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Director of Undergraduate Admissions

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A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted via the Spelman Johnson website at this link. Nominations for this position may be emailed to Ellen Heffernan at eth@spelmanjohnson.com. Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Department UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS
Position Number FA730A
Location Norfolk, VA
Job Summary

This position will provide daily leadership and supervision, direction, problem solving, team building, and evaluation of staff. This position will develop and manage a recruitment program designed to attract a high quality and diverse pool of freshmen and transfer students from in- and out-of-state markets.

Type of Recruitment General Public
Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in college student personnel, educational leadership, higher education administration, student development or a related field from an accredited college or university. Considerable related progressively responsible prior work experience in admissions at an administrative level involving the management of personnel. Prior experience with integrated student information systems, preferably with Ellucian Banner Software, Client Relation Management solutions (CRMs), and using data as a rubric for analysis and assessment. Some experience in the implementation and evaluation of university recruitment and operational processes. Considerable knowledge of and familiarity with strategies and tactics for success in recruitment from inquiry to matriculation. Some knowledge of Banner, the University’s student information system. Some knowledge of innovative technologies used in recruitment and application processing is required. Strong oral and written skills. Excellent interpersonal skills. Excellent reading comprehension skills. Strong organizational, planning and time management skills. Demonstrated ability to work independently and make distinctions among competitive applicants. Demonstrated ability to communicate persuasively both verbally and in writing to individuals and large groups of prospective students and families, secondary school personnel, alumni, current students, as well as administrators and faculty. Ability to develop congenial and productive working relationships with university administrators, faculty, staff, and students.

Preferred Qualifications

None.

Conditions of Employment
Job Open Date 09/12/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Application Review Date 10/12/2017
Job Close Date
Special Instructions to Applicants / Additional Materials Required

A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted via the Spelman Johnson website at this link. Nominations for this position may be emailed to Ellen Heffernan at eth@spelmanjohnson.com. Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895.

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Equity Statement

It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, gender, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or © consistent with contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

ODU Statement

Old Dominion University, located in the City of Norfolk in the metropolitan Hampton Roads region of coastal Virginia, is a state-assisted, Carnegie doctoral/research-extensive institution that serves its students and enriches the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world through rigorous academic programs, strategic partnerships, and active civic engagement. Its 24,000 students, including over 6,000 graduate students, form a diverse and multicultural community in six academic colleges. Through a collaborative and innovative approach to education and research, the University focuses on student learning and addresses critical needs in the professions. ODU’s programs are offered on the main campus, at higher education centers in the region, and at numerous distance learning sites.

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