrator)

    Whittier College invites applications for an opening in the Office of Admission to be part of an energetic and innovative team in supporting the international recruitment goals of the institution.

    Whittier College seeks an Associate Director of International Recruitment and Admissions to develop, implement, and manage the international recruitment and admission process for prospective students to achieve established international admission and financial aid goals. The Associate Director will report to the Director of Admission and will have responsibilities for application file review, maintain international education agreements and agency relationships, international travel, and working closely with the office of International Programs on campus. Qualifications: Bachelors degree required; demonstrated computer proficiency; international travel experience; effective interpersonal skills, oral and written communication skills, and the ability to relate well to students, faculty, parents and staff are essential.  3-4 years of international recruitment and admission experience is strongly preferred. Requires an organized, self-motivated, detail-oriented individual who is able to work enthusiastically as part of a team.  Valid drivers license and dependable transportation required.

    The anticipated starting date is August 15.  Salary and title will be commensurate with qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.  Please submit resume, including a list of references, salary history and salary requirements to:

    The position is based in Whittier, California. To be considered for this position, please submit your cover letter, resume and salary history to:  whittierjobs@whittier.edu  or mail to Whittier College, Attn: Human Resources Department, 13406 E Philadelphia Street Whittier, CA 90608. AA/AOE.

  • 07/18/2014 1:41 PM | Deanna Smith Kilgour (Administrator)

    Who We Are/What We Do
    Founded in 1975, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund provides scholarships to Latino students, as well as related support services.  HSF seeks to give students all the tools they need to apply to college, do well in their course work, graduate, enter a profession, excel, help lead our nation going forward, and mentor the generations to come.  As the nation’s largest not-for-profit organization supporting Hispanic American higher education, the Fund has awarded over $430 million in scholarships and provides a range of ancillary programs for students, HSF Scholars, and their families. HSF further strives to make college education a top priority for every Latino family across the nation, mobilizing our community to proactively advance that goal – each individual, over a lifetime, in every way he/she can.  For more information about the Hispanic Scholarship Fund please visit: HSF.net.

    Responsibilities
    The Academic Empowerment Manager supports the Director of Scholarships in managing the day-to-day activities involved in administering Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) scholarships, including implementation, processing and compliance, and managing a team of four. In this role, this individual will also provide scholars with a range of guidance and support on topics including academic and student life, graduate school preparation, career planning, internships/fellowships, personal issues, balancing family and life, and managing personal finances. The person holding this position will also provide guidance and support for student crises/critical incidents, cultural expectations, transitioning to college, and any additional needs that may arise for GMS scholars while they participate in the program.  More specifically, responsibilities will include:


    GMS Team Management:
    - Manage and support operations and compliance of the GMS scholarship program.
    - Supervise GMS scholarship processing and administration team (4).
    - Keep up to date with technical and industry developments.
    - Coordinate logistics and team planning for evaluation of GMS scholars.

    GMS Academic Empowerment Services:
    - Requesting and evaluating student transcripts, updating scholar’s academic progress via GMS database, on a bi-yearly and annual basis, and monitoring scholar’s academic progress and full time enrollment status.
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    Contact GMS scholars in need of Academic Empowerment Services and assist students experiencing academic difficulties, establish procedures for monitoring academic success, and evaluate effectiveness of retention efforts.
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    Advise students on graduate school planning in alignment with increasing the number of advanced degrees for GMS scholars.
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    Collaborate with partner GMS offices for administration of GMS duties.

    Job Requirements
    The candidate must possess exceptional skills in establishing and maintaining systems and paying attention to detail and must demonstrate a commitment to serve the community with professionalism, courtesy, friendliness, consideration, and confidentiality.

    Professional Skills
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    Strong time and project management skills, with the ability to juggle competing timelines and priorities
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    A gift for getting things done accurately and efficiently.
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    Excellent communication skills and ability to manage diverse personalities.
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    Outstanding writing, editing, and proofreading skills.
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    Proficiency in database administration and logic, data imports and export, and developing reports.
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    Proficiency in MS Excel and Word, web research fluency, and the ability to learn and manage various information system technologies.

