Director of Admissions: Adult & Graduate Studies

DeSales University Center Valley, PA

The Director of Admissions for Adult & Graduate Studies is responsible for developing, implementing, and sustaining strategies and tactics that facilitates the recruitment and admission of students to increase enrollment in graduate, degree completion, accelerated and certificate programs.  Collaborating with campus partners, the Director will develop and implement strategic marketing, recruitment and admissions plans to yield enrollment in graduate and adult education programs.  They will oversee and manage admissions professionals and will work closely with academic deans and program directors to ensure that admissions goals are achieved.  


·         Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s degree preferred

·         Minimum of 3 years’ experience in higher education and admissions/enrollment including face to face, hybrid and online graduate and undergraduate programs

·         Minimum of two years of experience working with graduate and adult students preferred

·         Demonstrated track record for conceiving, developing, and implementing high quality and financially successful strategic enrollment plans for graduate and adult learners

·         Demonstrated ability to meet enrollment targets

·         Proficiency with Microsoft Office and customer relationship systems (CRM); demonstrated ability to become proficient with new software programs

·         Experience working with a university marketing team in developing marketing strategies to increase lead generation for adult and graduate learners

·         Understanding of compliance and regulations related to higher education, the graduate and undergraduate admissions process.

·         Sensitive to issues of ethnicity, disability and diversity

·         Dedicated to the mission of a small, Catholic, liberal arts institution

DeSales University is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
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