Assistant Director of Admission/Admission Counselor - OACAC

Assistant Director of Admission/Admission Counselor

  • Full Time
  • Angola, IN
  • Salary: Based on experience

Website Trine University

SUMMARY: This position has the responsibility of attracting and recruiting new students to Trine University, along with the coordination of specific recruitment-related programs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: This position reports directly to the Assistant Vice President & Dean of Admission. The Assistant Director of Admission’s primary responsibility is to assume a key territorial recruitment assignment (Northwest Indiana and Illinois), including prospective student presentations for the University and financial aid, coverage of college fair programs, inquiry and applicant follow up, etc. Annually, the assistant director is responsible for providing the Dean with a comprehensive marketing plan to recruit new students, which thoroughly analyzes and assesses Trine’s Northwest Indiana and Illinois markets and concludes with the realistic and “stretch” goal projections. This person also has primary oversight of the Faculty Mentor Program and Living Learning Community recruitment and placement as well as management of the recruitment processes for the Honors Program Honors Housing placement. This person as assists with group campus visitation programs (e.g. open houses, Scholarship Days, etc.), staff and student employee training. The Assistant Director of Admission has a limited responsibility for assisting the Dean in planning, implementation and evaluation of all programs and efforts, which seek to enroll an academically talented and culturally diverse student body. Other duties as assigned by the Assistant Vice President & Dean of Admission.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must have an appreciation for the value of a comprehensive, pre-professional, engineering and sciences education, a valid driver’s license, enthusiasm for and ability to do significant traveling, experience and skill working with computers and software programs (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Jenzabar/EX, etc.), and be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university and a graduate degree is preferred.. Preference will be given to candidates with previous admission experience working in private higher education.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and government regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Excellent oral communication skills are required and the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of prospective students, managers, clients, customers and the general public.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and sit. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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