Assistant Director I For Graduate And Professional Studies Admissions(1) Wanted In Nashua

Published 2017-12-25
Expires 2019-06-18
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Assistant Director I For Graduate And Professional Studies Admissions(1) Wanted In Nashua
United-states, New Hampshire, Nashua,
Published December 25, 2017

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Job type: Full time
Occupation: Assistant director i for graduate and professional studies admissions(1)

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Assistant Director I for Graduate and Professional Studies Admissions: International, Online and On Campus
Management/Graduate Admissions


Basic Function
Under the supervision of the
Associate Director of Graduate and Professional Studies Admissions, the Assistant Director recruits prospective students, interviews and
advises applicants, reviews both international and domestic applications, and participates in various recruitment related activities and
projects for on campus-evening and online programs at all academic levels from Associate's through Doctorates. The Assistant Director
implements the institution's enrollment strategy in recruitment, and admissions through inquiry/application management, multilayered
communications, and data analysis. 

This person is a results-oriented enrollment professional who always represents and promotes
Rivier University in a manner that advances the enrollment goals of the University.

Characteristic Duties and

  • Professionally represent the University as a recruiter and ambassador at all times.
  • Correspond and
    meet with prospective students in order to provide information about Rivier's academic programs as well as explain admission requirements,
    policies and procedures.
  • Assist applicants to ensure completion of required admission documentation.
  • Review admission
    applications and determine decision action depending on the academic program and program delivery method.
  • Effectively understand
    University academic programs, policies and procedures.
  • Work with a network of contracted international recruiters to help maintain
    and promote interest in international markets for Rivier University.
  • Recruit actively throughout the year possibly including:
    corporate on-site visits and information sessions, graduate school fairs and forums, college events, graduate admission office information
    sessions, and program-specific sessions.
  • Implement communication and action plans to most effectively recruit for the assigned
    recruiting populations.
  • Plan and work collaboratively with admissions staff as well as other areas with the goal of maximizing the
    overall effectiveness of recruiting students.
  • Monitor, understand and analyze recruitment-related data, reports and other
    quantitative information to identify progress and potential areas of focus or improvement at each stage of the admissions funnel from
    inquiry through enrollment.
  • Meet enrollment goals through the execution of recruiting initiatives.
  • Work with other Rivier
    University departments, in particular the Office of Global Engagement, to help ensure best available process efficiencies and communication
    with applicants. 
  • Serve on University committees and working groups as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervision Required:

Supervision is received from the Associate Director of Graduate and Professional Studies
Admissions within a highly collaborative small office environment.


  • Bachelor's degree and
    1-3 years of experience in higher education student admissions. Experience specifically with international, graduate, and online populations
    is preferable.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills, proficient with MS Office suite. In particular, must be proficient and
    independent with MS Excel and/or similar software analysis tools for the purpose of manipulating data sets and quickly identify trends and
  • Possess effective professional business verbal communication skills.
  • Familiarity with current student
    computer information systems and an understanding that the role of technology in recruitment and operations is a major key to success.

  • An ability and aptitude to work independently and responsibly using strong decision-making ability and the skill to prioritize competing
    opportunities and needs in a busy environment.
  • The ability and aptitude for possible international travel for recruiting and
    marketing, and a desire to always increase cultural competence with prospective students from anywhere in the world.
  • Ability to
    work occasional evenings and weekends.
  • Have a reliable car, a valid driver's license and passport, able to lift and carry
    marketing/promotional materials to promotional events (up to 30lbs).

individuals are invited to apply. And, while we appreciate every applicant's interest, only those under consideration will be contacted. />
Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter stating pay expectations, resume or CV and the names of 3 professional references to
[email protected] or Office of Human Resources, Rivier University, 420
South Main Street, Nashua NH 03060. No agencies please. EOE.

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