Hanover College
  • - Admission & Financial Aid
  • Hanover, IN, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Job Summary: The Assistant/Associate Director of Admission is responsible for coordinating the development, implementation, and assessment of recruitment efforts in their assigned territory. The admission officer will participate in all major on-campus recruitment events (i.e. open houses, scholarship programs, etc.). Auxiliary responsibilities will also be assigned based on the candidate's strengths and needs of the office.

Essential Functions:
• Organize, plan and coordinate annual travel within assigned territory.
• Participate in the development, implementation, and assessment of tactical recruitment plans.
• Represent Hanover College at high schools and college fairs.
• Conduct admission interviews with prospective students and parents.
• Follow up with prospective students throughout the recruitment process.
• Represent the College in various state organizations.
• Coordinate communication initiatives with prospective and admitted students.
• Represent the Office of Admission with outside constituencies (i.e., athletics, student life, parents/alumni board, etc.) as assigned.
• Assist with all major on-campus visitation programs (i.e., open houses, scholarship programs, etc.)
• Participate in the review of applicant files for admission decisions.
• Working knowledge of financial aid programs and policies.

Other Responsibilities:
• Travel to recruitment regions, other than assigned, as needed.
• Provide periodic Saturday office coverage.
• Working knowledge of social media platform engagement.
• Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director of Admission.

Job Qualifications:
Education Required: Minimum - Bachelor's Degree

Experience Required: 3 -5 years admission experience

Skills Required:
• Ability to organize and prioritize workload and meet deadlines.
• Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to project the image of the college clearly and professionally.
• Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks with client-centered attitude.
• Knowledge of PC Windows based computing environment.

Skills Preferred:
• Extensive knowledge and experience working independently in Slate
• Visit experience management or work with event planning
• Advocacy for diverse student populations
• Interest in or experience working with social media
• The successful individual is a strategic thinker and planner; a solution oriented/problem solver; and has a high level of energy, creativity, and enthusiasm. The individual must be self-motivated and be able to set priorities.
• Must be flexible, adaptable and capable of handling a number of competing duties and responsibilities simultaneously. The successful candidate should possess a strong understanding of the higher education landscape.

Physical/Emotional Requirements:
• Able to function effectively under pressure.
• Able to make decisions and respond to challenges quickly and with ease.
• Articulate and professional.
• Demonstrate professionalism and complete confidentiality when counseling students and/or parents.
• Possess initiative, enthusiasm, positive attitude, and punctuality.
• Be organized and flexible with time and tasks.
• Must be committed to team participation and success.
• Must be able to assist staff members with unusual and complex issues.
• Able to sit/stand/walk for extended periods.
• Able to work in a stressful, time sensitive environment.

This position has been closed and is no longer available.
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