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Executive Director of Admissions

Central Washington University
Ellensburg, Washington State
$91,004 - $116,030
Date posted
Feb 1, 2024

Executive Director of Admissions
Division of Student Engagement and Success
Central Washington University

The Executive Director of Admissions serves as a dynamic leader and strategist within the Division of Student Engagement & Success, develops and implements the University’s undergraduate degree-seeking student recruitment plans, and leads a team of outstanding admissions professionals to achieve recruitment goals. The Executive Director of Admissions is the administrator tasked with the identification, development, recruitment, and management of strategies in support of all target populations including Adult, Direct-from-High School, Online, and Transfer.

The Executive Director of Admissions engages with others in the development and implementation of recruitment communications that align with the University’s enrollment goals. The Executive Director of Admissions collaborates with the Executive Director of Marketing & Communication to coordinate marketing, assess effectiveness, and inform the continued development and implementation of the University’s comprehensive recruitment and marketing program, including market segmentation, promotional strategies, and recruitment tactics to meet the University’s enrollment goals.

This position has direct oversight over recruitment of new and transfer students, admissions operations, campus visitation, early college outreach, and new student orientation and onboarding. Working in collaboration with key constituents throughout the University, the Executive Director of Admissions will effectively articulate and promote Central Washington University’s mission, vision, and education programs to prospective students.

Required qualifications include a Master’s degree in Education, Business Administration, Marketing, Communications, Counseling, or related field, and increasing experience in leading college admissions and student recruitment work.

We're offering a salary, depending on experience, from $91,004 - $116,030 annually plus the awesome CWU benefits.

Visit our website at (Search Job ID 6006) for complete information about the position, the division of Student Engagement and Success, and the university. Screening will begin 2/23/24 and continue as needed.

Confidential inquires may be addressed to Dania Cochran, Search Chair, at

CWU is an EEO/AA/Title IX/Veteran/Disability Employer Institution.

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