Director of Admissions
DATE DUE: 1/31/2018
The Director of Admissions is responsible for the development and implementation of recruitment and enrollment activities for full and part-time students in the area of admissions at NCCC's Sanborn campus and the Niagara Falls Culinary institute. The director is also responsible for the conduct of a professional admissions process that implements the admissions policies and practices adopted by the College, for representing the College's programs and admission's policies to the public and potential applicants, and to execute the college's enrollment strategy to include the recruitment and acceptance of students. In addition, the Director is responsible for multi-cultural student services and the College's switchboard/receptionist operation. Current salary range is $63,000 - $84,000.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:
- Develop and execute an extensive recruitment plan and assist in the development of the admissions portion of the Strategic Enrollment Management Plan.
- Develop and manage effective recruiting practices to reach prospective students, including the use of current and emerging technology; participate in proactive outreach activities and internal and external recruitment events to promote NCCC.
- Supervise, motivate, and evaluate the professional, para-professional and support staff assigned to the admissions office to include the multi-cultural student services coordinate and the college centralized switchboard and receptionist operations.
- Develop and maintain professional relationships with service area guidance counselors, principals, and related educational agencies to ensure the excellent reputation of Niagara County Community College.
- Coordinate, analyze, and present data to ensure effective leadership of staff, deployment of resources and continuous improvement of programs, policies and procedures; and to ensure compliance with NCCC policies and procedures; work with the Institutional Research Office to prepare reports relating to student demographics, enrollment trends, innovative recruitment programs, etc.
- Ensure the accurate transmission of student data into the college's database. In conjunction with Assistant Vice President of Enrollment Management, academic affairs and institutional research personnel, assists in the development of enrollment projections.
- Ensure an accurate data collection system is developed and maintained for all stages of the admissions cycle.
- Prepare and manage the budget for the Admissions Office.
- Ensure that the switchboard and information center is operating within the policies and practices adopted by the College.
- Ensure that multi-cultural students are serviced through recruitment, enrollment and graduation processes in accordance with the policies and practices established by the College.
- Assist the Marketing and Public Relations Office in developing a marketing plan for the College and in the creation of promotional publications pertinent to the recruitment and admissions process.
- Perform other appropriate duties as required by the Assistant Vice President of Enrollment Management, The Vice president of Student Services, and the President of the College.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Strong leadership, management, computer, and organizational skills
- Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
- Effective presentation skills
- Valid driver's license for travel to all College sites, as necessary.
Must be able to articulate college programs and the admissions process to individuals and to groups; must be able to relate to senior college, university, and secondary school officials; must be able to travel; must be able to write reports utilizing computer technology; must be able to become proficient with the computer technology related to the admissions processes.
Master's Degree. Five years of work experience in a college admission, recruitment or student services environment including experience supervising personnel. Understanding and appreciation of the mission of community colleges.
Master's degree in Education, Student Personnel Administration, or a related field. Professional experience in an admissions office within an institution of higher education with two or more years of supervisory experience, preferably at a community college.
Niagara County Community College considers only those applications that clearly demonstrate the applicant meets all required qualifications. Persons meeting the required qualifications as stated above should send cover letter that addresses each of the qualifications; resume; copies of unofficial transcripts of all degrees awarded; and the names and contact information for three (3) current, work-related references to Human Resources, Niagara County Community College, Sanborn, NY 14132. Email: HR@niagaracc.suny.edu. Incomplete packets may be rejected for lack of information. Three written letters of reference from applicant’s references must be sent to the above address or email before an on campus interview. Search will remain open until candidate is selected however review of applications will begin immediately.
NCCC is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, citizenship, military status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.