Asst. Director, Admissions

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Job location: Coral Gables, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-01-04
Req: R100043816
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Frost School of Music Assistant Director of Admissions




  • Manages, in conjunction with the Director, the day-to-day activities related to processing graduate and undergraduate applications
  • Participate in and coordinate international admission efforts
  • Assist in coordinating the undergraduate/graduate admission process
  • Assist with recruitment and yield programs and activities
  • Assist with annual and one-off updates to the admissions website and recruitment materials
  • Help manage and compile annual changes and updates to admissions system (CaneLink, Slideroom, Slate) including such things as Graduate Checklist, Slideroom/Slate reports and queue management flow.
  • Compile and analyze new data and make recommendations as needed to assist in admission efforts
  • Stay informed of recruitment goals and strategies
  • Travel as needed to high schools/college fairs/regional auditions/conventions/summer camps
  • Reconcile problem files
  • Maintain electronic and paper records from initial contact to matriculation
  • Notify applicants of confirmed audition dates/times/locations
  • Merge and mail all prescreen/audition results
  • Assist in preparation of audition day materials/schedules for applicants
  • Manages, in conjunction with the Director, the prescreening/online audition process
  • Contributes information and ideas related to the general admissions/auditions/recruitment process
  • Coordinates the activities of work-study students
  • Reply to correspondences, phone calls and emails from prospective applicants and their parents, and faculty
  • Counsel prospective students, applicants and their families through the application/audition process
  • Interact with faculty as needed; providing relevant information about applicants, processes, and requirements
  • Assist the Director of Admissions Recruitment as needed
  • Schedule visits for individuals/groups and give tours as needed
  • Attend admission meetings in the Director’s absence
  • Reports to the Director of Admissions on a daily basis
  • Other responsibilities as needed


Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required (music preferred, but not required)
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in relevant field
  • Strong computer competency required including proficiency in Word and Excel; CaneLink experience is a plus
  • Comfort with the Internet and web based communication
  • Willingness to learn new software and to develop new skills as required
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and professionalism and exceptional dedication to customer service
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Great organizational and time management skills with attention to detail


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Job No:
Posted: 1/6/2021
Application Due: 4/6/2021
Work Type: Full Time