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Associate Director Admissions - 2753

UNC Pembroke
North Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Apr 8, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar
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Full Time
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Established in 1887 as a school for the education of American Indians, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke serves a distinctly diverse student body and encourages inclusion and appreciation of the values of all people. Located in the heart of Pembroke, N.C., UNCP boasts an enrollment of 8,200 in 41 undergraduate and 18 graduate programs and offers a personalized learning environment where faculty and staff are dedicated to engaged scholarship, high academic standards, creative activity and public service. Spread over 281 acres, the campus offers a sense of community and belonging-–a place where faculty and staff feel supported, take pride in the university’s mission, and are devoted to excellence in teaching, learning and research, and to developing leaders who make a difference in their communities.

1. Territory Management and Event Planning • Collect, analyze and interpret historical data to determine funnel trends for assigned territory. • Formulate goals based on historical trends and projections for assigned territory. • Refine and implement a recruitment plan for assigned territory with appropriate objectives and strategies to reach set goals to include budgetary needs as required. • Formulate and implement a comprehensive travel plan that includes college fairs, private visits and special programs as required .Primary point of contact and application evaluator for International, out-of-state, and new Transfer student applications
.Designs, plans, and executes undergraduate recruitment events to include but not limited to open house, admitted student days, program specific events, school counselor events, and community outreach activities.
2. Funnel Management
• Build an inquiry pool sufficient in size and quality to reach established enrollment goals
• Counsel prospective students regarding admissions policies and procedures and the University in general
• Communicate via phone, email and letters with most qualified inquiries to encourage submission of the application
• Maintain communication with applied students to encourage and support completion of the application process
• Independently evaluate completed files and make admission decisions based on established criteria
• Maintain contact with accepted students using yield enhancement strategies to reach enrollment goals

3. Office Leadership
• Daily supervision of the Assistant Directors and preparation of annual evaluations
• Serve as acting director in the absence of the Director and Associate Director
Assists in the development and execution of the Office of Undergraduate Strategic Enrollment plan.   Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree required with significant experience in recruitment, admissions or student services. The Associate Director must be familiar with student recruitment and policies and procedures related to student admissions and comply with such policies and procedures. This position requires strong oral and written communication skills; the ability to work with diverse populations; competence in technology and computer skills: the ability to collect and analyze data using the results to implement future programs, plans and strategies.  Valid Driver's License   Management Preferences: Masters Degree
Higher education background or transferable skills from corporate environment.
Working knowledge of new student enrollment support services to include financial aid, records and registration, transcript evaluation, and operation of Admissions CRM
Experience in event planning, digital marketing, and creation of admission literature and publications.
Direct experience in Undergraduate Admission or other form of student services.
Ability to work and respond in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment.
Demonstrated ability to provide leadership to student organizations including student ambassadors, and student telecounselors.   Special Instructions to Applicants: This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process. 

UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and national origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.
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