The Director of Admissions and Recruitment provides overall leadership, development, coordination, implementation, and evaluation of campus strategic recruitment/outreach plan to ensure college goals and work plans are met, and to increase enrollment of new students. This position serves as the supervisor of the admissions and outreach professional staff and student employees, and leads the international student admissions process. In addition, the director creates and engages in outreach initiatives and provides pre-entry advisement to prospective local, national and international students. The director collaborates with internal and external stakeholders to facilitate a seamless onboarding experience for prospective and matriculating students. This position works directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds and fully supports the College's commitment to equity and inclusion.
Specific duties include:
Lead, supervise, and direct department personnel, including but not limited to hiring, training, and providing work direction to ensure that staff are skilled and available as needed.
Develop annual Admissions and Outreach goals and recruitment plan that align with and reflect the college's strategic plan and goals to include strategies, action steps and targeted outreach based on enrollment management, data, and tracking of conversion.
Coordinate, manage, document and staff on-campus and off-campus recruitment and outreach activities/events.
Promote innovation in developing outreach activities and improving admission processing procedures.
Participate in recruitment activities and other activities to increase enrollment and event attendance while adhering to current industry standards.
Manage, facilitate and assess the new student orientation program.
Serve as a Designated School Official for International Students.
Bachelor's degree in education, business, or related field
Two (2) years of supervisory experience and leadership development
Three (3) years of relevant experience in admissions, recruitment, and/or outreach
Knowledge of successful college transition strategies
Ability to plan, coordinate, and implement the development of activities that promote Hennepin Technical College
Demonstrated experience in project/program coordination and/or management, and data analysis
Ability to collaborate and establish a positive rapport with future students, current students, faculty, staff and the community-at-large
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Independent and strong ability to effectively and creatively solve complex problems
Formative and summative program evaluation skills
Master's degree in education, business, or related field
Five years of experience in admissions, recruitment, and/or outreach at a college or university
Experience in implementing strategic enrollment management goals
Experience working with students from diverse and traditionally underserved backgrounds and a strong commitment to equity and inclusion
Demonstrated experience working with international students and other students originating from outside of the United States
Experience within a multi-campus institution
Knowledge of ISRS, CRM/CMS systems, ImageNow, and/or DARS
Founded in 1972, Hennepin Technical College is the largest technical college in Minnesota. With campuses in Brooklyn Park and Eden Prairie, Hennepin Technical College has a diverse student population of more than 9,500 and offers degree and non-degree coursework in over 45 programs. Achieving a 99% job placement rate within its network of industry partners, Hennepin Technical College prepares students for in-demand and high-paying employment opportunities Hennepin Technical College is a member of Minnesota State, which includes 30 community and technical colleges and seven state universities serving approximately 400,000 students. It is the fourth-largest system of two-year colleges and four-year universities in the United States.
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About HENNEPIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE
Hennepin Technical College with campuses in Brooklyn Park and Eden Prairie is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. The college is strategically positioned to meet the economic and workforce development needs of business and industry throughout Minnesota. HTC faculty and staff are committed to preparing students to be successful in obtaining the education and skills that can result in employment and a career. Curriculum is industry validated and delivered in an environment that emulates the work setting. Students receive a well-rounded educational experience that gives them the skills and ability to secure the first job in their career as well as to advance in their career.