Assistant Director of Data & Communications (Target X Software)

At Simpson University


Salary Range: DOE

Hours: Full Time

This position provides leadership and managerial support in the areas of communication and data management for the Admissions Department. This position is responsible for the tracking of statistical data and managing all database systems for recruitment. This position facilitates the communication process to prospective students in all programs through development of print and web marketing materials, website development, and external prospective student lead generation source management. This position oversees all incoming and outgoing communications via paper and online promotional products.

1. Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree preferred
2. Three or more years management experience in an education environment
3. Business systems/procedures analysis experience
4. Proficient with Microsoft Office software applications
5. Proficiency in institutional integrated database software and CRM highly preferred
6. Excellent analytical, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills

General Expectations:
1. Demonstrate Simpson University Values in the performance of all duties
2. Maintain lifestyle in accordance with Simpson University Lifestyle Policy in Staff Handbook
3. Maintain the confidentiality of information, data and records. Properly use tact, diplomacy, discretion and judgment
4. Demonstrate strong customer service skills in the performance of job duties
5. Demonstrate good organizational and communication skills in the performance of job duties
6. Supervises employees in accordance with Simpson University policies and procedures (for supervisory positions)
7. Support the overflow needs of other departments within the respective university area
8. Perform other duties in accordance with this position as deemed necessary by the immediate supervisor

Essential Functions:
1. Manage and facilitate the statistical data for the Admissions Department
2. Oversee and manage the marketing communication flows for all student markets including writing, editing, revision, preparation and distribution of materials
3. Manage and facilitate daily processes and file management
4. Keep all data management systems up-to-date with imports, exports, and manual data entry
5. Develop and implement all training for the data and communications staff
6. Coordinate information and workflow within Admissions, Registrar, Student Financial Services, Retention and Marketing & Development to ensure accurate and updated information and requirements are communicated to prospective students
7. Coordinate with other departments as needed to ensure quality level of communication and/or services provided
to prospective students
8. Research, analyze and maintain website and social media best practice
9. Maintain communication with database system partners, both external relations and internal, to resolve problems or make changes