The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) School of Nursing, Student Affairs is seeking a Director of Admissions to provide strategic direction and leadership to the admissions program of the University of Maryland School of Nursing students. This position is responsible for directing the student admissions responsibilities of the School for all academic programs.
The Admissions Office has a very strong foundation with three experienced managers who will directly report to the new Director, and seven full-time recruiting and operations team members. The new Director will have a wonderful opportunity to implement best practices in enrollment management by implementing an ambitious recruitment plan, engaging with the university's new CRM system, and will be empowered to creatively meet the School's enrollment goals.
Responsibilities include: managing the admissions team, facilitating admissions funnel processes for students, representing the School to internal and external constituencies regarding admissions related issues, executes enrollment management strategies, executes student recruitment plans, collaborates on financial aid strategies, makes recommendations on technology solutions, and serves on senior staff of Student and Academic Services. In addition, this position is responsible for the leadership and development of a department encompassing 11 full time employees and directly supervises three Assistant Directors. This position will ensure compliance with admissions' standards and policy consistent with the requirements set by the governing bodies of the School and University. Will serve on School and University committees responsible for enrollment management strategy.
UMB has retained the search firm of Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc. to assist in the search for the Director of Admissions. All applicant information will be forwarded to the search firm.
At the University of Maryland, Baltimore, we are driven by our seven core values, philosophy, and daily business and education practices of our University.
UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Directs and leads admissions process for all academic programs. This includes directing activities designed to engage prospective students, convert those to applicants, ensure swift consideration by faculty committees, and lead yield activities.
Manages, coaches, and develops a highly capable admissions staff consisting of Assistant Directors, counseling and recruiting staff, and operational team members.
In conjunction with Associate Dean and School constituencies, develop and execute enrollment management strategies to include formulating and executing student recruitment strategies.
Represent School in recruiting students and in presenting to a wide variety of internal and external constituents.
Oversees enrollment reporting to include data dissemination, analysis, and formulation of recommendations.
Other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor's Degree in any discipline.
Experience: Seven (7) years of progressively responsible experiences working with student services with at least two years spent in higher education admissions or enrollment management.
Supervisory Experience: Three (3) years of experience in management which included recruitment, training, and professional development of staff.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of best practices in departmental field.
Ability to establish goals, structures, and processes necessary to implement a mission and strategic vision.
Leadership, coaching, and teambuilding skills to strengthen and cultivate relationships.
Strategic and analytical thinking skills with an ability to solve problems and make decisions.
Ability to network and interact, as well as support effective partnerships with key groups and individuals.
Ability to prioritize ongoing and new projects, as well as conduct research and gather information.
Consultation and change management skills.
Verbal and written communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
The preferred candidate will have:
Microsoft Excel advance proficiency.
Understanding of basic statistical methods.
Other: Some local and rarely national travel required.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Human Resource Services at 410-706-2606, Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff - E3704H
Employee Class : Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Financial Disclosure: No
Organization: School of Nursing - Student Affairs
Job Posting: Jul 30, 2019
Unposting Date: Ongoing
Internal Number: 130002
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.