Assistant Director of Admission

University of the District of Columbia
District of Columbia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 16, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach, Human Resources Administration, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar
Employment Type
Full Time

Number of Vacancies: 1

Area of Consideration: Open To The Public

Position Status:
Full-Time, Regular

Pay Plan, Series & Grade: DS0058/6

Salary Range: $63,294- $85,550

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Location: 4200 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008

Brief Description of Duties

Reporting to the Director of Recruitment and Admissions, the Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions is an independent individual that is organized and able to manage multiple admissions related projects at once while ensuring they are successful and have longevity. Likewise, the incumbent will have accountability for assisting on the implementation of operational strategies and coordinating systemic changes or interventions as needed to ensure the office of undergraduate admissions and recruitment is operating at maximal capacity including but not limited to providing information, counseling and general assistance to applicants attempting to enroll in the University as well as collaborating with other Academic Units and community stakeholders to ensure that Admissions’ strategic goals are met.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Specifically, the Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions
  • Cultivates, establishes, and strengthens relationships with key liaisons within the regional public and charter school systems; government organizations; and major civic organizations and employers in the community.
  • Oversees some operational expectations of all team members.
  • Coordinates various programmatic functions of the office related to data driven strategies and tactics to recruit a specific subpopulation(s)
  • Assists with internal communications including but not limited to emails, videos and working with the marketing team to drive interest for the university.
  • Ensures the development, implementation, and documentation of processes that support the strategic, accurate, and efficient flow of applicant information.
  • The ability to manage multiple special projects and see them through from beginning to end.
  • Plan and execute various undergraduate admissions events.
  • Remain current on undergraduate admissions best practices and trends as well as attends workshops, conferences and meetings.
  • Assigns college fairs to other Recruitment staff (undergraduate and graduate), conducts high school visits and coordinates campus tours. Develops and manages other outreach initiatives for UDC to achieve our enrollment goals.
  • Effectively supervise, evaluate, develop, and motivate team members, ensuring adherence to industry and operational practices and compliance.
  • Ensures that quality control practices such as audits and testing are utilized to confirm the accurate capture and storage of data as well as positive experiences for all end-users of our technology and processes.
  • Preform other work-related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.
Minimum Job Requirements
  • Minimum 2-4 years of working in admissions at a university. Prior experience in a managerial role preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Candidates should also have strong leadership, supervisory, managerial, and analytical and communication skills and demonstrated ability with enrollment information database systems (preferably Banner), web technologies, electronic data management and predictive modeling.
  • Attentiveness to detail, strong interpersonal communication skills, analytical skills, and the ability to work independently with strategic insight are imperative.
  • This position occasionally requires work on weekends.
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced work environment;
  • A sense of humor.
Information to Applicant

Collective Bargaining Unit (Union): This position is not part of the collective bargaining unit.

Employment Benefits: Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be covered under the University of the District of Columbia' s retirement plan (TIAA).

Equal Opportunity Employer: The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.

Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived actual race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, marital status, personal appearance, genetic information, familial status, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamily offense, place of residence or business, or status as a covered veteran, as provided for and to the extent required by District and Federal statutes and regulations. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.

Veterans Preference: Applicants claiming veterans preference must submit official proof at the time of application.

Visa Sponsorship: At this time, the University of the District of Columbia does not provide sponsorship for visas (e.g. H-1B). This position is also ineligible for Optional Practical Training (OPT).

Residency Preference: A person applying for a position who is a bona fide District resident at the time of application for the position, may be awarded a 10-point residency preference over non-District applicants, unless the person declines the preference points. If selected, the person shall be required to present no less than 8 proofs of bona fide District residency on or before the effective date of the appointment and maintain such residency for 7 consecutive years from the effective date of the appointment. Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the 7-year period will result in forfeiture of employment.

Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.

Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background investigation. The determination of a 'satisfactory background investigation' is made at the sole discretion of the University of the District of Columbia. The University may refuse to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review and may terminate the employment of a current employee based on the results of a background investigation.

Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC application will be required.

Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the University of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources only.

Contact Information: All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human Resources at (202) 274-5380.

The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For a full version of the University’s EO Policy Statement, please visit: .

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