Assistant Vice President of Enrollment Management/Director of Admissions

Barnesville, Georgia
Jun 14, 2017
Assistant Vice President of Enrollment Management/
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Summary/Basic Function:

Provides college-wide leadership for enrollment management including collaboration with departments whose primary focus is on facilitating the recruitment of new students and retention of currently enrolled students. Serves as the Assistant VP of Enrollment Management and Director of Admissions, oversees the Office of Admissions and Registrar and reports to the Vice President of Student Affairs. Works closely with the Vice President of Finance and Administration and Provost to develop a comprehensive student services plan to ensure best practice implementation, facilitate enrollment and on-time completion for students. Serves as the Director of Admissions.

Major Duties:

Provides leadership and coordination for recruitment, enrollment programs for prospective and enrolled students, and Registrar functions for the college.

Supervises the Office of Admissions and Registrar. Is responsible for oversight of all admissions and registrar functions. The registrar is responsible for day-to-day registrar operations.

Develop short-and-long term strategic goals for recruitment and enrollment.

Develops and facilitates the implementation of the enrollment management plan.

Works closely with Institutional Research and Institutional Advancement to ensure a consistent branding of Gordon State College for recruitment and marketing purposes.

Develops strategic recruitment plans and works with academic affairs to expand off-campus course offerings.

Develop and maintain a communication strategy for prospective and current students using a variety of media including email, texting, automated calling, instant messaging, podcasts, webinars and traditional email.

Works closely with the following offices/functions to continually integrate and improve services for prospective and enrolled students: Instructional Technology; Business Office; Financial Aid; Residence Life; Call Center; Institutional Research and Advancement

Works closely with the Provost, department heads and the Student Success Center to facilitate processes and procedures that support student scheduling, advisement and on-time student completion.

Assesses college-generated data regarding recruitment and enrollment as well as external information regarding trends and competing forces.

Directs and administers budget for the Admissions and Registrar’s Office.

Recommends hiring, as well as trains, evaluates, directs and develops all personnel under immediate supervision.

Directs and supervises the activities of the Welcome Center and oversees New Student Orientation and Open House.

Remains informed of Board of Regents policies and SIRS-related information that impacts new student acceptances and state-wide admissions-related reporting.

Serves as a liaison for the college in matters related to admissions-related workshops and meetings; works with high school counselors in the surrounding service area.

Serves as college representative for enrollment management matters with local, state and federal agencies.

Incorporate technology whenever possible to assist with expanding access.

Responsible for establishing policies and streamlining processes to support inefficiencies and student services.

Serves on various campus, community, state and nationwide committees.

Other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Knowledge of college policies and procedures.

Knowledge of computers and job-related software programs.

Knowledge of University System of Georgia policies and procedures.

Knowledge of Family Education Rights and Privacy Act guidelines.

Knowledge of college recruitment principles, registrar functions and enrollment management.

Knowledge of budget management

Skills in decision making and problem solving

Skill in supervising the work of personnel and departments.

Skills in oral and written communication.

Skills in relationship and team building

Master’s Degree Required, Doctorate degree preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:

•Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a master’s degree in a course of study related to the occupational field.

•Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the division/department in order to direct and coordinate work within the division/department, usually interpreted to require five to seven years of related experience.

•Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

5+ years work experience in this field.

Master’s Degree Required, Doctorate degree preferred.