Number of Vacancies:
Area of Consideration:
Open To The Public
Pay Plan, Series & Grade:
Open Until Filled
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
Minimum Job Requirements
- 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
- Coordinates various programmatic functions of the office
related to data driven strategies and tactics to recruit a specific
- 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
- 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.
Information to Applicant
Collective Bargaining Unit (Union):
- 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
- A sense of humor.
This position is not
part of the collective bargaining unit.
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
Applicants claiming veterans preference
must submit official proof at the time of application.
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
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.
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.
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.
Official Job Offers are made by the University
of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources only.
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