Assistant Director of Admissions - Parsons Paris

 

The Assistant Director of Admissions is a dynamic and enthusiastic professional who will

work with the Senior Director of Enrollment and Admissions in Paris, and in a team

environment, to recruit and manage applications of highly qualified prospective students.

The Assistant Director will also represent the myriad educational offerings at The New

School to the public, and manage the full range of inquiries, administrative support services,

campus visits, admission activities and special events on and off campus.

 

The incumbent must be flexible to work weekends and evenings during high volume

admission times.

 

Experienced & Full-Time on French CDD contract with view of renewal

All applications and related materials should only be submitted through Linkedin: Assistant

Director of Admissions, Parsons Paris. (No phone inquiries please and only candidates

considered for interviews will be contacted)

 

Responsibilities

Provide information, advice, guidance, and assistance to prospective students on

admission procedures using established processes and policies on available

academic programs and eligibility requirements

Review admission applications and credentials to determine eligibility

Review transfer admission files and determine credit transfers

Manage and field incoming communications (telephone calls and emails) from

prospective students, parents, and college counselors

Interview students if needed, conduct group information sessions, organize, and

carry out campus visits

Participate in recruitment events at high schools, college fairs, public and service

organizations

Coordinate and participate in on-campus admission events and speak publicly to

individuals and groups

Data entry, management, and creating reports, throughout the admission cycle

Supervise student workers and Admissions Counselor

Maintain a strong understanding and accurate account of information about the

academic programs and The New School community

Participate in the development and creation of the department’s recruitment

materials and communication plan

Facilitate the enhancement and maintenance of the admission social media plan that

is designed to engage prospective students, their families, and others who desire a

relationship with The New School

Serve as a liaison between the student and the community of The New School; and

assist in the completion of necessary enrollment forms if necessary

Be knowledgeable about financial aid processes

Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Deliver first-class service to all internal and external stakeholders

Travel is required

 

Qualifications

● Bachelor’s Degree required, coursework or major in arts, design, fashion, or liberal

arts preferred

● Outstanding interpersonal and organizational skills

● Excellent oral and written communication skills

Strong attention to details, proactive and willing to take initiative

Manage time and priorities, and goal-oriented

● Sincere interest in working with diverse populations, and ability to interact well with a

diverse group of faculty, staff, and students

● Facility with Microsoft Office Suite and experience with CRM or databases

● Knowledge of French preferred

● Experience and knowledge of admission application systems and advanced

reporting tools preferred

● Must have currently valid and long-term permission a to work legally in France

(required proof of eligibility if selected)

● Ability to travel domestically and internationally

 

Required Documents

● Resume/CV with references to be contacted by phone or email

● Cover Letter

● If selected, proof of eligibility to work in France

 

This is a French CDD contract with view of renewal

No phone inquiries please. Only candidates considered for interviews will be contacted.