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Associate Director of Admissions

Elizabeth City State University
Elizabeth City, NC
Closing date
May 10, 2024

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Position Type
Associate Director
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University
The Office of Admissions is responsible for attracting, admitting, and enrolling eligible students, in accordance with university policies. The unit facilitates the development, implementation and monitoring of academic policies, practices, and procedures to meet goals related to student progression, performance, and graduation. The Office collaborates with other campus units in coordinating student transition initiatives that lead to positive adjustment, academic success, and persistence to degree completion.

Description of Work

The Associate Director of Admissions is responsible for recruiting prospective students and providing admissions counseling for enrollment at Elizabeth City State University. This position builds awareness about the university and academic programs offered, and provides detailed information about the enrollment process. The Associate Director works as a team member within the Admissions office to support the mission of ECSU. This position works collaboratively with the Director of Admissions to manage the admission process, including the recruitment plan and review of applicant information and dissemination of decisions, provides coordination between recruitment-oriented offices, and helps to maintain a cohesive identity and high visibility for those services with faculty. This position will lead our daily processes in Banner, AdmissionPros and ancillary systems in the Admissions Office.

Competencies/Knowledge Skills, and Abilities Required in this Position

Experience supervising and developing a strong professional staff group preferred. Experience working with diverse populations and placing high value on equity and inclusion preferred.

Demonstrate adequate knowledge of current education practices in higher education and trends for high schools, community colleges, and colleges and universities, with particular emphasis on recruitment and admissions.

Possess knowledge of recruitment and admissions policies and procedures.

Possess excellent computer and analytical skills; possess a general knowledge of the Banner data management system and Admissions Pros.

Possess the ability to mentor employees and provide leadership that promotes teamwork and encourages a positive, efficient work environment.

Possess the ability to travel for extended period away from campus.

Possess strong communication (written and oral) skills and experience in public speaking and presenting information to large groups.

Possess the ability to utilize social media sites as a marketing tool for the recruitment process.

Ability to communicate appropriately and timely to emails and phone calls including on-campus constituents.

Excellent interpersonal communications and organizational skills; demonstrated ability in public speaking; ability to motivate and inspire others.

Minimum Training and Experience

A Master's degree from an accredited institution with two years of experience in recruitment, sales, admissions, customer service, public relations, enrollment or student services or a related field at a high school, pre-collegiate program, university or other education related institution and/or a combination of education and experience.

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation Management Preferences Position Recruitment Range Position Category Staff Position Status Permanent Full Time FLSA Exempt

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