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Assistant Director, Undergraduate Admissions

Company: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Location: Troy
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

Assistant Director, Undergraduate Admissions
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Work type: Full Time
Location: Troy, NY
Categories: Staff, Student Services and Academic Support
Who we are
Why Rensselaer? Our dynamic global community of changemakers includes some of the world's leading researchers, students, alumni, and faculty who ask the important questions and devise the scientific and technological innovations that make the world a better place for all of humanity. Nestled on a beautiful 275-acre campus in upstate NY, Rensselaer is home to five schools, 32 research centers, three makerspaces, an observatory, and one of the world's fastest supercomputers.
Are you ready to change the world? Apply now!
Job Summary
The Assistant Directors for Undergraduate Admissions are responsible for the identification, invitation and enrollment of students into Rensselaer's educational community. The Assistant Directors may be assigned a geographical region, a school, a program or an area to develop and implement. The Assistant Directors will conduct in-person and virtual information sessions, travel to college fairs or college-based information sessions; and participate in the planning and execution of on-campus events.
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree and two (2) years of professional experience; a valid US driver's license is required.
Relevant combinations of education, training and experience may be considered.
Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in higher education, especially graduate or undergraduate admissions is helpful.

    Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

    • Strong organizational skills.

    • Excellent customer service skills

    • Ability to work effectively under pressure and meet established goals and objectives.

    • Ability to work with a diverse population.

    • Strong computer skills and knowledge.

    • Understanding of customer service and marketing and the willingness to "go the extra mile" for our customers

    • Ability to develop a good rapport with other administrative staff

    • Excellent people skills

    • Ability to manage often conflicting priorities

    • Ability to deal effectively with a dynamic and fast-paced office

    • Excellent decision-making skills

      Business Hours with weekends or evenings occasionally required
      Travel is a significant component of the position (greater than 25%)
      Driving for non-passenger use
      Application instructions
      Follow the on-screen prompts to create a brief online profile. Please be ready to upload your resume and cover letter.
      If you need assistance with the online application process, please contact
      Job Posted Date
      Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
      Culture of Safety at Rensselaer
      Rensselaer is committed to providing a safe and healthy living, learning, and working environment for its faculty, staff, and students. As such, we strongly recommend that faculty, staff and students obtain a COVID-19 vaccination and remain current with available boosters to protect themselves, as well as to protect vulnerable members of the community.
      We welcome candidates who will bring diverse cultural, ethnic, national and international perspectives to Rensselaer's work and campus communities.
      Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity, Race/Gender/Veterans/Disability Employer.
      Advertised: 20 Apr 2023 Eastern Daylight Time
      Applications close:
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