Gratz College, located in Melrose Park, PA, is seeking a Director of Enrollment Management and Recruitment. With roots serving the Jewish community of Greater Philadelphia, Gratz College today focuses on a diverse array of primarily graduate credit and non-credit programs, offered in an online or low residency format. Among its programs, the College offers an M.A.Ed. in Education, an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership, an M.A. in Interfaith Leadership, an M.A. in Jewish Studies, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Holocaust and Genocide Studies and an M.S in Camp Administration.
Gratz College is seeking a Director of Enrollment Management and Recruitment, who has responsibility for developing and implementing the strategic marketing, recruiting, and admissions initiatives for all of its’ credit programs. The Director will be responsible for managing a small admissions team, dedicated to providing high-level customer service, and for meeting all established enrollment goals. This individual will be tasked with providing the vision and direction to further the admissions functions in keeping with the vision and mission of the college.
Demonstrated enthusiasm for, and track record in, the total admissions process in a higher education institution
Minimum of five (5) years of progressive responsibility in an enrollment management department
Ability to work independently and collegially with prospective students, program directors, and faculty
Ability to maintain a flexible work schedule, including some evenings and weekends
Excellent computer and social media skills with understanding of their use in recruitment
Demonstrated success in managing people and projects
This position reports directly to the Dean of the College. Close interaction with Program Directors is also required.
About Gratz College
Gratz College has a long history of educational service to the Philadelphia area. Founded in 1895, Gratz is the oldest independent and pluralistic college for Jewish studies in North America. From its inception Gratz holds the distinction of being the first institution of advanced Jewish learning to accept women on par with men.
Addressing evolving needs, Gratz College grew to offer training programs for educators and communal professionals in the Jewish and secular communities. Over the last 20 years, the College has expanded its offerings to include a broad array of credentials and programs, including a PhD and EdD, masters’ level programs, BA completion programs, and graduate and undergraduate certificates. An early adopter of online education, Gratz offers blended and fully online degrees and has enrolled students from 36 states and 6 countries. Gratz is a private non-profit institution with a Carnegie Classification as a Master’s – Large Programs level and first received accreditation from the Middle States Commission for Higher Education (MSCHE) in 1967.
Gratz College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, recognized by the Ministry of Educat...ion and Culture of the State of Israel, and is a partner of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia. The institution is guided with transparency by its Board of Governors.