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Admissions Manager

University of Bridgeport
Connecticut, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 29, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar, Other Student Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
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The University of Bridgeport is seeking candidates for the position of Admissions Manager. This position supervises admissions counselors, enrolls students, assists with overseeing the daily operations of the advising office, and performs all management duties that are relevant to the Office and the Enrollment Department. This position will be located in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

Essential Job Functions/Primary Responsibilities :

(The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.)
  • Provides accurate information and assists with enrollment steps for prospective students.
  • Assists with oversight of the day to day operations of the Admissions Office, including interviewing and training new staff, mentoring staff with internal professional development/growth, and providing customer service skills/assessment.
  • Provides guidance and support to staff during enrollment process with applicant students.
  • Collaborates with program directors and department chairs to provide programmatic information to admissions staff.
  • Audits admissions officers’ outreach and service to prospective students via SonisWeb.
  • Collaborates with other University management staff to ensure a successful enrollment process for all applicant students.
  • Learns and provides training to staff on University software programs (including but not limited to Canvas, Salte and other software programs)
  • Conducts all work in a safe manner and ensures all work safety practices are followed.
Other Functions :
  • Performs similar or related work as required, directed or as situation dictates.
  • Continues professional development and training; keeps current with trends.
  • Assists other department staff as needed to promote a team effort.
Knowledge, Ability and Skill :
  • Knowledge of all University academic programs, policies and procedures
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in MS Office, Canvas & Slate
  • Exceptional skills in problem-solving and conflict resolution
  • Supervisory and management skills

Education, Training and Experience :
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field required.
  • 1-3 years’ experience in enrolling and advising students.
Special Requirements :
  • Valid Driver’s license and insured vehicle
Physical and Mental Requirements :

Work Environment None Under 1/3 1/3 to 2/3 Over 2/3 Outdoor Weather Conditions X Work with fumes or airborne particles X Work near moving mechanical parts X Risk of electrical shock X Vibration X

Physical Activity None Under 1/3 1/3 to 2/3 Over 2/3 Standing X Walking X Sitting X Talking & Hearing X Using hands/fingers to handle/feel X Climbing or balancing X Bending, pulling, pushing X Driving X

Lifting Requirements None Under 1/3 1/3 to 2/3 Over 2/3 Up to 10 pounds X Up to 25 pounds X Up to 50 pounds X Up to 75 pounds X Up to 100 pounds X Over 100 pounds X

Vision Requirements:

X Close vision (i.e. clear vision at 20 inches or less)

X Distance vision (i.e. clear vision at 20 feet or more)

X Color vision (i.e. ability to identify and distinguish colors)

X Peripheral vision (i.e. ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or

left and right while the eyes are fixed on a given point)

X Depth perception (i.e. three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and

spatial relationships)

___ No special vision requirements

(This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee. It is used as a guide for personnel actions and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.)

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