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Position: Vice President and Dean of Enrollment Management

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POSITION:  Regional Director of Enrollment Services (Possible placement in St. Louis, Kansas City, Texas or Oklahoma)

DEPARTMENT:  Enrollment Services

FLSA:  Exempt

REPORTS TO:  Director of Admissions

POSITION SUMMARY:

At Westminster College, we believe the world needs leaders of character, educated to lead and inspired to achieve, and we need an energetic, hardworking person with good interpersonal and communication skills to communicate our mission and find students who will thrive in our small school environment, known for high engagement and close personal attention.

This position reports to the Director of Admissions and is responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of the College’s marketing and recruitment plan to achieve its enrollment goals in a regional area of coverage to be assigned based on the College’s strategic goals. This position requires an energetic, hardworking person with good interpersonal and communication skills to implement the enrollment marketing activities of the College. This person will work closely with prospective students, their families, counselors, alumni and colleagues to develop and sustain relationships that will help the college achieve its recruitment goals. The Regional Director will exercise discretion and independent judgment within their market area to decide where they will be most effective with their visits and travel, which students best fit the required academic profile for enrollment, and at what level to recommend offers of merit-based financial aid.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1) Meet the enrollment goals in regionally defined area by preparing and executing an annual plan that will promote the College and attract prospective students. The plan will include fall and spring travel activities, special events, college fairs high school and personal visits within a well defined market area to ensure College visibility and territory coverage.

2) Maintain regular contact and/or communication with prospective students, their families, and the high school
counselors throughout the recruitment process and provide accurate and appropriate information about the
College to all constituents.

3) Ensure that the academic quality and personal character of student recruits meet Westminster standards for those recommended for review and admittance to the College, by personally reviewing student academic credentials, references and recommendations necessary for assessment prior to review by the Admissions Committee.

4) Provide consultation and expert advice to management team for the designated region by maintaining accurate records of all recruitment activities for program evaluation and historical preservation.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • Experience: Four to six years experience in college admissions, sales or a related position.
  • Skills: Excellent written and verbal communication skills and marketing skills required; must be enthusiastic, self-motivated and self-disciplined, organized, flexible and creative; attentive to details; must be computer proficient and possess exceptional telemarketing skills.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Offer direction to student interns and/or student aids that may be assisting with designated projects.

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:

-Must be able to assist with selected Campus Visit Programs and other events

-Provide counsel or support for inquiries and/or applicants from other geographic areas as needed
-Support other duties as assigned.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Requires standing and sitting for extended periods of time, as well as normal bending and reaching. Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines. Requires a normal range of hearing and vision.  Requires lifting a travel case or materials up to 25 lbs. May also require driving long distances and the ability to navigate city traffic. 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Private office within personal residence with access to Internet connection, personal computer and fax, and business line telephone. 

HOW TO APPLY:

Please send your application, cover letter, and resume with a list of three professional references to: lisa.reffett@westminster-mo.edu or Westminster College, Attn: Lisa Reffett, Director of HR/Compensation, 501 Westminster Avenue, Fulton MO 65251. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. EOE


POSITION:  Assistant to the President and Liaison to the Board of Trustees

DEPARTMENT:  President’s Office

FLSA:  Exempt

REPORTS TO:  President

POSITION SUMMARY:

Westminster College is looking for an organized, detailed-oriented Assistant to the President who can facilitate the productivity and efficiency for the President and oversee the President’s Office operations. Beyond having superb administrative skills, an ideal candidate would excel not only at executing specific tasks, but creative problem solving to find optimal solutions that support the President. The ideal candidate will know how to prioritize, when to make decisions, and when to escalate issues to the attention of the President. As a high-energy, fast-moving environment, Westminster College is looking for someone who is enthusiastic, professional and who “goes the extra mile” to not just get a job done, but to do an amazing job.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Calendar Management
• Manage an active calendar of appointments for the President;
• Coordinate and scheduling meetings;
• Effective “gatekeeper” for those asking for the President’s time;
• Coordinating internal calendars for project milestones.

Travel Coordination
• Deftly handle complex and detailed travel plans, itineraries, and agendas;
• Compile documents for travel and meetings, both domestically and internationally in ways that are complete and understandable for President (i.e. President should be able to rely on you for all travel arrangements, itineraries, and related items);
• Make all required flight arrangements and appropriate recommendations for, hotel, chauffeur service, restaurants, rental cars, etc. Prepare itineraries;
• Identify and make the necessary arrangements for international travel including Visa applications and any other information needed when traveling.

Manage & Process Expenses
• Assist the office management with the inventory of office supplies;
• Track travel expenses and prepare expense reports;
• Prepare summaries of credit card and expense statements;
• Monitor and renew magazines/journal subscriptions.

