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Title:  Assistant Director of Admissions & Recruitment
Reference No: 042214-ADAR
Department:  Admissions
Closing Date: May 7, 2014
Classification: Exempt

 

Job Summary:
Position reports to the Director of Admissions and Recruitment and is instrumental in orchestrating all aspects of the admissions and recruitment process. The Assistant Director of Admissions and Recruitment will be responsible for the substantial recruitment of prospective Freshmen and Transfer students to the College though strategic recruitment activities. Actively supports and contributes to achieving recruitment and enrollment goals. The Assistant Director of Admissions and Recruitment provides outstanding customer service to all Morehouse College constituencies including but not limit to inquiring students, families and guidance counselors. Maintaining ongoing and appropriate communication/follow-up with prospective students, admitted students and the families.  Responsible for aggressively managing assigned recruitment territory. Assisting in programmatic efforts and yield forecasting. Admissions counseling, outreach and limited application review are all significant functions of this position.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Meet enrollment goals for assigned target recruitment territory
  • Development of recruitment schedule for assigned recruitment territory
  • Represent the College  and travel on behalf of the College for recruitment and other college related events
  • Speak publicly to individuals, groups on and off campus
  • Develop and maintain close working relationships with key secondary school constituents
  • Responsible for the execution of the recruitment and marketing strategy/plan with the purpose of promoting the College’s visibility and general recruitment efforts.
  • Assist in the execution of communication plan to prospective students, admitted students and their families. Manage ongoing strategic communications and direct mail campaigns
  • Limited evaluation and execution of admission decisions on applicant files.
  • Develop monthly reports of recruitment activities and monitor statistical reports to enhance recruitment strategies, yield management, forecasting, and operational efficiency.
  • Counsel prospective applicants on the admissions process, College curriculum and opportunities at the College.  One-on-one admissions counseling is an important responsibility of this position, primarily by in-person appointments, phone calls and emails. 
  • Contribute to the success of various student visit programs designed to recruit targeted prospective applicants to the College.  These programs require significant collaboration with the Department of On Campus Recruitment and other departments, stakeholders and offices across campus.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 3-5 years admissions counseling and outreach experience with a progressive experience.
  • Previous supervisory experience of student staff is preferred.
  • Ability to effectively communication in person and in writing and be able to speak publicly.
  • Should possess high energy, attention to detail, and the ability to organize effectively.
  • A valid driver’s license and the ability to travel and work nights and weekends as necessary.
  • Ability to represent the admissions profession positively through a strong, student-centered ethic.
  • Knowledge of computer databases and standard software programs, most notably: Microsoft Office and BANNER
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.

 

Foreign Language Proficiency Preferred:

  • Spanish

 

Education:

  • A bachelor’s degree

 

 


 

Title:  Sr. Assistant Director of Admissions and Recruitment & Social Media Manager
Reference No: 042214-ADA
Department: Admissions
Closing Date: May 7, 2014
Classification: Exempt

 

Job Summary:

Position reports to the Director of Admissions and Recruitment and is instrumental in orchestrating all aspects of the admissions and recruitment process. The Sr. Assistant Director of Admissions and Recruitment & Social Media Manager will be responsible for the substantial recruitment of prospective Freshmen and Transfer students to the College though strategic recruitment activities. Actively supports and contributes to achieving recruitment and enrollment goals. The Sr. Assistant Director of Admissions and Recruitment & Social Media Manager provides outstanding customer service to all Morehouse College constituencies including but not limit to inquiring students, families and guidance counselors. Maintaining ongoing and appropriate communication/follow-up with prospective students, admitted students and the families.  Responsible for aggressively managing assigned recruitment territory. Assisting in programmatic efforts and yield forecasting. Admissions counseling, outreach and limited application review are all significant functions of this position.

 

