Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions

Syracuse University
New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 13, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar, Minority & Multicultural Affairs, Other Student Affairs
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting Details

Job # 037628 Department Code 22401-2206 Department Falk College Job Title Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions Location Syracuse, NY Pay Range Commensurate with experience Staff Level S5 FLSA Status Exempt Hours
Standard University business hours

8:30am – 5:00pm (academic year)
8:00am – 4:30pm (summer)

Hours may vary based on operational needs. Job Type Full-time Campus Syracuse, NY Unionized Position Code Not Applicable Job Description
The assistant director of undergraduate admissions and recruitment for Falk College will be responsible for a full range of duties and will support the enrollment management of all undergraduate programs in the college by; engaging prospective students on and off campus with goals to increase visibility, increase inquiry and applicant pools, and employ processes to increase diversity. They will plan and execute on campus and virtual recruitment events, research areas of opportunity with regards to recruitment and will create and implement initiatives that will optimize overall enrollment goals. Qualifications
A bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent combination of education. Reasonable experience in recruiting or 3 years plus of experience in higher education preferred. The candidate must have strong interpersonal, presentational, and written communications skills. Valid driver’s license required. Job Specific Qualifications
Ability to provide, oversight and management of admission recruitment cycle and undergraduate student enrollment, overseeing the planning, implementation, and evaluation of recruitment activities. Ability to use a variety of software ( SLATE, PeopleSoft, OnBase etc.). Must demonstrate a commitment to diversity and an appreciation for working with diverse populations. Must have a collaborative nature and proven ability to work as part of a team; ability to facilitate work between a wide range of individuals and groups including prospective students, alumni, faculty, and staff. Responsibilities
  • Assist the director of Falk admissions to develop and build relationships with prospective undergraduate students and their families, informing them about academic programs and opportunities at Falk College.
  • Assist in the development and coordination of the recruiting strategy for undergraduate programs to include building and executing an undergraduate communication plan to prospective and admitted students.
  • Partner with Falk faculty, staff, student services and central admissions to facilitate visits, events, and services.
  • Liaison with the office of undergraduate admissions, attend meetings and serve on committees.
  • Serve as contact to the various academic departments within Falk to connect prospective students with faculty, staff, and current students.
  • Conduct daily information sessions (in-person and virtual) and communicate with all prospective Falk students via phone, email, and social media.
  • Help plan recruiting and yield initiatives that promote equity, diversity, accessibility, and inclusion.
  • Collaborate with the director of admissions to coordinate the student ambassador program, to include representation from all undergraduate programs in the college.
  • Execute office functions and processes such as facilitation and coordination of special events, mail and email communications, development of recruitment presentations, and training of admissions ambassadors.
Physical Requirements
Not Applicable Tools/Equipment
Not Applicable Application Instructions
In addition to completing an online application, please attach a resume and cover letter. About Syracuse University
Syracuse University is a private, international research university with distinctive academics, diversely unique offerings and an undeniable spirit. Located in the geographic heart of New York State, with a global footprint, and nearly 150 years of history, Syracuse University offers a quintessential college experience.

The scope of Syracuse University is a testament to its strengths: a pioneering history dating back to 1870; a choice of more than 200 majors and 100 minors offered through 13 schools and colleges; nearly 15,000 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students; more than a quarter of a million alumni in 160 countries; and a student population from all 50 U.S. states and 123 countries. For more information, please visit About the Syracuse area
Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New York City. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000. The area offers a low cost of living and provides many social, cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums, festivals, professional regional theater, and premier shopping venues. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range of seasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and snow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites, visiting wineries along the Finger Lakes, and biking on trails along the Erie Canal. EEOC
Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities. Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans
Syracuse University has a long history of engaging veterans and the military-connected community through its educational programs, community outreach, and employment programs. After World War II, Syracuse University welcomed more than 10,000 returning veterans to our campus, and those veterans literally transformed Syracuse University into the national research institution it is today. The University’s contemporary commitment to veterans builds on this historical legacy, and extends to both class-leading initiatives focused on making an SU degree accessible and affordable to the post-9/11 generation of veterans, and also programs designed to position Syracuse University as the employer of choice for military veterans, members of the Guard and Reserve, and military family members. Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus Community
Syracuse University maintains an inclusive learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview. The University community recognizes and values the many similarities and differences among individuals and groups. At Syracuse, we are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, abilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. To do so, we commit ourselves to promoting a community that celebrates and models the principles of diversity and inclusivity. Quick Link Job Posting Date 10/13/2021 Application Deadline Full Consideration By Job Category Staff Message to Applicants

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