Director of Admissions
Rocky Mountain College, a small, liberal-arts based institution located in Billings, Montana is seeking to hire a dynamic, innovative, and forward thinking Director of Admissions. Reporting to the Dean of Enrollment, the Director of Admissions is responsible for the enhancement and implementation of marketing and recruitment strategies to achieve enrollment goals for the institution, while directly supervising a staff of recruitment professionals. The Director will provide vision, leadership, and guidance while implementing strategies to attract, recruit, and enroll a highly qualified, and talented undergraduate student body, focusing on the recruitment and yield activities associated with new, firstyear and transfer undergraduates.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
• Assist in the development of a formalized, growth-oriented recruitment plan reflective of RMC’s mission, strategic plan, and applicant populations within a competitive marketplace. • Use research and information technologies to conduct market analysis, develop new markets and analyze recruitment initiatives. • Provide oversight of college-wide recruitment strategies and admissions policies. • Oversee the implementation of the Admissions communication plan. • Oversee college outreach and yielding efforts to continuously engage students throughout the admissions funnel. • Provide oversight of application review practices. • Prepare and present recruitment reports and analysis including institutional annual reports and reports on key performance indicators. • Maintain positive working relations with academic and student support offices including Financial Aid, Student Life, Residence Life, the Registrar, Business, and Student Accounts. • Supervise Admissions Office staff. • Manage admissions travel recruitment including: Oversight of travel schedules, development and progress toward travel recruitment goals, policy, and best practices.
Education and Experience
• Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred. • Minimum of five to seven years of experience in higher education or related fields. • Ability to think critically, strategically, and creatively about the enrollment management process. • Strong organizational, interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills. • Experience working Student Information Systems, as well as strong computer literacy and familiarity and comfort with spreadsheets and databases. • Demonstrated success in managing teams to reach established goals. • Experience with data reporting and analysis for enrollment management decision-making
Benefits include health, vision, dental, life, accidental death and dismemberment, short-term disability, long-term disability insurance, vacation and sick leave accrual benefits.
To apply, submit letter of interest, resume, a list of 3 references, and the Rocky Mountain College application (go to www.rocky.edu and click on Resources, then Office & Departments, then Human Resources, then Employment Opportunities) via email at jobs @rocky.edu or mail to: Human Resources, Rocky Mountain College, 1511 Poly Drive, Billings, MT 59102. Position is open until filled. AA/EOE
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