Assistant Director of Admissions

Job description

Job location: Charleston Center

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-05-15
Req: R0244
Job Description Summary

Under the general direction of the Center Director, this position coordinates efforts in and around the North Charleston, South Carolina region to recruit, enroll, and advise new and returning students as well as maintaining a strong presence within the community and businesses to help grow enrollment.

Job Description


Increase the regional prominence of the adult education program at Saint Leo University through program marketing, information sessions, student recruitment and implementation of enrollment management tactics

  • Implement a seamless follow-up on all prospects and develop effective relationships with the area businesses and educational community, ensuring high visibility for the programs and Saint Leo University at large
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of the recruitment and marketing plan with the purpose of promoting Saint Leo University’s visibility and general recruitment efforts throughout recruiting area
  • Meet enrollment goals for assigned target recruitment area
  • Evaluate and execute admission decisions on applicant files
  • Maintain continuing flow of quality applicants to the University by analyzing trends in enrollment and marketing activities, leading activities to continue programs that are effective; presenting new strategies for the University's recruitment and admission activities
  • Gain the respect of diverse individual groups by demonstrating the ability of the University to respond to the concerns and interests of its community stakeholders
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations
  • Enhance University reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests and exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments
  • Advise new and returning students, register students in University enrollment system, maintain/update files and complete/assist in student paperwork.
  • Support the University’s mission and core values as a contributing member of the University community
  • Work with administration and staff at partnership community college to schedule recruiting events, secure event space and act as a liaison with academic counselors
  • Represent the University at education/benefit fair events through the community
  • Facilitates new student orientation for students through a variety of formats
  • Other duties as assigned by the Center Director
  • Travel, weekend and evening work is required



  • Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited college or University AND 2-4 years of related experience OR
  • Master's Degree from a regionally accredited college or university AND 1-2 years of related experience
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Able to develop and maintain effective and productive relationships
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Any equivalent combination of education, experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities
  • Knowledge of higher education
  • Knowledge of recruiting and marketing practices
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service


  • Skilled in using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Skilled in understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents
  • Skilled in speaking effectively to others to convey information
  • Skilled in communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience
  • Skilled in complex problem solving including reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions
  • Skilled in adjusting actions in relation to others' actions
  • Skilled in working with Microsoft Office Suite such as MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Skilled in Student Information Systems such as Colleague and SalesForce


  • Ability to work in a team environment, plan and organize work, prioritize work and manage time




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Posted: 1/3/2019
Application Due: 8/25/2020
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