Curry Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management
Working Title: Curry Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management
Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff
Department: Curry School of Education
Posting Date: 05-10-2018
The Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia seeks a Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management to serve a key role on the Curry leadership team. The Director provides leadership and oversight for a range of duties related to enrolling high-achieving, passionate, and diverse students in Curry's programs. The incumbent supervises staff in the Curry Student Services and Admissions Office and oversees the graduate admissions and undergraduate internal transfer processes.
Graduate admission responsibilities include: planning, implementing, coordinating, and monitoring evaluation activities related to admissions and enrollment in the Curry School. The incumbent also provides direction, support, data management, data analysis, and accountability for these activities. The Director coordinates with the Central Graduate Admissions Office to ensure the graduate application for admission meets Curry's needs and the needs of its prospective students.
The Director provides guidance and training to office staff on issues related to tuition and fee rates, federal and departmental finance aid, Student Information System (SIS) use, and best practices in admissions and recruitment.
A Bachelor's degree is required as is at least six years of experience in a student admissions, recruitment, financial aid, or outreach position responsible for providing information to prospective and/or current students. At least two of these years should be in a supervisory role. Excellent communications skills are essential as is an extensive knowledge of multiple areas in student admissions, recruitment, financial aid, and outreach, with the ability to synthesize information, provide advice, and address needs independently. A proven ability to work independently and as part of a team is required, as is the ability to lead, train, and functionally supervise. The ability to collaborate with senior leaders to accomplish goals is essential. Advanced ability in navigating University databases and systems and portal sites and presenting information to University employees, faculty, and senior leaders is required. Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel software programs are required. A Master's degree is preferred as is at least 8 years of experience in positions with responsibilities in admissions, financial aid, recruitment, and outreach. Experience using PeopleSoft, Slate, and Drupal is preferred.
To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number #0623258, complete the application and attach a cover letter, a resume/CV. This position is open until filled.
For questions about this position or the application process, please contact Rhiannon O'Coin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Curry School of Education and the University of Virginia are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. We seek to build a culturally diverse intellectual environment and welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Extensive knowledge of multiple areas in student student admissions, recruitment, financial aid, and outreach services with the ability to synthesize information, provide advice, and address needs independently.
Advanced knowledge of University, state, and federal policies and regulations and ability to conduct activities and make decisions according to ethical standards.
Demonstrate excellent organizational and communication skills. Proven ability to clearly articulate and present specific information in multiple forums to a range of audiences and within event planning, scheduling, and web publishing duties.
Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team, and to lead, train, and functionally supervise. Collaborate with senior leaders to accomplish goals.
Advanced ability in navigating University databases and systems and portal sites and presenting information to University employees, faculty, and senior leaders.
Grasp the University's educational mission, strategic aims, and programs.
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