Associate Director of Admissions-Recruitment 7713BR National Technical Institute for the Deaf NTID Enrollment Management
Detailed Job Description This position reports to the Director of RIT/NTID Admissions and serves on the management team. Provides leadership and management of enrollment processes to achieve recruitment, application and new student enrollment goals among primarily deaf/hard of hearing (DHH) and sign language interpreter students to RIT/NTID.
Serve as liaison supporting recruitment activities pertaining to undergraduate, graduate, international and online/certificate enrollment. Supervise a team of five to six Admissions Counselors/Assistant Directors and the Travel Coordinator in their daily work responsibilities. The Associate Director oversees the application review process (from prospects to enrolled students), including responsibility for approving admissions and merit scholarship decisions recommended by admissions staff.
This position requires intimate knowledge of policy and procedures, including formulating new policies, for the consistent and equitable review of applications and scholarship awards. This position also requires strong relationship building with DHH communities and vested stakeholders on a national scale in various capacities - i.e., conferences, parent interactions and recruitment travel. The Associate Director will, in the admissions counselor role, be responsible for international students and a specific geographic region and criteria schools.
Supervise the daily work of Admissions Counselors/Assistant Directors and the Travel Coordinator including 1:1 and weekly meetings. There will also be supervision of limited-term recruiters as needed to cover recruitment travel gaps. Complete annual performance appraisals and conduct new counselor observation trips.
Oversee the application review process from identifying prospects to confirming enrollment, utilizing Slate/PeopleSoft. Approve admissions and merit scholarship decisions. Serve as liaison with RIT's Undergraduate Admissions Office to coordinate the admission efforts of NTID's bachelor degree students into the other colleges of RIT. Identify areas of need and act accordingly to satisfy enrollment targets.
Initiate, develop, and execute recruitment initiatives pertaining to NTID's DHH, graduate and sign language interpreting programs. Partake in receptions, home visits, conferences/college fairs, summer camps, and individual meetings with prospective students. Work closely with NTID marketing liaisons to maximize appeal of recruitment materials.
Carry out recruitment and application review work and assist students with admissions processes including travel to high schools, summer camps, and conferences. There will be an annual average of 40-45 days of recruitment travel.
Develop queries and reports as needed. Monitor and act upon recruitment and enrollment data to ensure strategical and timely outcomes and fulfillment of enrollment targets.
Serve as a member of the office's leadership team.
Manage recruitment budgets and ensure responsible expenditure of finite resources.
Department/College Description At RIT/NTID, deaf and hard-of-hearing students get a college experience unlike anywhere else. Students are part of a university with a national reputation for excellence, and get to learn, create and innovate with the very best. They are part of an inclusive community that supports and guides their journey in a way that enables them to fit in and be who you are. You can provide potential students unparalleled access and support services unmatched by any other university.
Masters degree in business or human services
3-5 years experience in higher education, business sales and/or educational outreach
3-5 years supervision experience
Fluency in American Sign Language and written English
Strong presentation and relational skills to appeal to various constituencies
Eye for detail to support consistency in application and scholarship decisions/outcomes and job-related details such as policy, travel planning and budget management
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Professional Area: Employment Category: Fulltime Staff Job Function:Wage Band: 118A
Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private university in the U.S., is among the worlds leading technological universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200 academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the 'Great Colleges to Work For.' RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site, and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples through the Upstate NY Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. For more information, visit www.rit.edu/overview/rankings-and-recognition and www.rit.edu.
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Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Beyond our main campus in Rochester, New York, RIT has international campuses in China, Croatia, Dubai, and Kosovo. And with more than 19,000 students and more than 125,000 graduates from all 50 states and over 100 nations, RIT is driving progress in industries and communities around the world. Find out more at www.rit.edu .