Director of Admissions
Posting Number: 0601082
Job Title: Director of Admissions
Position Type: Staff
Duration of Position: Full Time
Work Location: San Antonio, TX
Department: Admissions Office
Pay Rate: Competitive
Job Summary/Basic Function: Under direction, trains and supervises the Admissions staff/processing area and Recruitment area. Maintains the transfer admissions processes, including maintaining Procedures Manual with upgrades and new processes. Leads the university recruitment efforts at both the undergraduate and graduate level and guides the recruiters through appropriate new student contact and territory management. Works in conjunction with University Communications and the Director of Enrollment Management to update publications used in the recruitment of new students at the undergraduate and graduate level as well as maintenance of the University CRM. Handles problem resolution of transfer/admissions related issues. Coordinates and keeps up with processes, issues related to legislative mandates. Ensures accurate and timely management reporting. Communicates with Academic Advisors; acts as a liaison to the university. Provides excellent customer service.
This position requires travel.
Work Hours: Typically Monday - Friday; 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. May requires some evening and weekend hours as needed.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
- Selected candidates must pass a pre-employment background investigation and degree verification (if required) to be hired for this position.
- The above duties may not be performed in every position with this title and the above functions may not include all related duties that might be performed. This position requires physical activities supportive of the above job duties. Reasonable accommodations will be made as necessary.
- If you are a male age 18 through 25, you must be properly registered with the Selective Service System to be eligible for hire.
- Texas A&M-San Antonio is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.
Posting Date: 08-18-2017
Quicklink for Posting: employment.tamusahr.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=51975
Percent of total time: Responsibility / Duty: Is this function essential? 25
Manages Admissions staff in the recruitment and processing area, daily operations of domestic and international Admissions ensuring professionalism and customer service oriented approach in all realms. Oversees the development and daily operation of communications between prospective students and admissions and ensures the distribution of decision letters. Creates and maintains communication and marketing materials for prospective students. Determines promotional items and recruitment lists. Responsible for hiring, training, and supervising support staff.
Monitors weekly processing reports of Admissions Processing and Recruiting areas, ensuring adequate processing, monitoring, posting of holds, review of recruiting reports, maintenance of coding and appropriate work flow, correction of errors, appropriate recruiting schedules and contact with new incoming students. As needed, aids with corrections of State (CBM) error reports that pertain to Admissions area and attends recruitment events. Creates and maintains internal and external report data. Maintains Apply Texas information to ensure everything is up to date, ensures successful daily downloading and processing of common applications.
Manages the Recruiting staff to coordinate the interaction and contact of prospective new students. Ensures the proper maintenance of recruiting schedules and contacts and guides the university recruiters through productive and efficient contact with potential new students and community constituents. Helps maintain the University CRM.
Develops, updates, and maintains Admissions policies and procedures as designated by System and State changes in processing. Develops, compiles and analyzes recruitment and enrollment statistics in support of AVP for Enrollment Management.
Responsible for the development, management, and adherence to the Admissions department budget, including accurate forecasting of needs.
Chairs or serves on committees, contributes to special projects, serves as backup in other areas of Enrollment Management.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Necessary Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in applicable field.
Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree
Necessary Qualifications: Ten years of related experience in college admissions programs, budgets, and planning, including supervision of personnel. Experience with higher education student system software.
Three years of management/supervisory work experience required.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience with Banner.
Other Requirements or Other Factors
Other Qualifications for Posting: Necessary
Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications. Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Effective interpersonal skills. Ability to implement a recruitment plan and demonstrate commitment to diversity.
Texas A&M University-San Antonio (TAMU-SA) is a new comprehensive university in the established Texas A&M University System serving students from a culturally diverse and largely non-traditional population. The university was created to address the educational needs in South San Antonio and surrounding areas. The current enrollment is approximately 5,500.
Texas A&M-San Antonio is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.