Senior Assistant Director for Admissions Events and Campus Visits

Coastal Carolina University
South Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Aug 25, 2021

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Administrative, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar
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Full Time

Senior Assistant Director of Admissions Events and Campus Visits


Coastal Carolina University invites applications for a Senior Assistant Director of Admissions Events and Campus Visits (Student Services Program Coordinator II) position. This position serves as a member of the undergraduate admissions team and is responsible for implementing policies and procedures for the recruitment of prospective undergraduate students within an assigned territory. The Senior Assistant Director is also responsible for supervising the tour guide program and coordinating and planning enrollment/yield events.  This position receives intense training and supervision over the first six months and routine training will follow after the first six months. Frequent overnight, out-of-state, and weekend travel/work is required and must be able to work some nights, weekends and flexible hours. Must be willing to travel alone extensively.


Duties will include, but are not limited to: coordinates and plans enrollment and yield events to include: Atheneum Scholars, on-campus admitted student events, off-campus admitted student events, counselor luncheons, and other in-person or virtual enrollment-driven events; advises and counsels prospective students/applicants and their families on admissions criteria and related academic and student life issues; develops and implements strategies to meet assigned enrollment goals;  represents the University to students and families at recruitment events; recruits potential students; manages and supervises the student tour guide program by recruiting, hiring, training, and evaluating all student tour guides (40+ students); assists with the management of the University Welcome Center by meeting regularly with the Welcome Center Coordinator; manages tour guide budget adhering to all state and university regulations; and perform other duties as assigned.


Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree and at least two (2) years of experience in admissions or student recruitment in a college or university setting is required.  A valid driver’s license is required. A master’s degree is preferred. Experience in supervising student workers and/or tour guides and experience coordinating and supervising large-scale recruitment events is preferred.


Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, minutes from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 46 states and 53 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.


Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.


Interested candidates may apply on-line at or on-line at the Office of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity, Coastal Carolina University, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.  Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.


Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.


Student Services Program Coordinator II (CB70/083122), full-time position with benefits. SC State Pay Band: 05.  Normal work hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Must be flexible to meet special scheduling needs of the University.  Frequent overnight, out-of-state, and weekend travel/work is required and must be able to work some nights weekends and flexible hours. Must be willing to travel alone extensively.









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