Regional Assistant Director (Location: Northeastern US)
Position Number: 00061164
Primary Function of Organization Unit: The primary function of the Undergraduate Admissions office is to identify, attract, and enroll first year and transfer students with outstanding academic ability and potential. The department's efforts are commensurate with NC State University's annual and long-term enrollment goals for the University, including diversity with regard to in-state and out-of-state status, international status, ethnicity, and gender.
Essential Job Duties: NC State is seeking a highly motivated and results-oriented Regional Assistant Director. We are looking for an Assistant Director who will represent NC State to prospective students, families, and school counselors in the Northeastern region of the US (primarily Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and New York). The primary purpose of this position is to assist the Undergraduate Admissions office in identifying, recruiting, and enrolling a new academically strong and diverse student class from the northeastern region of the US. The position will be located within a reasonable commute to one of our targeted areas and represent NC State to students, parents, and school counselors from the region. The individual selected will serve as a presenter at high school and college programs, recruitment events, and regional counselor meetings. They be highly involved in planning and executing our recruitment and outreach efforts in the region. In addition, this person will be responsible for reviewing academic credentials of a high volume of applicants and making appropriate determinations on admissibility to the University. This position is a highly visible admissions position with key recruitment efforts and involvement across various stakeholders. This person must be comfortable speaking in front of large audiences as well as one-on-one with students, families, alumni, and school counselors. They must represent NC State and articulate the benefits of enrollment to various audiences (with a clear understanding NC State's policies and procedures). Recruitment efforts will involve extensive travel and considerable public speaking. Weekend and evening work will be required occasionally.
Minimum Education/Experience: Require post-baccalaureate credentials or a bachelor's degree plus alternative or equivalent professional training and experience.
Department Required Skills: Ability to exercise judgment and work independently Experience in program planning and administration Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively as a team member Strong organization and time management skills to ensure scheduled deadlines Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple projects Computer proficiency - must be knowledgeable in the use of computerized management information systems (databases) Demonstrated ability to make accurate and consistent interpretations of a broad variety of academic and/or administrative policies and procedures Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion, particularly in matters relative to sensitive or confidential student records, personnel or organizational matters Work requires in-depth analysis and counseling skills along with independent judgment and discretion to render appropriate admissions decisions in an increasingly competitive market Flexibility to travel for extended periods Ability to lift up to 60 lbs occasionally, with or without reasonable accommodation
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: Preference given to candidates with direct regional recruitment and admissions experience Experience in a university work setting At least two years' administrative experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience in a related field
Necessary Licenses and Certifications: A valid driver's license or the ability to obtain one within 60 days of start date. Driver's license must be maintained as a condition of employment.
AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at "www.wes.org":http//wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.
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