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Assistant Director of Admissions and Events Coordinator

Company: Lesley University
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: May 7, 2024

Job Description:

Assistant Director of Admissions and Events Coordinator The Opportunity Lesley University is seeking an Assistant Director of Admissions and Events Coordinator . Reporting to the Assistant Vice President of Enrollment Management, Visitor Services, & Events, the Assistant Director will be an integral part of the Undergraduate Admissions team. This candidate is responsible for overseeing a limited recruitment territory, enrollment social media platforms, and on campus/virtual recruitment event coordination. The Assistant Director is expected to travel to regional and national recruitment events, meet with prospective students and families, evaluate applications for admission to our undergraduate programs and assistant with the planning for high level yield events that support the University enrollment goals. The ideal candidate will collaborate with colleagues within the Enrollment department as well as build cross-departmental connections to aid in the successful event coordination. Additional responsibilities and projects will be assigned as needed. Qualities and Capabilities The successful candidate will have:

  • Bachelor's degree (required).
  • 1-3 years' experience working in higher education and/or customer service settings.
  • Superior written, verbal, and public speaking communication skills.
  • Cross-cultural competence and ability to communicate effectively with students and families from diverse backgrounds.
  • Valid U.S driver's license. Why Lesley Located in the heart of Cambridge, Massachusetts, Lesley University is highly regarded for its graduate and undergraduate programs in the human arts of education, the arts, and applied social sciences. Lesley fosters a highly creative environment in which innovative ideas thrive, theory is integrated with practice and its 6,400 students and 90,000 alumni are empowered to improve and enrich communities. We offer a competitive benefits package that includes health, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance. In addition, we offer significant paid time off, a generous retirement plan, and tuition programs that enable employees and their dependents to expand their knowledge and skills. Lesley is committed to the ongoing pursuit of strategic diversity initiatives that help to position diversity, equity, and inclusion as fundamental to institutional and academic excellence at Lesley. In doing so, Lesley strives for a campus culture and community that fosters a true sense of belonging for all, provides opportunity for everyone to participate equally and fully in the Lesley experience, and helps to develop each individual's capacity to confidently and competently engage within and across difference. Given an evolving national context and the rapid change in the demographic profile of our country, the University has made a significant commitment to addressing and enhancing its campus climate and diversity capabilities as an institution. Expressing Interest A letter of interest, CV/resume, and a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through teaching, professional activity, and/or service must be included for full consideration.At Lesley University we strive for a supportive and equitable environment where people regardless of race, physical ability, age, neurodiversity, sexual orientation, gender identity, and other protected personal identities can participate equally and fully as their true selves in all aspects of university life. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout the fabric of our institution.


Keywords: Lesley University, Cambridge , Assistant Director of Admissions and Events Coordinator, Executive , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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