Georgia Southern University seeks nominations and applications for the Director of Undergraduate Admissions. The Director provides innovative leadership in designing the University’s enrollment strategies and makes sophisticated use of high-quality, data-driven, evidence-based enrollment decisions, utilizing best practices in admission and enrollment management, while inspiring others on campus to work collaboratively in achieving enrollment goals. The Director must be adept at promoting opportunities, as well as bringing forth recommendations for new recruitment ideas, marketing strategies, and academic programs which match the University’s mission, resources, and market demand. The Director will be required to travel on behalf of the University and work hours will include evenings and weekends. The Office of Admissions includes a workforce of 58 professionals and over 60 student employees across three campuses and includes the areas of: freshmen recruitment, transfer and special population recruitment, international recruitment, operations and application processing, visitation and events, admissions marketing and communications, new student scholarships, and new student and family programs including orientation.
Nominations should be submitted to Tracey Mingo, Search Committee Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Develops strategic, data-driven new student admissions recruitment, marketing, and enrollment strategies and goals with the Associate Vice President and Vice President for Enrollment Management.
Presents and analyzes data regarding new student admissions to assess status toward goals, areas of concern, and relevant trends, and use of that data to direct recruitment initiatives mid-cycle and for future planning.
Serves as a campus resource for recruitment, admissions, orientation, and enrollment, establishing relationships with key partners in all areas.
Leads the Admissions staff including hiring, training, coaching, and providing developmental learning opportunities.
Ensures compliance with federal, state, and University regulations concerning student admissions.
Assesses and assists in developing needed technologies to increase service to students and efficiencies in processes.
Provides effective budget management and oversees fiscal operations by establishing cost controls and spending plans for multiple large budgets.
Communicates with prospective students, family members and supporters, community partners, and others to assist in the college search process and lead to enrollment at Georgia Southern University.
Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco Free Campus.
6+ Years of Related Work Experience
Internal Number: STA002328
About Georgia Southern University
Georgia Southern University is the state’s largest and most comprehensive center of higher education south of Atlanta. With 141 degree programs at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels, Georgia Southern has been designated a public Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution and serves over 26,400 students from all 50 states, Washington D.C., and Puerto Rico as well as 102 nations. With three vibrant campuses — the Statesboro Campus, the Armstrong Campus in Savannah and the Liberty Campus in Hinesville — Georgia Southern offers an attractive campus environment that encourages learning, discovery and personal growth. Georgia Southern’s nationally accredited academic programs prepare diverse scholars for leadership and service as world citizens. A unit of the University System of Georgia, the University boasts 200-plus student organizations, outstanding Division I athletics, and state-of-the art residence halls and campus facilities.
Since 1906, the University’s hallmark has been a culture of engagement that bridges theory with practice, extends the learning environment beyond the classroom, and promotes student growth and life success. Central to the University’s mission is the facul...ty’s dedication to excellence in teaching and the development of a fertile learning environment exemplified by a free exchange of ideas, high academic expectations, and individual responsibility for academic achievement. Faculty, staff, and students embrace core values expressed through integrity, civility, kindness, collaboration, and a commitment to lifelong learning, wellness, and social responsibility.