SUNY Schenectady County Community College is currently recruiting for a full time Director of Admissions.
POSITION FUNCTION & SCOPE
Under the general direction of Vice President of Student Affairs, the Director of Admissions and Enrollment will provide direct leadership to the recruitment-admissions program which includes strategies that;
Engage and attract prospective applicants
Utilize technology to deploy methods that aim to grow student inquiries, applications, and enrollment
Build the student population through effective communication and enrollment strategies
Support students with the enrollment process
Promote excellent student-centered customer service
This position involves a twelve month responsibility and serves in a represented capacity.
The incumbent does have supervisory responsibility for all professional, clerical and student staff within the Admissions Office.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Serves as a member of the enrollment leadership team
Provides strong leadership in advancing admissions strategies designed to meet the recruitment, outreach and enrollment goals of the College
Oversees the development, execution and assessment of a comprehensive strategic enrollment plan
Provides leadership in developing and maintaining an effective student-centered recruitment and admission process for prospective and new students
Works collaboratively with academic programs and the college community in establishing and achieving enrollment goals
Supports the mission, vision, and values of the College and attends College events and meetings
Represents and serves as college liaison to SUNY, local community organizations, high schools, military, and government agencies, providing oversight for recruitment and outreach initiatives
Oversees the development and management of campus visitation programs for local high schools, middle schools, virtual, and other interested constituents
Creates and monitors admission policies and procedures and oversees the application processing operation
Develop and modify (when necessary) admissions-related policies that are consistent with college, SUNY, and Federal regulations.
Ensures that regular recruitment and admissions statistical reports, projections, and analyses are accurately prepared
Oversees international student admissions, including maintaining the college’s administrative responsibilities and reporting requirements with the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVIS)
Collaborates with marketing in the development and execution of college marketing and social media strategies as it relates to recruitment and outreach to potential students and communication of campus information to the new students
Participates in professional development appropriate to the functions of the position and professional interests. Promotes and engages staff in relevant professional development activities
Supervise all professional, clerical, and student staff within the Admissions Office. Oversees and assists in the training, professional development, and ongoing management of staff, including timely feedback and annual performance reviews.
Qualifications & Skills
A valid driver’s license
Demonstrated leadership of a team and ability to build positive working relationships within a campus community and with external partners
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of current issues and trends in admissions, student affairs, and community colleges
Demonstrated ability to work with diverse student populations
Willingness to work evening and weekend hours
Education & Experience
Master’s degree required
At least three year’s professional experience required in admissions recruitment and operations preferably in a community college setting with demonstrated progressive leadership and supervisory experience
Demonstrated commitment to the community college philosophy and the needs of students
Demonstrated ability to deploy technology and current marketing practices in the recruitment and admissions process
Demonstrated expertise for analyzing recruitment-related data and assessing programming activities as part of a strategic enrollment planning.
Offers of employment will be conditional based on the successful completion of a background check.
NONDISCRIMINATION SUNY Schenectady County Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender or gender identify, disability, or age in admissions, employment, programs and activities. As an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a commitment to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion, and respect for difference, SUNY SCCC encourages candidates who can contribute to this goal to apply.
CAMPUS SAFETY REPORT The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, or Clery Act, mandates that all Title IV institutions, without exception, prepare, publish and distribute an Annual Security Report. This report consists of two basic parts: disclosure of the College's crime statistics for the past three years; and the availability regarding the College's current campus security policies. Schenectady County Community College's Annual Security Report is available here.
About SUNY Schenectady County Community College
SUNY Schenectady County Community College is one of the State University of New York's finest two-year colleges located in upstate New York's vibrant and growing Capital Region, with easy access to Boston, NYC, the Adirondack and Catskill Mountains, Montreal and scenic Hudson Valley, all of which are just a few hours away. SUNY SCCC is a premier college that provides quality, comprehensive education for transfer, career, training and workforce development to a diverse population in a student centered environment. The College offers more than 50 transfer and career programs in science, aviation, culinary, music, and liberal arts, and serves more than 5,000 students. SUNY Schenectady County Community College offers an excellent benefit package including health care with dental and vision coverage, a choice of retirement systems, a deferred compensation benefit, an on-site child care program and Montessori School, professional development opportunities, and health club membership. We take pride in being an urban campus with a small town feel.