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Assoc Director of Admissions

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The finalist will be subject to a criminal background check.

Position Information

General Information

Position Number 000753
Vacancy Open to All Candidates
Working Title Assoc Director of Admissions
Position Designation EHRA Non-Faculty
Employment Type Permanent - Full-time
Months per Year 12
Work Schedule

Monday-Friday, 8-5

Hours per week 40
FLSA Status Exempt
Division Academic Affairs
Department Enrollment Management (Adm)
Work Location Cato
Salary Range
Primary Purpose of Department

The mission of the Undergraduate Admissions Office is to meet the established University enrollment goals by recruiting undergraduate applicants. Our goal is to recruit applicants who can contribute to and profit from the University in academic programs and activities; assisting prospects and applicants in realizing their academic ambitions through counseling; accurately and efficiently reviewing academic credentials and notifying applicants of decisions; and providing the University community with data necessary for advising and enrollment planning.
Our mission statement is “to provide quality service, promote quality service, promote educational opportunities and facilitate enrollment at the University”
We value our position as the first contact a prospective student or the general public may have with the University. Providing timely and accurate information and effectively monitoring the admissions process is critical to the successful recruitment of qualified students. Functionally, the office staff works closely with the faculty and support units on campus and with high school counselors, parents, and community college counselors off-campus.

Primary Purpose of Position

The Associate Director represents the admissions office and the University in a variety of settings on and off campus without any supervision and must make decisions to conduct oneself appropriately and responsibly, commit accurate information about the University, admissions, financial aid, and majors to the public, give recommendations to and counsel prospective students, families, school counselors and other public audiences. The Associate Director directs the internal operations of the Admissions office, supervises staff, and makes admission decisions. The Associate Director acts as director in the absence of the director and senior associate director, sits on appropriate university committees, and represents the university at regional and national meetings.

Summary of Position Responsibilities

Exercises strategic leadership in recruitment efforts and operations.
Hires, trains and manages performance of staff.
Makes admission decisions and reviews decisions made by others.
Works closely with academic departments on recruitment efforts and setting admissions policy.
Maintain strong working knowledge of transfer admission and credit articulation policies.
Assists with strategic planning and coordinates the annual report.

Minimum Education/Experience

Master’s Degree required, or Bachelor’s Degree with equivalent experience.
Excellent oral and written communication skills and strong interpersonal skills.

Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills and Experience

3-5 years of college admissions experience with increasing levels of responsibility in college admissions.
Prior experience managing admissions staff.
Willingness to travel domestically and work non-traditional hours as needed, a valid passport and driver’s license is required.

Necessary Certifications/Licenses
Preferred Certifications/Licenses
Special Notes to Applicants

The finalist will be subject to a criminal background check.

Posting Open Date 09/22/2017
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Proposed Hire Date
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Contact Information

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • UNC Charlotte Website
    • The Placement Exchange (TPE)
    • StudentAffairs.com
    • Another Website (please list in box below)
    • Personal Referral
    • Other (please list in box below)
    • HERC Job Board
  2. Where did you learn about this posting?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. Have you worked in college admissions?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. Please describe your prior management experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter / Letter of Interest
  3. Contact Information for References
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document