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Associate Director of Admissions

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About SUNY Orange:

SUNY Orange was founded in 1950 as the first county-sponsored community college in the State University of New York system.

The college has earned its reputation as a pioneer and innovator in meeting the needs of its students and the area it primarily serves. SUNY Orange was the first two-year college in the nation to offer the associate degree nursing program and studies in electron microscopy; and in 1982, the college was the first community college to plan and co-sponsor with local chambers of commerce a business institute.

SUNY Orange has touched the lives of countless numbers of the county's 350,000 residents through its credit programs, non-credit programming and cultural events. As the needs of the community grow, the college will continue to play a significant role in the county's endeavor to face the challenges and to profit from the opportunities that await it.

Job Description:

Description of Position:

The Associate Director working closely with the Director of Admissions, is a key member of the Enrollment Management team and has direct responsibility for initiating and organizing targeted recruitment activities (on-and-off campus) and managing the web-related components of the Admissions process and website including events management software. The Associate Director will keep current with emerging best practices in college admissions and enrollment management. The Associate Director is responsible for all aspects of the recruitment/admissions process; file review (including selective health profession programs), admissions presentations on both campuses, representing the College at high schools and at other venues throughout the county. The Associate Director will also be responsible for focused recruiting of adult and non-traditional students; managing the transfer credit evaluation process and overseeing the international admissions process.  Occasional evening and weekend hours are assumed. The Associate Director will spend 3-4 days per week at the Newburgh Campus.


Education required:    Bachelor's Degree or higher

Experience required:  Three years of experience in a College Admissions setting or a relevant position which focuses on recruitment, credential evaluation and selection of candidates; familiarity with social media programs. Three years of experience as a manager or supervisor.  

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Worker Characteristics:

  • Master's Degree
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and writing)
  • Must have the ability to synthesis admissions data and trends, forecast changes in enrollment/higher education and develop appropriate strategies to respond.
  • Should have strong technology skills and the ability to manage a student database.
  • Experience in a community college setting
  • Knowledge of SCT Banner student information systems
  • Current supervisory experience
  • Ability to effectively establish and maintain working relationships with supervising personnel, co-workers, all college employees and the public
  • Ability to manage multiple projects
  • Must be able to travel between the college's two campuses and other sites
  • Fluency in Spanish
  • Valid driver's license

Additional Information:

Position is a 12 month Staff & Chair, Grade II position

Position begins: ASAP

Deadline to Apply: October 23, 2018

Notice of Non-Discrimination
Orange County Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identification,, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction or any other category protected by law. The College adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws prohibiting discrimination in public institutions of higher education.

Inquiries regarding this non-discrimination policy may be directed to:
Wendy Holmes
Civil Rights Compliance Officer
115 South Street, Middletown NY 10940
(845) 341-4662
[email protected]

Application Instructions:

To view a complete job description and to apply, please visit http://occc.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=103368

Upload the following documents, which are required for consideration:

Cover Letter
Resume OR employment application (located at www.sunyorange.edu/hr/forms )
Name, Address and telephone number of three (3) business references

After submitting your resume the subsequent pages will enable you to upload the additional documents.




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Job No:
Posted: 10/11/2018
Application Due: 12/10/2018
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