Admissions Director/Pharmacy

Lexington, KY
Jun 16, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The UK College of Pharmacy is one of the top 5 pharmacy schools in the nation and is seeking to hire a Director of Admissions (DOA). This position holds the leadership and operations role for admissions, recruitment, pre-pharmacy advising, and associated event management processes. The DOA will develop financial strategies, budgets, and marketing plans for the College's recruitment and admissions initiatives. This position will serve as the chair of the admissions committee and develop procedures for review of applicants. The DOA will develop and implement appropriate admission policies and procedures and ensure compliance with federal, state, and accreditation requirements. This role will also design, develop, and implement plans for the enhancement of student body diversity and develop enrollment forecast models for the college.

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Job Title
Admissions Director/Pharmacy

Requisition Number

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Director of Enrollment Management

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Required Related Experience

5 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Extended computer use.


Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm


Ability to manage multiple projects, to perform effectively with a fluctuating workload, and to generate a number of different problem-solving approaches; Self-directed, working independently and following through on assignments with minimal direction while setting priorities that accurately reflect relative importance of job assignments; Strong organizational skills, Strong writing and editing skills are essential; Prior experience advising students in higher education particularly pre-professional, Public relations skills, Experience managing collaborative partnerships, Superior communication, presentation, planning, and prioritization skills; Candidate must take the initiative in organizing and managing new programs and planning new events; Commitment to helping students identify and achieve their goals; Flexibility in a changing, fast-paced environment; Strong working knowledge of social media and technologies; Strong customer-service; Team management; Knowledge of trends in medical/health professional schools admissions. Some weekend and evening work, as well as travel, is required for recruitment activities.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Experience with advising and recruiting for professional healthcare college preferred. Driver's License also preferred.

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * UK HealthCare recognizes the patient as our premier customer and promises to provide excellent customer services to patients, colleagues, co-workers and all others who seek our services. By applying for a position with UK HealthCare, I am indicating my commitment to service excellence and expressing my agreement to consistently recognize that: - Our customer is every person we come into contact with during our workday. - Service is being flexible, courteous and respectful while anticipating and fulfilling the needs of our customers. - Quality is the foundation of everything we do. It is our desire to provide exceptional service to every patient and customer we serve. - Careful, efficient and responsible management of our resources is vital to our success. - We want to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent co-workers, which will in turn achieve customer loyalty and promote the growth of UK HealthCare. By submitting my application for employment with UK HealthCare, I acknowledge that I will be held accountable to follow the UK HealthCare Behavioral Expectations if selected for a position with UK HealthCare. Do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Standards?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Please indicate your amount of experience working with PharmCAS admissions software.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 2 years
    • More than 2 years, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 4 years
    • More than 4 years
  3. * Which best represents your amount of experience in student recruitment, advising and/or transitioning to a university environment?
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  4. * How many years of paid work experience do you have in creating and managing a budget?
    • None
    • More than 0, through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  5. * How many years of paid work experience do you have with higher education admissions?
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  6. * Describe your experience, if any, with a holistic admissions process for undergraduate or graduate students.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Describe your experience with data analysis, enrollment projections, or other statistical reports.

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents


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