Marywood University seeks a Senior Director of Admissions to lead recruitment efforts to enroll academically capable and diverse undergraduate, graduate, international, intensive English, and pre-collegiate program students in the University.
Marywood University, sponsored by the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, roots itself in the Catholic intellectual tradition, the principle of justice, and the belief that education empowers people. The University integrates an enduring liberal arts tradition and professional disciplines to create a comprehensive learning experience. Our undergraduate and graduate programs promote academic excellence, advance innovative scholarship and foster leadership in service to others. Within a welcoming and supportive community, Marywood challenges individuals of all backgrounds to achieve their full potential and make choices based on spiritual and ethical values. Marywood University prepares students to seek sustainable solutions for the common good and educates global citizens to live responsibly in an interdependent world.
Located on 115 scenic acres, the University blends outstanding academic, residential, athletic, and recreational facilities within a safe, residential neighborhood. Marywood offers 60 Bachelors degrees, 36 Masters degrees, and two doctoral degree programs. Eighty-seven percent of faculty hold the terminal degree, and a low 12:1 student to faculty ratio ensures easy access to those top scholars. The Scranton/Wilkes Barre metropolitan area, the fourth largest in Pennsylvania, offers a low cost of living, excellent schools, easy access to multiple outdoor recreational opportunities, professional baseball and ice hockey, and close proximity to major east coast cities.
The Senior Director of Admissions will develop and maintain effective relationships with internal stakeholders (faculty, deans, administrators, current students, athletics, alumni relations, and staff) to educate and inform regarding admission trends, strategies, and tactics. Employing an analytical mindset to effectively use data the Senior Director will provide regular reports, data analyses, and evaluation to the Vice President for Enrollment Services and Student Success; collaborate with campus partners to promote a culture of enrollment management; evaluate and research enrollment trends to shape strategic directions, regularly reassess the effectiveness of recruitment activities, and make appropriate adjustments to lead an effort that is proactive, strategic, and responsive to the changing needs of the student market. It is critical to maintain awareness of current demographic, legal and ethical issues affecting admission policies and programs in higher education. The Senior Director will facilitate long-range planning using research and applied theory to analyze the marketplace.
Please review the Executive Search Profile for additional information about Marywood University, the position’s unique opportunities and requisite qualifications, and application procedures. Screening for the position will begin immediately and for full consideration, applications are due by September 7, 2018. Please scroll up and click on the Apply Now button to submit your application.
Direct all confidential communications to: Mr. Tom DaRin at (585) 451-9385, Mr. Paul Doeg at (406) 220-2129, or MarywoodAdmissions@RHPerry.com.