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 Sample Job Description: Associate Director of Admissions

Position Overview: This position reports to the Director of Admissions assisting with all aspects of the admissions and recruitment process.

In addition, s/he is responsible for the internal department management of admissions print publications, advertising, and marketing efforts in coordination with the director of marketing.

Specific Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Meet enrollment goals for assigned target recruitment area

  • Travel on behalf of the College for recruitment and other college related events

  • Speak publicly to individuals, groups on and off campus

  • Develop and maintain close working relationships with key secondary school constituents.

  • Assist in the development and maintenance of the admissions office’s recruitment and marketing plan with the purpose of promoting the College’s visibility and general recruitment efforts.

  • Assist in the development, maintenance and execution of the department’s communication plan to prospective and admitted students.

  • Evaluate and execute admission decisions on applicant files

  • Supervise and manage the support staff of the department

  • Develop and monitor statistical reports to enhance recruitment strategies, yield management, forecasting, and operational efficiency.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • A bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 5-7 years admissions experience with a progressive experience. A master’s degree is preferred.

  • Previous supervisory experience managing professional and student staff is preferred.

  • Experiences with production of a variety of media particularly print publications.

  • Ability to effectively communication in person and in writing and be able to speak publicly.

  • Should possess high energy, attention to detail, and the ability to organize effectively.

  • Datatel/Colleague experience preferred.

  • A valid driver’s license and the ability to travel and work nights and weekends as necessary.