Careers

Director Brite Admissions
FLSA Status: Exempt

Job Summary:

The Director Brite Admissions is responsible for leading the institution’s efforts to recruit new students by meeting with prospective students, evaluating and making decisions on admission to the seminary.

Duties and Essential Job Functions:

Develops recruiting plans with clear operational and financial strategies that undergird varying types of campaigns to realize established numeric and demographic goals.

Evaluates relevant recruiting-admission-retention trends; establishes critical measurements; determines productivity, quality, and customer-service strategies; designs systems; accumulates resources; resolves problems; implements change.

Promotes the Brite Divinity School educational experience by designing and implementing programs on and off campus; working with Brite’s marketing team to frame communication about Brite’s institutional and curricular ethos and to create and edit informational and promotional publications.

Recruits students by meeting with prospects, conducting informational and evaluative interviews; advising prospective students on educational and career decisions; evaluating transcripts and supporting documents; determining the prospective student’s educational needs and the appropriateness of a Brite Divinity School education.

Makes recommendations to the Admissions Committee on potential students for admission and scholarships and participates in the Committee’s evaluation and selection.

Manages public relations by answering and initiating calls to and from prospective students maintaining rapport with Brite’s students, school administrators, instructors and alumni/ae.

Oversees Admissions Associates as they execute recruitment plans by using available resources to meet enrollment goals that include developing relationships with a variety of influencers, such as pastors, alumni/ae, college chaplains, counselors, and religion faculty and maintaining continuous contact with prospective students during the admission process.

Organizes required travel by Admission Associates for the recruitment of students.

Monitors expenses by gathering and reporting travel and admissions programming expenses; facilitating and monitoring invoices and purchase orders; scheduling and reconciling expenditures.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

Required Education and Experience:

Master’s degree.

5 years of experience leading higher education admissions, with a track record of growing student population.

Preferred Education and Experience:

MDiv or equivalent.

Experience in congregational ministry setting, as ordained or not ordained, with strong awareness of population growth trends in churches and relevant academic settings.

Required Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:

Valid Texas Driver’s License.

Must be insurable under the university motor vehicle requirements.

Preferred Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:

Certifications in marketing, customer service, or public relations.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Knowledge of advising and counseling techniques.

Knowledge of presentations and interpersonal relationship techniques.

Knowledge of customer service techniques.

Knowledge of multi-cultural diversity in a campus environment.

Knowledge of social media platforms.

Skill in some or all components of Microsoft Office.

Skill in relational, communication, and networking skills.

Ability to establish priorities.

Ability to clearly communicate both verbally and in writing.

Ability to draft grammatically correct correspondence.

Ability to identify and interpret complex data, build and use databases for historical and tracking purposes, and present the status of student applications.

Ability to adapt to changing needs, direction or priorities.

Physical Requirements (With or Without Accommodations):

Visual acuity to read information from computer screens, forms and other printed materials and information.

Able to speak (enunciate) clearly in conversation and general communication.

Hearing ability for verbal communication/conversation/responses via telephone, telephone systems, and face-to-face interactions.

Manual dexterity for typing, writing, standing and reaching, flexibility, body movement for bending, crouching, walking, kneeling and prolonged sitting.

Lifting and moving objects and equipment up to 10 lbs.

Work Environment:

Work is indoors and sedentary and is subject to schedule changes and/or variable work hours. May work some nights and weekends.

This position requires regular travel 3-6 days a month and 18-25 nights per year.

There are no harmful environmental conditions present for this job.

The noise level in this work environment is usually moderate.

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