Associate Director of Admissions
Bethune-Cookman University - Daytona Beach, FL

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Bethune-Cookman University

Job Title: Associate Director of Admissions

Sector: Enrollment Management and Student Development

Department: Office of Admissions

JOB SUMMARY:
The University invites applications from candidates who bring solid knowledge of, and have experience in, cutting-edge practices in admissions processes and other operational aspects of enrollment management in higher education. The ideal candidate will value a student-driven approach that reflects and incorporates a global perspective.

The Associate Director of Admissions is responsible for assisting in the supervision of the Office of Admissions in conjunction with the Director of Admissions. The Associate Director supervises all Admissions Counselors and is a liaison between the college and prospective students and their parents. In that role the Associate Director; reviews applications, coordinates inter and intra-office data gathering and information flow, with the Director of Admissions coordinates strong working relationships among staff within the Enrollment Management departments, coordinates professional development of Admissions Staff, and has primary recruiting responsibility for an assigned geographic territory.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Direct supervision of all Admissions Counselors
Use current and historical data to develop a strategic recruitment plan
Assist the counseling staff with territory management techniques
Assist the Director with selecting appropriate demographics to target for name purchases and special recruitment events
Assist with the human resources process within the Office of Admissions
Primary contact for all Office of Admissions campus events
Review both freshman and transfer applications
Responsible for recruiting and yielding students from an assigned geographic location
Demonstrate excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
Administer performance evaluations for direct reports.
Work collaboratively in a team setting with campus constituents, including, but not limited to, students, faculty, and staff across units and sectors of the institution.
Keep abreast of current trends and best practices in higher education.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s Degree preferred.
Five to seven years with progressive management experience in College Admissions or the Enrollment Management field

REQUIREMENTS:
Experience working with the Jenzabar System.
Knowledge of policies and procedures for undergraduate admissions.
Knowledgeable of best practices with recruitment, application review, and yielding of new students
Knowledge of procedures and methods for compiling and analyzing data.
Ability to communicate effectively in counseling students and parents on academic regulations.
Adherence to FERPA regulations as it relates to student records.

ENVIRONMENTAL/PHYSICAL CONDITIONS:
Working environment is a normal business office setting.
Demands normal manual dexterity and visual and auditory acuity.
Must be mobile throughout the campus.
Typically, the incumbent may sit comfortably to do the work. However, there may be some walking, standing, bending, or carrying of light items.
Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Human Resources Contact:
Rich Kohler, HR Specialist
Human Resources Management
Bethune-Cookman University
640 Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd
Daytona Beach, FL 32114

Phone: 386-481-2049
Fax: 386-481-2052
Email Address: employment@cookman.edu

Bethune-Cookman University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Title IX Employer