Associate Director of Enrollment Experiences
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.
- Bachelor’s degree.
- Three or more years of related work experience.
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
. 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
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.
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
Director of Title IX Compliance/Title IX Coordinator
Office of Title IX Compliance
123 I.G. Greer Hall
Boone, NC 28608
ADA /504 Coordinator & Office of Disability Resources
Office of Disability Resources
224 Joyce Lawrence Lane/Suite 112 Anne Belk Hall
Boone, NC 28608
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