Director, Graduate Admissions
Under the oversight of the Vice President for Enrollment Management, the Director of Graduate Admissions leads the recruitment and enrollment efforts for the university's graduate programs serving graduate domestic, international, and online students. Works closely in collaboration with Academic Affairs and with Marketing and Communications to inform the recruitment process and align marketing and enrollment strategies. Represents the Graduate Admissions office on various administrative committees and to various graduate program stakeholder groups.
Summary of the Position
- Use best graduate recruitment and enrollment management practices to attract a talented and diverse pool of prospective graduate students. Endeavor to continuously enhance the graduate applicant experience. Establish, evaluate, and put into effect admissions policies consistent with industry best practices and competitive standards.
- Assess the recruitment team's sales strategies and coach recruiters through the pipeline development process. Join recruitment staff in the day-to-day enrollment and admissions efforts of the office including recruitment travel and representation of the university at professional conferences. Set and manage staff recruitment goals, priorities and timelines. Provide opportunities for staff development and manage Graduate Admissions office and recruitment budget.
- Implement effective practices in online admissions, document management, student relationship management and application review processes. Work proficiently with the Slate Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system to monitor recruitment activities and pipeline and ensure timely admissions decisions in a largely paperless environment.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Bentley University requires reference checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.
Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity.
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