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Asst Dir Admissions

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Work type: Full Time Administrative
Location: Valparaiso, IN
Categories: Administrative/Professional

General Description of Position:

The Assistant Director of Admissions assists in the development and execution of a recruitment plan to build relationships with prospective Ivy Tech Community College students through enrollment.

Major Responsibilities: Participate in recruiting efforts on- and off-campus including: college fairs, high school visits, information events, and community activities. Such events take place both during regular business hours and after hours (evenings and weekends). Recruit on behalf of Ivy Tech, sharing and selling the benefits of the Community College in order to increase the number of inquiries and applicants to the College along with the conversion of those inquiries and applicants to help move students through the enrollment process. Manage, effectively track and recruit potential student groups with the use of a client relationship management (CRM) tool. Use the CRM to assess the effectiveness of various recruitment efforts and make adjustments based on intake and conversion numbers. Increase penetration and conversion rates of assigned schools, events, territories and dual credit populations. Understand what attributes resonate with different target audiences and adjust recruitment practices and efforts based on those different audiences. Assist with the development of collaborative relationships with local schools, colleges/universities, community agencies, and organizations as they relate to the implementation of the campus recruitment plan. Work closely with internal Ivy Tech personnel to coordinate overall recruitment opportunities effectively. Such personnel may include: marketing departments, K-12 coordinators, Accelerated Associate Program staff, college connection coaches, campus presidents, academic chairs, 21st Century Scholar representatives, and American Honors recruiters. Assist with the development and inventory management of admissions and recruitment related materials and disseminate such materials in coordination with other regional and statewide communications and recruitment efforts. Conduct all activities within the established guidelines of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). Communicate in a timely and professional manner with all internal and external points of contact. The above list of duties is not to be construed as an exhaustive list. Other duties logically associated with the position may be assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:

Associate degree required. Demonstrated experience in managing multiple projects. Must possess excellent “people” skills including working successfully with diverse populations, including (but not limited to) college and school personnel, teachers and prospective students. Must possess skills and experience in public speaking. Must be able to lift at least 40 pounds and stand for long periods of time. Previous computer experience is necessary. Must possess a willingness and an ability to travel and work a flexible schedule that includes evenings and weekends. Must have reliable mode of transportation.

Position requires sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of the College students and employees.
Fully supports the College’s mission and strategic plan initiatives.
Selected candidate for employment will be subject to pre-employment background checks, including criminal history check, and any offer of employment will be contingent upon that outcome.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree preferred. Minimum of one to two years of relevant experience preferred. Minimum of one to two years of higher education experience preferred. Experience using bilingual skills, particularly Spanish, in a business or education environment is preferred.

Other Requirements:

Official college transcripts required upon hiring, and employment contingent on acceptable criminal background checks.

Work Hours:

Day, evening and/or Saturday classes, ask hiring manager for hours.

Hiring Range:


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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Attach a cover letter, resume, and 3 references (names, address, phone number, emails).

Copies of transcripts may be required at time of interview.  Original hard copies of transcripts will be required at time of hire.



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