• Director, Admissions and Financial Aid

    Posting Number 2018-4806
    Posted Date 6 days ago(7/13/2018 9:18 AM)
    Location : Location
    US-NY-New York
    Student Affairs
    Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service (PS1046)
    Compensation Grade
    Band 54
    Student Services/Athletics
  • Position Summary

    The Director of Admissions and Financial Aid will partner with the Dean and Associate Dean of Student Affairs in developing and implementing an admissions and financial aid program at NYU Wagner that is built upon a data-driven approach to strategic decision-making and goal setting, and a culture of continuous evaluation and improvement. This position will be responsible for: a) overseeing and directing all admissions functions to provide a high-level of customer service and enroll exceptional students; b) providing strategic leadership around the management, collection, and analysis of school-wide admissions and financial aid data to inform decision-making; c) managing and awarding a multi-million dollar financial aid portfolio; d) providing reports and making strategic recommendations to the Dean and Associate Dean as necessary; e) collaborating with administrative and faculty leadership on new and continuing initiatives; f) working with central University units to share information and ensure best practices; and g) representing NYU Wagner to the University and other institutions regarding admissions and financial aid.


    Required Education:
    Bachelor's degree

    Preferred Education:
    Master's degree in Higher Education, Public Administration, Public Policy, Urban Planning or related field is preferred.

    Required Experience:
    Minimum of 7+ years of progressively responsible experience in managing graduate or professional school admissions/enrollment programs or similar operational/recruitment activities is required. A history of building institutional and/or organizational relationships and experience shaping financial aid strategy is required.

    Preferred Experience:
    Broad experience in government or nonprofit is preferred.

    Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
    Excellent organizational, interpersonal, problem solving, written and oral communication skills are required. Must be able to work effectively with a broad range of stakeholders and have an entrepreneurial spirit evidenced by creativity in strategy development, and comfort with ambiguity as new initiatives and approaches emerge. Ability to collect and analyze data to inform decision-making, and clearly communicate recommendations and strategies.

    Additional Information

    NYU Wagner prepares public service leaders to translate ideas into actions that have an effective and lasting impact on the public good. Our faculty’s research changes the way people frame, understand, and act on important public issues. We provide our students with critical skills, access to all that New York City has to offer, and a deep understanding of context surrounding public service challenges—which they use to improve cities and communities across the globe.


    For more information about Wagner, please visit our website.


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