    Critical Attributes
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    Focus and attention to detail, imperative.
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    Knowledge of financial aid process and college admissions.
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    Knowledge of college retention measures
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    Experience counseling undergraduate and/or graduate students is desirable
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    Highly organized and able to work independently to complete projects on deadline.
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    Self-motivated, resourceful, independent, and persistent problem-solver.
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    Able to work in a high-velocity environment.

    Additional  Requirements

    - Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college/university; however, advanced degree preferred.

    Qualifications
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    Minimum of 3 years of management experience.
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    Minimum of 2 years work experience in college financial aid or higher education.
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    Direct donor/client, student, and parent contact.
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    Solid operations and business process knowledge.
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    Fluency in speaking and writing Spanish is highly desirable.

    To Apply:  Email resume and cover letter to employment@hsf.net

  • 07/16/2014 1:35 PM | Deanna Smith Kilgour (Administrator)

    Position Summary

    Dominican University of California is seeking a dynamic individual for an MBA Recruiter position. As part of an established graduate and adult admissions recruitment team, this position will work to recruit, evaluate, and admit graduate students to the MBA program.

    Responsibilities

    ·         Responsible for meeting stated enrollment goals from inquiry to admittance and enrollment for the MBA program.

    ·         Represent the University in all matters related to the recruitment of MBA students.

    ·         Provide complete service to assigned MBA students – gather application materials, interview students, conduct regular telephone contact.

    ·         Interview prospective students and provide recommendations to MBA admissions committee.

    ·         Develop and maintain excellent working relationships with faculty and dean.

    ·         Participate in work related training and seminars in order to enhance professional development.

    ·         Provide excellent customer service with prospective students, staff, and faculty through email, phone, and in-person interactions.

    ·         Meet regularly with supervisor and team members to ensure clear communication within the office.

    ·         Collect and evaluate research data in order to make results driven decisions.

    ·         Develop, implement and maintain communication plan with business and community contacts and collaborate with program directors, marketing staff and career services.

    Required Qualifications

    ·MBA or other graduate business degree (required)

    ·Prior MBA recruitment experience (required)

    ·Direct sales, Marketing or related experience (desirable)

    ·Experience developing and implementing business outreach programs

    ·Demonstrated experience developing and delivering persuasive presentations

    ·Strong time management and organization skills with high attention to detail

    ·Experience in international student admissions (preferred)

    ·Ability to work evenings and weekends as assigned (required)

    ·Domestic and occasional international travel (required)

    ·Exceptional interpersonal and written communication skills

    ·Proficient with all Microsoft Office Suite

    ·Current drivers license and satisfactory driving record required and must be maintained

    ·Extensive walking and lifting may be required

    Additional Position Information

    ·         Priority will be given to applications submitted by July 30, 2014; however additional applications may be considered until the position is filled

    ·         Must be willing to consent to a background check

    Dominican University of California is an independent, international, learner-centered university of Catholic heritage, offering both undergraduate and graduate programs. Dominican has a

    1:11 teacher-to-student ratio, an average class size of 15, with a small-town feeling in a park- like campus. We blend interdisciplinary core courses, real-world studies, and small classes with close and supportive academic advising and mentoring.

    Application Procedures

    ·         Click the hyperlink below or cut/paste it into your browser and scroll to the bottom of the posting. Click the option, "Submit your resume/CV to this job"

    ·         Click upload Resume/CV button

    ·         A Cover Letter is required

    ·         For further questions on the application process, please contact jobs@dominican.edu

    ·         Link: https://dominicanuniversity.hua.hrsmartpe.com/hrsmart/ats/Posting/view/301

     

  • 07/16/2014 1:23 PM | Deanna Smith Kilgour (Administrator)

    With a closing date of 7/25/2014, the Office of Admissions at Oregon State University invites applications for full-time, 12-month, fixed term Admissions Advisor positions. Multiple positions may be available. Admissions Advisors serve as members of the recruitment team and responsible for the planning and implementation of undergraduate, domestic recruitment within assigned geographic territories. Being a good-humored, hard-working, low-maintenance, dependable, intelligent, passionate, and detail-oriented individual with previous experience in and understanding of the college admissions counseling profession would be the ideal characteristics of a successful candidate in this position.

    To apply, please visit www.oregonstate.edu/jobs(Posting number: 0012780).

