Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Working Title: Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff
Department: McIntire School of Commerce
Posting Date: 05-01-2017
The McIntire School of Commerce is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions. The Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions actively participates as a member of the McIntire Undergraduate Admission team. As a team member, the job is not solely limited to a job description but involves providing assistance to co-workers when needs arise to provide the highest level of service possible. Performs all duties in a manner that exemplifies quality customer service and continually seeks to improve services.
The Assistant Director will respond to inquiries, counsel and advise prospective students and parents and support the work of the Undergraduate Admission Committee. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, developing and implementing targeted outreach communication, planning and leading recruitment events, and cultivating and creating advising relationships with prospective students.
Overview of the McIntire Office of Undergraduate Admission:
The McIntire School of Commerce is consistently ranked as one of the best undergraduate business programs in the country. The School is an upper-division program at the University, meaning that all students complete two years of undergraduate coursework prior to enrolling. This allows students to build on a liberal arts foundation while pursuing a professional business degree. Recognizing each student's unique academic and career goals, backgrounds, and talents, the McIntire Office of Undergraduate Admission strives to support and guide students toward these goals.
The McIntire Office of Undergraduate Admission is responsible for all facets of undergraduate recruitment and admission. This includes the planning and execution of information sessions and presentations with a range of 15-250 attendees; counseling and advising prospective Commerce students throughout the academic year; recruiting specialized audiences throughout the University; overseeing the internal and external undergraduate admissions processes; and engaging with a broad constituency through multiple communication methods.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Excellent written and oral communication skills, high level of accuracy and attention to detail, creativity, experience and comfort presenting to large groups and commitment to diversity and inclusion are essential. Ability to counsel and relate to and work well with students. Ability to handle multiple projects, prioritize responsibilities and work efficiently in a fast-paced team environment. Knowledge of or ability to learn and communicate core business school requirements and curriculum information.
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