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Director of Admissions

Company: NAFSA
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

SUMMARY: The Director of Admissions improves the performance of admissions employees. This highly experienced admission professional sets department performance standards, conducts and supports new-hire and ongoing admissions training. A key measurement of the Director of Admissions performance - in addition to overall admissions result - in employee development: associates rising to the level of manager and managers rising to the level of director. The direct of Admissions must uphold the philosophy and mission of California Aeronautical University while instilling a positive and progressive attitude in all employees.

JOB REQUIREMENTS include but are not limited to the following:

--- Responsible for compliance with all local, state, accreditation and federal regulations.
--- Ensure that all employees and students are held accountable to the company's policies and procedures and applicable laws.
--- Ensure completeness, accuracy, of all applicants file prior to submission to the Admissions Review Committee.
--- Direct, train and review necessary policies and procedures with employees to ensure a culture of compliance.
--- Ensure accurate and thorough reporting of all payrolls.

--- Oversee all duties of the Admission's department.
--- Manage 1 to 8 direct reports.
--- Conduct interviews, hires, training, and terminations.
--- Manage and ensure Admission's employees' performance standards.
--- Ensure through proper monitoring and communication Admissions employees adhere to the company's policies and procedures.
--- Ensure Admission's employees' performance reviews and disciplinary actions are completed.

--- Develop admissions performance standards
--- Develop training and employees development resources to be used with new hires and existing employees
--- Create an environment that fosters trust, provides training and development for employees, duties ethically, and is motivational to employees.
--- Ensure information and records resulting from all student communications are legibly documented;
--- Monitor and support employee efforts to develop relationships that promote an awareness and interest in the University;
--- Observe and evaluate associates conducting the discovery and informational section of the career planning session;
--- Gauge associates' ability to assess applicant's interest, motivation and commitment;
--- Track associate follow up activity with applicants to ensure ongoing commitment using phone, email, postcards and/or notes as appropriate;
--- Track associate activity using CVUE and weekly reviews;
--- Monitor Admissions staff follow-through with High school Inquiries.
--- Observe and evaluate admission presenter's abilities and effectiveness in the classroom;
--- Track and monitor Admissions staff efforts in the community to promote self-generated inquiries.
--- Oversees and manages outreach activities
--- Provide ongoing training and mentoring of Admissions staff in person in one-on-one and group settings
--- Conduct regularly scheduled meetings to provide training and ensure proper communications with admissions departments employees
--- Regularly monitor interview and phone Technics
--- Review and update admissions manual on a regular basis
--- Other duties as assigned

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to carry out each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Associate's degree (AA or AS) from an accredited college or university required. Additionally, five or more years' related experience and/or training in business, education, or finance preferred.

Ability to interact in a pleasant and professional manner with all types of people. Ability to work well under pressure, manage multiple priorities, set and meet deadlines and manage unexpected situations. Previous teaching experience beneficial. Strong technology skills necessary. Management and/or supervisory training, or previous experience with vocational rehabilitation agencies helpful.

This individual has occasional responsibility to travel. Overnight stays may be required and number of nights is dictated by company and/or by schedule of events. This individual must have the ability to travel to all campus locations as necessary. Must have vehicle suitable for safe and secure transportation. This individual may be required to transport company documents and/or company assets.

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret business communications, financial reports, legal documents, and some government reports. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from students, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write correspondence. Ability to effectively present information to students, top management and/or public groups.

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of instructions and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to converse and listen. The employee frequently is required to sit and use hands to finger a computer keyboard, and handle the telephone. The employee is required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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Keywords: NAFSA, Bakersfield , Director of Admissions, Executive , Bakersfield, California

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