Cornell University — Assistant Director of Admissions for Yield Activities

The College of Arts and Sciences is the largest undergraduate college at Cornell and consists of 4,400 undergraduates, 1,370 graduate students, 685 faculty, 40 academic departments, and 300 staff. The college receives over 20,000 undergraduate applications of admission per year.

The Assistant Director of Admissions for Yield Activities plays an integral role in the Office of Admissions of the College of Arts and Sciences (the College), assisting the Director in the creation, implementation, and coordination of recruitment and yield programs that will contribute to the College’s enrollment goals.

The Assistant Director plans and manages all on-campus and online yield events for the College and works closely with faculty, staff, and current students to coordinate their participation in these events. The Assistant Director also participates in the development of information sessions and other communications to promote the College to prospective and admitted students.

In collaboration with the College Communications team, the Assistant Director produces and maintains digital and print materials related to the College’s on-campus and online yield events, and manages the College Admissions Office’s presence on all social media outlets. The Assistant Director acts as a liaison to other yield-focused constituents from around the University.

The Assistant Director counsels prospective students on how to apply for admission to the College, as well as assists in recruiting applicants to the College. The Assistant Director also coordinates and executes the selection process for an admissions region for which she/he will be responsible.

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree required; minimum of 2-3 years of experience working in an admissions office or a related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Ability to maintain a high degree of accuracy with attention to detail, and the ability to effectively prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines. Demonstrated ability to respond in a professional manner to all constituents and to work effectively with faculty and senior staff, as well as function as a team player. Demonstrated commitment to the highest standards of integrity in working with faculty, applicants, alumni, advisers, and parents throughout the admissions process. Must possess sound judgment and tact in handling confidential issues in working with faculty, advisers, applicants, students, and administrative staff. Proven ability to function independently and proven record of excellent professional judgment. High level of both verbal and written communication skills, including ability to represent the College of Arts and Sciences in presentations. Must demonstrate working knowledge of word processing, data analysis, and spreadsheet programs. The successful candidate should possess a thorough understanding of, and a deep commitment to, the value of a liberal arts education in the 21st century.

Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of highly selective holistic admissions process for selective to highly selective US universities, and experience in diversity recruitment and yield. Experience with customer relationship management (CRM) systems in high education, such as Slate and Salesforce.

Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate has been selected. To be considered, please submit BOTH cover letter and resume. We have found it most efficient to save both in one document prior to attaching.

Visa sponsorship is unavailable for this position. No relocation assistance is provided.

Link at which to apply:
https://www.myworkday.com/cornell/d/inst/15$158872/9925$15833.htmld

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