Radford University/Roanoke site (former Jefferson College of Health Sciences) offers a range of degree options in the health sciences and seeks an experienced professional to serve as the Director of Admissions. This is a full-time position that reports directly to Radford University's Vice President or Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management. The Director of Admissions creates and implements strategies to successfully attract and enroll a diverse student body. Manages the day-to-day operations of the Admissions Office and is accountable for meeting established goals for new student enrollment. The candidate must possess strong leadership, management, and recruitment skills.
College/university admissions experience; An advanced degree in Business Administration, Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, or a related field; or training and work experience which equates to an advanced degree. Excellent verbal and written communication skills including public speaking; Exemplary customer-service; Outstanding interpersonal skills and cultural sensitivity toward students and staff from a diverse range of backgrounds; Work a flexible schedule, including occasional evenings and weekends; ability and willingness to travel.
Undergraduate and graduate student recruitment and admissions experience; Experience using social media strategies and effective enrollment marketing practices to attract students; Demonstrated effective data analytical skills and goal setting; Budget oversight experience.
Work Location: Roanoke
Posting Number: AP00086P
Position Number: FA5410
Department: Enrollment Management, VP-12101
Application Review Date: 05/23/2019
Internal Number: 7227
About Radford University
Radford University serves the Commonwealth of Virginia and the nation through a wide range of academic, cultural, human service and research programs. Radford University is committed to creating and supporting a highly productive, diverse and qualified workforce. As one of the largest employers in the region, Radford University seeks employees who support teaching, research and the public service mission of the university.