Assistant Director of Admissions - Recruitment #496080 & #494548

Lamar University
March 16, 2023
Offerd Salary:$50,502 - $53,575
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Position Information

Posting Number 20112604

Position Title Assistant Director of Admissions - Recruitment #496080 & #494548 FTE 1.00 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 enrollment processes.
  • 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 productive
  • 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
  • Life insurance
  • State of Texas Retirement plans
  • Tuition covered at 100% for employees, spouses and/or eligible dependent.
  • Paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays.
  • Minimum Qualifications

    What You'll Need to Succeed – Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 2 to 3 years of progressive recruitment/admission and/or higher education experience required.
  • Ability to travel and work a varied schedule with flexible hours including some weekends and evenings.
  • EEO Statement

    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 status.

    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.

    Preferred Qualifications 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 Work Hours

    Application Information

    Posting Date 02/13/2023

    Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions

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  • Are you claiming Veteran's Preference in accordance with Texas Senate Bill 805, Section 657.003? PLEASE READ IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS: To be considered for Veteran's Preference, applicants must complete and email to [email protected] a Standard Form 15 located at https: // www. to include the required documents per the instructions on the form. Emails MUST also include position titles and posting numbers for each and every position applied for. APPLICANTS WHO FAIL TO EMAIL ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS BEFORE A POSTING CLOSES WILL NOT BE AWARDED VETERAN'S PREFERENCE.
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  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
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