The University of North Carolina at Charlotte seeks applicants for the position of Associate Director of Admissions. Located 9 miles from Uptown Charlotte, UNC Charlotte is the fastest growing university in North Carolina and one of the fastest growing universities in the country. As the state’s urban research university, UNC Charlotte leverages its location in North Carolina’s largest city to offer internationally competitive programs of research and creative activity, exemplary undergraduate, graduate and professional programs, and a focused set of community engagement initiatives. More than 29,000 students strong, UNC Charlotte maintains a particular commitment to addressing the cultural, economic, educational, environmental, health and social needs of the dynamic and growing Charlotte region.
The Associate Director of Admissions reports to the Director of Admissions. Applicants with no direct college admissions experience will not be reviewed and should not apply. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Strategically and collaboratively develop, implement and maintain undergraduate recruitment and communication strategy and plans for target audiences
Lead and supervise a team of admissions counselors in the recruitment of prospective undergraduate students
Assist in strategic planning and the development of annual reports and five-year plans
Assist in the development, implementation, and administration of policies, procedures, and strategies related to marketing, recruiting and admission of undergraduate students to UNC Charlotte.
Oversee major admissions projects as assigned
Co-manage the internal operations of the office, which includes process management and employee management
Demonstrate the ability to achieve team cohesiveness by making a personal effort to support and cooperate with staff members, offering assistance, suggestions, opinions and information to team members in a helpful way
Interpret and apply university policies, procedures, rules, and regulations
Sit on appropriate university committees
Act as Director of Admissions in her absence
Evaluate academic records of applicants to determine admissibility
Represent the university at regional and national meetings
Minimum requirements are a master’s degree and five years of progressive admissions experience at a four-year, public university. Successful candidates will possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
Experience in analyzing applicant data and directing recruitment activities targeted at specific populations
Experience in managing a team of recruitment staff
Demonstrated experience in managing a campus visit program
Experience in the development of school counselor and community college counselor relationships
Effective public speaking capability
Deep appreciation for the value of broad diversity in the student population and a commitment to cultivating a diverse applicant pool
High energy, enthusiasm, and passion for the work
Motivation, coaching, and conflict resolution skills
Creative approach to problem-solving drawing upon previous experience and data analysis
The ability to interact cooperatively and sensitively with individuals from other cultures, ethnic groups, lifestyles, and backgrounds
Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
Ability and confidence to work independently using sound judgment and discernment skills, as well as a commitment to working as part of a team
Technical expertise and experience working with student information systems and admissions technologies
Salary Range: $58,000-$63,000
To APPLY: Apply electronically at https://jobs.uncc.edu/postings/18044. Only electronic submissions will be accepted. Please attach the following documents with your electronic submission: letter of interest, resume, and full contact information for 3 work-related references. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
Position is subject to criminal background check. The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation.
About The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research institution. Our campus is located in the piedmont of North Carolina, just two hours from the mountains and three hours from the Atlantic Ocean. A large public university with a small college feel, more than 25,000 students consider UNC Charlotte’s 1,000-acre campus their home away from home.