Associate Director of Admissions

Location
Notre Dame
Posted
Jul 11, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Associate Director of Admissions

University of Notre Dame

The University of Notre Dame (ND.jobs) is accepting applications for a Associate Director of Admissions.

Applications will be accepted until 7/25/2018.


Job Description
The Associate Director of Admissions is a member of the leadership team of the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, with responsibility for creating strategies for effective recruitment and selection of the most talented first year class possible at the University. The Associate Director works closely with the senior staff of the office to mentor and guide junior staff in various essential areas of the daily operations. This position will be occupied by multiple members of the staff with substantial admissions experience (preferably a minimum of seven years) who serve as team leaders with specific recruitment/enrollment expectations for key cohorts of prospective students (e.g., diverse applicants, exceptional high talent/creative applicants, etc.) and who manage special recruitment projects and office support, including QuestBridge, office reporting, and relationship management with internal and external colleagues and organizations. The Associate Director represents the University in front of our varied important constituents including prospective students, families, University offices representing alumni, ROTC, ND International, Glynn Family Honors Program, academic departments, etc., professional colleagues and organizations (e.g., NACAC and College Board). In his/her daily work, the Associate Director manages a recruitment territory with its many responsibilities and travel commitments, leads staff in Admissions Committee meetings, and oversees office and division-wide efforts (e.g., yield events, staff training, etc). The Associate Director also represents our office when more seasoned staff are needed to represent us at high school and University events.

Responsibilities include:
  • Managing a recruitment territory, including 6-8 weeks of annual travel for recruitment, professional meetings and higher level requests from high school colleagues. This role includes evaluating a significant numbers of applications, class selection, and Admissions Committee meeting leadership.
  • Serving as a mentor and leader for junior staff to successfully direct various essential processes in the office, including (but not limited to): leadership of Admissions Committee meetings, oversight of junior staff travel plans, budget management, new recruitment initiatives, and serving as a “sounding board” for new ideas that are suggested by staff.
  • Managing special recruitment projects and office support (e.g., QuestBridge, group travel initiatives, office reporting needs, direct hiring, and training teams).
  • Serving in areas of specific needs for the office, including (but are not limited to): special admissions processes (diverse populations, athletic recruits, international students); content writer and editor for office emails, student correspondence; training for new and current staff; becoming a “super-user” in reporting and Slate (CRM); yield events oversight, including transportation planning.
  • Managing department relationships with offices of stakeholders and partners (ND International, Alumni, ROTC, Office of Information Technology, Anthony Travel, etc.).
  • Successfully completing additional projects as assigned by office and division leadership.

    Minimum Qualifications
  • A Bachelor's degree is required.
  • A minimum of five years of professional experience in college/university admissions or a closely related area and a well-developed understanding of the complex nature of a highly selective admissions process are required.

    Additionally, applicants must:
  • have a strong leadership profile as demonstrated by successful and effective team management,
  • possess excellent time management and perceptive interpersonal abilities,
  • operate effectively in both independent and team environments,
  • demonstrate excellent communication and presentation skills (oral and written) in both individual and group settings,
  • have knowledge of and experience with computer systems and software applications, especially Microsoft Office and Google, and
  • possess a valid driver's license.

    Preferred Qualifications
    Preferred qualifications include:
  • A Master's degree,
  • Seven or more years of professional experience in collegiate admissions or a closely related area,
  • demonstrated success in recruiting diverse applicants,
  • the ability to communicate verbally and in writing in a second language, and
  • experience with Technolutions/Slate and Banner.

    Department Admissions (28005)
    Department Website http://admissions.nd.edu/
    Family / Sub-Family Student Svcs / Adm/Enroll
    Career Stream/Level EIC 3 Specialist
    Department Hiring Pay Range Competitive $38,405 - $65,000, commensurate with qualifications and experience
    Pay ID Semi-Monthly
    FLSA Status S1 - FT Exempt
    Job Category Administrator/Professional
    Job Type Full-time
    Schedule: # of months 12

    To apply, click here: https://jobs.nd.edu/postings/13326

    Posting Detail Information
    The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and others that will enhance our community. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).

    Job Posting Date (Campus) 07/10/2018
    Job Posting Date (Public) 07/10/2018
    Job Closing Date 07/25/2018
    Posting Number S18567

    Quick Link for Internal Postings
    http://jobs.nd.edu/postings/13326

    Documents Needed to Apply
    Required Documents

    1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application

    Minimum Qualifications:


    Preferred Qualifications:


    ABOUT NOTRE DAME:
    The University of Notre Dame, founded in 1842 by Rev. Edward F. Sorin, C.S.C., of the Congregation of Holy Cross, is an independent, national Catholic university located in Notre Dame, Ind. For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Notre Dame has received Honor Roll distinctions as one of the top 10 higher education workplaces in the country in the Chronicle of Higher Education's annual "Great Colleges to Work For" survey...and we are proud of it!

    The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and others that will enhance our community. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).

    APPLICATION PROCESS:
    Please apply online at http://ND.jobs to Job # S18567. For additional information about working at the University of Notre Dame and various benefits available to employees, please visit http://hr.nd.edu/why-nd. The University of Notre Dame supports the needs of dual career couples and has a Dual Career Assistance Program in place to assist relocating spouses and significant others with their job search.




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