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Admissions Director

Employer
Texas A&M University-San Antonio
Location
San Antonio TAMUSA

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Institutional & Business Affairs, Admissions & Enrollment
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Details

Job Title

Admissions Director

Agency

Texas A&M University - San Antonio

Department

Vice President For Enrollment Management

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

San Antonio, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

Under the direction of the Assistant Vice President of Enrollment Management, the Director of Admissions is responsible for all undergraduate recruitment and admissions for segments including: first-year students, transfer students, first-year transfer students, transient students and more. The Director of Admissions also works closely with other University offices to ensure a smooth admissions process for special segments including: international students, graduate students, foster care, DREAMers,
military-affiliated students and others.

Responsibilities:

  • Directs a comprehensive, integrated, and data-driven recruitment, admissions, and enrollment plan to recruit undergraduate students.

  • Develops a comprehensive and strategic recruitment plan to ensure enrollment goals are met and/or exceeded.

  • Advises on annual enrollment targets, new recruitment markets, and overall recruitment strategies.

  • Supervises and manages a team of recruiters.

  • Develops and provides ongoing training and professional development opportunities for the admissions team.

  • Determines in-state or out-of state residence for tuition purposes and participates in the awarding of freshmen and transfer student scholarships.

  • Supervises the evaluation of academic transcripts from high schools, Community Colleges, and Universities.

  • Oversees transfer course designation for the Texas Common Core Curriculum and management of the course database equivalency tables.

  • Coordinates with offices within the Enrollment Management division to ensure effective recruitment events and campus tours, targeted prospective student enrollment communications, and seamless admissions processes.

  • Serves as the liaison for the University as it relates to all admissions-related decisions, outreach efforts, funnel reporting, etc.

  • Develops plans that enhance student diversity on the University campus.

This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.

Required Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in applicable field

  • Ten (10) years of related experience in admissions and/or recruitment

Preferred Education & Experience:

  • Master’s degree in applicable field

  • Six (6) years of related experience in admissions and/or recruitment

  • Experience in higher education (specifically within an enrollment management, admissions, recruitment, financial aid atmosphere)

  • Strong oral and written communications; must be a strong presenter

  • Knowledge and familiarity of CRM and Ellucian/Banner.

  • Strong data background in reporting.

  • Spanish-language proficiency is a plus.

  • At least 3 years of experience managing a team

Application Instructions:

Please make sure to provide the following documents:

  • Application

  • Cover Letter to include two professional references

  • Resume

For detailed instructions on how to apply for any position on our website, please use the following link:

http://www.tamusa.edu/humanresources/job-opportunities/index.html

Summary of Employee Benefits:

https://www.tamusa.edu/humanresources/documents/summary-of-employees-benefits.pdf

Please ensure that all required documents are uploaded prior to submitting the application. Once application is submitted, no changes or revisions can be made. If you have issues with adding documents with your application, please contact HR at 210-784-2058.

In compliance with ADA, if accommodations are needed for the application process, please contact HR at (210) 784-2058.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Organization

TAMUSA pic1Texas A&M University-San Antonio (A&M-SA) is a contemporary university that reflects the diverse and heritage-rich community it serves. Founded as the first upper-division institution of higher education in South San Antonio in 2009, A&M-SA today is a comprehensive four-year university offering high-quality, affordable education.

From fall 2008 to fall 2017, enrollment has grown 340 percent. The University currently serves nearly 6,500 students and has graduated more than 8,000 alumni. The student body is 60 percent female and 72 percent Hispanic. Approximately 77 percent of students are the first in their family to attend college.

TAMUSA pic3Since becoming president of A&M-SA in 2015, Dr. Cynthia Teniente-Matson has forged an audacious strategic plan for the University to fulfill its mission and bring to life its core values while achieving several important goals, including becoming a national model for student and academic success.

Through the University’s 26 undergraduate degrees and 13 graduate degrees, students can pursue a wide variety of in-demand fields, such as education, business, information technology and cyber security, criminology and biology. A&M-SA equips students with the knowledge, marketable skills and high-impact educational experiences that prepare them for rewarding careers, responsible global citizenship and lifelong learning.

With unprecedented enrollment growth, small classes, flexible schedules and in-demand degrees, A&M-SA is making the dream of higher education a reality for students in the San Antonio community and beyond.TAMUSA pic2

Fast Facts:

  • A&M-SA offers the lowest undergraduate tuition among four-year universities in San Antonio: $8,216 average cost per year (tuition and fees for spring and fall semesters for 15 credit hours/semester)
  • A&M-SA is a Military EmbracingTM university; 1 in 6 of our students is military connected (veterans, active-duty, spouses or dependents)
  • The National Security Agency (NSA) designated A&M-SA as a National Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE) through the year 2022. This prestigious designation puts the University among a select group of institutions nationwide meeting rigorous federal standards.
  • 20:1 student to teacher ratio

Accreditation

Texas A&M University-San Antonio (A&M-SA) is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and master’s degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, call 404-679-4500 or visit http://www.sacscoc.org for questions about the accreditation of A&M-SA.

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