WMU Assistant Director Admissions-Transfer

February 08, 2019 1:44 PM | Anonymous member

Title: Assistant Director Admissions-Transfer  

Posting Number: 0604877  

Department: Admissions  

Grade: E  

Job Type: Full Time,Regular  

Pay Type: Exempt  

Salary Range:Pay is commensurate with qualifications and experience, combined with an excellent benefits package.  

Major Duties

General summary: Shares responsibility for directing and coordinating strategies to recruit and enroll transfer students to support the University's transfer enrollment and retention goals. The position leads a team of transfer recruiters, manages a recruitment territory, and works with university partners to ensure articulations and transfer guides are created and used effectively to ensure a smooth transition to the University. 

- Manages the development and implementation of strategies to recruit and enroll transfer students in support of the University's transfer enrollment and retention goals.   

- Conducts research on application activity and analyzes market trends to formulate recruitment and yield strategies.   

- Assists with setting numerical application and enrollment goals and develops and oversees the execution of initiatives designed to accomplish enrollment goals.   

- Partners with team member(s) who develop and maintain online transfer guides. Coordinates process to strategically complete and use articulation policies and agreements to recruit and enroll transfer students.  Oversees the implementation of practices and procedures to ensure compliance with the statewide Michigan Transfer Agreement. 

- Oversees the development and implementation of a communication plan designed to support transfer recruitment strategies.  Interprets and communicates University transfer admission policies to both internal and external customers, community college advisors and administrators.   

- Develops and implements operational policies and procedures related to the recruitment and yield of transfer students.  Hires, trains, and supervises transfer recruiters. 

- Develops and implements operational policies and procedures related to the recruitment and yield of transfer students.  Hires, trains, and supervises transfer recruiters. 

- Manages a transfer recruitment territory.  Serve as primary representative to recruit and yield students from that geographical area.  Reviews applications and makes admission decisions.  Builds and maintains relationships with community colleges and their entities. 

- Assists senior leadership team in performing regular assessment of office activities, interprets results, sets goals and outcomes, and develops and engages strategies to meet goals.  Interprets, explains, and defends admission decisions.  

Minimum Qualifications

- Bachelor's degree in related field from an accredited institution. 

- Two years' relevant experience. 

- Supervisory or lead experience. 

- Significant knowledge of admissions, transfer, recruitment and enrollment issues. 

- Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills. 

- Strong analytical skills. 

- Valid state driver's license.  

Desired Qualifications

- Master's degree in related field from an accredited institution. 

- Three years' relevant experience. 

- Knowledge of the University's academic programs.  

Required Applicant Documents

Cover Letter highlighting your qualifications
Resume
List of References  

Optional Applicant Documents

Other  

Special Instructions to Applicants

Internal applicants should use the Job Opportunity Transfer Application. 

External applicants should use the Staff Employment Application.  

Additional Position Information:

Staff Compensation System pay grades and rates are available using the URL below: http://www.wmich.edu/sites/default/files/other/u152/2018/hr-staff-compensation-pay-structure-07-01-2018.pdf 

Western Michigan University offers generous benefits to its employees including health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, retirement, and tuition discount for the employee and tuition remission for eligible dependents. To access information about the specific benefits available for this position, GO TO: 
https://www.wmich.edu/hr/enrollment-staff 

Because of special requirements for this position, the hiring agent has requested and received approval for a simultaneous internal and external search for qualified candidates. Applications for transfer will be evaluated with external applications.  

External Posting Date:

02-05-2019  

External Closing Date:

02-26-2019

Posting Date

02-05-2019  

Internal Closing Date:

02-26-2019

Application Types Accepted

Staff Employment Application
Job Opportunity Transfer Application  

For complete description, minimum requirements and application procedures, visit our website at:  http://www.wmich.edu/hr/jobs/.Posting # 0604877. 

Direct link: WMU Assistant Director Admissions-Transfer Only applications submitted through this site will be considered. 

WMU is an AA/EO employer. Minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and all other qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.