Assistant Director of Admissions and Financial Aid

Assistant Director of Admissions and Financial Aid

· Contribute to the recruitment efforts of the College as a member of the Admission and Financial Aid team; manage a recruitment territory and build relationships with high school counselors and community-based organizations through travel and ongoing communication.
· Represent Manhattan College to prospective students and families on- and off campus; plan and present group information sessions. Participate in all aspects of admission and financial aid counseling for prospective students and parents.
· Counsel applicants, students, and their families about available sources of financial assistance (including institutional, state and federal aid as well as loan options), eligibility requirements, and application procedures. Have the ability to explain financial aid awards to students and families with particular sensitivity to first generation students and families.
· Review applications for admission, evaluate academic credentials and extracurricular involvement and make recommendations to the Admission Committee. Assist with application processing.
· Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director of Admissions and Enrollment Operations, The Director of Transfer Admissions and the Vice President of Enrollment Management.

Minimum requirements:
· Bachelor's degree required; 1-3 years of admissions experience, strong technical skills, including Microsoft Office, Banner experience preferred, valid driver's license and access to a vehicle; ability to travel and work evenings and weekends.

Required Skills and Characteristics:
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills
· Professional judgment and discretion
· Strong attention to detail and the ability to multi-task
· Hardworking, flexible and adaptable
· Capability to see the big picture and understand divisional goals and prioritize their work accordingly
· Ability to work unsupervised and take initiative on projects as well as to see projects through completion
· Team-orientated and willing to assist other staff when needed to complete tasks and achieve goals

To apply, submit in electronic form one PDF file that contains a cover letter and resume.

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Manhattan College is an independent Catholic coeducational institution in the Lasallian tradition. We expect our faculty, administration, and staff to be knowledgeable about our mission and to make a positive contribution to the mission. Applicants from historically under-represented segments of the population are encouraged to apply. We are committed to a diverse campus community. AA/EO Employer M/F/D/V