The Sr. Assistant Director of Admissions and Recruitment & Social Media Manager
will also be responsible for all aspects of social media and media marketing for the Office of Admissions and Recruitment at the College and have mastered a variety of existing social media platforms, and will recognize opportunities to implement emerging technologies.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Directly supervise the Assistant Directors of Admissions and Recruitment and the office Receptionist
  • Provide qualitative reports to the Director of Admissions and Recruitment in relation to the performance of the Assistant Directors of Admissions and Recruitment
  • Meet enrollment goals for assigned target recruitment territory
  • Development of recruitment schedule for assigned recruitment territory
  • Represent the College  and travel on behalf of the College for recruitment and other college related events
  • Speak publicly to individuals, groups on and off campus
  • Develop and maintain close working relationships with key secondary school constituents
  • Responsible for the execution of the recruitment and marketing strategy/plan with the purpose of promoting the College’s visibility and general recruitment efforts.
  • Assist in the execution of communication plan to prospective students, admitted students and their families. Manage ongoing strategic communications and direct mail campaigns
  • Limited evaluation and execution of admission decisions on applicant files.
  • Develop monthly reports of recruitment activities and monitor statistical reports to enhance recruitment strategies, yield management, forecasting, and operational efficiency.
  • Counsel prospective applicants on the admissions process, College curriculum and opportunities at the College.  One-on-one admissions counseling is an important responsibility of this position, primarily by in-person appointments, phone calls and emails. 
  • Contribute to the success of various student visit programs designed to recruit targeted prospective applicants to the College.  These programs require significant collaboration with the Department of On Campus Recruitment and other departments, stakeholders and offices across campus.
  • Formulate a comprehensive social media strategy
  • Responsible for working to conceive of and implement ideas for participation in social media outlets
  • Research in the wider social media popular culture to identify interesting topics, outline questions, and collect relevant statistical insights in support of strategic business cases.
  • Will provide timely and standardized responses to comments / questions / challenges posted on interdepartmental websites and social network outlets.
  • Identify new outlets and ideas for the social media strategy.
  • Responsible for providing standardized monthly reports measuring effectiveness of social media on program growth, branding and other measures of success as deemed by the Director of Admissions and Recruitment
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 3-5 years admissions counseling and outreach experience with a progressive related experience
  • Previous supervisory experience
  • Extensive Adobe Creative Suite and Video Production Experience 
    Knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, WordPress CMS, Optimize Press, Instagram, Tumblr, Google +, Headway, Google Docs, and Email Marketing Software (Constant Contact, MailChimp)
  • Familiarity using Google Adwords, Analytics, Insights, Google Display Network, and custom ad placement 
  • Ability to effectively communication in person and in writing and be able to speak publicly.
  • Should possess high energy, attention to detail, and the ability to organize effectively.
  • A valid driver’s license and the ability to travel and work nights and weekends as necessary.
  • Ability to represent the admissions profession positively through a strong, student-centered ethic.
  • Knowledge of computer databases and standard software programs, most notably: Microsoft Office and BANNER
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.

 

Foreign Language Proficiency Preferred:

  • Spanish

 

Education:

  • A bachelor’s degree

 

 


 

Title:  Temporary Administrative Assistant II
Reference No: 041614 - AA
Department: Office of Health Professions (OHP)
Closing Date: April 30, 2014
Classification: Non-Exempt

 

Job Summary:
Under the supervision of the Director, the Administrative Assistant will be responsible for performing the day-to-day clerical functions of the office and assist the Director in assigned duties involved in coordinating the internal and external education and programming initiatives of this office

 

Essential Duties and Primary Responsibilities:

  • First point of contact for the Office of Health Professions; greet all guests and provide high level of customer service in accommodating their needs
  • Schedules Directors and other staff appointments through use of Outlook
  • Manage an accurate calendar of activities and events that OHP sponsors, including visitation dates to the College by recruiters and representatives of health professional schools.
  • Maintains a daily appointment schedule for Director to help keep him/her organized
  • Responds to all incoming and outgoing calls and relaying of messages via phone and email
  • Handles all faxes (internally and externally)
  • Manages relationship with copier vendor to ensure the office equipment is currently serviced and working appropriately
  • Functions as point of contact for all notifications,
  • Processes all financial transactions that support the mission of OHP, tracks and handles record-keeping of all requisitions
  • Manages all incoming and outgoing mail, tracks packages and delivery of items as needed
  • Manages all office correspondence and maintains copies (electronic and hard copy)
  • Facilitates the Association of American Medical Colleges Admissions Service (AAMCAS) application process by coordinating all letters of recommendation from faculty, administrators  
  • Responsible for office filing
  • Maintains and updates the list of students accepted to health professional schools
  • Maintains and updates inventory of office supplies and responsible for ordering of supplies for all employees within department/office
  • Responsible for the overall upkeep and appearance of the office area
  • Responsible for processing all print shop requisitions and request
  • Provides secretarial and administrative support for the summer program.
  • Manages all facility reservations and assists with travel arrangements - lodging, transportation and other logistics related to Director, guest speakers, guest visitors, scholar-in-residence and travel for office staff;
  • Maintains office data base for mass mailing projects
  • Assists the Director in planning and follow-up with department programs and services
  • Assists the Director with tracking budget spreadsheet, grants and contracts
  • Attends weekly staff meetings and is responsible for taking minutes, preparing minutes for future meetings and scheduling the meetings.
  • Assists the Director and Program Manager by providing logistical support in the organizing of banquets, special receptions, induction and award ceremonies. 
  • Supervise work-study students and office aides daily
  • Other miscellaneous duties and responsibilities may be assigned by the Director.  
  • Must embrace and support Morehouse’s Mission, Vision and Values statement.

