Posting Number 20112604
Position Title Assistant Director of Admissions - Recruitment #496080 &
Position Type Staff
Department Office of Admissions
Position Summary Information
Job Summary/Basic Function
About This Role:
The Assistant Director of Admissions – Recruitment is responsible for
meeting targeted growth goals among undergraduate recruitment by representing
and marketing Lamar University to prospective students through supervision of
assigned staff and managing an individual caseload. The Assistant Director
directs the development, planning, implementation and evaluation of student
recruitment and yield activities.
What You'll Do – Position Duties
As a member of our team, you will have an impact on our clients through
accomplishment of the following responsibilities:
Supervise assigned team of Admissions Counselors
Promotes an undergraduate recruitment strategy, including feedback on an
annual recruitment plan that is aligned to overall goals of Lamar
University within assigned recruitment territory.
Assess prospective first year and transfer student experience in order to
positively improve it for those in the college search, application, and
Recommends opportunities to enhance marketing and student services from
inquiry through orientation to ensure that a diverse student body is
attracted and enrolled.
Provides and analyzes information in the Student Information System
(Banner) and Customer Relationship Management (Slate) system for
management purposes by producing reports as needed.
Responsible for team's successful results while promoting team dynamics
through active participation and leadership
Collaborates with leadership team to determine yearly and intermittent
goals/objectives are designed, measured and effectively lead
Identifies skill gaps and works with employees to identify remedies and
sponsor successful application of those remedies
Collaborates with Admissions Counselors and leadership to ensure
operational activities within the admission office are streamlined and
Maintains competency and professional currency through self-directed
professional reading, developing professional contacts with colleagues,
attending professional development courses, and attending training and/or
courses as requested by office leadership
Assists with the planning and execution of special programs and projects
Stay abreast of campus events, current happenings, news items, research
and other items deemed important.
Preforms all other essential duties as assigned.
Other duties may be assigned to this position on a regular or occasional
basis to respond to needs of the university.
Who We Are:
Lamar University is a diverse and accessible global university for life-long
learners with a passion for broad-based community engagement. As a vital
contributor to the socioeconomic wellbeing and resilience of the Gulf Coast
region, our expertise is recognized locally and beyond. Lamar University is
home to more than 17,000 students and is among the fastest growing Texas
colleges and universities. LU is a member of The Texas State University
System, which is the first higher education system of Texas and maintains the
lowest average tuition and fees of any university system in Texas. With more
than 100-degree options and a community that cares, Lamar students are always
proud to be Cardinals.
Lamar University is committed to fostering a culture of diversity where
students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds can learn, work, and serve.
Benefits – Job Perks:
At Lamar University one of the ways, we show value to our team members is by
offering the following perks:
Our Comprehensive Benefits Package
Health, dental & vision insurance
State of Texas Retirement plans
Tuition covered at 100% for employees, spouses and/or eligible dependent.
Paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays.
What You'll Need to Succeed – Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree required
2 to 3 years of progressive recruitment/admission and/or higher education
Ability to travel and work a varied schedule with flexible hours including
some weekends and evenings.
Lamar University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected
Veteran's Preference Statement
Lamar University is proud to provide employment preference to veteran
applicants in accordance with Texas 805 Government Code, Section 657.003.
Security Sensitive Statement
This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of
the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain
criminal history record information.
Salary $50,502 - $53,575
Posting Date 02/13/2023
Open Until Filled Yes
Posting Specific Questions
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