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Job No. 143220

  • Job Title:
  • Associate Director of Admissions
  • Employer:
  • Clayton State University
  • Location:
  • Morrow , GA
  • Posting Date:
  • 14-Sep-2020
  • Description:
  • Job Summary
    Associate Director of Admissions

    Position Summary: This position will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the admissions and records functions in the Office of Recruitment & Admissions. It will manage staff and functions needed for efficient admission of students to the University and accurate, clean housing of prospective student data. It will report directly to the Executive Director of Recruitment & Admissions. The individual manages the Processing Manager, their team of Processors, and Admissions Coordinators.

    Responsible for planning, developing, monitoring, and supervising admission and records functions for all prospective domestic undergraduate students. Identifies errors (human and electronic) and works to resolve errors, diagnoses causes, and eliminate future errors. (25%)
    Collaborates with Admissions Communications team to monitor effective communications (email, call, text, print) with prospective domestic undergraduate students to increase all aspects of admissions student funnel. Analyzes strategies and researches new methods of increasing conversion rates. (20%)
    Develops comprehensive written training and procedures manual for admissions and records, and updates processes as Board of Regents, institutional rules, and technologies change. (15%)
    Reviews admissions applications, residency petitions, and provides training for team members for these processes. (15%)
    Demonstrate motivational and problem-solving capabilities with a high degree of integrity, ethics, and dedication to the University’s mission. (10%)
    Assists with management of department budget and ordering office supplies, promotional items, and equipment as needed (10%)
    Additional responsibilities as requested. (5%)
    Required Qualifications
    Five years of related experience, or a combination of education and experience (college of university admissions experience preferred)
    Knowledge of university and college admission strategies and practices; knowledge of related admissions software, tools, and materials (Target X, Banner, Web Xtender, Microsoft applications)
    Bachelor’s Degree
    Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
    Strong oral and written communication skills; excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills
    Ability to interview and interact tactfully with students from diverse backgrounds; ability to function as a team player within the University to reach enrollment goals
    About Us
    Located 15 miles southeast of downtown Atlanta, Clayton State University offers employees a diverse environment which fosters both professional and personal development. The university is committed to cultivating an environment of engaged, experienced-based learning, enriched by active community service. Clayton State offers multiple Bachelor and Master Degree programs which currently enrolls over 6,900 students in challenging campus and on-line courses.

    The campus is situated just 20 minutes from downtown Atlanta on 214 beautiful acres, making access to the metropolitan area a breeze. We’ve been named a Top Workplace in Atlanta by the Atlanta-Journal Constitution for six consecutive years. And we also were named one of 79 higher education institutions across the nation in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s list of 2017 Great Colleges to Work For.

    Conditions of Employment
    Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Clayton State University, as determined by Clayton State University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

    Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    Clayton State University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnical origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, AREA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50). Clayton State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy please contact the Clayton State University Office of Human Resources at (678) 466-4230. Individuals requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Disability Resource Center at: (678) 466-5445.
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  • Clayton State University
  • Morrow, GA 30260
  • United States
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