Admissions Director Job Description

Admissions Director Job Description

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Admissions director provides expertise in the admissions process. Reads, evaluates, and recommends action on admission applications for a pool candidate files and participates in the selection process of competitive scholarship programs. Provides training for working with diverse, traditional, and non-traditional students, and transfer and graduate admissions specialists in the area of relationship development and management.

Admissions Director Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Assists in setting goals and objectives and measures performance against objectives
Reviews caseload of applications, provides oversight and coordination of application processing, and monitors progress of file review
Assists supervising the Admissions staff, including work-study students, law student ambassadors and seasonal file reviewers
Provides counseling via in-person, telephone and email to prospects, admitted students, waitlisted and denied candidates
Plans and makes public presentations as part of outreach activities
Assists in the development and implementation of innovative recruitment programs, including strategies to support the Law School’s diversity goals
In concert with the Dean of Admissions and Marketing and Communications staff, assists in the development and maintenance of print publications and electronic media
Retains oversight and coordination of the admissions social media outreach campaign via Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and other platforms
Assists in the planning, design, prioritization, and execution of the enrollment management research agenda

Admissions Director Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Admissions Director

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Education for Admissions Director

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Employers hiring for the admissions director job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Education, Business, Marketing, Nursing, Communications, Management, Communication, Graduate, Secondary Education, Counseling

Skills for Admissions Director

Desired skills for admissions director include:

Regulations
Practices and procedures the laws
Guidelines governing functions in the post-acute care facility
Customer service
Payer sources and case management review
Client relationship management tool for tracking leads
Area markets
Discharge and transfer is demonstrated
State and regulatory requirement related to admissions
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Desired experience for admissions director includes:

In concert with the Dean of Admissions, designs survey instruments, conducts surveys, and analyzes survey results regarding prospects, applicants and enrolled students
Coordinates all immigration documentation requirements for international JD entering students
Prefer active RN or LPN License
Prefer Three (3) years experience in sales/ business development managed care/insurance
Experience in outside sales/ business development (health care related preferred)
Responsible for managing the facility census by opening and maintaining accounts with insurers, community organizations and hospitals, which generate patient referrals and admissions

