Assistant Director of Admissions for Events

Conway, SC
Nov 19, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Classification Title:

Student Services Program Coordinator II

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Internal Title:

Assistant Director of Admissions for Events


Admissions & Merit Awards

Position Type:

PCLS - Slotted Classified

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12 mo.

Hours per week:

37.5 hours per week

Normal work hours:

8:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Assistant Director of Admissions for Events

Coastal Carolina University invites applications an Assistant Director of Admissions for Events (Student Services Program Coordinator II) position. This position serves as a member of the undergraduate admissions team and is responsible for implementing policies and procedures for the recruitment of prospective undergraduate students within an assigned territory and for the coordination of admissions recruitment events designed to increase enrollment.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: recruiting in an assigned territory by planning and engaging in travel, counseling students and parents, reviewing applications, communicating the University message through individual contacts and group presentations at on and off-campus events, assisting with the supervision of tour guides, planning and coordinating on- and off-campus admissions events designed to increase recruitment and enrollment of undergraduate students.

Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree and one year of experience in admissions or student recruitment in a college or university setting. Two years of related experience is preferred. Must be able to demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills, computer literacy, attention to detail, enthusiasm and be a team player. Must be willing to travel alone extensively (both in-state and out-of-state) and work extended hours; night and weekend work is required. Must be able to lift and carry 30 lbs. unassisted and must have valid driver’s license.

Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, just nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 47 states and 61 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.

Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

Interested applicants may apply online at or online in the Office of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity at Coastal Carolina University, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, name and contact information for at least three professional references. Review of applications will begin on December 7, 2020 and continue until position is filled.

Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.

Student Services Program Coordinator II (CB70/146754), full-time position with benefits. SC State pay band: 05. Primary work hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Must be flexible to meet special scheduling needs of the University.


Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree. At least one year of experience in admissions or student recruitment in a college of university setting.

Preferred Qualifications:

Two (2) years of related experience preferred.

Required Licensure and/or Certification:

Valid driver’s license required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Sensitivity to the needs of all prospective students and the ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, and counselors. Ability to analyze admissions documents to make application decisions, perform detailed work, and handle confidential student matters. Ability to use an admissions student information system and basic computer software to update and carry out the details of student recruitment activities. Must be a team player and able to multi-task. Excellent oral and written communication skills, organizational skills, and demonstrated leadership/supervisory capabilities. Ability to establish and maintain relationships with professional staff across campus.

Additional comments regarding this position:

Receives intense training and supervision over the first six months. Routine training will follow after the first six months. Frequent overnight, out-of-state, and weekend travel/work is required and must be able to work some nights/weekends and flexible hours. Must be willing to travel alone consistently.

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