• Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions

    Posting Date 2 months ago(5/17/2018 2:45 PM)
    Job ID
    Employee Classification
    Yeshiva College Office of Admissions
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Campus : Location
    US-NY-Wilf-Amsterdam Ave & 185th St

    The Position:


    The Assistant Director of Admissions is responsible for recruiting students and participating in the admissions decision process. In addition to frontline recruiting, the Assistant Director is also primarily responsible for specific recruitment events.


    • Recruit students by traveling to local high schools throughout the United States and Canada
    • Make presentations to groups of students and/or parents at college fairs at the high schools
    • Conduct individual admissions interviews at the high schools;  follow up and maintain contact with student applicants by phone, email and personal meetings
    • Organize and participate in parlor nights for potential students/parents at homes of local supportive alumni
    • Develop ongoing relationships with college advisors at the schools
    • Interview admissions applicants on campus
    • Provide recommendations and background on admissions decisions to the Director of Undergraduate Admissions
    • Facilitate various kinds of services for incoming students related to student finance, registration, and advising
    • Coordinate faculty visits and other presentations and special events for feeder schools on their campuses, as well as for visiting schools on YU's campuses
    • Coordinate the undergraduate open house each November


    Experience and Educational Background:


    • Bachelor’s degree required
    • Familiarity with the undergraduate dual curriculum and student experience at Yeshiva University, ideally, having graduated from Yeshiva University
    • Some degree of knowledge of higher education administration and norms, ideally from having worked in some aspect of higher education administrations, admissions, or student services


    Skills and Competencies:


    • Develops effective written communications and uses them appropriately
    • Interacts and proactively shares information with internal and external contacts where appropriate
    • Develops effective relationships with peers, students and employees
    • Assumes responsibility to ensure issues/concerns will be addressed and monitors them through conclusion
    • Identifies, defines and analyzes information and situations before recommending a course of action
    • Effectively manages own time and resources, while actively working as part of the greater Admissions team to define and reach department goals
    • Seeks to apply technology and innovation to improve efficiency and solve problems
    • Excellent communications skills, including public speaking
    • Genuine enthusiasm for Yeshiva University


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