George Fox University - Staff and Administrator
  • 09-Jan-2019 to 10-Mar-2019 (PST)
  • Grad Admissions
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • $51,356-$64,195
  • Salary
  • Full Time
  • Administrator Position

Purpose for the Position: The Director of Graduate, Adult Degree Programs (ADP), and International Admissions is responsible for bringing cohesion and excellence to the Admissions department. In order to reach university enrollment and revenue goals, this position will provide strategic leadership and management aimed at enrolling new graduate, adult degree, and international students. The Director is responsible for recommending and maintaining admissions policies, processes, and practices of graduate programs while placing an emphasis on student service.

Essential Responsibilities:
1. Manage, motivate, and coach Graduate, ADP, and International Admission staffs to achieve the objectives of the university. This includes hiring, training, and evaluating staff.
2. Provide leadership development for associate and assistant directors.
3. Facilitate development, implementation and assessment of recruitment plans and budgets for each program in coordination with the Vice President, Associate/Assistant Directors, Admission Counselors, academic Program Directors, academic deans, and the marketing/communications office. This includes enrollment and revenue projections for both the short and long-term term. Manage budgets for graduate & ADP admissions.
4. Track graduate, ADP, and international enrollment trends and communicate them in a timely, efficient and accurate manner to various constituents.
5. Collaborate with Department of Professional Studies (DPS) Program Director, DPS Operations Manager and Registrar's Office to ensure success and vitality of our adult degree programs (includes major offerings, registration, retention, and graduation efforts.
6. Collaborate and coordinate with the Admissions Operations team to ensure quality and integrity of data, processes and reports for Graduate, ADP, and International Admissions.
7. Collaborate with marketing team and others to develop compelling content for recruitment communications, website, print publications, advertising, etc.
8. Be an active member of the overall enrollment and retention efforts of the University, specifically contributing to Enrollment and Marketing team meetings.
9. By actions, words and lifestyle, be a Christian role model to students, whether through casual contact or in a formal supervisory role.
10. Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
1. Bachelor's degree & graduate degree required.
2. Eight years of professional experience in higher education admissions/marketing or related field required.
3. Five years of successful management/supervision experience.
4. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
5. Ability to work independently with high level of initiative.
6. Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills with a wide variety of people.
7. Strong customer service orientation and understanding of needs of graduate students.
8. Ability and willingness to travel on occasional or regular basis, including Oregon driver's license.
9. An evangelical Christian commitment and lifestyle consistent with the institution's goals, including signed agreement with GFU Statement of Faith and Statement of Community Responsibilities.


As a Christ-centered community, George Fox University is an institution that values diversity as an essential dimension of God's design for human communities. In seeking to become a more inclusive community, we especially encourage applications from individuals who can help us achieve our diversity goals.  

For Your Personal Well-Being We Offer:

  • A beautiful and peaceful campus environment with areas to walk and coffee shops and restaurants close by
  • A strong Christian vision and mission-led organization with opportunities for your growth and contributions
  • Wonderful Christian peers and a vibrant student population
  • Free Fitness Center membership
  • Free parking
  • Rich employee benefits

We invite you to Be Known at Oregon's Nationally Recognized Christian University!

George Fox has been transforming student lives for over 125 years.

Each day we look to broaden our future for generations to come.

We have alumni from 52 countries and all 50 states.

We invite you to become a steward of our dreams using your God-given gifts.

Our Purpose: To educate and inspire students to pursue God's calling.

 **This position is subject to close at any time, regardless of the date on the posting.


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