The New School seeks a Senior Associate Director for Enrollment for Graduate Programs within the Parsons School of Design. This role is responsible for providing leadership and direction for the recruitment and enrollment of graduate students for graduate programs in Parsons. Reporting to a Senior Director of Graduate Enrollment, the Senior Associate Director will lead admissions application review and serve as the enrollment management liaison for Parsons.
We are looking for a bright, motivated, personable, organized and articulate individual to ensure a positive experience for applicants, faculty, staff and alumni. A strong customer service orientation and the demonstrated ability to perform a variety of complex and diverse tasks involving independent judgment and action are required.
Responsibilities ●Evaluate, analyze and make recommendations for academic credential review process, portfolio review and standards, including international transcript and GPA evaluations, preparing applicants' files for review ●Work closely with the Parsons faculty and Dean ●Prepare and evaluate applicant file data and execute admission decisions on applicant files ●Serve as member of recruitment planning team in the development of overall SEM graduate recruitment strategies ●Liaise with Admission Communications team in the development, maintenance and execution of the college's communication and social networking plans to graduate students across the admission pipeline ●Create and maintain reference materials for file review, transcript evaluation and general SEM policies and procedures ●Develop and maintain close working relationships with key enrollment partners, including Student Success, Orientation, Advising, Housing, and International Student and Scholar Services ●Collaborate with the events team on the development and execution of programming for these populations and/or their influencers ●Management of Parsons graduate admissions staff ●Other duties as assigned
Minimum Requirements ●Bachelor's degree ●Driver's license and valid Passport ●Possess a strong knowledge of both graduate education admission recruitment policies and best practices ●Outstanding public relations and communication skills
This position requires occasional evening and weekend work. Proven track record in higher education administration and admissions a plus. Flexibility and ability to be nimble in a dynamic, progressive environment will serve serious candidates well.
Internal Number: 18868
About The New School
The New School, a leading university in downtown New York City, offers degree and nondegree academic programs in design, the social sciences, the liberal arts, management, the arts, and media. Students benefit from small classes, superior resources, and renowned faculty members who practice what they teach. Continuing education courses and public programs place the university at the center of New York’s cultural and intellectual life.