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Assistant Director of Transfer Admissions

Rochester, New York
Job Type
1 Oct 2021
Nazareth College, an independent, comprehensive institution with 2300 undergraduate and 700 graduate students, prepares its graduates to serve local and global communities through a wide range of liberal arts and professional programs. Nazareth seeks to hire faculty and staff with a demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence, student success, and civic engagement, and an understanding of the educational benefits and importance of diversity, equity and inclusion as articulated in our Diversity Statement. The college is located minutes from downtown Rochester, New York, a city noted for its rich arts and cultural community and its international businesses and industry. Applications from candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

We are seeing to find a courageous energetic student centered professional ready to be a CHANGEMAKER! The selected candidate will also be instrumental in joining an enrollment management team that is strategically making a difference to increase access, increase enrollment for underrepresented students and move to expand Nazareth College into new markets and industries.

The Assistant Director of Transfer Admissions manages the daily operation of transfer recruitment and runs point on all programs and activities which help bolster outreach, recruitment and retention efforts targeted at prospective and applying transfer students. The person must have demonstrated ability to work independently as well as within a team structure to reach aggressive transfer enrollment goals.

The Assistant Director provides supervision and leadership to the Transfer Admissions Counselor. Together the Assistant Director of and the Counselor will divide transfer recruitment assignments and will develop a recruitment plan for reaching both Spring and Fall transfer enrollment targets. Further, the Assistant Director is expected to use and analyze data to determine which recruitment tactics and strategies are effective and which are not while creating new tactics to open and reach new markets. A general understanding of financial aid and how it used in the recruitment of transfers students is a requirement for this position.

The Assistant Director will have specific duties assigned and is expected to provide exceptional customer service to prospective and applying transfer students, their families, and community college partners. to aid in the enrollment of transfer students in the fall and spring terms.

The Assistant Director will be expected to forge relationships with key advisors at local community colleges as well as with faculty and staff throughout the Nazareth Community. Further, the Assistant Director is expected to determine new opportunities to reach the transfer market such as the use of social media, geo-fencing and other forms of


As member of the Transfer Team, the Assistant Director will be expected to work evening and weekends, assist in travel to fairs and community events for recruitment and outreach, review transfer applications, participate in on- and off-campus recruitment and yield events, and act as an advisor to prospective and incoming transfers.

Through recruitment efforts at community colleges and outreach in the community, the Assistant Director will help to educate and provide exposure about Nazareth College, including enhancing the understanding of the campus experience, application, transfer credit evaluation, scholarship, and financial aid processes.

The Assistant Director of Transfer Admissions will be expected to have a working knowledge of the freshmen admissions process and combined programs offered at Nazareth College. Specific duties will be assigned particularly during peak recruitment activities. This may include assisting with freshmen recruitment activities and yield events.
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  • Job Reference: 386584048-2
  • Date Posted: 1 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Nazareth College
  • Location: Rochester, New York
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Executive Positions
  • Job Type: Permanent