Whittier College is an independent, four-year Liberal Arts College distinguished by its small size (1600 undergraduates) and a nationally-recognized liberal arts program.Whittier College has a history of strong and innovative interdisciplinary programs and a diverse student body.The College is ideally situated in the scenic hills eighteen miles east of downtown Los Angeles.
Director of Admission The Admission Office at Whittier College seeks a Director of Admission. Reporting to the Vice President for Enrollment Management, the Director of Admission is a senior-level administrator who will be responsible for coordinating the recruitment, outreach, application review, and communication for prospective undergraduate and graduate students. The position is expected to inspire staff, cultivate a positive office culture, and lead a productive work environment. The Director will also be expected to contribute to the overall strategic planning process of the Enrollment Management Division to help the institution successfully achieve all enrollment, retention, and revenue goals.
Hours: Monday - Friday, 40 hours per week Exempt Status: Exempt Full Time/Part Time status: Full Time Salary Range: $88,000-$100,000; Salary will commensurate with experience, skills, and knowledge.
Reports to: Vice President of Enrollment Management
Location/Department: Whittier College (Main Campus)/Admission
Serves as a member of the Enrollment Management Leadership team that sets policies, procedures, goals, and initiatives relating to admission and financial aid
Analyze recruitment data to develop a yearly recruitment plan for prospective domestic undergraduate first-year and transfer students entering in the Fall and Spring semester
Oversee the yearly recruitment plan for the Graduate Programs in Education, including co-supervision with the Department of Education & Child Development Chair over the Graduate Admission Counselor
Manage the processing of all undergraduate and graduate applications, and the process for evaluating and selecting prospective students
Ensure effective and efficient use of the office's Customer Relationship Management tool (Slate by Technolutions)
Help develop and manage the communication work-flow and marketing strategy for recruitment, outreach, and the admission and financial aid processes
Supervision of professional and administrative staff
Oversight over the planning and coordination of Admission Office events
Manage an assigned recruitment territory
Assist in budget management
Serve on various committees to help set campus policies and standards
Non-essential Functions of the Job: 1.None identified at this time.
Position Specifications and Requirements: Previous Experience: Minimum 7 years of admission related experience Management experience is preferred
Knowledge and Education: Bachelor's Degree from accredited institution, advanced degree preferred
Machines, Tools, Equipment, Electronic Devices and Software: Experience using Slate by Technolutions greatly desired
License(s) and Certificate(s): Must maintain a valid driver's license
Application Deadline: Until Filled
The position is based in Whittier, California. To be considered for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to Whittier College, Attn: Human Resources Manager, 13406 E Philadelphia Street Whittier, CA 90608. AA/AOE.
Whittier College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against employees or applicants because of race, religion creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, or sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by State or Federal Law.
Whittier College is a residential four-year liberal arts institution that prepares students from diverse backgrounds to excel in a complex global society. Through challenging, interactive courses, taught by accomplished professors, students learn to make connections across disciplines, understand cultural perspectives, and integrate learning with practical application. Inspired by a Quaker heritage, the Whittier education equips students to be active citizens and effective communicators who embrace diversity and act with integrity.