Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions

Elon University in North Carolina

Date Posted April 9, 2014
Type Administrative
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

Elon University is accepting applications for an Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions.  This position will work with the graduate admission/program staff in all aspects of the  marketing, recruitment and admissions process for Elon’s six campus-based graduate programs with  primary responsibility for recruitment and admission of the current part-time MBA and new full-time Master of Science in  Management programs.  Master’s degree required, preferably in a related field such as an MBA or M.S./M.A. in Management with four to six years Admissions experience.  The successful candidate will have marketing and admissions experience, comfort with public speaking, excellent networking and counseling skills, the ability to multi-task with detail, work in a team setting, and have self-directed drive to meet ambitious enrollment goals.  Position will remain open until filled.  Apply at  Elon University is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.  
Elon University is a top-ranked liberal arts university that is widely recognized as a leader in student engagement and experiential learning. The academic program is distinguished by a strong foundation in the liberal arts and sciences combined with outstanding professional programs. In its 2014 "America's Best Colleges" guide, U.S. News & World Report ranks Elon #1 among Southern Regional Universities and one of the nation's top colleges and universities "with an unusually strong commitment to undergraduate teaching.”
The Elon community is characterized by a strong student-centered mission, a commitment to excellent teaching and a spirit of innovation. The university includes more than 390 full-time faculty members and 5,600 undergraduate and 700 graduate students from 47 states, the District of Columbia and 49 other nations. The university has six academic units: Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences; the School of Communications; the School of Education; the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business; the School of Health Sciences; and the School of Law, which is located in downtown Greensboro, N.C. Elon offers more than 60 undergraduate majors and six graduate programs.
The university sends more students to study abroad than any other master's-level university in the nation, and the core curriculum includes a strong global focus. Newsweek-Kaplan has named Elon the nation's "leader in engaged learning" and Princeton Review ranks Elon among the nation's 378 "best colleges." Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine and the Fiske Guide to Colleges both name Elon one of the nation's "best value" private universities.
Elon's 620-acre campus in North Carolina's Piedmont region is consistently recognized as one of the nation's most beautiful college environments. The campus includes the 56-acre Elon University Forest, a land preserve and natural area for scientific research.