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Assistant Director of Admissions

Job description

This position is responsible for administration and coordination of functions within the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. This position serves as the primary point of contact for lead development, marketing, and campus visit programs. It also supports admissions and recruitment efforts by managing the prospect software and communicating with prospective students. 

Required Qualifications-

Positions require a Bachelor’s degree and three (3) years of professional work experience in student services or related education/experience. Experience leading or directing the work of others. A Master’s degree in a related field may substitute for one (1) year of professional work experience. Any combination of relevant education and professional experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year‐for‐year basis.


Additional Requirements-

Demonstrated effective interpersonal, written and oral communication skills;

Knowledge of student recruitment and college admissions;

Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and prospect software (CRM);

Demonstrated experience interpreting and applying laws, rules, policies and procedures;

Demonstrated experience leading a team;

Ability to travel and to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends.

Preferred Qualifications-

Master’s degree in a relevant field;

Knowledge of admissions procedures, academic programs, financial aid and scholarships, and a broad base of knowledge regarding Washington State University;

Experience in strategic planning, formulation, design, implementation and tracking;

Proficiency with content management system (e.g., WordPress);

Proficiency with Web usability, search engine optimization, and Web analytics


EEO Statement -

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or [email protected]


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Posted: 7/6/2018
Application Due: 9/4/2018
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