The Director of Undergraduate and Graduate Admissions is responsible to educate and recruit potential students about undergraduate and graduate programs at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. The Director manages the admissions recruitment events and admissions review process and oversees the application system for applicants for the undergraduate and graduate programs. This includes contacting faculty and students to provide software training for interviewing potential students, scheduling applicant reviews, overseeing the communication sequence and overall management of the electronic application system (working with IT to insure proper administration).In addition, the Director is responsible for maintaining admissions statistics and creating reports for the Associate Dean of Admissions, Enrollment Management and Financial Aid, and senior leadership of the institution upon request.This position is required to conduct business in a professional and cordial manner that will uphold the integrity and reputation of Geisinger Commonwealth. This position maintains a thorough working knowledge of and adheres to the policies, regulations, and procedures of Geisinger Commonwealth.
Participates and leads all aspects of recruitment for undergraduate, graduate, and certificate programs.
Maintain contact and outreach with high school and undergraduate advisors and potential Geisinger Commonwealth students.
Attend fairs, conferences, open houses, informational sessions and visit individual colleges and universities to recruit potential Geisinger Commonwealth students.
Develop travel plans and coordinate meetings with prospective students and school and college and university advisors.
Answer student inquiries and questions.
Meet with prospective students for individual recruitment appointments.
Work closely with the Chief Diversity Officer to ensure the college's diversity mission is included in recruitment efforts including but not limited to holding workshops for prospective students.
Manages the administrative software systems with ITS and all outside vendors (AMP, EMPOWER) so the flow of applicant information is correct between all systems.
Train and assist and the faculty, Admissions Committee members, and admissions staff to use the admissions system.
Manage the upload of all new student information from AMP into Empower for the enrollment of new students.
Organize and maintain admission and enrollment data for reports.
Oversees the processing for all undergraduate, graduate, and certificate applicants.
Participate in the screening process that includes the following:
Review admission applications, official transcripts and other documentations required for completion of file.
Read and evaluate applicant credentials to determine if candidate meets admissions requirements.
Apply holistic review policy to the evaluation of applicant materials.
Maintain confidentiality in accordance with FERPA policies.
Participate in necessary training including software, holistic review and overview of the application process.
Directs the undergraduate, graduate, and certificate interview days for prospective students.
Supports and staffs the Admissions Committee, attends all meetings, and provides necessary documents for the Committee to use for ranking and decision making.
Update training materials and distribute to admissions committee members and screeners.
Conduct training sessions for admissions committee members and screeners. Coordinate applicant materials for committee ranking and decision making. 6. Collaborates with the Associate Dean to develop and implement an integrated marketing communications plan for undergraduate, graduate, and certificate student recruitment.
Manage communications strategy for prospective students at each stage of the admissions funnel.
Work with Marketing to aid in the development of an integrated marketing communications plan including the development of the marketing materials and content, which includes but is not limited to digital marketing (social media, website, QR codes, email, etc.), program brochures, and travel materials.
Analyze data to track the effectiveness of marketing strategies and admissions data
Oversee the development of recruitment materials and give-aways.
Leads the development, coordination and implementation of all on-campus recruitment events for applicants.
Directs the campus visits and tours for prospective students, institutions, and community members.
Supervises the development, coordination and implementation of all travel and off-campus recruitment events for undergraduate, graduate, and certificate applicants.
Manages the creation and update process for all undergraduate, graduate, and certificate programs admissions and enrollment policies.
Leads the members of the undergraduate, graduate, and certificate programs admissions staff.
Collaborates with the Assistant Dean of Assessment regarding all assessments and statistical analyses for the Office of Undergraduate and Graduate Admissions.
Attends necessary training including software, holistic review and overview of the graduate and certificate programs application process.
Participates in strategic planning efforts for admissions to the undergraduate, graduate, and certificate programs and other areas as they relate to students. Serves on Geisinger Commonwealth committees as appointed and prepares reports, proposals and related correspondence as required.
Work is typically performed in an office environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
Master's degree in Higher Education Administration, College Student Personnel or Education.
Master's Degree- (Required)
Minimum of 5 years-Related work experience (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.
We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh FoodFarmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencingprograms, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 1...3 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers. What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.