Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions California College of the Arts
The Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions assists the Director of Undergraduate Admissions in developing, implementing and managing recruitment, application review and yield activities; supervises the Admissions counselors; and manages the counseling activities. The Associate Director is expected to become an expert of all enrollment data systems. CCA is a two-campus environment, and is responsible for the enrollment counseling staff on both campuses. CCA is in the process of unifying to San Francisco campus and the move is scheduled to be complete by 2021-2022 academic year. The Associate Director is active in the college's recruitment efforts and provides counseling support to prospective students and applicants as needed.
Department and Operational Management (70%)
Assists the Director of Undergraduate Admissions in developing the recruitment, application, and yield plans and strategies.
Supervises and trains the enrollment counseling team on the CCA's San Francisco and Oakland campuses.
Organizes and leads yearly in-service training for the undergraduate admissions counseling team.
Manages faculty representatives program of recruitment and yield activities.
Oversees on-campus and off-campus events.
Manages the counseling operations including appointments, tours, phone calling campaigns, social media projects, special events, and the registration process.
Manages the application flow, decision-making, and admit rate of undergraduate applicants.
Develops expertise of all enrollment data and communication systems and supports the director as needed.
Recruitment and Counseling (30%)
Performs counseling appointments, recruitment travel, and application review.
Coordinates the admissions committee.
Assists in the advising, registration, and financial aid counseling for new students.
Performs other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent, and extensive, progressive experience in a college admissions office, preferably an independent college. Previous supervisory experience is required. Master's degree preferred.. Excellent written and verbal communication, organizational and interpersonal skills; strict attention to details; demonstrated ability to work with faculty, students, and staff; self-motivated, goal oriented, strategic thinker and ability to work both independently and as part of an enrollment team. Experience working with diverse groups. Art knowledge and the ability to assess student portfolios is strongly desired. Computer skills is a must. Experience using a CRM and Workday or similar ERP software preferred. The individual must be willing to travel 12 - 14 weeks per year (locally, nationally, and internationally) primarily in the fall. Position requires weekend and extended hours, especially during the fall and January through March. Must have a valid driver's license and passport
Location San Francisco
Application Instructions Applicants are required to attach a cover letter and resume. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Recommended document file formats are Word or PDF. If there are multiple attachments, we recommend compressing/zipping your files into a zip format file. There is also a place in the application for you to provide a link to large documents. Please submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions.
Application Deadline For staff positions, screening begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.
EEO Statement As an educational and cultural institution, California College of the Arts has a responsibility to provide access and opportunities for all people, with special attention to supporting groups historically underrepresented in higher education.
We believe that a culturally diverse campus is integral to academic excellence, and our student, faculty, staff, and trustee bodies should reflect the diverse world in which we live, with attention to race, ethnicity, religious creed, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and ability.
California College of the Arts is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from individuals who will contribute to its diversity.