Under general supervision, provides leadership in advancing optimal
strategic recruitment and admissions initiatives to meet the
University’s enrollment goals. Manages a comprehensive, data-driven
recruitment and admissions program to attract, admit and retain
qualified students. The Director of Admissions reports to the
Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Plans, develops and leads an aggressive recruitment plan based upon
a strategic enrollment management plan encompassing all areas of
student recruitment including traditional, non-traditional,
graduate and international students as well as other targeted
Establishes a system of market and applicant research to identify
Facilitates, monitors, implements and evaluates University polices
relative to Admissions, including but not limited to recruitment
and marketing as well as assessment of enrollment patterns and
projections, to include traditional, online, nontraditional, and
Provides input to assist the University in developing policies and
procedures to enhance recruitment, admission, scholastics
performance and retention of students.
Collaborates with constituents at all levels of the University to
resolve issues and concerns relating to the admissions process
including placement testing.
Master’s degrees in student personnel services or a related field
and five to eight years of experience in admissions or enrollment
management are required. Candidates must demonstrate excellent
leadership skills as well as expertise in enrollment management
issues, strong analytical and communication skills, sound
professional judgment, initiative and the ability to work
effectively with a diverse group of individuals including students,
faculty and staff are also required. Experience with MS Office
applications and student data base systems, specifically (i.e.
Jenzabar. Banner) and customer relationship management tools (i.e.
JRM) is required. Must be organized and an effective time manager
with strong attention to detail and the ability to prioritize
multiple tasks with minimal supervision. Bilingual
(English/Spanish) desirable. The equivalent combination of
education and experience that provides the required knowledge,
skills and abilities may be considered.