PERKINS SCHOOL FOR THE BLIND Admissions & Enrollment Program Mgr in Watertown, Massachusetts
The Admissions & Enrollment Program Manager is responsible for planning, supporting, implementing and monitoring various project-related activities under the direction of the Director of Admissions & Enrollment. Tasks will include coordinating admission and marketing opportunities, as well as management and support of cross-program projects that are focused on efficiency, effective use of materials, and other operations. This role supports the Admissions & Evaluations team as well as campus events and conference planning. Essential Duties, Responsibilities, and Expectations include the following: Completes project assignments from the Director of Admissions & Enrollment Implements consistent and effective project planning, management, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation techniques for projects and events directly related to Admissions. Supports various clerical needs across the Admissions & Evaluations department such as but not limited to database tracking and reporting, marketing tasks, event planning, billing and communications Oversees overall implementation of Perkins? Early Connections Conference Coordinates and supports State contracts for current and future Transition programming Implements a review process to improve efficiency for admission and evaluation workflows. Coordinates and attends related meetings. Develops strategies for project messaging and sharing project information. Provides regular project updates with team members and campus team. Utilizes sound judgment in assessing projects? health as well as in identifying, mitigating and resolving project issues. Cultivates strong inter- and intra-departmental relationships. Acts as the primary resource for information and initial point of contact for projects and events. Organizes project information and resources from start to finish, including archiving of project materials. Manages the flow of essential admissions information. Performs other essential duties to support the Director of Admissions & Enrollment. Performs other related duties and tasks as assigned. Knowledge and Skills Understanding of school systems including data collection, and organization structure and function Knowledge of research project planning and implementation Proficient in use of Microsoft Office programs as well as familiarity with database software such as Salesforce Ability to research, organize, and apply information related to disability and program-related topics Excellent organizational skills Ability to work across multiple job levels and organizational boundaries Flexible, able to adapt to change within a fast paced environment Excellent oral and written communication skills Strong interpersonal skills, energy, and initiative Understanding of the sensitivity of information and the ability to handle confidential information Education and/or Experience Bachelor?s or Master?s degree with coursework in education, business, or related fields. Experience with special needs populations required. Experience in educational programs preferred. At least 3 years of experience working in an office, project management or team environment.