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Assistant Director, Admissions
Reports to the Director of Admissions. Assists with the coordination, scheduling and hosting of special events sponsored by MSU Admissions. Assists with supervision and training of Admissions Office personnel to include student assistants. Maintains thorough and specialized knowledge of Midwestern State Universityís policies and programs. Assists with the adaptation and implementation of technology. Acts as liaison with information Systems and Webmaster staff. Reviews and evaluates high school and collegiate transcripts and other necessary documents to render an admissions decision. Travels extensively to high schools and junior/community colleges for recruitment/retention of prospective MSU students.
Aids the director in staff management. Assists with the development of recruitment materials, making recommendations to the Director regarding Admissions Office policies and procedures. Travels for extended periods of time to recruit and retain prospective MSU students following MSUís enrollment management plan. Works with Information Systems and Webmaster for implementation and adaptation of technology. Works independently, making presentations to prospective students and community organizations.
Ability to travel for extended periods of time. Ability to lift a minimum of twenty pounds.
Minimum of three years progressive experience and training in a college environment, preferably in college admissions, school relations, and/or recruitment. Experience in enrollment management planning. Background in technology strongly preferred. Experience in working with databases, web configuration, demographics, and admissions counseling.
Thorough understanding of admission policies, university policies, regulations, and degree requirements. Must be knowledgeable in the use of computers and commonly used office software programs including Word, Excel, and Outlook. Background in Banner software, preferred. Strong written and oral communication skills, required.
Bachelor's degree required. Masterís degree or some graduate work, preferred.
Requires strong interpersonal skills, ability to work effectively with diverse populations, and general office skills. Must be able to work independently and as a team member. Ability and willingness to work with a high degree of interaction involving the public and university faculty/administration. Must make a strong, positive representation of MSU and attract quality applicants to achieve stated enrollment goals. Must be adaptable, flexible, and cooperative. Occasional evening and weekend programming required. Other duties as assigned. *Regular reliable attendance is required. *Requires a valid Texas driverís license. *This position is designated as security sensitive and requires a criminal background check.