Assistant Director, Traditional Admissions
Northwest Denver Campus
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
Requested Start Date for this Position:
03/31/2023 - 20 days ago
Northwest Denver Campus
Full-time or Part-time:
Under the supervision of the Director of Traditional Enrollment, the Assistant Director of Admissions is a new student recruiter and enrollment manager, with a primary emphasis on building relationships from inquiry to matriculation. The Assistant Director is responsible for day-to-day recruitment activities ensuring the enrollment of new students into Regis University. The Assistant Director is accountable for his/her performance and achievement of enrollment goals, as well as contribution to overall team goals.
Based in Colorado, this Assistant Director of Admissions is responsible for representing Regis University to multiple constituencies, including prospective students, their families, and school/community contacts. Residing in the region, the counselor develops and implements recruiting initiatives and follow-up to meet application and enrollment goals, as well as conducting holistic review of freshman applications. The counselor manages the planning and follow-up of recruitment activities including high school visits, area receptions, and individual meetings.
Working at Regis University
As Regis employees, we embrace our Jesuit Catholic values of respect, inclusion and equity, and welcome employees, faculty and students from all faiths and cultures. Together, we perform our duties in alignment with the mission of the University and seek dedicated individuals to contribute to and strengthen that mission and our service to students.
Take a moment to consider our Total Rewards package:
- A generous tuition benefit for employees, spouses, and dependents
- Paid Mission leave to give employees time to volunteer in the community
- Options for flexible work
- Additional time off each year when the University closes for Winter Break
- Medical, dental, and vision insurance
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please submit a resume, cover letter and list of references with your application. Current employees, please submit an application and requested documents by logging into Workday. Click on the Career Worklet and access the internal site.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
New Student Recruitment and Enrollment Management - 85%
Recruit for program and/or territory assignments to ensure effective enrollment of targeted new students. Execute best practice relationship building and decision making with student leads, and maintain accurate and complete records within Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system. Utilize CRM to effectively manage recruitment and make strategic, data-driven decisions on measurable recruitment activities in order to achieve annual enrollment goals. Implement, coordinate and participate in lead generation events and activities, both on and off campus. Travel on behalf of the university, speaking publicly to individuals, groups on and off campus. Evaluate and execute admission decisions on applicant files.
Maintain, report, and recommend changes to Regis University Admissions policies and procedures to ensure effective admissions practices that meet the needs and standards of both new students and the university. Analyze data and statistics to identify trends/patterns that impact recruitment and measure
the effectiveness of marketing and recruitment tactics.
Collaborate with assistant and Assistant directors to develop and execute recruitment and communication plans specific to territory/program/targeted audiences, aligned with Regis University strategic enrollment goals and forward-thinking admissions practice. Collaborate with members of the marketing team to develop fresh, bold and purposeful recruitment materials. Assist in developing new target markets and develop strategies to increase enrollment.
Maintain relationships with appropriate campus constituents, acting as primary liaisons to key departments and off campus referral sources. Develop and maintain working relationships with industry professionals and maintain current knowledge of contemporary higher education enrollment management.
Ensure optimal self-performance with the ability to achieve both qualitative and quantitative expectations. Participate and engage in training and staff development activities. Demonstrate ongoing learning and process improvement of key job functions, including but not limited to, product knowledge, influential sales tactics, efficient use of technology and excellent customer service. Be accountable for ensuring the attainment of recruitment and enrollment goals that directly impact the generation of revenue for the university. Align all activities with Regis University mission and values. Serve as a mentor to new Admissions Counselors and assist with their onboarding and training.
Other - 5%
Serve as a critical thinking member of the Regis University Admissions team. Serve as a liaison between Admissions and other university departments and committees as assigned. Perform other duties as requested by the RU Admissions leadership team. Perform related duties as necessary to support the Regis mission, including clear articulation of the benefits of a Jesuit education.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education.
2-3 years of experience in related environment.
The following skills, abilities and physical requirements can be performed with or without accommodation.
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Problem Solving - Identifying problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language, including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
Law and Government - General knowledge of relevant laws and government regulations.
Mathematics - A working knowledge of quantitative skills and their application.
Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Speech Recognition - The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
Written Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to reach a logical conclusion.
Ability to negotiate and manage conflict/dispute resolution processes.
Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
Inductive Reasoning - The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (including finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
Fluency of Ideas - The ability to come up with a number of ideas about a topic (the number of ideas is important, not their quality, correctness, or creativity).
Diversity and Inclusion - Ability to create and maintain an atmosphere of inclusive excellence that celebrates our diverse backgrounds, beliefs, and perspectives.
Hearing - The ability to focus on a single source of auditory (hearing) information in the presence of other distracting sounds and identify and understand the speech of another person.
Vision - The ability to see details of objects at a close range (within a few feet of the observer) and see details at a distance.
Mobility - The ability to travel easily between campuses or buildings within each campus.
Working conditions are normal for a remote position. This position requires frequent weekend and/or evening work. This position will travel extensively, including within Chicago, it's surrounding area and occasionally nationally.
A valid driver's license with authorization as a university-approved driver and the ability to travel and work nights and weekends as necessary.
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Since 1877, Regis University has been using our Jesuit background to provide an education for men and women of all ages and faiths and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission: A Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Inspired by St. Ignatius Loyola, the mission of Regis University is to educate men and women of all ages to make a positive impact in a rapidly-changing global society. We encourage our students to seek truth, live purposeful lives, and continually examine and attempt to answer the question: "How ought we to live?" Regis University's Northwest Campus is the main campus and administrative hub, located in Denver, Colorado. Regis University has three additional campuses in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Thornton, Colorado and the Denver Tech Center, as well as distance learning initiatives.