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Rider University invites applications for a Director of Undergraduate & Transfer Admissions. Reporting to the Dean of Enrollment, this individual will oversee the recruitment program for full-time undergraduate admissions and help develop a strategy to enable the University to meet projected new student enrollment goals. The Director of Undergraduate & Transfer Admissions will be responsible for obtaining necessary knowledge of all aspects of Rider and acting as a credible spokesperson for the University in a professional and friendly manner; counseling prospective students; reviewing applications; making admission decisions; and managing a specific recruitment territory. The Director will have extensive knowledge with technology, ability to review and analyze data to aid in the marketing, recruitment and application decision-making process. The Director will oversee the application process and take final responsibility in application decision making. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with the Enrollment Management Marketing team to create, update, and generate print, digital and social media that effectively market the University.

Qualified candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree, along with a minimum of 6-8 years of admission related experience. A Master’s degree is preferred. Individual should also possess: the ability to practice “state of the art” marketing and recruiting strategies; the ability to develop and execute the latest in proven enrollment management techniques; the ability to use technology to enhance the recruitment and application process, preferred experience with Slate; knowledge of and ability to use and interpret data to aid in the decision making process; extensive knowledge of all aspects of the University including the admissions process, financial aid, academic offerings, student services, and all student life; excellent supervisory skills; and the ability to demonstrate a strong orientation to planning and provide evidence of excellent organizational skills. Valid driver’s license and vehicle required.

The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.

Rider University has once again been included as one of the nation’s best universities by US News & World Report 2019 and remained in the top tier in the Regional Universities – North category at number 35. Additionally, The Princeton Review named Rider among its “Best 382 Colleges” in the nation. Both publications have ranked the University favorably in their respective surveys for more than a decade.

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Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, handicap/disability, Vietnam-era/disabled veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other non-job related criteria.


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