Executive Director of Recruitment & Admissions

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Job Title: Executive Director of Recruitment & Admissions
Location: Clayton State University
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 1804
Job Summary The Executive Director of Recruitment and Admissions is responsible for all components related to the recruitment and admission of new dual enrollment and undergraduate students as well as enrollment services for graduate students to Clayton State University. This position is responsible for ensuring conformity with all Board of Regents and Clayton State University policies and regulations that affect admission of students to the university.

The Executive Director serves as a representative of the university to external agencies and constituents promoting the image of the university and communicating information about its programs and services. The Executive Director serves as a member of the Enrollment Management Leadership team and reports to the Associate Vice President.

Responsibilities Coordinate, manage, and supervise all components, managers, and staff of the Office of Recruitment & Admissions and Graduate Enrollment Services. This includes the recruitment team, IT support, processing, Welcome Center, Strategic Communications Unit which serves multiple Enrollment Management teams, Orientation, Graduate Enrollment Services, Corporate Recruiting, and International Admissions.

Develop and implement a comprehensive plan to recruit and enroll new dual enrollment, undergraduate and graduate students to Clayton State through university collaboration.

Collaborate with the Marketing and Communications division to develop and monitor the effectiveness of our marketing plan, printed collateral, website, and virtual view book.

Evaluate and modify when necessary policies and procedures to ensure we are focused on serving the needs of our potential students.

Develop new undergraduate student opportunities within the Board of Regents and Clayton State University policies and regulations.

Develop and analyze regular enrollment statistics to ensure strategies are evaluated regularly.

Provide an office climate that is focused on providing potential students an opportunity to enroll at Clayton State and focused on achieving goals.

Represent the university to external agencies and institutions, prospective students and their parent’s on-campus and in the community.

Collaborate with the School of Graduate Studies Dean in the development of admissions, retention, and registration related strategies in an effort to grow our graduate student enrollment.

Participate in University and University System of Georgia committees related to enrollment.

Perform other duties assigned by the Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management.

Required Qualifications

Significant years of experience related to managing an admissions or recruitment office.

Master’s degree or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Significant knowledge of trends and issues facing higher education.

Knowledge of basic marketing principles and recruiting strategies.

Experience with a Customer Relationship Management program and Banner (preferred).

Excellent teamwork, interpersonal, and multi-tasking skills.

Ability to prioritize work assignments and handle multiple priorities.

Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

Ability to exercise independent judgement and decision making.

About Us

Located 15 miles southeast of downtown Atlanta, Clayton State University offers employees a diverse environment which fosters both professional and personal development. The university is committed to cultivating an environment of engaged, experienced-based learning, enriched by active community service. Clayton State offers multiple Bachelor and Master Degree programs which currently enrolls over 6,900 students in challenging campus and on-line courses.

The campus is situated just 20 minutes from downtown Atlanta on 214 beautiful acres, making access to the metropolitan area a breeze. We’ve been named a Top Workplace in Atlanta by the Atlanta-Journal Constitution for six consecutive years. And we also were named one of 79 higher education institutions across the nation in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s list of 2017 Great Colleges to Work For.

Conditions of Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Clayton State University, as determined by Clayton State University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Clayton State University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnical origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, AREA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50). Clayton State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy please contact the Clayton State University Office of Human Resources at (678) 466-4230. Individuals requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Disability Resource Center at: (678) 466-5445.




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Posted: 3/13/2019
Application Due: 8/11/2019
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