The School of Nursing is currently seeking a Manager, Admissions Program. Under limited supervision, the Manager, Admissions Program will be responsible for all aspects of the student admission process for a specific program or groups of programs following recruitment by Admissions Counselors. This position ensures the successful transition of the student from the admissions process through orientation.
Ø Develops a successful admissions plan for the academic program(s) supported.
Ø Contributes to the development of policies and procedures for the admissions committees in the supported academic area.
Ø Develops processes for committee evaluation of candidates.
Ø Manages the admissions process for the supported academic program(s).
Ø Represents the office of admissions as a participant on admissions committees, information sessions and other admissions-related events.
Ø Recommends opportunities to enhance student services from inquiry through orientation.
Ø Coordinates admissions reporting for the program.
Ø Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
Ø 2 years of experience in admissions, student enrollment or a related field.
Ø Experience with and/or knowledge about graduate education preferred.
Ø Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
ü Ability to work independently under minimal supervision.
ü Skill in exercising initiative, resourcefulness, and sound judgment with an ability to solve problems and make decisions.
ü Knowledge of best practices in student admissions.
ü General knowledge of student financial aid programs.
ü Strong analytical skills with the ability to make sound judgments about fit and potential for success.
ü Skill in negotiation and persuasive communications.
ü Ability to prioritize ongoing and new projects necessary to implementing a specific program.
ü Skill in communicating efficiently and effectively both orally and in writing with a variety of people both internally and externally.
ü Skill in continuously seeking to improve the quality of services and processes.
ü Skill in relevant PC applications, including Banner.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience
Original Posting: 2/13/13
Filing Deadline: 2/27/13
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