Senior Associate Director

North Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Feb 15, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

East Carolina University

Senior Associate Director
Vacancy #:  944602
Recruitment Range:  Commensurate with Qualifications
Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

Organizational Unit Overview
The Undergraduate Admissions Office is responsible for identifying, attracting, recruiting, and enrolling students in sufficient numbers to meet the University’s enrollment projections while improving the academic profile of the incoming student population. The office annually processes approximately 36,000 applications for admission. These include freshmen, transfer, readmit, visitor, non-degree, pre-college, and auditor students. In order to generate and process applications from these prospective students, the office is involved in many public relations, marketing, customer service, and other outreach activities to cultivate inquiries for additional information about ECU/application materials. These inquiries are received via mail, phone, email, and third party search sources and currently exceed well over 100,000 in quantity for one calendar year.

Job Duties
Provides coordination and leadership to all recruitment activities including freshman, transfer, and diverse student populations. Also coordinates recruitment activities occurring beyond the Office of Undergraduate Admissions among the colleges, schools, units at East Carolina University and the East Carolina University Alumni Association, and community organizations. Directly supervises and evaluates professional staff including the two Associate Directors, two Assistant Directors, administrative support personnel, student employees and student volunteers. Directs the planning, execution and assessment of the department’s strategic recruitment efforts, diverse recruitment initiatives, and University Open House Programs and other visitation programs for targeted population segments. Coordinates annual updates to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions handbook among all divisions of the unit. Engages campus and off-campus units in tracking and supporting pre-college program initiatives. Ensures annual assessment of territory management program to include performance evaluations relative to the admissions funnel data represented within designated territories and in strategically identified high schools, community colleges, counties, and regions. Directs the holistic review process for the review of deferred freshman and transfer applicants. Coordinates the process related to fee waiver requests. Represents the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at university meetings and committees, where appropriate. Other duties as assigned by the Director of Admissions.

Minimum Education/Experience
Master’s degree and five years of progressive experience in undergraduate admissions. Supervisory experience is required.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Special Instructions to Applicant
East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. Candidates must also submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references, including contact information, online.

Additional Instructions to Applicant
In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

Application Types Accepted
Applications will be considered until position is filled. Please submit an online ECU application for vacancy # 944602 to ECU Human Resources at

East Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 

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