Detailed Job Description
The Associate Director Orientation and Special Programs assumes primary responsibility for freshman and transfer comprehensive Bama Bound Orientation sessions.
Additional Department Summary:
The Associate Director Orientation and Special Programs assumes primary responsibility for freshman and transfer comprehensive Bama Bound Orientation sessions. This position manages recruitment orientation email campaigns, social media, event software applications and other forms of media for prospective students and their parents. The Associate Director provides leadership to the Assistant Director for Orientation and Special Events by maintaining constant communications to achieve positive Orientation sessions and University Days. The Associate Director ensures that through training and daily updates that the Avanti team members are well versed with our academic programs and co-curricular opportunities in order to provide excellent customer service to prospective incoming students and their parents. Provides administrative support to the Coordinator of Orientation and Special Programs for the planning, implementation and managing comprehensive high school on-campus recruitment events which includes Sibling Orientation sessions, University Days, Game Days and other special on-campus recruitment events, i.e. Spanish Day, German Day, etc. This position serves as senior member of staff for receptions and other events for Undergraduate Admissions. This position reports directly to the Associate Provost and Executive Director of Undergraduate Admissions.
Required Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree and three (3) years of experience; OR Master's degree and one (1) year of experience.
Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications:
Valid U.S. driver's license required. Must be at least 21 years of age and have an acceptable motor vehicle report as determined by the insurance carrier.
Skills and Knowledge:
Excellent oral and written communications skills. An interest in working with prospective students and their families. The ability to work with different cultures and groups of people. Proven leadership ability and customer oriented philosophy. Ability to multi task effectively. High organization skills for strategic planning purposes.
A Master's degree in an appropriate discipline and at least 3 years of supervisory experience in a complex higher education institution is preferred. 59 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 43887.96 Midpoint - $ 63648.00
Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA
The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.