General Executive Duties
• Filing and reporting;
• Assist with food orders and work-related errands for President;
• Receive and interact with visiting clients and guests;
• Maintain the President’s Office area;
• Record, transcribe, and distribute notes/minutes of meetings;
• Perform other administrative duties as needed;
• Be available and reachable to the President at all times (which can include making arrangements occasionally on evenings and weekends);
• Be trustworthy with sensitive information;
• Align your schedule to that of the President (arrival and departure times at work);
• Take the attitude that “no job is too small or too big”;
• Assist President with appropriate personal tasks as needed (e.g. pick up items);
• Proactively (and creatively) suggest solutions to improve the quality of life of the President.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred.
• Have at least three years’ experience of high-level administrative support;
• Strong proficiency in computer software systems including: MS Word, Excel, Power Point, ability to conduct thorough and quick Internet research, and knowledge of other related software applications;
• Being a “self-starter” who completes projects and works to meet job objectives even when not given specific tasks;
• Problem solving— able to identify and resolves problems in a timely manner, gathers and analyzes information skillfully;
• Have an awesome eye for details and able to prioritize and plan work activities;
• Professional and positive communication skills with clients and colleagues.

EQUIPMENT TO BE USED:

Must be able to operate the computer and all of the associated software used at the college, and other office machines such as the fax, calculator, telephone and paycheck sealer.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Requires sitting, standing, bending, lifting and reaching. Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines such as computers, fax machine, calculators, the telephone and other office equipment. Requires normal range of hearing and vision.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Work is in a typical office setting.

HOW TO APPLY:

If interested, please respond to this posting with ALL of the following items:
• Resume;
• Cover letter summarizing your goals and interests, and a statement as to why you’d like to join Westminster College and why you feel you’d be a good fit;
• List of three (3) references, including at least 1 Senior Executive for whom you were previously an Assistant to a President or a similar position.

Please send all items listed above to lisa.reffett@westminster-mo.edu. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. EOE


POSITION:  Enrollment Services Representatives 

DEPARTMENT:  Enrollment Services

FLSA:  Exempt

REPORTS TO:  Director of Admissions

POSITION SUMMARY:

At Westminster College, we believe the world needs leadersof character, educated to lead and inspired to achieve, and we need an energetic, hardworking person with good interpersonal and communcation skills to communicate our mission and find students who will thrive in our small school environment, known for high engagement and close personal attention.

This person will assist in the development and implementaiton of the College's marking and recruitment plan.  He or she will work closely with prospective studetns, their families, counselors, alumni and colleagues to develop and sustain relationships that create a positive first start to our students' college carerrs and help the college achieve its recruitment goals.

Enrollment representatives are assigned to territories across Missouri and states within the Midwest region, with a base in Fulton preferred, but assignment to a regional territory (St. Louis, Kansas City or Oklahoma/Texas) is available for the right experienced candidate.  This position includes the potential for advancement.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Meet the enrollment goals in assigned market area by preparing and executing an annual plan that will promote the College and attract prospective students. The plan will include fall and spring travel activities, special events, college fairs, high school and personal visits within a well defined market area to ensure College visibility and territory coverage.
  2. Maintain regular contact and/or communication with prospective students, their families, and the high school counselors throughout the recruitment process and provide accurate and appropriate information about the 
    College to all constituents.
  3. Ensure that the academic quality and personal character of student recruits meet Westminster standards for those recommended for review and admittance to the College, by personally reviewing student academic credentials, references and recommendations necessary for assessment prior to review by the Admissions Committee.
  4. Provide consultation and expert advice to management team for the designated region by maintaining accurate records of all recruitment activities for program evaluation and historical preservation.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • Experience: One to three years experience in college admissions.
  • Skills: Excellent written and verbal communication skills and marketing skills required; must be enthusiastic, self-motivated and self-disciplined, organized, flexible and creative; attentive to details; must be computer proficient and possess exceptional telemarketing skills.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Offer direction to student interns and/or student aides that may be assisting with designated projects.

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Must be able to assist with selected Campus Visit Programs.
  • Provide counsel and support for inquiries and/or applicants from other states (not primary markets of responsibility).
  • Support other duties as assigned.

EQUIPMENT TO BE USED:

Must be able to operate standard office equipment and computer software for admissions programs. Must have a valid driver’s license, good driving record, and provide own vehicle.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Requires standing and sitting for extended periods of time, as well as normal bending and reaching. Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines. Requires a normal range of hearing and vision. Requires lifting a travel case or materials up to 25 lbs. May also require driving long distances and the ability to navigate city traffic.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Typical office environment with considerable amount of time dedicated to territory travel. Access to Internet connection, personal computer and fax, business line and cell telephones.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please send your application, cover letter, and resume with a list of three professional references to:lisa.reffett@westminster-mo.edu or Westminster College, Attn: Lisa Reffett, Director of HR/Compensation, 501 Westminster Avenue, Fulton MO 65251. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. EOE


POSITION:  Systems Administrator/Network Support Specialist

Department:  Information Technology

FLSA:  Exempt

Reports to:  Manager Technical Services

Position Summary:

This position serves as a Systems Administrator and Network Support Specialist for Westminster College within the Department of Information Technology. This position will support the hardware infrastructure, servers, and administrative divisions and departments of Westminster College in performance of daily operations. This position is responsible for documenting and integrating policy and procedures to guide end user support, network and infrastructure services, as well as providing physical network, server, and end user support for the College.

