Director of Adult, Graduate, and Online Admissions


Eastern Nazarene College, a four-year Christian liberal arts college on Boston’s south shore, is seeking a Director of AGS Admissions in the Enrollment Department.  Reporting to the V.P. of Enrollment, you will be responsible for planning, implementing and executing effective strategies to attract and enroll qualified students to adult, graduate, and online programs. This position will provide leadership and supervision for the admissions department to promote the mission and vision of Eastern Nazarene College to prospective students. The Director will develop campus-wide collaborative recruitment efforts in order to meet enrollment goals. AGS Admissions functions within the coordinated efforts of Enrollment Management, including the additional units of Financial Aid, Marketing, and Traditional Undergraduate Admissions.  Must have a collaborate administrative style and support the traditions and values of Christian higher education in a diverse, busy educational institution.

  • Type: Staff
  • Posting date: 10/01/2019
  • Responsibilities:
    • Recruit, interview, select, and train admissions staff: Provide leadership for building the recruitment and advising team in adult, graduate, and online admissions. Supervise admissions staff and facilitate personnel issues/changes. Set goals and accountability structures that create a culture of successful recruitment and retention.
    • Execute enrollment strategies and tactics: Lead the admissions department in the continued cultivation of current markets and the identification and development of new target markets. Assess the work of the admissions team for efficiency and effectiveness by tracking and measuring progress and outcomes.
    • Create a comprehensive, data-driven recruitment plan: Attract and enroll qualified students in accordance with college goals. Collect, analyze and use marketing and admissions data to assess internal practices and inform college planning efforts. Use data and analysis to promote the effective performance management of admissions staff.
    • Leverage college resources: Develop and administer an annual admissions operating budget. Identify potential opportunities for more effective use of financial and personnel resources in order to meet enrollment goals.
    • Implement policies, procedures and practices to enhance recruitment of new students: Be familiar with and enforce college policies and regulations. Utilize existing and new technology/software.
    • Develop new programs of study and fully online programs: In coordination with the Associate Academic Dean and other staff charged with curriculum and program development, assist in the creation of new academic programs, including fully online programs, based on market demands and institutional resources.


  • Requirements:
    • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred
    • 7 years of progressively responsible experience in adult and graduate recruitment and administration
    • A thorough understanding of complex recruiting environments and subsequent recruiting strategies, CRMs, and promotion/public relations techniques
    • Strong planning, organizational, critical thinking and quantitative skills
    • Ability to successfully manage multiple projects concurrently
    • Ability to use quantitative and qualitative data in support of decision making, evaluation and strategic planning
    • Superior verbal and written communication skills
    • Collaborative administrative style
    • Ability to communicate with a variety of institutional stakeholders and external audiences
    • Commitment to effective working relationships with staff, faculty, students and the public
    • Knowledge of current and emerging technologies available to improve the enrollment process
    • Awareness and commitment to establishing relationships and positive communication across multiple dimensions of diversity
    • Candidates must possess high value and appreciation for the Church of the Nazarene and a thoughtful understanding of the Wesleyan Holiness tradition
    • A committed Christian faith evident in daily life, and commitment to the mission, educational philosophy and lifestyle expectations of the College


  • Application Deadline: Until Filled
  • Start Date: Immediately
  • How To Apply:

    Please provide your (1) resume, (2) cover letter, and (3) statement of faith for consideration.

  • Name: Human Resources Director
  • Department: Human Resources
  • Address: Eastern Nazarene College, 23 E. Elm Avenue, Quincy, MA 02170
  • Phone: 617-745-3723
  • Email:

Eastern Nazarene College (ENC) is a four-year Christian liberal arts college on Boston’s south shore. ENC offers a breadth of academic programs that prepare students to lead and serve in a diverse world by integrating the “best in education and the best in Christian faith.”  Applicants should be committed Christians and active in a local church. Preference in hiring is given to those with Wesleyan convictions and background, though qualified applicants from other Christian traditions will be considered as well.

Our benefits include health, dental, tuition benefits for employee and dependents, competitive retirement matching, generous paid time off, life and disability insurance, and more.  In addition, as a staff or faculty member in our multi-cultural and close-knit community, you’ll enjoy a variety of unique benefits as you play an active role in achieving our mission and supporting our community.

Mission Statement

The mission of Eastern Nazarene College is to serve God, the Church, and the World by providing a quality liberal arts education to students of all ages. Consistent with its Wesleyan heritage, ENC seeks to create and maintain an environment which awakens and fosters truth, righteousness, justice and holiness as made possible by God’s transforming grace through Jesus Christ.

Vision Statement

Embracing its multicultural and urban environment, ENC prepares students to lead and serve in a diverse world by integrating “the best in education and the best in Christian faith”.

Lifestyle Guidelines

Our lifestyle guidelines reflect the “Articles of Faith and “Agreed Statement of Belief” of the Church of the Nazarene and the Mission Statement of Eastern Nazarene College. The premise of our lifestyle guidelines is to exemplify such personal, moral, and religious conduct as shall be above reproach. This lifestyle premise is for everyone working and living on campus: students, faculty, staff, and administration. This lifestyle premise is a rationale for desirable behavior and attitudes. To be in accord with the purposes and spirit of the College and with the doctrines and standards of the Church of the Nazarene, our lifestyle practices exclude: drinking alcoholic beverages, engaging in sexual acts with anyone other than your spouse, viewing pornographic and violent videos/movies, using illegal drugs or misuse of prescription drugs, participating in gambling, or using tobacco in any form. The College also asks employees to follow dress code guidelines. The College expects all employees to live by this lifestyle premise. We ask for an understanding of the need for lifestyle standards, a good spirit in keeping them, and cooperative efforts in improving them. As ENC employees, we ask that you consider the larger picture that what we do and how we do it reflects on ENC and affects other people as well as ourselves. Our desire is to glorify God in all our efforts.