Under the direction of the Assistant Vice President of Enrollment Management, the Director of Admissions is responsible for all undergraduate recruitment and admissions for segments including: first-year students, transfer students, first-year transfer students, transient students and more. The Director of Admissions also works closely with other University offices to ensure a smooth admissions process for special segments including: international students, graduate students, foster care, DREAMers, military-affiliated students and others.
Directs a comprehensive, integrated, and data-driven recruitment, admissions, and enrollment plan to recruit undergraduate students.
Develops a comprehensive and strategic recruitment plan to ensure enrollment goals are met and/or exceeded.
Advises on annual enrollment targets, new recruitment markets, and overall recruitment strategies.
Supervises and manages a team of recruiters.
Develops and provides ongoing training and professional development opportunities for the admissions team.
Determines in-state or out-of state residence for tuition purposes and participates in the awarding of freshmen and transfer student scholarships.
Supervises the evaluation of academic transcripts from high schools, Community Colleges, and Universities.
Oversees transfer course designation for the Texas Common Core Curriculum and management of the course database equivalency tables.
Coordinates with offices within the Enrollment Management division to ensure effective recruitment events and campus tours, targeted prospective student enrollment communications, and seamless admissions processes.
Serves as the liaison for the University as it relates to all admissions-related decisions, outreach efforts, funnel reporting, etc.
Develops plans that enhance student diversity on the University campus.
This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.
Required Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree in applicable field
Ten (10) years of related experience in admissions and/or recruitment
Preferred Education & Experience:
Masterâ™s degree in applicable field
Six (6) years of related experience in admissions and/or recruitment
Experience in higher education (specifically within an enrollment management, admissions, recruitment, financial aid atmosphere)
Strong oral and written communications; must be a strong presenter
Knowledge and familiarity of CRM and Ellucian/Banner.
Strong data background in reporting.
Spanish-language proficiency is a plus.
At least 3 years of experience managing a team
Please make sure to provide the following documents:
Cover Letter to include two professional references
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Texas A&M-San Antonio provides affordable higher education opportunities to students from over 30 counties in the surrounding South Texas region, and has graduated over 5,000 students who are career-ready in a variety of in-demand fields such as education, business, information technology and cyber security, criminology and biology.