Assistant Director of Admissions - Washington State University in Vancouver Washington

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Washington State University

Vancouver, Washington

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Under guidance of the Associate Director, responsible for overseeing the daily operations within the Admissions Office including, but not limited to: supervision of admissions processing and transfer credit evaluations workflow and staff; management of recruitment calendar and onsite admission program; supervision of two temporary admissions counselors; and shared management of part-time temporary admissions support staff.

Work with the Associate Director in the planning and implementation of a strategic recruitment plan. As an admissions team member, the Assistant Director will also have shared team responsibilities including, but not limited to: developing and presenting information to, and meeting with, prospective undergraduate and graduate students; planning and participating in on- and off-campus recruitment events; reviewing applications for admission; serving on campus committees; and establishing and maintaining relationships/contacts with campus and community partners.

Travel, evening and weekend work required. Other duties as assigned by the Associate Director.

Required Qualifications

Positions require a Bachelor’s degree and four (4) years of professional work experience in student services or related education/experience. One (1) or more years of experience leading or directing the work of others. A Master’s degree in a related field may substitute for one (1) year of professional work experience. Any combination of relevant education and professional experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year‐for‐year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Previous operations management and supervision experience in higher education admissions processing and/or student recruitment.

Master’s degree in a related field.

Track record of success working in a team environment and exhibiting excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Demonstrated experience with student advising and recruitment.

Demonstrated experience with event planning and presentations.

Demonstrated success with program administration.

Relevant computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.

Demonstrated experience working with diverse populations such as underrepresented, non-traditional, first-generation, low income, and international.

Monthly Salary

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience

Additional Information

For a copy of the full position description please visit: Washington State University Vancouver’s Employment Website

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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