As the Chief Officer and member of the enrollment management team, reporting directly to the President of PCOM, the Chief Admissions Officer manages the development and implementation of comprehensive marketing and recruitment plans to meet enrollments goals of the osteopathic medical college, as well as all current and future graduate programs on both Philadelphia and Georgia Campuses. The Chief Admissions Officer provides leadership and direction in developing initiatives focuses on increasing the numbers of diverse and academically qualified students for all programs on the Philadelphia and Georgia Campuses, coordinating efforts with the appropriately involved departments on campus (Marketing/Financial Aid/Registrar/Institutional Advancement/Student Affairs).
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Directs professional and support staffs on Philadelphia and Georgia Campuses;
Oversees the recruitment, admissions and applicant/accept/confirm retention activities for Philadelphia and Georgia Campuses;
Annually reviews all admissions policies and procedures with the DO Faculty Committee on Admissions on both Philadelphia and Georgia Campuses
Annually develops admissions budgets for Philadelphia and Georgia Campuses in conjunction with Directors of Admission in Philadelphia and Georgia Campuses;
Develops and implements effective recruitment and enrollment strategies including, but not limited to, on campus events (open houses, information sessions) and off campus/community outreach, including college visits, social media, direct mail, use of the web and tele-counseling;
Develops and oversees the execution of strategic recruitment and communications plans to ensure successful enrollment goals for all degree programs in Philadelphia and Georgia Campuses;
Represents the college and its programs at educations fairs, business fairs and networking events. Meets with pre-health advisors and speaks to health professions students at undergraduate institutions, post baccalaureate programs, as well as regional and national pre-health advisor conferences;
Oversees the management of all aspects of the admissions process within Banner/NOLIJ/Content for the DO program, including applicant counseling, screening and evaluation of credentials, and selection of candidates for the interview process;
Directs and generates the preparation of statistical reports for PCOM, professional organizations, accrediting agencies and external marketing resources;
Establishes and maintains relationships with advisors/contacts at undergraduate/graduate colleges, and universities;
Interviews DO (and other degree programs as necessary) applicants to the Philadelphia Campus;
Oversees the Admissions technology liaison and Directors of Admission in both Philadelphia and Georgia Campuses, with the development of electronic Admissions messaging for a more streamlined communications process;
Works with the Department of Marketing and Communication to develop and maintain promotional and recruitment materials, both print and on-line, including the appropriate PCOM web pages;
Collects and maintains statistics and generates reports as necessary to demonstrate progress/growth of enrollment goals and outcomes;
Represents PCOM on the DIMER Board;
Maintain and develop professional relations in AACRAO, COMAO, AACOM, NEAAHP, SAAHP;
Oversees the protection of confidential applicant information within the guidelines of FERPA;
All other responsibilities as assigned by supervisor
Education, Experience and Qualifications:
Bachelor and Master’s degree required;
At least eight to ten years of progressively responsible experience in graduate and medical school admissions and/or higher ed administration;
Exceptional interpersonal and leadership skills;
Exceptionally strong supervisory skills;
Must be highly organized and detail oriented;
Ability to work in a high pressure and fast paced environment;
Experience working with diverse populations within the community;
Ability to interpret enrollment data and utilize in enrollment goals and strategic planning
• Curriculum vitae or resume • Salary requirements • Three (3) references, preferably from current or former supervisors
Must pass a background check.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Disclaimer: The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of Human Resources. Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.
About The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) is dedicated to the education of students in medicine, health and behavioral sciences. The College fosters the growth of the osteopathic profession by training physicians through programs of study guided by osteopathic medical tradition, concept and practice. PCOM is committed to the advancement of knowledge and intellectual growth through teaching and research, and to the well-being of the community through leadership and service.