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Assistant Director of Admissions at The O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs

Company: Indiana University
Location: Bloomington
Posted on: May 8, 2024

Job Description:

Department ADMISSIONS ORG (BL-ADMS-IUBLA) Department Information Founded in 1972 as SPEA, the O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs is a world leader in public and environmental affairs and the largest school of public administration and public policy in the United States, boasting an alumni network of more than 36,000.

Our Mission

The O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs works to build a better world by helping people solve complex problems at the crossroads of policy, management, and science. We promote sound decisions, well-managed organizations, just and healthy societies, and a sustainable environment through education, scholarship, and civic engagement. We give our students the knowledge and skills to have a significant impact in diverse settings around the globe.

Our Guiding Values

Our commitment is shaped by these shared and guiding beliefs:

  • All people deserve to live in thriving and sustainable communities.
  • Strong, healthy communities depend on well-educated, innovative and ethical leaders, and informed and engaged citizens.
  • Creative, current, and rigorous research informs sound decision-making.
  • Leaders need both relevant information and the skills necessary to interpret and use information and data effectively.
  • Successful leaders must be able to bridge public, private, and nonprofit sector boundaries.
  • Conversation and collaboration among individuals with diverse perspectives, backgrounds, and skills leads to more vibrant ideas and solutions. We seek to foster a welcoming and inclusive workplace environment at O'Neill and in our team, ensuring all individuals are valued and recognized for their contributions, talents, and unique perspectives. Diversity information found here . Job Summary The O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs seeks an Assistant Director of Admissions. Department-Specific Responsibilities
    • Coordinates daily recruitment activities within the O'Neill School including daily information sessions and individual appointments for prospective students and their guests.
    • Leads the O'Neill ambassador team, supervising, training, and evaluating a team of 5-10 graduate and undergraduate student staff who support daily recruitment activities, student visits, outreach activities, and recruitment travel.
    • Collaborates and consults with the Office of Enrollment Management and the O'Neill School, implements a strategic recruitment plan that encompasses strategies for attracting high-quality undergraduate students to the IU Bloomington campus and the O'Neill School, including the Civic Leaders Living-Learning Center (CLC).
    • Coordinates recruitment processes for admissions for the IU Bloomington campus with specific responsibilities dedicated to the strategic recruitment and enrollment needs of the O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs.
    • Analyzes data and maintains accurate records of communications with prospective students, prioritizing data-driven approaches to targeting potential students and evaluating and interpreting regular recruitment, admission, and enrollment reports.
    • Represents the Office of Admissions and the O'Neill School at on-campus and off-campus recruitment programs run by Office of Admissions, Office of Enrollment Management, and Office of Scholarships, for example college fairs, visitor presentations, virtual webinars, and individual appointments.
    • Assists with the coordination of the direct admission review and scholarship allocation processes within the O'Neill School.
    • Collaborates with O'Neill information technology and records offices to manage and process admissions and scholarship data.
    • Reports recruitment, admissions, and enrollment data on a regular basis. General Responsibilities
      • Maintains, implements and oversees a holistic recruitment yield tactical plan for recruitment.
      • Develops, implements, and administers plans, programs, and events for general and targeted student recruitment in support of organizational goals.
      • Integrates a diverse and strategic communications strategy in collaboration with other departments, geared toward specific student declared academic major, career interests, and geographic factors.
      • Identifies and develops partnerships for outreach to prospective students and influencers.
      • Interprets academic policies and exercises authority and independent judgment.
      • Plans, implements, and evaluates programs and processes and determines the effectiveness of markets and strategies.
      • Exercises independent judgment and uses census data and modeling tools to identify effective marketing plans and strategies to address specific populations.
      • Serves in a collaborative role with internal and external stakeholders to identify targets of opportunity to attract and enroll under-represented populations.
      • Participates in the assessment and evaluation of various models. Qualifications Combinations of related education and experience may be considered. Education beyond the minimum required may be substituted for work experience. Work experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted for education. EDUCATION Required
        • Bachelor's degree in business, public policy, or related field SKILLS Required
          • Proficient communication skills
          • Maintains a high degree of professionalism
          • Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills
          • Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
          • Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
          • Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
          • Possesses excellent presentation skills
          • Demonstrates excellent judgment, tact, and diplomacy
          • Highly developed customer relations skills
          • Commitment to working with people of diverse backgrounds
          • Ability to interpret federal, state, and institutional rules and regulations and required procedures associated with compliance Working Conditions / Demands This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation. Work Location The O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs

            Bloomington, Indiana Benefits Overview For full-time staff employees, Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:
            • Multiple plan options for medical insurance
            • Dental insurance
            • Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
            • Life insurance, LTD, and AD&D options
            • Base retirement plan contribution from IU, subject to vesting
            • Additional supplemental retirement plan options
            • Tuition benefit for IU classes
            • 10 paid holidays per year
            • Generous Paid Time Off
            • Paid Parental Leave
            • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Learn more about our benefits by reviewing our online Benefits Brochure. Job Classification Career Level: Core FLSA: Exempt Job Function: Student Services Job Family: Admissions & Recruitment
              Click here to learn more about Indiana University's Job Framework. Posting Disclaimer This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date. If you wish to include a cover letter, you may include it with your resume when uploading attachments. Equal Employment Opportunity Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information. Campus Safety and Security The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, containing policy statements, crime and fire statistics for all Indiana University campuses, is available online. You may also request a physical copy by emailing IU Public Safety at or by visiting IUPD. Contact Us Request Support
              Telephone: 812-856-1234

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