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Associate Director of Admissions - Kansas City Campus

Kansas City University
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 9, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Other Communications, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Public Relations & Marketing (Campus), Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar, Minority & Multicultural Affairs, Other Student Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Type:Staff

Job Description:

The Associate Director of Admissions will manage the student application process and contribute to the establishment of student recruitment strategies and goals. This position will maintain informative communications with internal and external constituents; assist with the development and administration of Admissions protocols, communications, and technological media and promote the University as a nurturing, family-friendly environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Manages the student application process
  • Ensures an integrated admittance process from initial contact with students through confirmation/notification
  • Contributes to the establishment of student recruitment strategies and goal
  • Maintains accurate, informative, and timely communications with internal and external constituents and students
  • Assists with the development and administration of Admissions protocols and communications
  • Cultivates relationships with prospective students
  • Manages all statistical reporting
  • Represents department and the University favorably and in accordance with established Core Values and expectations
  • Perform other duties as assigned or directed to meet the goals and objectives of the University
  • Bachelor’s degree in Higher Education, Communications, Marketing, Public Relations or related field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Three years of Admissions experience.
  • Two years experience in a leadership position, managing processes and/or personnel.
  • Two years of supervisory experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and proficiency in Admission functions and operations.
  • Must have excellent communication, interpersonal, and conflict resolution skills to function effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong working knowledge and proficiency in working with databases, report generators, word processing, electronic mail, and spreadsheets. Proficient in Microsoft Office essential.
  • Familiarity and proficient in Workday, a plus.
  • Must be organized, detail-oriented, self-motivated, and able to work independently.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to shifting priorities and departmental demands essential.
  • Excellent follow-through skills required.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task, balance multiple projects in stressful situations and with frequent interruption, yet, able to perform assignments accurately, attain deadlines, and maintain positive relations.
  • Must be diplomatic at all times and able to exercise good judgment, while maintaining discretion.
  • Must maintain an on-going, insurable driving record.
Equal Opportunity Employer

KCU is committed to promoting an equal employment opportunity workplace. Equal opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information (GINA), physical or mental disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, familial status, ancestry, military and/or veteran status, and/or any other status protected by applicable Federal, state or local law.

Annual Security Report

KCU is committed to providing a safe campus for students, faculty, and staff. Our annual campus security report lists campus crimes and statistics for the campus and public areas around campus for the last three years, in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act.

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