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Assistant Director of Admissions

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Work type: Full Time
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
Categories: Staff/Administration, Calendar Year (12-Month), Admissions



Oversees the operations of the admissions department


Essential Job Functions

  • Oversees the daily operations of the admissions office, including records maintenance, visitor programs, social media activities and admissions events
  • Oversees admission application processing to provide timely review of applications and notification of decisions
  • Renders decisions for admissions acceptance to the university
  • Reviews admission applications and related documents as part of the admission acceptance process
  • Communicates with prospective students and their families to assist with the admissions and scholarship processes
  • Participates in related professional development organizations representing the university
  • Manages the activity of local recruitment staff
  • Prepares and monitors departmental budget
  • Supervises and develops the department staff, facilitating professional opportunities to improve individual capability and managing performance against job accountabilities, department goals and established university, campus and department policies and procedures
  • Supervises and manages student employees, as necessary, to enhance their academic and professional development
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree
  • Moderate amount of experience working in admissions operations, recruitment management or in other related work
  • Valid U.S. driver’s license
  • Experience with conducting group presentations or public speaking
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to travel and work nights/weekends as needed


Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or greater in business administration, management, marketing or a related field of study
  • Bilingual (Spanish)
  • Experience using Banner or other database software
  • Experience using CRM software (e.g. Slate or similar)


Johnson & Wales University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.

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