This job has expired

GSIE Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management

University of Arkansas
Cumberland County, NC
Closing date
Feb 16, 2023

View more

Position Type
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University
Current University of Arkansas System employees including student employees and graduate assistants need to log into Workday on My Apps. Simply enter "Find Jobs" in the Workday search bar to view open positions.

All Job Postings will close at 12:01 a.m. CT on the specified Closing Date (if designated). To view the job posting closing date please return to the search for jobs page.

If you close the browser or exit your application prior to submitting, the application process will be saved as a draft. You will be able to access and complete the application through "My Draft Applications" located on your Candidate Home page.

Type of Position:

Professional Staff - Project/Program Administration

Workstudy Position:


Job Type:


Work Shift:

Day Shift (United States of America)

Sponsorship Available:


Institution Name:

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas is a land grant institution, classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the nation's top 2 percent of universities with the highest level of research activity. The University of Arkansas works to advance Arkansas and build a better world through education, research and outreach by providing transformational opportunities and skills, promoting an inclusive and diverse culture and climate, and nurturing creativity, discovery and the spread of new ideas and innovations.

The University of Arkansas campus is located in Fayetteville, a welcoming community ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. The growing region surrounding Fayetteville is home to numerous Fortune 500 companies and one of the nation's strongest economies. Northwest Arkansas is also quickly gaining a national reputation for its focus on the arts and overall quality of life.

As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.

Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions, you should review before applying for the opening.

If you have a disability and need assistance with the hiring process, please submit a request via the Disability Accommodations | OEOC | University of Arkansas ( : Request an Accommodation. Applicants are required to submit a request for each position of which they have applied.

For general application assistance or if you have questions about a job posting, please contact Human Resources at 479.575.5351.


Graduate School

Department's Website:

Summary of Job Duties:

The Director of Graduate and International Admissions leads a diverse team employing various admissions strategies with the goal of expeditiously enrolling a highly qualified and diverse graduate and international student body. The Director is responsible for the customer relationship management software and technology tools that house the graduate and international application and actively participates in the strategic use and design of these tools and the application management process. This position builds and maintains collaborative relationships with both campus and external constituents and stakeholders. The position also advises and contributes to the Graduate School and International Education's international activities with a view to strengthening the University's general profile, partnerships, and international dual degree programs. The Director manages a committed staff and oversees planning, budgeting, and operational line responsibility.

The position dually reports to the Associate Dean of the Graduate School and the Associate Dean for International Education.

Regular, reliable and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field from an accredited institution of higher education
  • At least three years of experience in an admissions-related position
  • Experience managing/supervising staff in a higher education environment

Preferred Qualifications:
  • A master's degree in a related from an accredited institution of higher education
  • At least five years of experience in an admissions-related position, preferably in a graduate education setting
  • Experience working collaboratively with faculty, staff, and administrators from various constituent groups
  • Experience in international education, preferably which demonstrates knowledge of United States visa laws, rules, and regulations
  • Experience using data to drive continuous improvement and efficiencies

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of current technologies and issues concerning admission and enrollment management in higher education
  • Knowledge of international educational systems and structures
  • Knowledge of US visa laws, rules and regulations
  • Knowledge and experience managing a budget
  • Knowledge and exposure to a student information system such as PeopleSoft and familiarity with online applicant and prospect management databases such as Slate/Technolutions strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated administrative and organizational skills
  • Professional demeanor, with strong interpersonal and communication skills required to work within a collaborative university team
  • Ability to accomplish all tasks independently and with minimal supervision
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally
  • Ability to demonstrate a commitment to the holistic development of diverse student populations
  • Ability to demonstrate a commitment to student success

Additional Information:

Salary Information:

$65,000 - $72,000

Required Documents to Apply:

Cover Letter/Letter of Application, List of three Professional References (name, email, business title), Resume

Optional Documents:

Proof of Veteran Status

Recruitment Contact Information:

Patricia Gamboa, Assistant Dean,

All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site

Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

Criminal Background Check, Sex Offender Registry

The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas seeks to attract, develop and retain high quality faculty, staff and administrators that consistently display practices and behaviors to advance a culture and climate that embeds inclusion, diversity, equity, and access. For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law.

Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

Constant Physical Activity:


Frequent Physical Activity:

Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding, Repetitive Motion, Talking

Occasional Physical Activity:


Benefits Eligible:


Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert