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Assistant Director Admissions: Texas Regionals & Out-of-State

Bradley University

Bradley University

Peoria, IL, USA
Posted on Friday, January 19, 2024

Assistant Director of Admissions: Texas Regionals and Out-of-State Admissions

The Division of Enrollment Management invites applications for an energetic and highly motivated admission professional to join our recruitment team. This position is based in Texas, Dallas preferred, and will have a primary role in recruiting Out-of-State: Texas, East Coast, West Coast, and Southern States. This is a full-time, 12-month exempt (salaried) position.

Position responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Represent the University to prospective students and the general public with the highest degree of professionalism through various outreach programs and recruitment activities.
  • Communicate regularly with prospects and applicants, documenting all communication
  • Manage an individual travel schedule to engage and inform prospective students and their families, as well as develop positive educational partnerships and working relationships community college faculty and guidance counselors.
  • Identify, recruit, and contribute to increasing the population of admitted and enrolled students in designated regions.
  • Advise prospective students and family members about admission criteria, the financial assistance process, and other critical factors in the college decision process.
  • Participate in a variety of projects and events related to student recruitment both on and off campus.
  • Review and assess applications and make university admission and scholarship recommendations.
  • Generate creative ways to introduce applicants to Bradley University.
  • Analyze current and historical admissions results and trends within the geographic territory and develop and implement strategies to surpass enrollment goals.
  • Utilize CRM Slate to maintain updated records and communication with students, parents and school counselors.


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; to establish positive public relations for Bradley University; and to interact effectively with a wide variety of people.
  • Discretion and good judgment are essential as the admissions counselor reviews sensitive admission materials and communicates policy and procedure.
  • Ability to manage stress in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment and a high volume of work that is prioritized daily.
  • Ability to resolve problems and to develop relevant alternatives and recommendations.
  • Excellent customer service and interactive skills.
  • High level of accuracy and organization.
  • Ability to work effectively independently and in a team environment.
  • Efficient and accurate use of Microsoft applications.

Working Conditions:

  • Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Evenings and weekends occasionally required.
  • Ability to work remote adequately with ability to travel periodically to campus.
  • Willingness and ability to travel; a valid driver’s license, able to lift and carry marketing/promotional materials (up to 50 lbs.)

Employment at Bradley University is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a criminal background check.

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter addressing qualifications for the position, resume, and contact information for three professional references. Please submit all materials at the time of initial application.

Applications will begin being reviewed immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Application materials will not be accepted through third party web sites.

Bradley University is a top-ranked, prestigious, private university in Peoria, Illinois, offering 5,400 undergraduate and graduate students the opportunities, choices and resources of a larger university and the personal attention and exceptional learning experience of a smaller university. Bradley offers a comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate academic programs in business, communications, education, engineering, fine arts, health sciences, liberal arts and sciences, and technology. The University is located on an 85-acre campus in Peoria, the largest metropolitan area in Central Illinois.

Bradley University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. The administration, faculty and staff are committed to attracting qualified candidates from underrepresented groups.