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9 May 2024

Full-Time Assistant Director, Graduate Admissions

Bridgewater State University – Posted by Bridgewater State University Bridgewater, Massachusetts, United States

Job Description

Assistant Director, Graduate Admissions

Department Summary:

Bridgewater State University is an inclusive community dedicated to the lifelong success of all students, focused on the continuous improvement of its people, and responsible for leading innovation that benefits Southeastern Massachusetts, the commonwealth, and the world. Bridgewater’s accessible environment of teaching and learning stimulates critical thinking, pursuit of new knowledge, and deeper understanding, the cultivation of meaningful and diverse interpersonal relationships, and fostering an appreciation for global engagement, all aimed at transforming lives and improving the human condition.

Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion is reflected in our https://www.bridgew.edu/bsuvalues, which ensure that all students are supported and succeed.

Bridgewater State University is equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer. Members of underrepresented groups, and those committed to working in a diverse cultural environment, are strongly encouraged to apply.

The mission of the Department of Graduate Admissions is to assist all eligible students to successfully apply and enroll in graduate programs at Bridgewater State University. Successful candidates will be staff members that can work with their colleagues to help meet the mission of the department of Graduate Admissions in serving and supporting our racially and ethnically diverse campus community.

Position Summary:

We are looking for equity-minded applicants who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community.

The Assistant Director of Graduate Admission is a key member of the graduate enrollment management team with primary responsibility for the admission and enrollment of new graduate students. The Assistant Director will also collaborate closely with the Assistant Director of Graduate Marketing and Recruitment and DGCE Chairs.

This is an exempt, APA unit position and is subject to the terms of that union agreement.

This position is located on campus in Bridgewater, MA. This position is eligible for hybrid / remote work in accordance with BSU remote work policy.

Position Type: APA Professional

Essential Duties:

In this role, the candidate will have the opportunity to:
1. Formulate and implement plans, processes, and tactics to admit and enroll graduate students into degree, certificate, post-baccalaureate, and non-degree programs and courses. 2. Ensure that the focus of the Office of Graduate Admissions is on both the admission of students with the best fit for each individual program, and on growing or optimizing enrollment in individual programs, under the direction of the Director of Graduate Admissions, and in relation to the department’s strategic plan. 3. Provide understanding of a CRM with a focus on process and workflow analysis, enhanced module functionality, and application support to increase admissions efficiency. 4. Collaborate with DGCE chairs to make timely admission decisions, track enrollment trends and communicate these trends in a timely, efficient and accurate manner to various constituents throughout the University community. 5. Manage all records and applications through the CRM and Student Information System (Banner). 6. Develop processes for and manage daily processing of all print and digital communication. 7. Manage online application review process. 8. Maintain and update application review manual for all program coordinators. 9. Work with DGCE chairs to ensure their familiarity with online review process. 10. Work with DGCE chairs to maintain updated rubrics for each program. 11. Work with applicants to ensure they can successfully submit graduate applications 12. Responsible for compiling all data used in reporting, and developing reports to be submitted to the Director. 13. Initiate and collaborate on projects and efforts that increase the number of completed applications and conversion numbers, as well as eliminate barriers to application and enrollment. 14. Participate in Admission Information Sessions virtually, on campus and attend recruitment events as needed. 15. Act as an international applicant liaison addressing application issues as they arise collaborating with the International Student and Support Services Office for assistance as necessary. 16. Act as a liaison between the College of Graduate Studies and articulation agreement partners 17. Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

BSU is committed to finding the best candidate for this job and acknowledges that the best candidate may be one who comes from a unique educational or career path. We welcome applicants who bring a diversity of identity, culture, experience, perspective, and thought. We encourage you to apply if you believe you have a combination of education and experience to meet the qualifications described.
• Bachelor’s Degree
• Minimum of 3 years related experience
• Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities
• Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with faculty, staff, students and prospective students
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a collaborative team.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Master’s degree
• Knowledge of Banner.
• CRM experience

Work Environment:

Bridgewater State University complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA ) to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employee with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for the application process, please complete and submit this electronic form: https://nam04.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fcm.maxient.com%2Freportingform.php%3FBridgewaterStateUniv%26layout_id%3D18&data=04%7C01%7CHRICHARDSGAY%40bridgew.edu%7Cae02968cb954465a33ee08d97c70c24d%7C48ec3bf8d1654eabbbeef8d5307f46e1%7C0%7C0%7C637677645998136535%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=EVfCi7aR57zPQiGhKaSVgRxnTXX5NBrxzf4N1lS3VfQ%3D&reserved=0

Special Conditions for Eligibility:

Please be aware that employment at Bridgewater State University is contingent upon completion of a successful background check.

This position is not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.

Salary Range: $69,000 – $75,000

Posting Number: S01096P

Open Date: 05/01/2024

Close Date: 05/30/2024

Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please note the following information is required to complete your application for this position:

* A minimum of three (3) professional reference entries in space provided on the application form.
* Resume/CV
* Cover Letter
* Equity and Inclusion Statement- a personal statement on a candidate’s past efforts to enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion. The equity and inclusion statement is an opportunity for candidates to discuss scholarship, professional skills, and demonstrable experience that would enhance the university’s efforts to promote a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Equity and inclusion statements will be considered as part of a transparent and comprehensive review of candidates’ application materials.

To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/5241919

Bridgewater State University (BSU ) is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer which actively seeks to increase the diversity of its workforce. We are dedicated to providing educational, working and living environments that value the diverse backgrounds of all people.

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