Director of Admissions
Pay Grade Level
Health, dental, vision, life, short-term and long-term disability
insurance, flexible spending and dependent care accounts, health
savings accounts, Michigan Public School Employees Retirement
Systems or TIAA 401(a) 12% employer contribution, TIAA 403(b),
generous sick and vacation time, paid holidays, modified summer
schedule, YMCA membership, Wellness Program, tuition reimbursement
and professional development support.
Job Summary/Basic Function
The Director supports the College’s goals related to student and
community success by being responsible for the strategic and
day-to-day operations of the admissions office and team of
enrollment professionals. The Director will lead the team in
providing an exceptional experience for people inquiring about or
entering the College. The position oversees the development and
execution of strategic recruitment plans designed to support the
enrollment goals of the College at both campuses. The position is
responsible for the development of thoughtful, relevant, and timely
communication plans, the daily progress of work through matrixes,
the implementation of best practices, and the alignment of
financial and human resources with departmental and institutional
needs and goals.
• Bachelor degree in Student Personnel Services, Business
Administration, or related field
• Minimum of three years of post-secondary administrative
experience in student services or admissions
• Excellent communication and presentation skills
• Supervisory experince
• Valid driver’s license required
• Master’s degree in Business Administration or related field
• Five to seven years’ experience managing admissions in higher
• Community College Experience; preferably Admissions, enrollment
• Experience with coordination of Early College or Dual Enrollment
• Experience with Title IX compliance
Months Per Year
Hours Worked Per Week
Typical hours are 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. with an hour lunch
Admissions Coordinator, Part-Time Switchboard/Admissions
Works under the general supervision of the Vice President of
Work environment characteristics described here are representative
of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform
the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may
be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the
employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but
may be loud in areas of equipment operation.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature
and level of work being performed by personnel assigned into this
classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list
of all job duties performed by personnel so classified. Job related
functions may be performed with or without accommodations.
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the
employee is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger,
handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and
arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or
hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or
move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job
include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral
vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Frequent travel to local school districts
Hiring, scheduling, and evaluating all employees
Setting goals and objectives
Providing assistance and support
Creating a supportive working relationship
Hire, train, and supervise the team that primarily serves as Bay
College’s initial contact with prospective students, their
families, and the public in general.
Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the admission office
and team of enrollment professionals committed to serving students
from inquiry through enrollment.
Responsible for ensuring prospective students have an exceptional
experience from point of inquiry to enrollment.
Oversee the development and execution of strategic recruitment
plans designed to support the enrollment goals of the
Lead team in ensuring that prospective students experience the
highest level of customer service.
Oversee the development of thoughtful, relevant, and timely
communication plans including phone interactions, face-to-face
interactions and online interactions.
Develop and utilize tracking systems to ensure department and staff
goals are being met.
Implementation of best practices, and the alignment of human and
financial resources with departmental and institutional needs and
Collaborate with academic support teams, academic affairs, and
other teams on campus to meet college goals.
Participate and lead campus working groups and administrative
Develop a creative, dynamic, productive team culture that delivers
excellent customer services and personal attention to students and
parents, and engenders a philosophy of progressive student
development and retention.
Assess internal and external data and trends through careful
collaboration with Institutional Research to inform planning and
budgeting processes as well as provide strategic adjustments in
ongoing admissions, enrollment and retention initiatives.
Review entry admission appeals for compliance with school policies,
serving as the layer of review before the Executive Dean of Student
Responsible for the effective management of the College’s Dual
Enrollment and Early College admissions processes and provide input
to Academic and Student Services leadership for course requests and
needs from high school partners.
Responsible for international student admissions and act as advisor
for international students.
Collaborate with Institutional Research to identify enrollment
patterns and trends.
Work with the College Advancement Office in identifying/designing
marketing initiatives to aid in recruitment efforts.
Supervise and manage the student pre/post assessment experience at
point of admission.
Manage the residency policy as it impacts student’s set tuition
rates prior to Executive Dean’s final approval.
Responsible for managing the screening team considering college
applicants who are impacted by the College’s Criminal Sexual
Oversee the Advising and Orientation programs, working with the
campus community to implement SOAR programming each year.
Support all college efforts for student completion.
Support the vision/mission of Bay College by providing student
success, culture of success and community success.
Support the future vision of the College as it relates to early
Any other duties as assigned
Beth Berube, Director of Human Resources
Shena Meffer, Human Resources Specialist
Posting Detail Information
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
Target application deadline date May 14, 2023
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Documents Needed to Apply
Optional DocumentsSupplemental Questions
- Cover Letter
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- What is the highest level of education attained?
- High School Diploma
- Associates Degree
- Bachelors Degree
- Masters Degree
- How many years of experience do you have in this type of