Director of Admissions Recruitment

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Director of Admissions Recruitment
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Bastyr University has an exciting opportunity for a Director of Admissions Recruitment at our campus in Kenmore, Washington.

The Director of Admissions Recruitment provides direction and oversight to the Admissions Advisors and Assistant Director(s) in implementing a successful student recruitment model. The Director is responsible for developing strategies to attract, recruit, and enroll a qualified, talented, and diverse student body in a manner that supports the University’s recruitment, admissions, and retention goals, as developed in collaboration with the Vice President of Development, Marketing and Enrollment, and Associate Vice President of Enrollment Management. The Director also participates in the development and implementation of departmental and interdepartmental policies and procedures and represents the department on interdepartmental committees. 

The Director has opportunity to represent the university’s programs at four-year colleges, community colleges, education and career fairs and other special events. Should be a passionate advocate for the natural medicine professions, and for higher education in general. Seasonal national travel required. Some local evening and weekends are also required. 

As part of the management team, a successful Director will also participate in determining marketing tactics (print, web, email, and social media), including the design, development and implementation of a robust, automated prospect and applicant communication sequence and other marketing strategies.

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What you will bring:

  • Five to Eight years of progressively responsible experience in an admissions office leadership role, having supervised and mentored staff. 

  • Eight to ten years’ experience in recruiting, advising and evaluating prospective students. 

  • Experience in graduate or professional school admissions preferred (years of experience can be concurrent.)

  • Supervisory experience in a higher education environment required. 

  • Experience with Eloqua, Marketo, Hubsot, or another marketing automation platform required.

  • Ability to effectively use CAMS, Banner, Peoplesoft, or another student records management systems to track and analyze data required.

  • Proficient in use of MS Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s or professional degree preferred, to include extensive coursework in communications, marketing or a related field.

  • Knowledge of natural health care professions, health sciences, or medical school curriculum is strongly desired. Other academic experience or professional marketing experience may be considered.

  • Must have knowledge of the higher education environment, and the role of admissions, including policies, procedures and legal requirements, e.g. privacy issues, accreditation, transfer credits.

  • Ability to communicate ideas and information clearly and persuasively in writing, on the phone, or in person.

  • Demonstrated experience making presentations to small and large groups. 

  • Valid Washington State Driver’s License required. 

This is a full-time, Monday-Friday position with some evenings and weekends. Salary DOE ($77,700 - $85,000) + comprehensive benefits package. Please refer to Job #18-015 and position title when applying and send cover letter, resume and 3 professional references to:  jobs  **Applications submitted without the required attachments will not be considered.  Candidate review will begin April 23, 2018.     EEO   Open until filled. 

Kenmore Campus (Kenmore, WA)
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Monday - Friday; some evenings & weekends
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Comprehensive Benefits Package