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The College of Saint Rose Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions in Albany, New York

Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions

Category:Administrative & Staff

Department:Enrollment Management and Marketing

Locations:Albany, NY

Posted:Aug 27, 2019

Closes:Open Until Filled



About The College of Saint Rose:

The College of Saint Rose is a dynamic institution of higher education, enrolling nearly 4,000 students. Located in the City of Albany, the heart of New York State's Capital Region, the College is a private, independent, coeducational institution, defined by dedicated faculty, administrators, and staff, all focused on transforming the lives of our students. Through a strong liberal education curriculum, and professional programs, Saint Rose serves four-year, transfer and graduate students in undergraduate, graduate degree and advanced certificate programs in four academic schools: Arts and Humanities; Business; Education; and Mathematics and Sciences. The College is preparing to celebrate its Centennial in 2020 with the launch of the 2016-2020 Strategic Plan which focuses on global connectedness, student success and fostering creativity and innovation.

Guided by the values of our founders, the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Carondelet, the College is proud of its mission of service to the urban community. As an institution that values inclusion, we seek to attract and employ individuals who reflect the cultural diversity found within our student body, and across the nation and globe.

Job Description:

The Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions develops and implements operational and strategic plans developed within Enrollment Management and in support of the department and the College's graduate enrollment goals.


  • Responsible for all phases of recruitment and admission to graduate study on the main campus and at other locations

  • Represents The College of Saint Rose at recruitment events

  • Leads on- and off-campus presentations, including information sessions and class visits, for small and large groups

  • Develops and cultivates relationships with prospective students and influencers at feeder schools

  • Manages the admissions process for a designated applicant pool, including outreach to applicants

  • Acts as liaison with Faculty in specified academic areas, including collaborating on yield activities

  • Analyzes trends in higher education, and with peer and aspirant schools, to inform the recruitment and enrollment strategy at The College of Saint Rose

  • Shares responsibility for graduate communications plans, including print, email, and social media

  • Serves on campus committees that will further the graduate recruitment and enrollment strategy at The College of Saint Rose

  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Assistant Vice President


  • Master's degree required.

  • Experience in a customer facing position such as sales, customer service, recruiting or marketing, preference given to candidates who have previous work-related role(s) in higher education

  • Demonstrated proficiency designing and delivering presentations, planning and executing programs/events

  • Self-motivation and an entrepreneurial spirit

  • Demonstrated commitment to working with diverse teams

  • Ability to recognize recruitment and enrollment opportunities and challenges and to provide solutions-oriented recommendations to the Assistant Vice President

  • Proven record of building and sustaining strong relationships with a broad range of internal and external constituencies

  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills

  • Intermediate level computer skills using a Windows based operating system, specifically MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint

  • A valid driver's license and the ability to travel and work nights and weekends

  • Experience working in a Customer Relationship Management system (e.g. TargetX, SLATE) is preferred

Additional Information:

Full time, Full year

This position requires flexibility of schedule to include frequent travel, evening and weekend hours, especially during the recruitment season of September-April.

In addition to a competitive salary, compensation includes comprehensive health and dental benefits, generous time off, a tuition remission plan for employees and dependents, a 403b based retirement plan and wellness programs including the use of our fitness center.

The College of Saint Rose values diversity and abides by federal, state and local law in admissions, employment and all services and programs provided. It does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion/creed, disability, age, national/ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, marital status, military status, domestic violence victim status, or any other condition established by law.

The College of Saint Rose is committed to providing a safe, supportive, and secure environment for the entire college community and upon request, will provide its annual security report. This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the College, and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. This report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning sexual assault and other matters. You can obtain a copy of this report by contacting the Office of Safety and Security at 518-454-5187 or on line at

Application Instructions:

In order to be considered for this position, you must submit your credentials online. Create a College of Saint Rose Employment Account by clicking on the APPLY NOW tab below. You will be able to upload the following documents, which are required for consideration:

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