Admissions Director Examples

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Admissions Director Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an admissions director. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for admissions director
  • Provide leadership in developing models for customer service, outreach, review, and yield programming to ensure the ADM supports ambitious College enrollment goals while maintaining the ADM’s commitment to service excellence across all staffing levels
  • Provides leadership in the achievement of enrollment targets
  • May be responsible for customer satisfaction surveys, marketing surveys
  • Provides outstanding sales leadership and management skills to ensure top performance by all members of the department
  • Manage and execute a recruitment schedule of activities (including calendar, preparation of materials, information sessions, other recruiting events, follow-up)
  • Oversee prospect outreach activities such phone calls and email communications
  • Engage current students, alumni, and other Booth constituencies on behalf of the recruiting process
  • Responsible for managing all assessment activities, including reading of applications and interviews
  • Oversee matriculation and yield tactics
  • Establish admissions policies to insure each class is filled with the expected number and caliber of students
Qualifications for admissions director
  • Active RN or LPN License preferred
  • Ensure the integrity of the application process and ensure admissions decisions are made in a timely and appropriate fashion
  • Represent the School at recruiting and other school events and activities as needed (local and non-local.)
  • Outreach to prospective students with a goal of nurturing qualified prospects towards application
  • Ability to manage and lead teams remotely
  • Ability to quickly assess information, anticipates issues and outcomes, and makes effective decisions
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Admissions Director Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of admissions director. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for admissions director
  • Independently lead enhancements to the existing Admissions Ambassadors student program, including development and implementation of programming and management of a team of student leaders
  • Manage a staff assistant and oversee the day-to-day operations of the Office
  • Counsel incoming students regarding pre-matriculation requirements
  • Effectively represent HMS and the Office of the Committee on Admissions at internal and external events and on University-wide committees
  • Manage three Admissions staff to ensure the team is contacting a large volume of prospective students
  • Oversee schedule of large volume of Admissions events in Chicago and across the United States
  • Present at Information Sessions, receptions across the US and corporate events
  • Completes a pay source verification prior to admission to the facility
  • Identifies, develops and targets the most productive referral sources, which includes maintaining a professional relationship with hospital discharge planners
  • Maintains professional affiliations and networking by conducting personal visits to area hospitals and community referral sources
Qualifications for admissions director
  • Superior organizational and problem resolution skills goal oriented and ethical
  • Bachelor’s degree in related Administrative, Business, Liberal Arts or Social Sciences discipline is preferred
  • Prior work experience can offset the degree requirements provided detailed listing of prior experience is submitted to and approved by the corporate leader responsible for the area and the EVP of Human Resources
  • Undergraduate degree plus demonstrated knowledge, competence and significant experience in higher education admissions and/or enrollment management
  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Business, Communications or other related field
  • Superior interpersonal, communication skills and energetic
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Admissions Director Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for an admissions director. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for admissions director
  • Proactive growth and development in Admissions and Enrollment Management through attendance at conferences, workshops, (etc.) as a participant, panelist, presenter, or moderator as needed for the purpose of determining and implementing best practices, remaining current in the field, and incorporating this knowledge into practice
  • Provide strategic leadership in the advancement of enrollment goals
  • Develop close relationships with key influencers at high schools in our local market and establish relationships with high schools in growing secondary markets
  • Plans and develops strategies for Region assigned campuses to meet or exceed targeted admission goals
  • Coordinates and monitors admissions and discharges to ensure maximum utilization of funding sources
  • Participates in the development of policies and procedures and identifies and recommends process improvements
  • Interviews, hires, schedules and assigns work to assigned staff
  • Compiles regular reports related to client census, contract/funding utilization, service activity and admissions, various special reports and memos regarding admissions results and activities
  • Provide leadership in office planning and direction
  • Work with others at the university to review and revise transfer credit evaluation policy
Qualifications for admissions director
  • 3 (+) years in long term care admissions is preferred
  • Must be a team player, highly organized and have a positive attitude
  • Must have three (3) or more years' successful business development experience
  • Must demonstrate an outgoing, energetic personality
  • Two years sales experience, preferred in health care services, products or pharmaceuticals
  • RN/LVN required
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Admissions Director Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of admissions director. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for admissions director
  • Oversee the operations team by setting goals, ensuring timelines and accuracy
  • Provide vision, leadership, and guidance in managing the operational functions of the office
  • Monitors work flow processes, data processing systems, operations and applications
  • Responsible for the hiring, training, supervision, and mentoring of staff
  • Supervises staff and manages the effectiveness and efficiency of prospect and application processing
  • Coordinates continuous system training for staff to enhance knowledge of software applications and emerging technology
  • Provide domicile guidance and training to staff
  • Provide transfer and international credit evaluation guidance and training to staff
  • Work with operations team to create an efficient and student focused experience
  • Standard and ad hoc operations reporting
Qualifications for admissions director
  • Demonstrated experience with product implementations
  • Progressively responsible experience (minimum of 5 years) in a technical field
  • Prior experience with Banner
  • Experience with system migration
  • Knowledge of and experience with document imaging systems
  • Familiarity with admissions processes
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Admissions Director Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of admissions director. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for admissions director
  • Look for efficiencies and research tools and techniques for new processes
  • Provide strategic and tactical leadership to all aspects of university undergraduate admissions functions.In collaboration with the chief enrollment officer, serve as a key strategist in the development of a high functioning enrollment management division
  • Reporting, analytics, and data integrity.Create and provide routine reports and responsive analytics to internal and external (where appropriate) constituencies
  • Strategic partners.Working with chief enrollment officer, collaborate with communication unit to integrate messaging with broad recruitment strategies
  • Responsible for the coordination of Open House, Parlor Meetings, Student Visit Days and Freshmen Orientation
  • Partner in designing all marketing materials, guides, brochures
  • Shepherd all applicant families through the admissions process and stays in contact with interested parents
  • Establish list of prospective students and cultivates connections with those families
  • Oversee recruitment efforts, which include phone call campaigns from faculty, parents and students listserv postings
  • Arrange and conduct applicant interviews
Qualifications for admissions director
  • Ability to operationalize business strategies
  • Excellent diplomacy skills
  • Ability to train a group or individuals on new processes and procedures
  • Supervisory and office management skills
  • Strong leadership abilities, excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Minimum of a Bachelor degree in related field required

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