The Director of Admissions will provide leadership for all areas of admissions including the direct supervision of the Associate Director of Admissions for the School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, the Associate Director of Admissions for the School of Applied Life Sciences, and the International Student Advisor. Under the supervision of the Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid, the Director of Admissions will be responsible for creating a multifaceted strategy to ensure all programs strive to enroll the very best academically qualified students for all programs. The Director of Admissions will work closely with the Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid to forecast enrollment, monitor trends, and report on the progress of all program application pipelines.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree required and a minimum of at least five years of college admissions experience (or appropriate related experience) with a record of progressively greater responsibility. Master’s degree preferred. Qualified candidates should be outcomes-oriented, results driven, and forward thinking. Bachelor’s degree preferably in health sciences.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
Individuals must possess knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the essential functions of the position, or be able to explain or demonstrate how the essential functions may be performed, with or without, reasonable accommodations, using some other combination of skills and abilities.
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Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Physical and Mental Requirements
Ability to maintain good concentration level while dealing with interruptions; attention to details with emphasis on accuracy; capable of giving, receiving, and analyzing information, formulating work plans, and articulating goals and action plans. Sitting in a normal seated position for extended periods. Standing for extended periods. Reaching and extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction. Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than the whole hand(s), or arm(s), for example, using a keyboard. Communication skills using the spoken word. Ability to see within normal parameters. Ability to hear within normal parameters. Ability to bend and stoop, for example, to file. Ability to move about. Ability to lift and carry short distances up to 20 lbs., for example to lift or move office supplies, files, books, and packages. Must be able to handle flexible hours, including some evening and weekend work as needed to meet departmental needs/goals.
A confidential review of applications, nominations, and expressions of interest will begin immediately and will continue until an appointment is made. To be ensured full consideration, please upload a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply.