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Assistant Director, Transfer

Company: Drexel University
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Job Description:

Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, welcomes individuals from diverse backgrounds and perspectives, and believes that an inclusive and respectful environment enriches the University community and the educational and employment experience of its members. The University prohibits discrimination against individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, status as a veteran or special disabled veteran, gender identity or expression, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions and any other prohibited characteristic. Please visit our Policies page to view all University policies related to Human Resources and News and Announcements for workplace postings. Background investigations are required for all new hires as a condition of employment, after the job offer is made. Employment may not begin until the University accepts the results of the background investigation. Apply now Job no: 495479
Work type: Full-Time
Location: University City - Philadelphia, PA
Categories: Enrollment Management and Student Success, Drexel University
About Drexel Drexel is a comprehensive global research university ranked among the top 100 in the nation. With over 24,000 students, Drexel is one of America's 15 largest private universities. Drexel is one of Philadelphia's top 10 private employers, and a major engine for economic development in the region. Drexel has committed to being the nation's most civically engaged university, with community partnerships integrated into every aspect of service and academics. Job Summary
The Assistant Director for Transfer Admissions serves as a primary contact for prospective students and their families, transfer advisors and other individuals or organizations involved in the college selection process. Key responsibilities include all aspects of the college recruitment process, including managing the application funnel and generating applications, and managing the prospective student relationship from point of application through enrollment. The position will have a focus on building relationships with community colleges by collaborating with transfer offices and academic departments to assist with facilitating the creation and management of articulation agreements to assist in further recruitment efforts. The Assistant Director will also have the opportunity to assist our First-Year admission team with recruitment and funnel management.

The Assistant Director interacts with prospective transfer students and their families during individual meetings, information sessions, and campus events to build a relationship, answer questions, and explain the benefits of attending Drexel University. The Assistant Director also counsels accepted transfer students through the enrollment process to facilitate a smooth transition to Drexel.

The Assistant Director will be responsible for recruiting prospective students both locally and nationally through visits to community colleges, college fairs, conferences, community events, and virtual fairs within a designated territory, with the potential to travel to first year recruitment events. The Assistant Director should expect to travel up to 6 weeks per year. In addition, the Assistant Director will be responsible for managing all aspects of recruitment territories, travel scheduling and planning, meeting with students, parents and guidance counselors, representing Drexel University at on and off campus events, and reviewing undergraduate applications (both domestic and international) for admission, and as needed provide support for undergraduate large-scale events, which includes evening and weekend hours. Essential Functions The Assistant Director is also responsible for:

  • Assisting in planning and implementing the student recruitment plan for specific admissions programs or projects
  • Coordinating external and internal recruiting efforts for a specific College/School; assume responsibility for planning, coordinating and supervising specific programs or projects, as assigned.
  • Corresponding and/or meeting with prospective students, applicants, their families, and others seeking information on admission standards, academic and non-academic programs and student activities; travel as necessary for receptions, forums and corporate presentations to enhance recruitment efforts
  • Analyzing qualifications of prospective students utilizing established admissions standards, guidelines and criteria, reviewing unusual circumstances with senior leadership as appropriate
  • Traveling monthly to community colleges within a designated territory and potentially to first year recruitment events; travel expectations include up to 6 weeks of travel during the year.
  • Assisting First-Year admissions as needed Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter when submitting your application. Review of applicants will begin once a suitable candidate pool is identified. Advertised: Feb 8 2021 Eastern Standard Time
    Applications close: Mar 8 2021 Eastern Standard Time Drexel University, in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act) publishes the Drexel University Security & Fire Safety Annual Report for current and prospective students and employees. This report contains important safety information and crime statistics for the previous three years. These statistics pertain to reported crimes that have occurred on campus, in certain non-campus buildings or properties that are owned or controlled by Drexel University, and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. Printed copies of this report are also available by calling the Public Safety Administrative Office, 215.895.1550. Additional information about the services provided by the Drexel University Department of Public Safety can be obtained by visiting their website.
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