Director of Undergraduate Admissions

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Director of Undergraduate Admissions

Requisition Number STA002212
Location Main Campus - Statesboro or Armstrong Campus - Savannah
Department 3900711100-Admissions, Office Of
Position Status Full-Time

Position Summary
Office of Admissions. The Director of Undergraduate Admissions provides innovative leadership in designing the University's enrollment strategies and makes sophisticated use of high-quality, data-driven, evidence-based enrollment decisions, utilizing best practices in admission and enrollment management, while inspiring others on campus to work collaboratively in achieving enrollment goals. The Director must be adept at promoting opportunities, as well as bringing forth recommendations for new recruitment ideas, marketing strategies, and academic programs that match the university's mission, resources, and market demand. The Office of Undergraduate Admissions includes a staff of 58 professionals and over 60 student employees across three campuses including the areas of: freshmen recruitment, transfer and special population recruitment, international recruitment, operations and application processing, visitation and events, admissions marketing and communications, new student scholarships, and new student and family programs including orientation.

Essential Functions

  • Develops strategic, data-driven new student admission and enrollment strategies and goals with the Associate Vice President and Vice President for Enrollment Management.
  • Presents and analyzes data regarding new student admissions to assess status toward goals, areas of concern, and relevant trends, and use of that data to direct recruitment initiatives mid-cycle and for future planning.
  • Serves as a campus resource for recruitment, admissions, orientation, and enrollment, establishing relationships with key partners in all areas.
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and University regulations concerning student admissions.
  • Assesses and assists in developing needed technologies to increase service to students and efficiencies in processes.
  • Provides effective budget management and oversees fiscal operations by establishing cost controls and spending plans for multiple large budgets.
  • Communicates with prospective students, family members and supporters, community partners, and others to assist in the college search process and lead to enrollment at Georgia Southern University.

    Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco Free Campus.

    Minimum Education Required
    Bachelor's Degree

    Could a level of job-related experience higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of education? No

    Minimum Experience Required
    Six or more years of related work experience

    Could a level of education higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of job-related experience?No

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
    Effective communication (verbal and written), organization and human relations skills; ability to work well in a diverse environment; proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office Applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; legally authorized to work in the United States; successful completion of background investigation prior to employment.

    Preferred Education
    Master's Degree

    Preferred Experience
    Eight or more years of undergraduate admissions experience; admissions experience at a large, multi-campus institution; sophisticated understanding of enrollment strategies, market research, social media, admission, financial aid, and student information systems; strong knowledge of Banner student information system and Campus Management Connect customer relationship manager or other commonly-used admissions CRM platforms

    Salary Range Commensurate with experience
    Job Open Date 11/30/2018
    Job Closing Date 12/28/2018

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    Posted: 11/30/2018
    Application Due: 12/31/2018
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