    Deadline: 7/25/2014

    Minimum Requirements:

    ·         Bachelor's Degree from a regionally accredited not-for-profit college or university in discipline of choice

    ·         1-2 years of full-time professional experience in college admissions or college counseling at a regionally accredited not-for-profit college or university –OR–2-3 full academic years of regular and formal student work experience as an admissions, financial aid, housing, orientation, college outreach, or academic college ambassador position that involves regular, frequent and direct work with prospective high school and/or transfer students and their families.

    ·         Demonstrable experience in creating and conducting presentations and possess excellent oral and written communications skills.

    ·         Other minimum requirements and strongly preferred qualifications apply – see posting for specific requirements

  • 07/16/2014 1:18 PM | Deanna Smith Kilgour (Administrator)

    The University of Oregon, Office of Admissions seeks a creative and dynamic candidate to fill the key position of Admissions Counselor. As a member of the Enrollment Management team, the admissions counselor is responsible for representing the University of Oregon (UO) to multiple constituencies, including prospective U.S. and international students, their families, and school/community contacts.   The counselor develops and implements recruiting initiatives and follow-up in order to advance the University of Oregon's tradition of excellence by enrolling and retaining high-achieving scholars from Oregon, around the country, and across the world. This position is a front-line service provider who has primary responsibility for in-office student admission counseling, recruitment travel, and management of assigned geographic areas. Secondary responsibilities include application processing, scholarship review, recruitment program development and implementation, and other duties as assigned. This position reports to the Associate Director for Recruitment and Outreach.

     

    Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, strong interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate effectively with prospective students and families from a variety of backgrounds, ability to work irregular hours and travel extensively on nights and weekends, excellent public speaking and presentation skills, ease in using technology for communication, record keeping, and management of data, ability to travel independently, locally, regionally, and nationally by various modes of travel.
     

    Review of applications begins July 28th 2014, but position will be open until filled: For complete information regarding the position and application procedure, please see complete announcement at http://hr.uoregon.edu/jobs/ under administrative jobs.


    Salary Range: $38,000-$45,000

      

    EE/AA/ADA intuition committed to cultural diversity. We invite applications from qualified candidates who share our commitment to diversity.

     

    Email to: michaelt@uoregon.edu or

    Mail to: Search Committee, Admissions Counselor, 1278 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403-1278

  • 07/16/2014 1:16 PM | Deanna Smith Kilgour (Administrator)

    Summary

    Residing on the west coast, the Assistant Dean is responsible for recruitment responsibilities including: visiting high schools, attending college fairs, contacting prospective students and families, interviewing candidates, reading applications, evaluating applicant credentials and cultivating candidates through enrollment. The Assistant Dean is assigned an individual recruitment region of selected states in the west and given considerable autonomy in creating marketing strategies for regional development. The position involves several weeks of travel.

    Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree is required. Admissions related experience and familiarity with a small liberal arts college environment is preferred. The selected candidate must have a commitment to diversity, excellent written and oral communication skills, the ability to work independently and a valid driver's license.

    Application

    Please apply in person, via fax, U.S. Mail or email:

    Human Resources
    Req. # 7129
    Union College
    807 Union Street
    Schenectady, NY 12308

    Telephone: (518) 388-6108
    Fax: (518) 388-6529
    E-mail: 
    hr@union.edu

    Please submit all electronic application materials as a single pdf or doc file.

  • 07/15/2014 8:53 AM | Deanna Smith Kilgour (Administrator)

    Responsibilities:

    Saint Marys College invites applications for a full-time exempt position in the Admissions Office to work in a collaborative, culturally diverse campus environment.  Effective communication within a diverse community of faculty, staff, students, alumni and donors is an essential skill.  The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the mission of the College, which is informed, animated and expressed through its Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions. 

    Reporting to the Sr. Associate Director of Admissions the Assistant Director of Operations provides leadership, planning and project management for Admission systems including Datatel, Hobsons CRM, ImageNow and the Common Application administrative software systems.  Provides direct training for Admission processing staff including administrative assistants, admission counselors, and student workers.  Provide on-going analysis and troubleshooting of current reporting, data input, and processing procedures for functionality and data integrity.

