Assistant Director Admissions

Expiring today

Creighton University
Omaha, NE
Aug 02, 2022
Aug 08, 2022
Position Type
Assistant Director
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University
At Creighton University, you are part of something big. Your skills and passions unite with thousands of faculty, staff and students inspired to change the world. Here, we offer meaningful work driven by a 475-year-old Jesuit tradition committed to social justice and serving others. Through this tradition, we push the boundaries on innovation. We pursue new knowledge for the betterment of society. We seek to improve our world through Catholic and Jesuit values. And it all starts with you.

The Assistant Director of Admissions provides high-level, personalized service to prospective students interested in Creighton University’s College of Nursing graduate and adult programs. This position is responsible for developing a recruitment plan and executing it to maximize enrollment for the Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs. The role resides in Enrollment Management and works collaboratively with College of Nursing and other university units to implement the admissions plan.

This position is responsible for building the relationships necessary to recruit, admit and enroll new nursing students. This person will regularly conduct outbound phone calling and host virtual and in-person meetings with prospective students to discuss Creighton’s programs. The role also requires regular transcript reviews, unofficial prerequisites evaluations, and counseling students on remaining courses needed for prerequisite completion. The position is also responsible for representing Creighton University at off-campus events outside of Omaha, such as employer education fairs, nursing-related conferences, community college recruitment events, and events at schools partnered with Creighton. Lastly, this person will be responsible for reviewing admission files and finalizing admission decisions, following the guidelines set forth by the College of Nursing admission committee

Qualifications (KSA’s, Cert’s/licensure)

  • Bachelor’s Degree, required; Master’s Degree, preferred

  • 2 to 5 years experience in admissions, recruitment, advising or counseling

  • Willingness to travel/drive and work on weekends and nights as needed

  • Ability to communicate well with prospective students over the phone, via email, and in person

  • Ability to present pertinent information about Creighton University and the College of Nursing to both large and small groups

  • Knowledge of admission terminology, policies, and tests

  • Knowledge of transfer credit policies and procedures

  • Interpersonal/human relations skills

  • Planning and organizational skills

  • Ability to efficiently and effectively review transcripts

  • Ability to learn and apply institutional policies and procedures

  • Ability to demonstrate self-direction and motivation

  • Collaborative, team oriented and mission driven

Physical Requirements

Seeing: 75 - 100%, Hearing: 75-100%, Standing/Climbing/Mobility: 0-24%, Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: 0-24% (pound: 15lbs.), Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: 75 - 100%, Travel: Yes, Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens: No

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Disclosure Statement: This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.