Associate Director - Transfer Admissions

University of North Carolina, Wilmington
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Aug 26, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Working Title
Associate Director - Transfer Admissions
External Link to Posting
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Position Number
Location of Workplace
Main UNCW Campus
Admissions - 30110
Academic Affairs - 30000 Division
Brief Summary of Work for this Position

The Associate Director for Transfer Admissions primarily develops and leads a variety of activities to recruit and enroll a qualified and diverse transfer class. Leading a robust team of counselors, the Associate Director creates an analytical recruitment plan, coordinates and maintains articulation agreements with community colleges, plans and implements recruitment and yield activities and develops processes to review, assess and admit applicants.

The Associate Director will work closely with the Director of Admissions and other enrollment offices to implement a unified transfer pathway for our prospective students.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

•Master’s Degree
•Excellent communication and customer service skills
•A minimum of 3-5 years in transfer admissions
•Experience with establishing and building connections with community colleges
•Demonstrated experience in collecting and analyzing quantitative and qualitative data

Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills & Experience

•Proficiency with marketing and communication plan development
•Strong interpersonal skills
• At least two years of experience supervising staff
•Thorough understanding of post-secondary education systems and transfer admissions.
•Proven track record that demonstrates exceptional skills in organization, communication, marketing, management, collaboration, interpersonal relations and the ability to effectively manage competing, conflicting demands.
•Proven record of building strong and positive working relationships with peers and diverse groups and organizations, including community and military partners.
•Team player with the ability to work collaboratively with other offices, university staff and faculty.
•Demonstrated high commitment to service excellence, diversity and equity.
•Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
•Valid Driver’s License.

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

To recruit, admit and enroll students who will perform successfully in the collegiate community. Daily contact with the public, including contact with professionals in all disciplines of the university is involved. The office engages in a wide range of activities designed to publicize and describe the programs, activities and other opportunities available at UNCW .

College/School Information

University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. A public institution with nearly 16,500 students, the university is known for its superb faculty and staff and powerful academic experience. With an array of high-quality programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is consistently recognized at a national level for academic excellence and affordability by publications like U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and The Business Journals. UNCW also recently earned the 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, bestowed to higher education institutions dedicated to community involvement.

EEO Statement

At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington ( UNCW ), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.

Special Notes to Applicants

Months Per Year
12 Months
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Anticipated Ending Date if Time-Limited Positions

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  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. (HISTORICAL) List of 3 Professional References
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