Associate Director of Enrollment Experiences

Appalachian State University
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 15, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Alumni Affairs, Conference & Special Event Administration, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar, Other Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Title Associate Director of Enrollment Experiences Position Number 089011 Department AVC for Enrollment Management - 240000 Description of University

Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Three or more years of related work experience.
License/Certification Required
Valid driver’s license and ability to rent vehicle. Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The Associate Director Enrollment Events is a twelve-month exempt ( EHRA ) position specifically responsible for leading the planning, coordination, and general assessment for all recruitment programs and events for the Division of Enrollment Management (including Undergraduate First-Year Admissions, Transfer Admissions, Graduate Admissions) and serving as a professional staff advisor to the Appalachian Student Ambassadors . This position is a critical team member in facilitating the recruitment of a diverse and competitive body of undergraduate and graduate students whose experiences and talents benefit the Appalachian community. This position reports to the Director of Enrollment Analytics and CRM Solutions.

This person will lead the planning, coordination, and assessment of recruitment programs and events by:
  • Facilitating a comprehensive array of high-quality and effective recruitment and yield events for the Offices of Undergraduate First-Year Admissions, Transfer Admission and Engagement, Graduate Admissions and Student Financial Aid, and University Scholarships that will attract and enroll academically qualified and diverse students.
  • Creating events that enhance the student experience, particularly by engaging students with faculty and staff partners from across campus to highlight the academic and student life experience at Appalachian.
  • Assuming primary responsibility for the execution of all recruitment and yield events in partnership with colleagues from the respective recruitment offices, including but not limited to open houses, prospective student events, admitted student events, counselor and advisor events, scholarship events, and events specifically for underrepresented populations.
  • Coordinating all aspects of event management within the constituent relationship management ( CRM ) system including registration and communication in collaboration with the Director of Enrollment Communications.
  • Analyzing data and providing regular written reports to internal and external constituencies.
  • Ensuring all aspects of campus events are accomplished in a very positive and intentional fashion to yield enrollment.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Associate Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management and Director of Enrollment Analytics and CRM Solutions.

This person will serve as co-advisor to the Appalachian Student Ambassador group by:
  • Advising the Executive Board via one-on-one meetings and group meetings, as well as the design and delivery of programs and seminars to assist with their leadership development.
  • Actively advising and mentoring the Appalachian Student Ambassadors through a number of key events and activities which support the Chancellor’s Office, Office of Admissions/Enrollment Management, and Office of Alumni Affairs.
  • Work with University Communications and the Office of the Chancellor to develop strategic messaging and training for Ambassadors to support on-campus recruiting events and other programs scheduled by this position.
  • Facilitating the coordination, selection, training, management, and evaluation of the Ambassadors.
Suggested Salary Range $48,000-$52,000 Physical Demands of Position
Typical physical demands of a professional position within a university office area, including the ability to lift and move 40 pounds of print publications and decorations for events, with or without reasonable accommodation, and the ability to be sedentary or move around for extended periods of time during on-campus events. This position does require some travel with the Appalachian Student Ambassador group. Special Instructions to Applicants
Please attach required documents:
Cover Letter and Resume.

List a minimum of 3 professional references in the application or attach a List of References with Contact Information.

The review of applications will begin on October 15th and will continue until the position is filled. AA/EEO Statement

Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

Director of Human Resources/ EEO Officer
Office of Human Resources
330 University Hall Dr.
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-3187

Director of Title IX Compliance/Title IX Coordinator
Office of Title IX Compliance
123 I.G. Greer Hall
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-2144

ADA /504 Coordinator & Office of Disability Resources Director
Office of Disability Resources
224 Joyce Lawrence Lane/Suite 112 Anne Belk Hall
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-3056

Diversity and Inclusion at Appalachian

We at Appalachian State University are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence both locally and globally.

We understand that the successful implementation of diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence is the responsibility of the entire university community, including alumni and official university governing bodies. A diverse campus community supports an influx of broad and distinct ideas that increase learning opportunities and strengthen the impact of our community as we work collectively to achieve a just experience for all.

We actively encourage, support, and promote a global mindset and an equitable environment where all will know that they belong and are safe to express their culture, identity, values, ideas, opinions, and creativity. We are committed to creating a culture of equity opportunity for all, one that has an expectation of fairness, justice, and equity-minded practice at all levels of the university community.

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