The Admissions Officer will contribute to increased enrollment by: a) Planning recruiting efforts such as on- and off-site information sessions, yield events, and strategic communication with prospects and applicants; b) Advising and counseling prospective graduate students on financial aid options, admissions requirements, and application procedures; c) Evaluating and assessing student applications to determine if applicant fits the desired student profile and whether or not the student would have a successful and positive academic experience; d) Identifying and cultivating new recruitment pipelines through the use of data; e) Supervising and training student employees on certain aspects of projects; and f) Overseeing the student employee budget, and assisting with budget forecasting and development for the Admissions unit.
Master's degree in Public Administration, Education, Counseling or related fields is preferred.
2 - 3 years related experience in recruitment, advising, admissions or student services. Experience working in a fast paced environment managing multiple priorities. Prior experience planning and coordinating events.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
This position requires excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills as well as strong problem-solving and organizational skills. Must be able to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies with a high degree of customer service orientation. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and the ability to acquire technical and functional proficiency with new software applications. Ability to work evenings and Saturdays on occasion.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Knowledge or personal experience with graduate-level coursework is desired. Previous experience with educational databases and/or HTML or CSS is a plus.
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