Director of Admission

GENERAL SUMMARY: Reporting directly to the Vice President for Enrollment, the Director is responsible for bringing leadership, excellence, and a forward-thinking approach to the recruitment and admission components of Millsaps College's enrollment efforts. Working closely with the enrollment division leadership team, the Director will coordinate with constituents across campus to effectively serve internal and external customers through the recruitment, application, admission, and financial aid awarding process. The Director is responsible for planning, implementing, and assessing specific recruitment and admission initiatives to achieve the College's enrollment goals.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

REQUIREMENTS

Education: Master's degree is preferred; Bachelor's degree is required.

Experience: A minimum of five years demonstrating proficiency in student recruitment, admission, supervising and leading staff, and technical expertise related to position responsibilities. The successful candidate must have superior communications, organizational, and interpersonal skills; supervisory experience in an admission office; expertise in facilitating organizational development and change; competency for analyzing recruitment-related data and assessing programming activities as part of a strategic enrollment planning initiative; an understanding of the innovative uses of technology in the recruitment process; and experience working with diverse populations. The successful candidate should have the ability to serve as an articulate spokesperson for Millsaps' mission, vision, values and strategic plan.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Other:

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Work performed in the office will include long periods of sitting and use of a computer. Candidate must be able to occasionally lift, carry and/or push objects that weigh up to 10 lbs. Candidate may also be required to stand for extended periods during college fairs or events.

Please send cover letter, resume, references and salary requirements to Beth.Clarke@millsaps.edu; no phone calls please.

Millsaps College is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Millsaps College to offer equal educational and employment opportunities to all persons without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Eligibility for employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background screening.