Director of Admissions

DUTIES:

Responsible for providing leadership, management, and direction for the recruitment efforts of the Office of Admissions. Duties include: developing enrollment projections and implementing strategies in order to meet the College’s recruitment and enrollment goals; developing and managing the implementation of recruiting campaigns (which may be held virtually, on campus, and/or off campus); ensuring staff assists and guides prospective students to identify educational goals, develop educational plans, receive credit for prior learning, evaluate transfer credits and transcripts, and provide information pertaining to financial aid, scholarships, and tuition assistance; promoting the College’s programs through relationship building with external constituents, and regularly attending off campus recruiting functions and partner events; establishing and maintaining relationships with articulating institutions; serving as a role model in resolving student customer issues in a satisfactory fashion; effectively administering CRM software system; analyzing data and reports regarding enrollment goals and adjusting enrollment practices and coaching admissions staff accordingly; and, developing and overseeing the Admissions budget.

REQUIRED:

Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s preferred in Higher Education, Counseling, or a related field. A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a college or university admissions setting with at least three (3) years’ experience managing staff. Data driven decision maker with the ability to develop approaches for improved enrollment outcomes. Personal skills should include vision, creativity, problem solving and crisis management. Demonstrated ability to: provide outstanding service to customers in a fast-paced, high volume environment; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; explain policies and procedures to customers and colleagues to foster compliance; maintain a high level of confidentiality with all aspects of the job duties; organize efficiently with meticulous attention to details; and, listen carefully while negotiating, to interpret accurately, and to respond to a high volume of requests. Strong project and time management skills that enable the accomplishment of many tasks on a concurrent basis. Valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation. Proficiency in Windows operating environment, along with current Microsoft Office Suite, database management and use of the applications as well as knowledge of Salesforce and Jenzabar or comparable respective platforms.

STATUS:

Regular Full-Time/Exempt

HOURS:

Day, evening, and weekend responsibilities, as required.

REPORTS TO:

Vice President, Enrollment Management & Student Services

POSTED:

November 13, 2020. Internal candidates must post for the position within ten (10) calendar days from the date posted.

APPLY TO:

Please submit a letter of interest with your salary expectations, as well as a current resume to: Human Resources Department, Peirce College, 1420 Pine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102; email to JobsAtPeirce@peirce.edu; or fax to: 215.670.9069. We strongly encourage materials be submitted via email. We will contact only those candidates who best meet our requirements.

Peirce College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to ensuring equal opportunity in all employment decisions, policies, and practices.

The College will not engage in or tolerate unlawful discrimination, harassment, or retaliation on account of a person’s age, sex, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran's status, military status, or membership in any other group protected under local, state, or federal law.

For questions concerning equal employment opportunity, please contact the Director, Employment and Employee Services, who is a member of the Human Resources Department and is available at 215.670.9217. Applicants who require reasonable accommodations to participate in the interview process should contact the Director, Payroll and Employee Services, who is a member of the Human Resources Department and is available at 215.670.9224.

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