Location: Framingham, MA Category: Staff Posted On: Mon Jun 5 2017 Job Description:
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Assists the Dean of Enrollment Management and other admissions personnel in the planning, organization, and administration of the undergraduate admissions program at the University. Assists with graduate recruitment activities and enrollment management functions as needed.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports directly to the Assistant Dean of Admissions and indirectly to the Associate Dean of Admissions/Director of Undergraduate Admissions; will work on team projects under the leadership of designated team leaders.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Supervises subordinate classified, contracted, and student employee personnel assigned to the area (at the discretion of the Associate Dean of Admissions/Director of Undergraduate Admissions); serves a leadership role with assigned tasks.
EXAMPLES OF SPECIFIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Recruits and selects prospective freshmen, transfer, and readmit applicants for Framingham State University.
Manages an assigned recruitment territory. Guides prospective students and applicants through all phases of the enrollment funnel (inquiry to matriculation), including financial aid advisement and post-deposit activities (e.g., "summer melt" mitigation).
Travels to high schools, community colleges and college informational fairs and attends programs on and off campus as required.
Meets with prospective students and communicates application procedures to students, parents, high school counselors, and community college advisors.
Serves as member of the Admissions Committee; independently reviews applications and makes admissions decisions and merit based scholarship decisions.
Assists with non-matriculated student registration, graduate recruitment, and prospective student advising regarding University degree requirements.
Conducts admissions information sessions (individual and large group formats).
Assists in preparation of statistical data/reports appropriate to the Admissions Office.
Assists in the evaluation of the publications, programs, and overall recruitment strategies of the Admissions Office.
Available to serve on special and/or standing committees of the University.
Assumes major responsibility for one or more assigned areas.
Assumes responsibility for special projects as assigned.
Weekend and evening work, a valid driver's license, and access to reliable transportation is required.
Strives to maintain and augment knowledge and skills in the admissions field through advanced study, professional activities or participation in conferences, seminars, workshops and similar professional gatherings.
Actively contributes to deliver a working environment that promotes optimism, collaboration, respect, solutions conscious dialogue, and exceptional service to everyone.
Ensures that affirmative action, equal opportunity and diversity are integrally part of all actions and decisions within the scope of duties.
Bachelor's degree plus (1-3) years of admissions experience.
Demonstrated knowledge of higher education principles, practices and procedures.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with faculty, administrative staff, classified personnel and students.
Demonstrated ability to express oneself effectively in written and oral communication.
Knowledgeable of Framingham State University's programs.
Experience with a CRM (Slate) and/or Banner Student Information System.
Framingham State University is a vibrant comprehensive liberal arts institution located just 20 miles west of Boston.
Framingham State University is committed to Inclusive Excellence through collaborative and sustainable partnerships with faculty, staff, students and the greater community. At FSU, we encourage a supportive, diverse and collaborative environment in which we learn from each oth...er through informed and open communication, institutional practices and community engagement. FSU provides a culturally relevant education that includes a beautiful campus with 53 undergraduate and graduate programs, a highly personalized teaching environment, and unparalleled commitment to excellence in diversity and inclusion.
Framingham State University is honored to be recognized for the second year as a recipient of the INSIGHT into Diversity prestigious 2015 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award. The HEED award is the only national recognition honoring colleges and universities that exhibit outstanding efforts and success in the area of diversity and inclusion throughout their campuses.