Associate Director IV-Admission for the proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine
Occupational Category Professional
Department Graduate Admissions
Open Until Filled Yes
Educational and Experience Requirement
Bachelor’s degree in related field required. Master’s degree preferred. Six years of experience in a related field. Medical school experience is desirable. Three to five years of related experience in a professional school admissions office preferred. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
Nature & Purpose of Position
Plans, organizes, and directs the day-to-day operations of admissions for the College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM) with the oversight of the Director. Performs advanced complex managerial work providing direction and guidance in strategic operations and planning in the Office of Graduate Admissions for the College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Establishes the strategic plan, goals, and objectives. Directs program activities of staff in the proposed medical school admissions office. Directs applications, screening, interviews, selection, and enrollment of students, including the Admissions Committee. Develops and implements techniques for evaluating program activities. Develops, maintains, and executes the proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine’s (COM) recruitment plan to prospective and admitted students, as well as targeted student populations, including, but not limited to, those underrepresented in medicine and high academic achievers. Develops goals and objectives. Oversees and approves schedules, priorities, and standards for achieving goals. Develops, implements, and evaluates policies and procedures and oversees compliance with policies and procedures. Oversees schedules, priorities and standards for achieving admission goals. Identifies areas of needed change and makes recommendations to improve operations. Directs and evaluates business function activities. Designs and implements a paperless, computerized admissions process, which integrates with SHSU, the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Application Service (AACOMAS) and the Texas Medical and Dental Schools Application Service (TMDSAS). Develops and reviews budget expenditures. Oversees the work of others. Oversees the preparation of management and productivity reports and studies. Manages programs focusing on continuous process improvement. Develops and implements techniques for evaluating program activities. Promotes and markets the proposed COM to applicants in colleges and universities in Texas and nationally (upon accreditation). Reviews and approves management, productivity, and financial reports and studies. Effectively plans the marketing collateral, email, newsletters, travel, open houses, and conference sponsorships. Leads recruiting and admissions events including open houses. Represents the university at business meetings, hearings, trials, legislative sessions, conferences, and seminars. Makes decisions independently under the authority of the director when the director is absent. Enforces department policies and procedures. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Must have strong computer skills. Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Provides excellent customer service to all constituents consistent with institutional mission and values. Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws. Ability to manage business functions.
This position may be designated as a Campus Security Authority (CSA).