Essential Functions:

  1. Manage, monitor, and support the day-to-day operations of network infrastructure and topology.
  2. Manage, monitor, and support the day-to-day operations of Westminster College Windows Server hardware (Exchange, SharePoint, ESX Host systems through VMWARE) and topology.
  3. Configure, manage, and support WAN and LAN infrastructure including, but not limited to; switches, WAPS, and backup systems.
  4. Assist in the development of departmental policy, procedure and knowledge based support documentation for the ongoing support of hardware/software based systems for the college.
  5. Develop documentation and training platforms for supported hardware and software based systems.
  6. Generate and provide system specific reports for analytical review to the Executive Director of Information Technology.
  7. Make fiscally responsible recommendations for infrastructure enhancements while maintaining operational integrity.
  8. Provide direct server support and storage management, maintenance, and installation as necessary.
  9. Work with the managers and staff within the Department of IT to provide escalated support and documentation for problem resolution and remediation.
  10. Assist with the document and maintain records for all hardware, active software licenses, and lease agreements for supported systems and report findings for new platforms to the Department of Information Technology as appropriate.
  11. Establish Service Level Agreements which reflect policy and procedure for the Department of Information Technology.
  12. Communicate with the College staff on various issues which appear during network installation and configuration to guide, support or assist in the implementations of procedures and enterprise policies.
  13. Provide assistance for College events, computer operations, staff assignments and network activities for granting services to outside agencies, divisions and organizations by fulfilling the College objectives.
  14. Repairs any failure regarding network and server infrastructure.
  15. Make recommendations to the Department of IT and college entities that reflect the core values and mission of Westminster College.
  16. Act as a liaison for the Department of Information Technology as necessary.
  17. Support in preparation of bid specifications to purchase necessary items such as routers, computers and software suites.
  18. Installation of computer equipment and software on different platforms for maintaining and upgrading purposes.

Job Requirements:

  • Education: A college degree in a related field is preferred but not required. Experience and professional certifications may be accepted in lieu of college degree. All education and experience will be considered for this position.
  • Experience
    • Two or more years of demonstrated professional experience in related field is required in lieu of Associates Degree and professional certifications.
    • Experience in “Enterprise” scale support is required.
    • Experience in network infrastructure support and maintenance is required.
    • Experience in Windows Server administration and Active Directory support is required.
    • SQL or SharePoint server administration experience preferred.
    • Experience with Linux system support and implementation is preferred.
    • Experience in End User Support is required.
    • Experience in call tracking documentation is required.
    • Experience in higher education a plus.
    • SQL Data Base Administration a plus.
    • Jenzabar experience a plus.
    • Statistical Analysis preferred.
  • Skills: 
    • Detail oriented individual with strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • Excellent organizational skills.
    • Knowledge of current Microsoft server, office, support systems for daily usage and an end user support perspective.
    • Demonstrate effective problem solving processes to effectively execute timely problem resolution.
    • Ability to maintain and support vendor relationships.
    • Effective documentation of problem solving processes to effectively establish a working knowledgebase.
    • Exceptional interpersonal and negotiation skill sets.
    • Ability to provide effective project management when required.
    • Maintain working knowledge of current technologies.

Supervisory Responsibilities: 

  • Small team leadership or project management may be required.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Supports the Department of Information Technology by serving as a backup for answering basic software and hardware question across division of IT.
  • Other duties as assigned or necessary.

Equipment to be Used:

  • PC and Macintosh computers.
  • Microsoft Office and other enterprise wide applications.
  • Network monitoring software and hardware tools.

Work Environment and Conditions:

  • Physical demands to perform this job include carrying, pulling, pushing, climbing and balancing.
  • This job requires 20 percent standing, 20 percent walking and 60 percent sitting.
  • Climbing stairs and ladders or varied distances and lengths may be required.
  • Requires sitting, bending, standing, and reaching.
  • May require lifting objects up to 50 pounds.
  • Office space is generally climate controlled.
  • Flexible schedule and on-call availability will be necessary to minimize outages and facilitate the college mission.

How To Apply:

Please send your application, cover letter, and resume with a list of three professional references to:lisa.reffett@westminster-mo.edu or Westminster College, Attn: Lisa Reffett, Director of HR/Compensation, 501 Westminster Avenue, Fulton MO 65251. Applications will be accepted unti the position is filled. EOE

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