Senior Associate Director

Job description

Job Title:

Senior Associate Director

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Vacancy Open to :

All Candidates

Department :

AAH Admissions

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Division :

Academic Affairs

Classification Title :

Sr Assoc Director

Working Title :

Senior Associate Director

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Full Time Equivalent (FTE) :


Full Time or Part Time :

Full Time

Recruitment Range:

Commensurate with Qualifications

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Job Category :

Non-Faculty Instructional & Research

Organizational Unit Overview:

The Undergraduate Admissions Office is responsible for identifying, attracting, recruiting, and enrolling students in sufficient numbers to meet the University’s enrollment projections while improving the academic profile of the incoming student population. The office annually processes approximately 36,000 applications for admission. These include freshmen, transfer, readmit, visitor, non-degree, pre-college, and auditor students. In order to generate and process applications from these prospective students, the office is involved in many public relations, marketing, customer service, and other outreach activities to cultivate inquiries for additional information about ECU/application materials. These inquiries are received via mail, phone, email, and third party search sources and currently exceed well over 100,000 in quantity for one calendar year.

Job Duties :

Provides coordination and leadership to all recruitment activities including freshman, transfer, and diverse student populations. Also coordinates recruitment activities occurring beyond the Office of Undergraduate Admissions among the colleges, schools, units at East Carolina University and the East Carolina University Alumni Association, and community organizations. Directly supervises and evaluates professional staff including the two Associate Directors, two Assistant Directors, administrative support personnel, student employees and student volunteers. Directs the planning, execution and assessment of the department’s strategic recruitment efforts, diverse recruitment initiatives, and University Open House Programs and other visitation programs for targeted population segments. Coordinates annual updates to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions handbook among all divisions of the unit. Engages campus and off-campus units in tracking and supporting pre-college program initiatives. Ensures annual assessment of territory management program to include performance evaluations relative to the admissions funnel data represented within designated territories and in strategically identified high schools, community colleges, counties, and regions. Directs the holistic review process for the review of deferred freshman and transfer applicants. Coordinates the process related to fee waiver requests. Represents the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at university meetings and committees, where appropriate. Other duties as assigned by the Director of Admissions.

Minimum Education/Experience :

Master’s degree and five years of progressive experience in undergraduate admissions. Supervisory experience is required.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation :


Special Instructions to Applicant :

East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. Candidates must also submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references, including contact information, online.

Additional Instructions to Applicant:

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

Job Open Date :


Open Until Filled:


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East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or [email protected].

Eligibility for Employment :

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information :

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected] Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.




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Job No:
Posted: 1/12/2021
Application Due: 4/12/2021
Work Type: Full Time