Manage a recruitment territory as measured by both qualitative and quantitative indicators such as relationship building, creativity with travel/recruitment strategies, independent management, volume, enrollment trends, employment of fiscal and time management efficiencies.
Develop a nuanced knowledge of university, mission, identity, academic programs and admission related messaging.
Effectively communicate information about the University and the admission process that is consistent with office guidelines, and adheres to standards.
Develop collaborative relationships with team members, other members of the University community, students and families, and the guidance community.
Represent the Office of Admissions at college panels and other special off campus events hosted by the high school counseling community.
Present at local, regional or national conferences.
Participate in office-wide programming and special projects as assigned.
Execute responsibilities related to the review and processing of admission applications including but not limited to:
Meet reading benchmarks.
Adhere to holistic reading standards as set forth by the Dean and senior team.
Provide positive and proactive customer service to families and students at all stages in the process.
Assist the team in meeting goals through teamwork during critical periods.
Demonstrate ability to be flexible and professional during periods of high volume activities.
Possess solid critical thinking and decision-making skills.
Understand nuanced university and admission goals with the context of the University and office-wide strategic plans.
Communicate effectively both in individual settings and in-group presentations (5-100+ people).
Active participation in staff meetings and retreats.
Minimum 2 years’ experience in Undergraduate Admission.
Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
Adept at public speaking.
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
Skills to read and synthesize information within compressed timeframes and for a high volume of application information.
Familiarity with Technolutions SLATE or Admission CRM preferred.
Basic quantitative and analytical acumen preferred.
Engagement in professional development opportunities outside of a university or with other non-admission, university departments (i.e., conference presenter, committee member, advisor, Global Outreach volunteer) preferred.
Driver’s license is required.
Internal Number: A06290
About Fordham University
Fordham Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering an exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 16,000 students in its 9 colleges and schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre in the United kingdom.