McPherson College   MCPHERSON, KS   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
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Posted on July 9, 2021

McPherson College seeks dynamic and innovative candidates for the position of Director of Enrollment Development.  This is a full-time, 12-month, college benefits eligible, exempt position that reports to the Vice President for Admissions.


McPherson College is a career-oriented liberal arts institution. It is located in McPherson, Kansas, about one hour north of Wichita, the largest city in the state. The college was founded in 1887 by members of the Church of the Brethren and remains committed to the values of the church: peace and justice, ethical behavior and putting faith into action. The mission of McPherson College is to develop whole persons through scholarship, participation and service. McPherson College has been nationally recognized for six consecutive years as a Great College to Work For. For more information, please visit


The Director of Enrollment Development is responsible for developing enrollment opportunities for program growth.  This position will work with faculty, staff, special interest groups and high school organizations to develop connections and interest that leads to program growth.  This position focuses on new program recruitment development for areas like Auto Restoration, Education and Health Sciences and will build plans in the future for other identified programs.  Additionally, this position will development recruitment plans for other academic programs as they strive to increase enrollment, this includes planning visit days, outreach opportunities, industry connections.  This positions will provide recruitment reports to the VP for admissions, faculty and academic affairs departments. This position will be responsible for developing other opportunities for development such as high school counselor strategies, alumni pipeline development and other recruitment strategies and other duties as assigned by the VP for Admissions.  


Minimal qualifications include proficiency with Microsoft Office products and Outlook email. In addition, the successful candidate will be courteous and professional with their customer service skills and will have exceptional written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills. Additionally the ability to navigate institutional technology is expected. 


A bachelor’s degree is required. Master’s degree preferred.

Experience of two or three years in an admissions department is required.  

Ability for occasional overnight travel.


Please complete the online application at:


Position is open until filled.


In accordance with state and federal law, McPherson College does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected characteristic, in the hiring process, during employment, and in the operation of all College programs, activities, and services, including, but not limited to, academics, athletics, other extracurricular activities, the awarding of student financial aid, recruitment, admissions, and housing.