 

EDUCATION:  College Degree is preferred but not required; and minimum of three to five years relevant office experience preferably in a higher education or a professional business environment.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:
Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Suite (must be able to pass a Word, Excel and PowerPoint test)

  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Ability to compose a memo, letter or any form of communication
  • Ability to take accurate messages and keep detailed records
  • Must be extremely organized and possess the ability to help organize others
  • Must be multi-task oriented
  • Must possess a positive demeanor and customer service oriented
  • Ability to meet and /or exceed established deadlines
  • Ability to provide assistant to two or more staff members
  • Ability to maintain a cooperative and excellent relationship with others as well as to work independently
  • Must be professional in appearance and in demeanor and have the ability to interface with diplomacy and discretion at all times with all levels of employees, management, faculty, dignitaries, students, community leaders and the public.
  • Ability to work with confidential information, to secure the information and to be able to remain objection.

 
SPECIAL SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE and/or ABILITIES:

  • Exceptional Microsoft Office skills (must be proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Micro Soft Outlook, Micro Soft Publisher) and preferably; strong interpersonal skills and customer service oriented; and knowledge of general office practices and procedures and multi-task oriented.
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Position will require some minimum lifting of less than 10 lbs., sitting, bending and standing for long periods of time.   The ability to walk the distance of the college without assistance.

 


 

Title: Vice President of Student Development
Job Requisition No.: 127-14
Position Application Period: March 28, 2014 until filled

 

 


 

 

Title: Faculty Development Center Instructional Design
Reference No: 012314-Coord.
Department: Faculty Development Center
Full/Part Time: Full-time- grant funded*
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Closing Date:  The review of applications will begin February 25, 2014 and applications will be accepted/open until filled the position is filled.
Classification:  Exempt

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

In collaboration with the Faculty Development Center (FDC) Director, Instructional Designer, and FDC Fellows, the Instructional Design Coordinator will assist Morehouse faculty with access and use of Apple technology, digital and social media and Web 2.0 tools for instruction and research. Works collaboratively with the FDC Director, Instructional Designer, FDC Fellows, OIT Help Desk and other departments to promote the effective use of Apple technology, digital and social media, and Web 2.0 tools by Morehouse College faculty.  This is a 12-month, grant-funded position.

 

  • Assists and trains faculty in the use of Apple computers, iPads, iPhones, etc. as well as instructional and research software utilizing Apple technology; research and train faculty in the use of social media, Web 2.0 and iTunes tools.
  • Develops, coordinates and evaluates a comprehensive instructional technology training program for Morehouse College faculty in consultation with Faculty Development Center Director, Divisional Deans, Department Chairs and OIT
  • Conducts pre-assessment of faculty development technology needs and post-workshop evaluations while working with faculty to achieve instructional and academic program goals.
  • Provides technology application support for Course and Content Management Systems, including but not limited to WebCT/Blackboard, Web 2.0 Tools, and Apple/iPad technology.
  • Manages the Digital Scholars Lab; maintains and secures equipment, usage log and service requests.
  • Serves as a liaison to academic departments, OIT and coordinates faculty access to electronic and online resources/training.
  • Provides support for digital and social media integration;
  • Edits and posts updates to FDC website.
  • Supervises Student Research Assistants as assigned.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Faculty Development Center Director.

 

Preferred Qualifications: Requires Minimum of a Masters Degree, PhD preferred in relevant discipline (Instructional Design, Instructional Technology, Educational Leadership, etc), and a minimum of 3-5 years professional experience in higher education, college/university setting. Experience with web-based course management tools such as WebCT/Blackboard; Working knowledge of HTML, web edition applications, Windows XP, Microsoft Office, and Mac OS. Comprehensive knowledge of Web 2.0 tools, current instructional theories and principles applicable to web-based instruction. Excellent interpersonal skills, strong oral and written communication skills; ability to identify and interpret faculty teaching and learning needs; manage and meet deadlines; and work cooperatively within an academic community.