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Director of Texas and Southwest Admission

Apply now Posting Number: 493170
Type of Position: Full-time
Location: Poughkeepsie, NY
Categories: Administration

Position Title:

Director of Texas and Southwest Admission

Department/ School:

Office of Admission

Job Summary:

The Office of Admission is seeking a Director of Texas and Southwest Admission.  The incumbent will direct all external Texas and Southwest undergraduate admission activities in support of the College’s mission and institutional goals. Primarily responsible for speaking to prospective students and their families about Marist through high school visits, college fairs, information sessions and campus visits. Conduct freshman application readings.

Minimum Qualifications:

  Bachelor’s degree

Essential Functions:

  • Independently manage geographic territory by analyzing multiple data sources to develop and create an extensive travel, recruitment, communication and outreach plan to drive new student enrollment in support of the strategic goals of the college.
  • Review and make admission decisions on traditional undergraduate applications to Marist. Thoroughly evaluate student credentials and personal qualities.  Serve as a member of the Admission and Scholarship Committee which renders final admission and merit award decisions for all applicants.
  • Conduct information sessions and college fairs/nights, meeting with prospective students and their families. Prepare and revise presentations as needed to ensure appropriate information for audience (e.g., general, specific academic area, honor program
  • Answer incoming phone calls and emails that come through the Marist Admission Office from prospective students and their families.  Provide guidance to students, parents, and guidance counselors.
  • Assist covering virtual programs for the main campus and other regions.
  • Build an extensive network of Marist Alumni Recruitment Team (MART) members to assist recruitment.

Preferred Qualifications:

 Bachelor’s degree/Master’s degree preferred

Required Application Documents:

Cover Letter, Resume, & Three Professional References.

About the Department and School:

The Undergraduate Admission Office is expanding our team by adding a third full time regional recruiter (California and DC area already have FT recruiters).

About Marist College:

Located on the banks of the historic Hudson River and at its Florence, Italy campus, Marist College is a comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts. Its mission is to “help students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century.” Marist educates approximately 5,000 traditional-age undergraduate students and 1,200 adult and graduate students in 53 undergraduate majors and numerous graduate programs, including fully online MBA, MPA, MS, and MA degrees, and also Doctor of Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant programs. Marist is consistently ranked among the best colleges and universities in America by The Princeton Review (Colleges That Create Futures and The Best 386 Colleges), U.S. News & World Report (3rd Most Innovative School/North), Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (“Best College Values”), and others. Marist’s study abroad program is ranked #2 in the nation by the U.S. State Department’s “Open Doors Report” and has also received the Senator Paul Simon Award for First Year Abroad programs in Italy and Ireland. Marist’s Joint Study partnership with IBM, which began in 1988, has brought the College the kind of world-class technology platform typically found at leading research institutions. Marist’s academic centers of excellence include the nationally known Marist Poll, Center for Civic Engagement and Leadership, Hudson River Valley Institute, the Raymond A. Rich Leadership Institute, Center for Sports Communication, Investment Center, Social Media Center, Weiss Language Lab, Security Operations Center, and Institute for Data Center Professionals. The College also hosts the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library’s digital archives, making it one of only six colleges or universities in the nation affiliated with a presidential library

Type of Position:

Full-Time

Classification:

Administrative

Months per Year:

12

Work Schedule:

Monday through Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm; weekend work in fall and spring semesters

Hours per Week:

37.5

Location:

Remote, Candidate is required to live in Texas

Number of Positions Openings:

1

Equal Employment Statement:

Marist College is committed to creating a diverse workforce on our campus by ensuring that barriers to equal employment opportunity and upward mobility do not exist here. To this end, the College will strive to achieve the full and fair participation of minorities, women, people with disabilities, and any other protected groups found to be under-represented.

Equal opportunity means employment, development, and promotion of individuals without consideration of race, color, disability, religion, age, sex, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, or veteran status unless there is a bona fide occupational requirement which excludes persons in one of these protected groups. The College will review its employment policies and procedures to ensure that barriers which may unnecessarily exclude protected groups are identified and eliminated. The College will also explore alternative approaches if any policy or practice is found to have a negative impact on protected groups.

Marist's policy of non-discrimination includes not only employment practices but also extends to all services and programs provided by the College. It shall be considered a violation of College policy for any member of the community to discriminate against any individual or group with respect to employment or attendance at Marist College on the basis of race, color, disability, religion, age, sex, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other condition established by law.

 

 

 

 

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