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Director of Admissions

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Posting Date

1/16/2020 12:00:00 AM

Position Information

Working Title:  Director of Admissions
UW System Title:  Director, Admissions

Essential Job Functions

This position reports to the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Services and is responsible for the overall leadership of the Admission Office including: recruitment, marketing, application processing and admission decisions, international admission, supervision, budget oversight and development, admissions policy development and implementation, and both long-term and short-term planning for the purposes of meeting University enrollment goals. The Director will provide vision regarding personnel structure, in the Admissions Office, devising and or/revising position descriptions as necessary to optimize outcomes.

This position will support the UWGB mission of access and student success by fostering an inclusive strategy to diversify and grow our student body. The Director will research and monitor trends in higher education, and society in general, that will impact institutional enrollment goals, and will recommend strategies to achieve enrollment goals in light of shifting contexts. The Director will be a liaison with university administrators and other constituents to promote a sense of institutional ownership for recruitment, and will maintain and strengthen external partnerships and community relationships. The Director will provide for regular analysis and reporting of admissions activity for the purpose of monitoring and meeting enrollment goals.

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Direct institutional undergraduate admissions strategic planning initiatives and advise the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Services on the establishment recruitment and enrollment goals
  • Act as a liaison with and advisor to other offices regarding integrated admission /enrollment issues and problem-solving. Provide leadership, educate and strategize with other offices to develop an institutional culture committed to a broad responsibility for recruitment and retention.
  • Create intentional systems to continue to diversify the student body and make access a core priority in recruitment.
  • Supervise the admissions leadership team and the recruitment team focused on Green Bay Area Public students.
  • Oversee all recruitment activities. Lead the Admissions staff in annual recruitment activity review and planning.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor's degree at time of application
  • 5 years of experience in admissions or related field

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Spanish/English bilingual proficiency
  • Management experience including direction of daily work, and the ability to provide dynamic and effective leadership of diverse staff
  • Experience addressing the complex issues facing higher education recruitment and marketing
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, promote and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, subordinates, and personnel in local high schools, community colleges, university campuses and other institutions
  • Proven track record of serving diverse and under-represented populations

The successful candidate will be expected to work inclusively and respectfully within a diverse campus community and practice civility in the workplace. The University welcomes applicants who are dedicated to the appreciation and promotion of inclusivity and equity as crucial components in the pursuit of organizational excellence.

In addition, the successful candidate will have strong oral, written, interpersonal, and organizational skills, demonstrated integrity and strong leadership, and the willingness to work independently and as part of a collaborative team. The University invites applicants who are dedicated to enriching the quality of life for students and the community by embracing the educational value of diversity, promoting environmental sustainability, encouraging engaged citizenship, and serving as an intellectual, cultural, and economic resource.

Conditions Of Appointment

Position is a full-time (100%) Limited appointment.  Official transcripts of the highest degree achieved will be required of finalist(s). A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s). In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.

All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they have been found to have engaged in, are currently under investigation for, or left employment during an active investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks, these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also be asked.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources.

Salary

Salary range of $75,000 - $80,000

This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

BENEFIT DETAILS
The UW System provides an excellent benefits package, including participation in the Wisconsin State Retirement System.

To Apply

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: From "Search Jobs" screen,
  • Click "View All Jobs"
  • Select "Director of Admissions"
    • You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Sign In."
    • If you have not yet registered, click "Register Now" to begin the registration process.

STEP 3: Submit application materials:

Please be sure to complete all required fields, and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for three references
 
 You must select "Submit" to forward your application materials to the search committee.


If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, call or email:

Lore Slattery
Phone: (920) 465-2159
Email:  slatterl@uwgb.edu

Application Deadline

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Sunday, February 23, 2020.

Note: The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

For more information regarding the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and the surrounding area, see our Campus and Community section. For Campus Safety information see our University Police website and our Annual Security Report (for a paper copy please contact the Office of Human Resources at (920) 465-2390). This report includes statistics about reported crimes, as well as information about crime prevention and campus security policies and procedures.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community which welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, genetic information, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status (including disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran status), age, or disability.