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Boston College Introduction

Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,150 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities, Boston College has 758 full-time and 1,096 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $956 million, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.

Job Description

Koya Leadership Partners is recruiting for this role.  Applications should be submitted using the following web address   https://koyapartners.com/search/director-of-undergraduate-admissions/

 

As a senior member of the Enrollment Management team, the Director coordinates admission and enrollment objectives;

Plans and directs the human resources, operational, and financial activities of the Boston College Office of Undergraduate Admission;

Plans and develops Undergraduate Admission policies, procedures, programs, and strategies within University guidelines and implements to achieve Boston College’s enrollment goals;

Directs freshman and transfer programs, special programs such as alumni coordination and student volunteers, and those directed towards recruitment of AHANA and physically challenged students;

Coordinates with the Director of Financial Aid and Dean of Undergraduate Admission and Financial Aid in executing Boston College’s commitment to need blind admission and need based financial aid (all financial aid awarded at Boston College is need-based with the exception of one small merit-based program);

Directs compilation of data and statistics for periodic projections and reports regarding recruitment objectives and enrollment analytics; uses data analytics to institute best practice assessment;

Directs the design, production, and dissemination of Undergraduate Admission marketing materials in conjunction with the Office of University Communications;

Partners with campus stakeholders (Faculty, athletics, alumni) in the development of recruitment initiatives and promotional activities;

Supervises staff responsible for Eagle Eye Campus Visit program, campus visit and student information sessions to prospective students and parents of students;

Develops budget requests and oversees $2.5 million operating budget;

Interviews, selects, and evaluates performance of exempt staff and oversees such actions regarding non-exempt staff;

Participates in or oversees the training of staff regarding policies, procedures, programs and strategies.



Requirements

A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience is required;

A Master’s Degree in educational administration or a related area or equivalent combination of education is preferred;

Five+ years’ progressively responsible experience in selective college admissions;

Prior experience as Dean/Director of Undergraduate Admission at a selective institution highly desirable;

Knowledge of integrated student information systems and current technologies for recruitment and admissions; Prior experience with Slate is highly desirable;

Ability to communicate and present effectively to individuals and large groups of prospective students and families, secondary school personnel, alumni, current students, as well as administrators and faculty;

Proven leadership, planning, and management skills; and the critical thinking and analytical skills necessary to lead and develop a dynamic, enthusiastic and hard-working team;

Demonstrated team leadership experience; and the ability to manage and deliver sensitive information tactfully and professionally;

Strong interpersonal skills to allow for effective and positive communication with management across all operational areas of the University;

A demonstrated commitment to the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion;

Distinct appreciation for the Jesuit, Catholic mission, traditions, and culture of Boston College and have the ability to represent and communicate this message to prospective students and families.

Closing Statement

Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.

Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at http://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.
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