Admissions Director Job Description

The admissions director is the chief of admissions at an institution of higher education.

The admissions director maintains relations with potential students and admissions counselors.

He/she works to ensure that applicants meet the admissions requirements set by the college, and maintains a relationship with each potential student.

The admissions director is usually responsible for supporting the admission staff in their work.

He/she hires, trains, and evaluates admissions counselors.

He also conducts the admission process, including determining acceptance criteria.

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September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for an Admissions Director to lead our team in recruiting the best and brightest students to our university. The Admissions Director will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies to attract and enroll the target number of students each year. In this role, you will collaborate with other university departments to ensure a positive and seamless admissions experience for all students. If you are a dynamic and creative leader with a passion for higher education, we want to hear from you!

Admissions Director Duties:

  • Develop and execute strategic plans for admissions
  • Manage admissions staff including hiring, training, performance management, and professional development
  • Determine admission priorities and metrics
  • Develop and implement admissions processes
  • Work with academic division leaders to strategically align enrollment goals
  • Work with college leaders to ensure admissions programs and processes are aligned with college goals and initiatives
  • Develop, implement, and maintain growth strategies that sustain and build enrollment
  • Develop and manage enrollment marketing programs
  • Develop and implement assessment programs for prospective and admitted students
  • Establish consistent processes for recruitment, admissions, and enrollment management
  • Build collaborative relationships with current and prospective students and faculty
  • Develop and maintain accurate, timely, and confidential records on students
  • Manage, monitor, and evaluate performance of all admissions staff
  • Assist with creating budget plans for admissions
  • Planning and implementing new

Admissions Director Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement, and manage admissions and marketing plans for the school
  • Develop and implement school marketing plans
  • Implement and update admissions marketing materials
  • Attend and participate in industry and community events

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, public relations, communications, or related field
  • 2+ years’ proven experience in college admissions
  • Ability to motivate students to achieve academic goals
  • Managing a team of admissions administrators
  • Ability to communicate with parents, alumni, donors, and others within the university

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