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Assistant Director of Admission – International

Lasell University, is a private university located just 8 miles from Boston, in Newton, MA.  Lasell offers over 60 undergraduate and graduate programs and a deep commitment to connected learning. We are seeking an Assistant Director of Admission - International. The Assistant Director of Admission will assist in and be responsible for all aspects of the admission and recruitment process.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Fall and spring international recruitment travel including high school and international partner visits, college fairs, area receptions, and events
  • Fall and spring domestic recruitment travel within a small territory, including but not limited to conflict coverage among territories
  • Identification and research of prospective international partners that can increase international enrollment
  • Create and maintain relationships with international agent partners
  • Counseling prospective students and families throughout the college application and selection process
  • Assisting guidance professionals, faculty, alumni/ae, and prospective students and families to better understand the college’s mission through personal interviews, group presentations, and extensive follow-up communication
  • Conducting a thorough application review of admission materials and providing decisions in a timely fashion for the international applicant pool and a small domestic applicant pool
  • Assisting in recruitment related events both on- and off-campus, while representing the University with the utmost professionalism
  • Flexibility, dedication, initiative, confidentiality, and the ability to learn are expected
  • Serve as a collaborative member of the admission team managing an international recruitment territory to achieve enrollment goals for the University
  • Provide proactive, thorough and timely information to students about the admission process, financial aid and costs, academic programs, and student experience
  • Meet quantitative and qualitative departmental goals for inquiries, applications, admitted and enrolled students through the completion, review and conversion of applications for assigned territory
  • Conduct admission presentations and interviews for visitors during on-campus and off-campus events.
  • Complete routine reports related to recruitment, projections, personal schedule, travel, special programs, and professional development
  • Work with current students, staff, faculty, alumni and other stakeholders that support the recruitment of students
  • Serve as a secondary Designated School Officer (DSO)
  • Contribute to the overall success of the enrollment program and the university by performing other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Tier Structure: This position is hybrid (Tier 2). This position will work on campus for 3 days per week and work remotely for 2 days per week. During travel seasons, school vacation weeks, event weeks, and special events – this position will be working fully in-person and on campus.

 

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED BY THE JOB:

  • Education level: Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Skills/Requirements of the Job: 1 to 3 years of experience working in a similar capacity within higher education or another related industry/position. Bilingual/multilingual candidates preferred.
  • Computer skills: Knowledge of Slate by Technolutions (enrollment management software) is required. Proficiency with MS Professional software packages is preferred.
  • Workday:  Monday – Friday from 8:30am – 4:30pm. There will be required evening and weekend work during specific times of the year. 
  • CERTIFICATION, REGISTRATION OR LICENSURE REQUIRED BY THE JOB: Must have had a valid unrestricted U.S. Driver's License for one year, active passport, and maintain throughout employment an insurable (as determined by the College's insurer's criteria) or a satisfactory driving record
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WHY LASELL?

  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive benefits package including:
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Retirement
  • Tuition benefits
  • Generous time off
  • Hybrid/remote work options

Interested candidates should upload a letter of interest, resume and the information of three (3) references using the forms below. Review of resumes will begin immediately, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Lasell University requires all employees to be vaccinated and to provide the documentation upon the start of employment. Lasell also provides individuals the opportunity to request a medical or religious exemption.

Lasell University is committed to equal opportunity in every aspect of hiring and employment. Lasell proactively reviews its policies and practices to assure that decisions with respect to every dimension of employment are made without regard to age, color of skin, disability, gender expression and identity, genetic predisposition, marital status, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran's status, status as a victim of domestic violence, and all other protected groups and classes under Federal and State Laws and executive orders.