Assistant Director of Admissions-Leesburg Campus
TO APPLY: Go to www.lssc.edu and click on the “Employment” icon. Complete the Lake-Sumter State College application for the specific position in which you are interested.
A resume, cover letter and unofficial transcripts must be included with your application for consideration.
Lake-Sumter State College serves over 7,500 students annually in Lake and Sumter counties in central Florida. Lake and Sumter counties offer its residents small-town character, combined with the amenities of the major metropolitan city of Orlando while being just a stone's throw away from Florida’s coastal beaches. As a three-campus institution our Leesburg, South Lake (Clermont) and Sumter (Sumterville) campuses have become valuable assets in their communities. LSSC provides an accessible, affordable, and high-quality education that prepares students for transfer and career success, strengthens the regional workforce, and enriches the community.
We invite candidates to apply for our Assistant Director of Admissions position. This position is dedicated to attracting, enrolling, retaining, and graduating traditional, non-traditional, international, transient, transfer, and Dual Enrollment students from point of inquiry and application, through orientation, registration, continued enrollment, and on to completion. The Assistant Director collaborates to develop and implement a comprehensive marketing and recruitment plan for prospective students in an assigned recruiting region. The Assistant Director will build and maintain effective relationships with area public and private high schools, including administrators, counselors, teachers and other student influencers. In addition, they will establish and cultivate positive relationships with businesses, civic and community organizations, parents, and alumni. The Assistant Director will stay up-to-date with current and emerging LSSC academic programs and services in order to provide accurate information to students and emphasize the College's commitment to providing educational opportunities to a diverse community. The Assistant Director will represent the college in a positive manner and serve as a role model on and off campus. This position requires regular scheduled off-campus travel and occasional night and weekend commitments. The Assistant Director is responsible for demonstrating LSSC’s core value of Service Excellence; respect, competence, responsiveness, and collaboration, in all interactions.
QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION: Required: Bachelor’s Degree with an emphasis in Business, Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, Organizational Management, Educational Leadership, or a related field from a regionally accredited higher education institution. Preferred: Masters’ Degree in Educational Leadership, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Communications, Public Relations, Organizational Management, or a related field from a regionally accredited higher education institution. EXPERIENCE: Required: Minimum of 2 year professional postsecondary experience in Admissions, Enrollment Services, Recruiting, Advising, Student Activities, Residential Life, or related area. Preferred: Demonstrated experience working directly with postsecondary students, demonstrated professional experience in a college recruiting, programming or advising role, and demonstrated experience presenting to small and large groups.
The college reserves the right to extend searches or, in the event of transfer or budget cuts, to not offer the position.
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