Assistant Director of Admissions for Transfer Outreach and Recruitment at East Tennessee State University

Job Title Assistant Director of Admissions for Transfer Outreach and Recruitment
Department Admissions – 25510
Pay Grade 9
Job Category Administrative
Job Summary The Office of Admissions is accepting applications for the Assistant Director of Admissions for Transfer Outreach and Recruitment. This position is responsible for the development, coordination, implementation, and leadership of a comprehensive strategic plan for undergraduate transfer student recruitment and outreach. The Assistant Director of Admissions for Transfer Outreach and Recruitment :

  • Utilizes a team approach to carry out responsibilities by actively collaborating and developing cooperative working relationships.
  • Collaborates with Undergraduate Admissions office staff and other campus stakeholders involved in the recruitment, advisement, and enrollment of transfer students.
  • Strengthens partnerships within and outside the university to serve transfer students and provide seamless assistance to students.
  • Develops detailed data reports on transfer students recruitment and enrollment.
  • Responsible for collaborating and developing relationships with key stakeholders at key community college and university throughout Tennessee, Virginia, and North Carolina to recruit and enroll transfer students.
  • Coordinates with the transfer recruitment team that includes ETSU advisors at community colleges throughout the region and the Office of New Student & Family Programs in development and implementation of transfer recruitment strategies, student engagement, outreach, and a smooth transition to ETSU.

Position is contingent upon sufficient funding.

ETSU is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all of our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment and contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity and inclusion. East Tennessee State University (ETSU) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of university policies, procedures, structure and services offered.
  • Knowledge of university admission requirements.
  • Knowledge of registration procedures and steps for enrollment .
  • Knowledge of current career trends.
  • Knowledge of course equivalencies and transfer issues.
  • Knowledge of promotional materials for all academic and student services areas at ETSU.
  • Knowledge of university catalog including degree requirements for all programs and majors.
  • Knowledge of all university policies regarding admission, retention and graduation requirements.
  • Knowledge of applicable Tennessee Code Annotated.
  • Ability to communicate effectively to large groups or individuals.
  • Ability to gather, analyze and interpret data.
  • Ability to counsel students and parents regarding university related matters.
  • Ability to work independently towards enrollment goals and objectives.
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Three years’ experience working in a higher education institution is required.
  • Proven excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Available to attend events during evenings and weekends and out of town.
  • Overnight travel may be required.
  • Valid driver’s license.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s degree preferred.
  • A proven track record for making data driven decisions to support achievement of enrollment goals is preferred.
  • Experience with success efforts related college students.
  • Experience utilizing innovative technology such as a Customer Relationship
  • Management (CRM) solution is preferred.
  • Experience in marketing, recruitment, admissions, and/or related experience is preferred.
Posting Number AS00516P
Is this position subject to a criminal background check? No
Is any part of the funding for this posting coming from a grant or outside funding source? No
FLSA Status Exempt
Open Date 08/03/2020
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants The closing date is subject to change without notice to applicants.

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  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter

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