    The Assistant Director maintains the high standards of customer support expected of the Office of Admissions through his or her collaboration and assistance with members of the Admissions Office and other College departments, prospective students and their parents, high school and independent college counselors, and outside vendors with which the Admissions Office contracts.  The successful candidate will need to be able to be productive while juggling multiple tasks and competing priorities.  Effective customer service skills, an ability to remain calm under pressure, and an ability to adapt to shifting priorities and tasks as assigned are also essential, including responding to incoming phone calls in a professional and courteous manner.

    The ability to both quickly and accurately input confidential applicant information into the Hobsons EMT and Datatel systems. Ability to troubleshoot application issues, find errors, and improve process is necessary.  

    Customer Service: Serve as first point of contact to all potential applicants, answer inquiries via telephone and email while providing the highest standard of customer service.

    Miscellaneous: Input inquiry cards from  potential applicants, preparing mass recruitment mailings, supervising student workers, retrieving, sorting and appropriately distributing mail


    Experience and Qualifications:

    2-4 years experience in an Admission environment, especially in development and maintenance of admission and application functions related to CRM and Imaging software.  Bachelors degree preferred. 

    Experience in using Student Information Systems preference (EMT Hobson's , ImageNow, and or Datatels Colleague a plus).  Proficiency in using Microsoft Word, Explorer, Excel and Access.

    Advanced computer skills, strong written and verbal skills, strong writing skills to prepare clear and concise correspondence and documentation for processes, manuals.

    Occasional weekend/evening work as needed during peek periods of application volume and assisting with preparation and execution of events for prospective student and families on weekends.

    Interest in active participation as a member of a team of professionals; exercise active initiative in a fast paced office.

    Ability to prioritize and multi-task in order to meet key tasks as scheduled and willingness to contribute to the total recruitment effort.  Detail oriented and organized.

    Strong analytical and problem solving ability.

    Supplemental Information:

    Please apply on-line at http://apptrkr.com/49365.  Closing Date 8/12/14 11:59 PM Pacific Time.

    Candidates who become finalists will be expected to sign a consent authorizing a broader inquiry which may include reference checks, a motor vehicle check, and a third party background check.

    Saint Mary's is an equal employment opportunity employer. We support inclusive excellence and are committed to creating a safe and welcoming community for all.

  • 07/09/2014 9:24 AM | Gabrielle McColgan (Administrator)

    Reports To: Associate Director of Admissions
    Status: Full-time, Exempt


    GENERAL DESCRIPTION
    The Admissions Counselor is responsible for supporting all areas of customer service to inquiries and applicants in the admissions process, primarily for traditional freshmen. S/he supports and actively participates in the recruitment, admission and enrollment of these populations through management and outreach activities on and off campus. S/he informs and counsels prospective students about NDNU and its programs. S/he supports the compilation and input of documentation received to complete admissions files. S/he supports the compliance of all admissions policies and procedures. S/he is a member of the undergraduate admissions team and assists the Associate Director of Admissions and Dean of Enrollment as needed.


    SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:

    • Informs prospective applicants of NDNU’s program offerings and admissions process;
    • Within assigned territories, selects and visits high schools to meet with prospective students while enhancing the visibility of NDNU amongst high schools. Performs travel appropriate to the role and to the assigned territory. Appropriately documents and reports visits and recruitment fairs;
    • Encourages interested prospective and admitted students to visit campus, completes visit schedules and interviews candidates as appropriate;
    • Communicates with prospective students within assigned territories and according to priorities, via telephone and email regarding admission status, campus visits, scheduled events, etc., and documents notes of these communications;
    • Evaluates applications for admission and provides necessary information to the Admissions Committee;
    • Identifies and follows-up with prospective students within special populations as assigned and appropriate;
    • Communicates with admitted students within assigned territories about available scholarship and financial aid opportunities;
    • Oversees ongoing projects as assigned within the admissions office and delegated among staff. These assignments could include coordinating campus group visits, planning open house events, evaluating AP/IB scores for advanced placement credit, managing the admissions telecounselor program, managing the admissions travel calendar, among others.
    • Cross-trains with staff responsible for other populations within the office and provides back-up when appropriate.
    • Other duties as assigned by the Associate Director of Admissions and Dean of Enrollment Management.

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Comfortable utilizing databases and running reports from databases
    • Attention to detail, the ability to work independently and as a team member
    • Outstanding organizational, planning and analytical abilities
    • Exemplary focus, participation and commitment to the goals of the department
    • Willingness and flexibility working some weekends and evenings
    • Proficiency in Spanish is preferred, but not required
    • Must be able to provide own transportation to and from recruiting visits; some local and overnight travel will be required.

