Associate Director of Admissions - Transfer

Job description

Job no: 495021
Work type: Regular full time
Location: Glassboro, New Jersey
Categories: Managerial

Position Summary:

The Associate Director of Admissions - Transfer is vital to the undergraduate transfer recruitment process of Rowan University. The successful candidate will possess excellent communication skills and demonstrate an ability to work in diverse settings in addition to being technically proficient to ensure the institution recruits quality applicants. The position of Associate Director of Admissions - Transfer reports directly to the Director of Admissions.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Manages and oversees the undergraduate transfer application and review process for Rowan University.
  • Supervises and oversees undergraduate transfer admissions staff at Rowan University.
  • Participates in identifying and attaining undergraduate transfer incoming class size, mix, and representation of the southern New Jersey area and beyond.
  • Uses and integrates statistical data and technology into the day-to-day business practices of the Office of Admissions.
  • Develops transfer admissions organizational strategies by contributing information, analysis, and recommendations to strategic thinking and direction, establishing functional objectives in line with division objectives.
  • Strong knowledge and experience in project management principles and their practical application in business practices.
  • Establishes transfer admissions operational strategies by evaluating trends; establishing critical measurements; determining production, productivity, quality, and customer-service strategies; designing systems; accumulating resources; resolving problems; implementing change.
  • Strong background in statistics, statistical modeling, and implementing statistical analysis into day-to-day business practices.
  • Promotes the university and attracts new students by maintaining working relationships with other university departments.
  • Maintains continuing flow of quality applicants and transfers to the university by analyzing trends in enrollment and marketing activities, leading activities to continue programs that are effective; modifying programs; presenting new sales strategies for the university's recruitment and admission activities.
  • Maximizes transfer recruiting and admissions processing by using state-of-the-art recruiting and admissions technology.
  • Enhances transfer admissions department and university reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Participates in the awarding of merit and foundation scholarships to incoming undergraduate transfer students.
  • Empower employees to take responsibility for their jobs and goals. Delegate responsibility and expect accountability and regular feedback.
  • Foster a spirit of teamwork and unity among department members that allows for disagreement over ideas, conflict and expeditious conflict resolution, and the appreciation of diversity as well as cohesiveness, support, and working effectively together to enable each employee and the department to succeed.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Admission.
  • Qualifications:


  • Minimum four to six years of experience in higher education marketing, admissions, or related field.
  • Minimum Masters in related field (Applicants who do not possess the required education may substitute experience on a year for year basis.)
  • accomplish objectives.
  • Ability to work in diverse settings
  • Natural communicator with strong motivational skills and the ability to support operational goals and meet objectives.
  • Ability to think independently and have team leadership
  • Staff supervision and development experience
  • Data management and data analysis experience
  • Demonstrated track record of managing/leading teams to success
  • Experienced in navigating teams through challenging business environments.
  • Desired

  • Experience in higher education undergraduate transfer admissions.
  • Functional knowledge of integrating technology systems into business practice
  • Functional knowledge of the Ellucian Banner system.
  • Functional knowledge of the Slate CRM system.
  • Advertised: Feb 12 2021 Eastern Standard Time
    Applications close: Feb 26 2021 11:55 PM Eastern Standard Time




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    Job No:
    Posted: 2/14/2021
    Application Due: 2/26/2021
    Work Type: Full Time