Assistant Director - Admissions - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah 84058

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Under direction of the Director of Admissions, the Assistant Director will oversee a wide variety of day to day operations associated with the Admissions Office, data entry and management, training, residency, international admissions, and the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) program. This position works closely with employees at all levels, students, parents, and the public.
Essential Functions, Major Duties, and/or Accountabilities:
1. Assist in the direction of the Online and Paper Admissions Applications; troubleshoot any errors created during the admissions process.
2. Oversees the supervision of personnel, which includes training, enforcement of internal procedures and controls, and problem resolution; evaluates performance and makes recommendations for personnel actions; motivates employees to achieve peak productivity and performance.
3. Plan and implement a communication plan to best suit the needs of students and move them through the application and enrollment process.
4. Manage student information systems (Banner) and prepare/review admissions reports.
5. Manage department publications; assist in the collaboration with University Marketing to ensure materials are current and coordinating the University's Printing Services to ensure adequate amounts of printed materials.
6. Direct the WUE program including research of best practices and procedures in our region and implement new procedures and regulations as needed.
7. Perform other job related duties as assigned.  

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a Bachelor degree in Business/Communications or related field AND 2 years of related work experience.  

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge: College admissions processes and methods, techniques and procedures of communicating with prospective students, student information systems, and mass communications best practices associated with emails, letter generation, and public presentations.
Skills: Creating reports and evaluating statistical data, problem solving and decision-making skills.
Abilities: Communicate effectively (orally and written), Prepare collateral materials for marketing and communications to students, successfully supervise and evaluate others with strong proven leadership skills.  

Special Instructions to Applicants

- To be considered an applicant for employment you must apply online through the UVU.Jobs website.
- To receive full consideration for post-secondary education, please submit copies of transcripts or diploma of highest degree earned. Transcripts do not have to be official copies.
- To be considered in the first screening, the online application and required application documents (see below) must be submitted by the screening or closing date.
- Our system can only accept supplemental documents (such as cover letters or transcripts) in PDF or Word format. The file size of documents must be less than 2MB. It is strongly recommended that you take documents that are not in an electronic form and scan them into a separate black and white PDF file so you can attach them electronically to the online application. You can get help with this at a local copy center if needed.
- Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the results of a background check, which includes a criminal records check. A criminal conviction is not necessarily a bar to employment.
- Application materials become the property of UVU.
- For questions contact Human Resources at  

Keyword Phrases

  • Assistant Director
  • Admissions
  • Registrar / Admissions / Registration & Records
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
  • Admissions & Enrollment / Recruiting
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Best if Apply By 6/17/2012