    APPLICATION PROCEDURES:
    NDNU is committed to providing an educational environment that supports a diverse student population.  In your cover letter, expressing interest and outlining your qualifications for the Admissions Counselor position, please include information about your experience(s) in working in a diverse environment, and what qualities you would bring to supporting this commitment to inclusive excellence at NDNU.

    Please submit a cover letter and resume to:
    Notre Dame de Namur University

    Human Resources, Job # FAC7714
    1500 Ralston Avenue
    Belmont, CA94002

    Or via email: hr@ndnu.edu

  • 07/02/2014 12:41 PM | Gabrielle McColgan (Administrator)

    Position Summary

    The Director of Student Outreach Services (SOS) is responsible for strategic planning and managing the day-to-day functions of the University's overall outreach and recruitment program, with an emphasis on increasing the college access for traditionally underrepresented/under-served undergraduate student populations.

    Reporting to the Senior Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management, the Director of SOS is responsible for recommending specific outreach strategies, goals and objectives in the context of the university's strategic enrollment management plan, the university's mission, and the CSU mission.  The Director is responsible for implementing the agreed upon strategies, goals and objectives. The Director is also responsible for developing broad and collegial relationships with stakeholders in K-12, community colleges and community organizations.  The Director develops innovative methods to communicate with the prospective college-age students and their families.  The Director consults with Undergraduate Admissions on the applicant communication plan.

    The Director holds responsibility for managing office expenditures, human resources, and recommending budget allocations to carry out the outreach goals of SOS.

    Additionally, the Director works closely with the CSU Chancellors Office and with each of the EM Directors to ensure accurate and current information is shared with the public regarding federal, state, and CSU initiatives.  (Enrollment Management leadership includes the Director of Undergraduate Admissions, University Registrar, Directors of the Educational Opportunity Program [EOP], Financial Aid, and Enrollment Management Technology; and the EM Communications Coordinator).

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree required.
    • Minimum seven (7) years of experience working in the area of student services, preferably in outreach and recruitment.
    • Extensive public speaking experience to diverse groups of students and their family members, with an emphasis on experience interacting with low-income, first-generation college students and their families.
    • Extensive experience using social media, presentation and office software (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook).
    • Thorough understanding of the goals, policies, and practices of outreach and recruitment.

    Preferred Qualifications
    • Masters degree preferred in a relevant field

    To Apply
    Submit an online application and upload in one file attachment your resume and cover letter, describing your specific qualifications for this position at https://cmsweb.sfsu.edu/psc/HSFPRDF/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL

  • 07/02/2014 12:38 PM | Gabrielle McColgan (Administrator)

    This is an entry-level position in the Office of Admission. This position will recruit students locally and nationally and will participate in the evaluation and selection process. For more information, please visit: https://pitzer.peopleadmin.com/postings/521

    Essential Functions:

    1. Assist in the development of strategies for recruiting new students, including conducting research on admission trends and best practices and consolidating information into suggestions for new ideas for marketing, programs or other relevant activities.
2. Travel within a defined national territory to visit high schools, attend college fairs and conduct special programs (approximately 10 weeks per year). Manage receipts and prepare travel reports to meet College policies and deadlines. 3. Interview and counsel applicants and their families. 4. Conduct daily information sessions for prospective students and their families 5. Read and evaluate applications and actively participate in the committee process to select candidates for admission. 6. Initiate correspondence and complete arrangements in connection with the above responsibilities. 7. May, as directed, participate in campus committees related to admission activities. 8. May coordinate one or more admission office programs under the general supervision of the Director of Admission 9. Perform other essential duties and tasks specific to the position

    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    1. Very strong public speaking, writing and communication skills
    2. Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while satisfying expectations and deadlines.
    3. Very strong interpersonal and networking skills, including an ability to interact well with a diverse population of multiple constituents’ on- and off-campus. Ability to be proactive and work independently, as well as collaboratively as part of a
    4. Experience using office automation.
    5. Working knowledge of social media and recent versions of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
    6. Ability to drive to off campus locations.
    7. Ability to travel nationally for weeks at a time.
    8. Ability to work some evenings and weekends as needed for travel and special events.

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