Director of Transfer Admission & Enrollment Services
Loyola Marymount University
Location: Westchester , California
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: R6692
Under the supervision of the Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Enrollment, the Director of Transfer Admission and Enrollment Services is responsible for leading programs and initiatives within Enrollment Management, collaborating across the institution, and with external partners/stakeholders, to create partnerships and systems that best support transfer students both as incoming students, as well as during their enrollment at LMU. In addition to providing direction and leadership for the recruitment and enrollment of transfer students, this position will support Enrollment Management’s retention efforts and oversee the department’s efforts related to supporting students returning from leave or readmission to the University.
Position Specific Responsibilities/Accountabilities
1. Serve as the lead for transfer student recruitment and success, collaborating with the Dean’s Offices, Student Affairs, and other departments across the institution to facilitate the enrollment and the educational success of the transfer student population.
2. Develop and implement an intentional and effective transfer recruitment and enrollment plan that is in alignment with Enrollment Management’s and the University’s strategic plans.
3. Serve as LMU’s liaison in creating relationships and developing partnerships/programs with community colleges and four-year universities to advance the University’s vision to best serve current and future transfer student populations.
4. Manage transfer student recruitment communications.
5. Collaborate with the staff to plan and manage events for prospective and admitted transfer students, as well as programs for community college counselors.
6. Collaborate with staff to enhance outreach to and visibility within, target community colleges.
7. Support recruitment and admission-related activities for transfer students, and oversee the processing and evaluation of applications for transfer admission.
8. Collaborate with staff in the Office of the Registrar, including the Articulation Officer and Assistant Registrar, in the development of, and compliance with, transfer agreements between LMU and the community colleges, as well as the processing of transfer course evaluations for transfer students admitted to the University.
9. Support Enrollment Management’s retention efforts, including overseeing outreach to continuing students on a leave of absence and those seeking readmission.
10. Seek out external grant opportunities, author grant proposals and reports, to assist in the recruitment and retention of transfer students. Serve as a liaison for faculty and staff interested in partnering with community college representatives with the goal of procuring grant funding.
11. Develop, distribute and maintain reports that allow for prudent internal institutional decision-making. In addition, reports that lead to transparent relationships with collaborating institutions.
12. Manage the budget and authorize expenditures for Transfer Admission and Enrollment Services.
13. Represent LMU to external groups through presentations at partnering California Community College Districts, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund, Latina/o Youth Conference, College Board, Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, Phi Theta Kappa, and the American Education Research Association, amongst others.
14. Oversee the processes and procedures for interviewing, hiring, training, supervising, evaluating, and designating work assignments for all staff members and student workers.
15. Perform other duties as assigned or requested.
Loyola Marymount University Expectations
Exhibit behavior that supports the mission, vision, and values of the university. Communicate and employ interpersonal actions that model high standards of professional, responsible, accountable, and ethical conduct. Demonstrate a commitment to outstanding customer service.
Typically a Master’s Degree or equivalent experience. Incumbent will be expected to continue upgrading knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to keep abreast of regulation/policy changes.
A minimum of six years of relevant experience with progressive responsibility (managing staff/transfer systems) in an academic community. Three years’ experience in a professional/supervisory capacity.
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the community college and transfer culture, as well as transfer and post-traditional orientation systems and their integration to the LMU culture. Strong preference for previous work at a community college, or in partnership with community colleges.
Capacity to develop, analyze, implement and improve the integrity of systematic change to best meet the needs of the student population, staff, and faculty.
Strength in planning and motivating employees to create an environment consistent with the professional standards of LMU and to function in a highly stressful environment under the pressure of constant deadlines.
Ability to work as a member of a team in order to complete complex projects; ability to communicate and coordinate activities within the office and throughout the LMU community.
Skill in developing and implementing procedures, regulations, legislation and practices. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. Skill in balancing two programs that serve two distinct student populations: transfer students and continuing students navigating enrollment barriers.
Exemplary communication skills (both written and oral) evidenced by background in preparing comprehensive reports and executive summaries incorporating complex, highly technical information.
Highly developed organizational and leadership skills.
Demonstrated computer competency and preferably knowledgeable of Slate CRM system.
$87,900.00 - $130,300.00 Salary commensurate with education and experience.
Founded in 1911, Loyola Marymount University is a Carnegie classified R2 institution rooted in the Jesuit and Marymount traditions. We are committed to fostering a diverse academic community rich in opportunity for intellectual engagement and real-world experience. We enroll an academically ambitious, multicultural, and socioeconomically diverse student body. We recruit, retain and support a diverse faculty committed to excellence in teaching, research, scholarship and creativity. Our three campuses are rooted in the heart of Los Angeles, a global capital for arts and entertainment, innovation and technology, business and entrepreneurship.
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