Assistant Director of Adult and Grad Admissions

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Employer
Florida Southern College
Location
Lakeland, FL
Posted
Aug 02, 2022
Closes
Aug 13, 2022
Ref
322249709
Specialty
Admissions
Position Type
Assistant Director
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
College / University
Assistant Director of Adult and Grad Admissions
Job type
Full TimeLocation
Department
Adult and Graduate AdmissionSalary
$0.00 per year Assistant Director of Adult and Grad Admissions
Accepting applicationsAbout this position
*JOB SUMMARY:* Reporting to the Director of Adult and Graduate Admission, the Assistant Director supports recruitment efforts for meeting or exceeding adult and graduate program enrollments. The incumbent will articulate the mission and values of the College to prospective students and corporate partners, and become familiar with all aspects of academic and student life as they pertain to the recruitment and retention of adult and graduate students.

*ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS*
1. Serve as the Academic Advisor for more than 500 new and returning students.
2. Manage the online verification process for all students through ProctorU as well as the virtual new student orientation.
3. Work in multiple databases to keep student records current (i.e. Slate and Jenzabar).
4. Provide unofficial transcript reviews for students in order to develop a suggested course plan consistent with their career goals and degree requirements. This would include a term-by-term schedule/outline of the program of study.
5. Maintain current knowledge of all curricula and requirements for adult and graduate programs.
6. Understand and practice efficient prospect management functions to ensure timely follow-up to all advisees and prospective students by email, phone, and in person meetings.
7. Work with the department chairs and Registrar to maintain relevant, accurate data bases and records.
8. Assist the faculty and department chairs in developing and implementing innovative recruitment outreach strategies to drive enrollments and retention for the Office of Adult and Graduate Admission.
9. Recruit students through outreach visits at education fairs, professional group networking, site visits, information sessions, social networking, and telephone/e-mail follow-up of inquiries.
10. Develop continuing relationships/partnerships with appropriate business and educational contacts.
11. Organize and host recruitment events as needed.
12. Communicate regularly with department chairs regarding admission policies and procedures.
13. Provide excellent customer service to students, co-workers, staff, faculty and other constituents.
14. Under the leadership of the Director, assist in necessary phases of the program to include recruitment, prospective student engagement, advising, scheduling, and the CRM system for The Office of Adult and Graduate Admission.

*SECONDARY FUNCTIONS*
1. Implement new ideas to best target adult and graduate students by evaluating recruitment strategy effectiveness.
2. Evaluate recruitment and prospect management functions designed to drive enrollments.
3. Generate ideas and make recommendations for the development of degree programs or track options when exploring new markets.
4. Provide monthly updates on status of performance objectives.
5. Work with the Director of Adult and Graduate Admission to track expenses involved with recruitment and prospect management.
6. Assist with surveys to track customer satisfaction and develop tactics to address issues of concern.
7. Collaborate with the Director in the design, implementation and distribution of marketing materials.
8. Contribute to the overall success of the department by performing all other duties as assigned by the Director of Adult and Graduate Admission and the Vice President for Enrollment Management.

About our ideal candidate
*EDUCATION, WORK EXPERIENCE AND REQUIREMENTS*
1. Bachelor’s Degree required. Masters preferred.
2. Minimum one to three years related program recruiting and management experience, preferably in continuing or adult education.
3. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with people of varied backgrounds and cultures.
4. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills required.

*PHYSICAL DEMANDS*
1. Regularly required to sit, stand, bend and lift up to 30 pounds.
2. Ability to travel/fly/drive and work evenings and weekends when necessary; available for extensive local, regional and international travel.

*WORKING CONDITIONS*
1. Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
2. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to the typical office environment.
3. The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal.
4. Position is campus-based and not intended for remote work.
About usThe College's health and wellness plans along with generous paid time-off benefits are in addition to rewarding employee benefits such as the tuition grant and 403(b) plan.

The employee tuition grant is a remarkable benefit that covers the cost of 100% of the College's tuition for dependent children of faculty and staff who have been employed with the college fulltime for one year. Employees can also take advantage of the benefit for themselves.

The Defined Contribution Retirement Plan is a 403(b) plan in which the college automatically contributes 7% of the eligible employee's earnings into a retirement fund whether the employee chooses to participate or not. The account has a comprehensive investment portfolio and allows the employee to control their investment choices. At 6 years of service, the employer contribution amount is elevated to 10%. Employees can choose to participate through pre-tax payroll deductions when ready!

Florida Southern College is committed to diversity and inclusion in hiring, campus life, and intellectual engagement and welcomes applications from all interested candidates. The college actively seeks a wide variety of candidates and enthusiastically looks to diversify our workforce.

Florida Southern College has a strong commitment to the principles of equal employment opportunity. The college recruits, hires, trains, transfers, promotes and compensates individuals and makes all personnel decisions without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, marital status, veteran status, or physical or mental disability unrelated to an individual’s ability to perform the job, in accordance with applicable law.

Founded in 1883, Florida Southern College is the oldest private college in the state. The College maintains its commitment to academic excellence through 70+ undergraduate programs and distinctive graduate programs in business administration, education, nursing, and physical therapy. Florida Southern has a 14:1 student-to-faculty ratio, is an award-winning national leader in engaged learning, and boasts 30 NCAA Division II National Championships. Florida Southern is ranked at #8 among the “Best Regional Universities in the South” by U.S. News & World Report in its 2022 “Best Colleges” guide and is included in The Princeton Review’s 2022 Best 387 Colleges guide and the “Fiske Guide to Colleges 2022.” The 2021-2022 Colleges of Distinction guidebook praises Florida Southern’s AACSB accredited Barney Barnett School of Business and Free Enterprise alongside the College’s School of Education and its Ann Blanton Edwards School of Nursing and Health Sciences. Poets&Quants, U.S. News & World Report, Fortune, and The Princeton Review further laud the Barney Barnett School of Business and Free Enterprise and the Ann Blanton Edwards School of Nursing and Health Sciences as foremost programs in the nation for business and nursing education. Home to the world’s largest single-site collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture, FSC has appeared on The Princeton Review’s top 20 “Most Beautiful Campus” national listing for 12 consecutive years. [Connect](https://www.flsouthern.edu/) with Florida Southern College.