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Back to search results Apply now Job no: 680278
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: Eli Broad College Of Business
Department: Mba Program 10008607
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Continuing System Academic Staff, Advising/Counseling, Student Services/Student Affairs, Non-Union

Position Summary

The Broad College of Business seeks an MBA Director/Associate-Director of Admissions (rank contingent on years of experience). The opening is a key role in the Broad College who leads a team of admissions and marketing professionals to meet recruitment and enrollment targets for the top-ranked, MBA program. The Director overseas a multi-million dollar budget and is ultimately responsible for crafting a strategic recruitment plan that engages multiple prospective student audiences across myriad communications and marketing platforms to increase the number of applications to the MBA program as well as the selectivity and yield amongst admitted students. The Director manages applicant interview process and leads an admission committee staffed with career service professionals, faculty, and student advisors. The Director is also responsible for benchmarking the MBA program against peer and aspirant schools to inform curriculum and program development.

The Director is held to the highest ethical and professional standards, fostering strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders (i.e., faculty, administrators, alumni, and other university constituents) to achieve institutional goals.  This position requires travel, evening, and weekend responsibilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Masters -MBA, albeit Business Education, Marketing

Minimum Requirements

MBA, graduate degree in business or education, or related/equivalent.

At least four years of experience in marketing, sales, recruiting or higher education administration.  Outstanding written and verbal communication skills with strong interpersonal and digital presence.  Record of growing responsibilities managing both personnel and budgets.  Working knowledge of Salesforce CRM software for lead and application management.  Project management experience with a proven record of working cross-functionally to achieve operational objectives.

Desired Qualifications

Familiarity of graduate business school landscape, best-practices, ranking methodologies.

Required Application Materials

CV and Cover Letter.

Special Instructions

Review of applications begins November 17, 2020 2018 and continues until filled.

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