Reporting to the Director of Graduate and Online Admission, the Associate Director will plan, coordinate, and implement recruiting and yield activities in order to secure a strong diverse student body for our graduate and online programs. The Associate Director is responsible for creating a collaborative environment, addressing student inquiries in a timely manner, and providing information to prospective students, academic advisors, counselors, faculty, staff, and alumni. This position requires travel to events in Indiana and various other locations as determined by the recruitment plan.
- Works with director, academic departments, and community partners to meet enrollment goals.
- Plan for and travel to colleges and universities for student recruiting events.
- Represent graduate and online programs at regional/national conferences.
- Represents graduate health programs at Catholic, Franciscan, and independent colleges/universities.
- Develop and maintain close working relationships with advisors, faculty program directors, and corporate partners.
- Cultivate relationships with corporate sponsors and professional organizations.
- Develop and maintain communication and marketing plans.
- Planning and execution of events for prospective and accepted students and their family members.
- Creates and maintains campus visit programs.
- Enters and maintains data for inquiries to enrollees in Marian’s different recruitment databases.
- Produces internal or external application and enrollment reports.
- Provide excellent customer service to all constituents consistent with institutional mission and values.
- Develop and monitor statistical reports to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
- Understand current and future markets, entry points, and building of networks and contacts.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Knowledge of and a commitment to the mission of Marian University
- Adheres to Marian University’s policy and procedures
- Shows courtesy and respect in interactions with fellow employees, students subordinates, and supervisors
- Communicates regularly with supervisor about Department issues
- Meets department productivity standards
- Participates in developing department goals, objective, and systems
- Assists to establish department measurements that align and support the accomplishment of the University’s strategic goals
- Adheres to the department budget
To perform this job successfully, an individual must 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.
Candidates should have an earned a bachelor’s degree in education, counseling, leadership, management, marketing, communications, or a related field. Graduate degree in one of stated disciplines is preferred. Graduate or Online admissions/recruitment experience is desired.
Other requirements include:
- Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents and reports, legal requirements, governmental regulations, university policies and procedures.
- Ability to write correspondence and to effectively present information and respond to questions.
- Ability to meet deadlines for meetings, projects, reports and assignments.
- Must have strong computer skills, excellent communication, and interpersonal skills.
Work hours necessary to perform job requirements satisfactorily on a regular basis. Manage absence from work in responsible manner to ensure service to clients, work teams, and coworkers. Comply with Marian University policies and practices and seeking clarification of them when necessary.
Marian University is located within 10 minutes of downtown Indianapolis, Marian University is one of the nation’s preeminent Catholic institutions of higher learning, and ranks in the Top 25 of US News & World Report’s list of Midwest Region colleges, as well as Money magazine’s list of Top 10 schools in Indiana “For Your Money”. Marian University was founded in 1937 by the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg, Indiana, and the Franciscan Values that the Sisters ingrained into the university’s culture are still prevalent today. The university has experienced tremendous growth in the past 10 years under the leadership of President Daniel J. Elsener, including the opening of the Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2013 – the state’s first new medical school in 110 years. Marian University’s football team has captured the NAIA national championship in 2012 and 2015 in 9 years of existence. Marian University is also home to the most successful collegiate cycling program in the nation, which currently holds 46 national titles.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications require a current resume, a cover letter, and names and contact information of three current references. Only complete applicant packets submitted to email@example.com will be considered. No phone calls please.
Marian University is an EOE