Associate Director of Transfer Enrollment and Recruitment

The College of Saint Rose Albany, NY
About The College of Saint Rose:

The College of Saint Rose is a dynamic institution of higher education, enrolling nearly 4,000 students. Located in the City of Albany, the heart of New York State's Capital Region, the College is a private, independent, coeducational institution, defined by dedicated faculty, administrators, and staff, all focused on transforming the lives of our students. Through a strong liberal education curriculum, and professional programs, Saint Rose serves four-year, transfer and graduate students in undergraduate, graduate degree and advanced certificate programs in four academic schools: Arts and Humanities; Business; Education; and Mathematics and Sciences. The College is preparing to celebrate its Centennial in 2020 with the launch of the 2016-2020 Strategic Plan which focuses on global connectedness, student success and fostering creativity and innovation.

Guided by the values of our founders, the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Carondelet, the College is proud of its mission of service to the urban community. As an institution that values inclusion, we seek to attract and employ individuals who reflect the cultural diversity found within our student body, and across the nation and globe.

Job Description:

As a member of the Undergraduate Admissions team, this position is responsible for developing a Transfer Receptive Culture between The College of Saint Rose and the community colleges, both locally and nationally, positioning The College of Saint Rose as a premier transfer destination. In this position, the Associate Director is expected to develop a strategic communication plan, supply time sensitive decisions and evaluations to students, as well as build community support in order to meet and exceed the transfer enrollment goals.


* Recruit within an assigned travel territory and develop new transfer markets to increase enrollment and meet overall enrollment goals. Regularly visit community colleges to establish, develop and nurture these relationships. Create and execute a multi-dimensional recruitment plan for assigned territory, included but not limited to travel, advisor in residence, information table, group information sessions, social media, individual appointments and online appointments. Monitor statistical reports to enhance recruitment strategies in targeted territories and yield management.

* With the Director of Transfer Enrollment create and maintain a comprehensive targeted transfer communication plan. Update and maintain the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) for targeted transfer messages.

* Serve as a source of information for transfer students with regard to transfer credit issues, policies and practices. This includes communicating with and advising newly admitted transfer students regarding their transfer credits and degree completion requirements; providing students with official and unofficial credit evaluations.

* Meet and counsel prospective applicants in one on one meetings and larger groups. Provide information about the admissions and academic opportunities at the college.

* Attend Open House and Accepted Student Days.

* Co-chair Tau Sigma, the transfer honors society.

* Find opportunities to coordinate Saint Rose faculty presentations and interactions with transfer counselors/faculty/students at community colleges to discuss Saint Rose programs and encourage enrollment.

* Be an active member in transfer professional organizations, New York State Transfer & Articulation Association (NYSTAA), New England Transfer Association (NETA) and transfer organizations in assigned territory.


* Bachelor's degree required with a minimum of 5 years of college admissions experience. Proven experience working with the transfer population preferred.

* Excellent oral and written communications skills- successful experience in public speaking/delivering presentations. Experience in interpreting and communicating academic policies, procedures and practices related to the matriculation of transfer students in baccalaureate programs.

* Ability to analyze data and develop successful plans and meet established quantitative goals.

* Strong work habits including high energy, attention to detail, and ability to organize effectively.

* Self-motivated/attention to detail, possess a customer service orientation

* Ability to work in a fast passed environment and handle several projects simultaneously; attention to detail and deadlines required.

* Intermediate level skills with Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tools, Target X, Salesforce and Banner.

* Demonstrated capability to maintain proprietary information in a secure, professional and confidential manner.

* Self-motivated/attention to detail and possess a customer service orientation.

* A valid driver's license and the ability to travel and work nights and weekends as necessary.

Additional Information:

Occasional evenings and weekend availability throughout the year is required to staff department activities.

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm

In addition to a competitive salary, compensation includes comprehensive health and dental benefits, generous time off, a tuition remission plan for employees and dependents, a 403b based retirement plan and wellness programs including the use of our fitness center.

The College of Saint Rose values diversity and abides by federal, state and local law in admissions, employment and all services and programs provided. It does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion/creed, disability, age, national/ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, marital status, military status, domestic violence victim status, or any other condition established by law.

The College of Saint Rose is committed to providing a safe, supportive, and secure environment for the entire college community and upon request, will provide its annual security report. This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the College, and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. This report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning sexual assault and other matters. You can obtain a copy of this report by contacting the Office of Safety and Security at 518-454-5187 or on line at

Application Instructions:

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