Assistant Director of Admissions, Transfer Recruiter
We are seeking a dedicated and dynamic professional to join our Admissions team as the Assistant Director of Admissions, Transfer Recruiter. In this full-time role, you will serve as a vital link between Vaughn College and community college transfer advisors, playing a significant role in our mission to recruit students for our Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Computer Engineering and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) programs.
As the Assistant Director of Admissions, Transfer Recruiter, your primary responsibilities will include:
Academic Advising Strategy Development:
- Implement and assess strategies to provide dedicated academic advising to community college transfers and will work with all relevant Vaughn advising programs and centers.
- Serve as liaison between Vaughn and transfer advisors
- Organize and participate in informational sessions, workshops, and events at other higher education institutions to promote Vaughn's STEM programs and transfer opportunities.
- Develop and nurture collaborative partnerships with other higher education institutions to enhance the transfer process for students interested in STEM programs at Vaughn College.
- Identify and engage potential transfer students from other institutions interested in pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or STEM-related programs at Vaughn.
- Provide guidance and information to prospective transfer students, assisting them with the admissions process and academic planning.
- Research, negotiate, and establish articulation agreements with community colleges to facilitate the seamless transfer of students.
- Serve as a resource for transfer students, offering guidance on academic planning, course selection, and career pathways within the STEM disciplines.
- Collaborate with academic advisors to ensure that transfer students receive personalized support to achieve their academic and career goals.
- Review student applications and make admissions decisions.
- Continuously assess the effectiveness of advising strategies and initiatives, making data-driven recommendations for improvement.
- Monitor cohort progress and outcomes to identify areas for enhancement.
- Complete and provide a monthly time and effort activity report to the grant team.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience Requirements
- A bachelor’s degree required
- Admissions/recruitment experience is required
- Experience in academic advising or student support is preferred.
- Strong interpersonal and writing skills are necessary. The ability to speak publicly and present Vaughn College in a positive way to diverse populations is mandatory.
- Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain collaborative relationships.
- Knowledge of STEM educational pathways and transfer processes.
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
- A commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education.
Work environment and physical functions
This position requires travel to off campus locations and to load and transport admissions materials, displays and other equipment with their own vehicle. A valid state issued driver’s license required. Some evening and weekend hours will be required, especially during travel and open house season.
Fluency in Spanish