Director of Undergraduate Admissions

Job description

Kutztown University is accepting applications for the position of Director of Undergraduate Admissions.  The Director of Undergraduate Admissions provides strategic leadership and vision to the office to allow the University to attract and enroll a diverse group of applicants for undergraduate admissions.   The Director is highly visible and an effective spokesperson for the University and articulates the values of the University. The Director of Admissions utilizes technology based application processes and procedures.  The Director must have a commitment to diversity and effectiveness in building recruitment programs that increase and strengthen diversity.  The Director must understand admissions and enrollment data, and communicate the relevant information to the academic areas as well as the respective campus departments.   The Director reports to the Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs.


  • Master's degree
  • Progressive responsibility and prior experience in admissions
  • Experience using student information systems (i.e. PeopleSoft, Banner)


  • Experience using predictive analytics
  • Enrollment and recruitment experience
  • Bilingual English/Spanish
  • Experience as Director of Admissions
  • Experience collaborating with enrollment consultant firms (i.e. Noel Levitz)
  • Knowledge of financial aid discounting strategies


All applications for this position are to be submitted via our online application system only. Attach the following items to the online application: [1] a cover letter to Search Committee Chair, Desiree Reasoner, that addresses how the applicant meets the required and preferred qualifications; [2] a full curriculum vitae; and [3] the contact information for a minimum of three professional references from within higher education, one of which must be the current or most recent supervisor.
Complete applications received by January 25, 2019, will receive full consideration, and the search will continue until the position is filled. Successful on-campus interview, reference checks, background clearances (PA Criminal, Child Abuse Clearance and FBI Clearance) and demonstration of ability are requisite qualifications for all positions. Official transcripts for all degrees are required prior to appointment.  
Kutztown University enrolls approximately 8,500 students in graduate and undergraduate programs. The University is located adjacent to the borough of Kutztown in a charming rural setting and is within 30 minutes driving time of the diverse metropolitan areas of Allentown/Bethlehem and Reading, and within 60 minutes of the Philadelphia metropolitan area. The University is very interested in hiring employees who have extensive experience with diverse populations. Kutztown University is an AA/EOE member of the PA State System of Higher Education and actively solicits applications from women and minority candidates.




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Posted: 12/14/2018
Application Due: 1/30/2019
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