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Associate Director of Admissions, Anderson College of Business and Computing

Regis University
Denver, CO
Closing date
Dec 1, 2022

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Position Type
Associate Director
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University
Position Type:StaffScheduled Weekly Hours:40Requested Start Date for this Position:10/17/2022 - 28 days to goCampus Location:Northwest Denver CampusFull-time or Part-time:Full timeJob Summary:Under the direct supervision of the Director of Admissions, the Associate Director of Admissions, Anderson College of Business and Computing (ACB&C), helps to provide leadership in developing and implementing student recruitment and enrollment strategies targeting traditional community college and contemporary adults, both at the undergraduate and graduate level, for admission to Regis University. The Associate Director is responsible for the execution of a comprehensive and strategic management plan designed to effectively and efficiently administer daily recruitment tactics to shape enrollment and meet the mission of Anderson College and Regis University. The Associate Director shares accountability for the achievement of new student goals and is required to use discretion and independent judgement in matters of significance regarding the recruitment, admission, and enrollment of new students. The Associate Director is required to maintain current with contemporary enrollment management practices and familiarity with best practice recruitment communication technologies. The Associate Director provides leadership and day-to-day management of all admissions recruitment tactics, as well as staff development, and training execution.

Working at Regis University
As Regis employees, we embrace our Jesuit Catholic values of respect, inclusion and equity, and welcome employees, faculty and students from all faiths and cultures. Together, we perform our duties in alignment with the mission of the University and seek dedicated individuals to contribute to and strengthen that mission and our service to students.

Take a moment to consider our Total Rewards package:
- A generous tuition benefit for employees, spouses, and dependents
- Paid Mission leave to give employees time to volunteer in the community
- Options for flexible work
- Additional time off each year when the University closes for Winter Break
- Medical, dental, and vision insurance

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please submit a resume, cover letter and list of references with your application. Current employees, please submit an application by logging into Workday. Click on the Career Worklet and access the internal site.Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Admissions and Enrollment Management:

Under the guidance from the Director of Admissions, the Associate Director, is responsible for assisting in the implementation, refinement, and evaluation of the undergraduate and graduate strategic recruitment plan and enrollment projection model to meet short- and long-range goals for Anderson College, while addressing specific initiatives which coincide with the mission of the university. The Associate Director will assist in establishing and achieving the annual enrollment goals, which include enrolling new and the retention of current students, in collaboration with the Director of Admission and Dean of ACB&C. In addition, the Associate Director will be expected to maintain familiarity with current and developing technologies and their application in achieving recruitment goals. Furthermore, this position will act, under the direction of the Director of Admissions, as a primary liaison with key enrollment partners across the university, including financial aid, academic advising units, student services, academic records & registration, and faculty, to ensure consistent, Jesuit-inspired service to all newly enrolling students.

The Associate Director will help to facilitate optimal enrollment management performance internally, fostering a professional development environment that ensures team members are equipped to approach challenges of their positions and contribute to successful recruitment and outreach efforts. The individual will help support the Anderson Admission Team through attention to on-going learning and improvement in key job functions including, but not limited to, programmatic knowledge, systems training, positive student engagement, and customer service. The Associate Director will share the responsibility for ensuring teams’ attainment of new enrollment goals, plus, efforts to result in increased generation of revenues for the university.

The individual should also be knowledgeable in using historical data and statistics to assist in identifying trends/patterns that impact recruitment and enrollment of new students. The Associate Director will need to assist the Director of Admissions in helping to identify new clientele, develop new and existing markets, and cultivate strategies to increase enrollments. This position will work in collaboration with the Director of Admissions to ensure optimal performance of enrollment management partnerships with Anderson College, Regis University, and community stakeholders.

Using Technology, CRM, and Social Media Marketing Efforts:

The Associate Director will also be charged with successfully executing best practice relationship building and decision making with student inquiries, plus, the ability to maintain accurate and complete records within Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system (Salesforce) and Centralized Application Systems (CAS). This position will be depended upon to lead the unit in the utilization of Salesforce to effectively manage recruitment and make strategic, data-driven decisions on measurable recruitment activities in order to achieve annual enrollment goals. Furthermore, the Associate Director will assist the Director of Admissions, in their collaboration with Admission Marketing to explore new areas of clientele and the use of social media, plus other available technology, in helping to the secure the enrollments of new students.

DECISION MAKING: (Level of difficulty or intensity of the mental process and is it routine or non-routine.)

This position comes with significant opportunities for independent analysis and decision making on a wide range of issues from the straight forward to the highly complex. It requires creativity, vision, knowledge of the field, organizational skill, and the ability to anticipate consequence of actions.

SCOPE of AUTHORITY: Financial, program, specific activity (Amount of freedom to establish methods to complete assignments.)

This position is a highly autonomous one. The associate director has the authority, within established university parameters, to spend the departmental budget, work with outside vendors, and make decisions related to recruitment.

COMMUNICATION: (Interpersonal level of communication, e.g., factual, interpretative, motivational.)

The position requires exceptional oral and written communication skills. The Associate Director will work closely with the Director of Admissions, Anderson College administrators, faculty and staff, also with prospective students, family members, alumni, and friends of the university. The Associate Director will also interact with high-level professionals in the local business and surrounding community.

The Associate Director must be able to give directions clearly and communicate information and concepts effectively. In addition, the individual should have the skill set to help manage conflict resolution and negotiation. The position requires a professional appearance and manner, tact, diplomacy, and the ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently. It also requires a high level of self-direction and motivation.

RESULTS of ACTIONS: (Impact of results on the department/Regis.)

This position is critical to the success of the university. Actions have a direct impact on the continued growth and viability of the university and on future directions. Failure to perform effectively could result in lower student enrollments, which can have a multi-year fiscal impact.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: (Necessary for essential duties.)

Education: Minimum requirement is a baccalaureate degree; master’s degree in educational administration is preferred.

Experience: (Specific, observable and linked to essential duties.)

Minimum of 5 years of previous college or postsecondary education experience working in recruitment, admissions, or student service programs. Supervisory experience preferred.

Skills: (Psychomotor activities needed to perform tasks.)

Strong skill in oral and written communication. Ability to be independently mobile.

Knowledge: (Body of and level of information necessary to perform a duty.)

Excellent knowledge of English language use, grammar, spelling and punctuation. Knowledge of effective adult recruitment and enrollment management practices. Skill in using data base information to collect and analyze data. Knowledge of legal requirements and ethical standards related to student recruitment and admissions. Knowledge of academic transfer policies, financial aid, and military education benefits related to post-traditional applicants. Knowledge of organizational dynamics in a constantly changing environment.

Abilities: (Application of knowledge, i.e., intensity, duration, frequency of mental capabilities needed to perform tasks. Ability to handle multiple complex tasks in an environment with interruptions and distractions. Ability to educate, train, supervise, and evaluate staff. Ability to communicate with others in both oral and written forms. Ability to anticipate the consequences of decisions and actions

Ability to interpret and apply university policies. Ability to use computer software programs for word processing, email communication, data base management, and spread sheet work.

Physical Requirements: (Frequency, duration, very easy to very hard, essential to helpful)

Lifting & Carrying:

Some lifting and carrying of boxes and supplies up to 35 lbs.

Pushing & Pulling:

Occasional pushing and pulling, forces ranging from 5-30 lbs.

Body Positions:

Frequent sitting while performing keyboarding, writing, and counseling. Occasional sitting for driving related activities.

To view our Benefits Guide use either the link or the web address below.

Benefits Guide - Fiscal Year 22-23 or
Pay Rate:$69,234 Annual Salary

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