Director of Enrollment, School of Education
The University of St. Thomas invites qualified candidates to apply for a Director of Enrollment opportunity within the School of Education.
The University of St. Thomas embraces diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity for all. Our convictions of dignity, diversity and personal attention call us to embody and champion a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. We welcome applicants of diverse races, ethnicities, geographic origins, gender identities, ages, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, religions, work experience, physical and intellectual abilities, and financial means. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. This commitment is consistent with our mission to inspire our students, using the Catholic intellectual tradition, to think critically, work skillfully, and act wisely – all for the common good. A successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission.
This position possesses broad decision-making authority with regard to the development of strategic recruitment and enrollment efforts for all School of Education programs. This position builds and leads the strategy for overall recruiting activities; provides direction with respect to timely recruiting and enrollment efforts; works with departments to support recruitment and enrollment needs; and oversees the work of the Recruitment and Enrollment team to continually assess progress toward goals and to refine efforts.
Responsible for establishing and monitoring end-to-end systems for Recruitment and Enrollment
Advises and assists other college personnel in identifying key metrics of academic success and assists as possible in obtaining appropriate outcomes measures
Maintains currency in the field and uses that knowledge to proactively advise the dean and academic chairs regarding recruitment efforts
Analyzes and reports on a weekly basis information regarding impact and effectiveness of all recruiting efforts (e.g. admissions funnel data)
Prepares and manages the recruitment budget
Works in conjugation with the Senior Marketing Manager to ensure branding aligns with University of St. Thomas and is presented consistently by all staff members tasked with representing the college externally
Given the breadth of our program offerings, this role will function in both a hands-on, problem-solving mode, assuring that deadlines are met, as well as in a strategic, big picture rolle
This role will lead establishment of Internal and External Partnerships:
Works collaboratively with the Office of Graduate Enrollment and, as appropriate, additional informational venues to gather information about marketplace
Acts as the college’s representative to all university-wide enrollment committees and task forces
Acquire and maintain knowledge regarding external recruiting venues and their respective reaches
Responsible for supervising the enrollment manager, whose responsibilities include: lead nurturing strategy and enrollment and admission processes; assist in implementing and evaluating marketing strategies, student recruitment, inquiry handling, and other processes resulting in a strategic, coordinated, and effective enrollment system.
Responsible for supervising the Recruitment and Enrollment team
Bachelor’s degree in Education, Communications, Student Affairs, or other closely related field
At least 5 years of relevant recruiting and enrollment experience or program administration, with at least 2 years in a supervisory role
An equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills have been acquired may be substituted.
An Advanced Degree
Knowledge of the environment in which education (broadly) exists
Experience with Salesforce, Banner, Lyrix, Optix, Cognos, Marketing Cloud, and Microsoft Office Suite
HOW TO APPLY
On the University of St. Thomas Jobs page, follow the instructions to complete an online application which includes uploading a resume and copy/pasting a job specific cover letter.
In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working environment, employment with the University of St. Thomas requires consent and successful completion of a background screening.
The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website at www.stthomas.edu/jobs.
The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer