Assistant Director of Admissions and Outreach Services
California State University, Stanislaus
Location: Turlock, California
Internal Number: 4146601
Assistant Director of Admissions and Outreach Services
Job no: 527307 Department: Strat Plan,Enroll,Mgmt,Innovat Work type: Management (MPP) Location: Stanislaus - Turlock Categories: MPP, At-Will, Full Time, Education Support Professionals, On-site (work in-person at business location)
Position Summary Full-time position under the Management Personnel Plan (MPP) available on or after June 1, 2023 in Admissions and Outreach Services.
Reporting to the Director of Admissions and Outreach Services, the Assistant Director is responsible for implementing recruitment and outreach strategies for undergraduate admissions at Stanislaus State. The Assistant Director oversees operations required to achieve admission and enrollment targets. The incumbent will analyze and modify the recruitment plan to ensure alignment with university priorities and enrollment goals. In addition, the Assistant Director will plan and execute all recruitment events, on- and off-site, to increase applicant pool, increase awareness of all university programs, and drive enrollment.
Job Duties Duties include but are not limited to:
Oversee the quality and quantity of recruitment initiatives, coordinate and implement recruitment strategies, and organize all recruitment events.
Analyze student enrollment data and develop recruitment strategies to drive enrollment.
Oversee outreach and recruitment services to ensure these are offered at every high school and community college within the university's six-county service area.
Responsible for generating prospects and leads through various strategies and initiatives.
Works with Director of Admission and Communications team to ensure marketing materials are updated and produced on time for recruitment cycle, including emails, publications, and collateral.
Organize and implement recruitment events, including but not limited to Warrior Expo (Preview Day), Warrior Welcome, Warrior Counselor Conference, CSU counselor's Conference, Partner Breakfasts. Including submitting budget needs.
Provide leadership and supervision to Admission Counselors, Early Assessment Program Coordinator, Early Outreach Coordinator, and student assistants.
Coordinate, monitor, and evaluate the work of outreach and recruitment staff, including professional staff and student assistants.
Oversee the day-to-day operations of Admissions and Outreach Services (AOS) - including pre-admission advising, group and individual tours, outreach programs, and all other services within the unit.
Provide on-going training to admissions counselors. Prepare training guides and coordinate new and continuing staff training.
Organize and chairs staff meetings.
Coordinate advising schedule and travel schedules of admissions counselors.
Oversee staff monthly attendance reports.
Supervise temporary project assistants and assign workloads.
Supervise and dismiss professional staff and student assistants.
Supervise the University Ambassador/Campus Tour Program.
Meet with and counsel students regarding admissions problems, including processing all appeal requests.
Develops and maintains school and community relations within and beyond the University's local service region.
Works and communicates with the university departments and programs about admissions changes.
Works with on- and off-campus partners to coordinate staff trainings for AOS personnel.
Represents AOS in various campus committees as appropriate.
Works with the Director and the Admissions Communications team to ensure website and marketing materials are up-to-date and accurate.
Assist the Director with tasks as assigned.
Works and communicates with the Director of Enrollment Services (or designee) to coordinate interrelated Admissions and Records tasks.
Represents the university throughout California and other states, may include extensive travel.
Plan, develop, and conduct outreach presentations as needed.
Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications Education: Bachelor's Degree from a four-year college or university in one of the behavioral sciences, public or business administration or a job-related field. Experience: Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in student services in a higher education environment.
Master's degree in a job-related field
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Strong knowledge of recruitment and outreach strategies in higher education.
Knowledge of the California State University (CSU) system and its admissions policies and procedures.
Understanding of enrollment trends and data analysis to develop recruitment strategies.
Knowledge of event planning and coordination, including budgeting and logistics.
Familiarity with customer relationship management (CRM) software.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to build relationships with students, staff, and external partners.
Strong leadership and management skills to supervise and train admissions staff.
Excellent organizational and time management skills to coordinate multiple projects and events.
Ability to analyze data and develop recruitment strategies based on enrollment trends.
Strong presentation skills to conduct outreach presentations to various audiences.
Excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills to address admissions problems and challenges.
Ability to work collaboratively with multiple stakeholders, including high school and community college staff, university faculty, and external partners.
Ability to lead and supervise a team of admissions professionals, including professional staff and student assistants.
Ability to travel and represent the university at events throughout California and other states.
Ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to adapt to changing circumstances and implement innovative recruitment strategies to meet enrollment goals.
Ability to effectively use technology and software to track prospects and manage data.
License or Certifications
Valid California Driver's License.
Physical Requirements The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Availability to work evenings and weekends as required.
Salary Range Anticipated salary will be $5,546 - $6,932 per month plus excellent paid benefits. Salary will depend on the qualifications of the successful finalist.
Compensation & Benefits Commensurate with qualifications and experience. As a member of the 23-campus CSU System, we offer an extremely competitive benefits package that includes, but is not limited to, outstanding vacation, health, dental, and vision plans; a fee waiver education program; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (PERS); and 15 paid holidays a year. Link to (Bargaining Unit: M80/MPP) Benefits Summary:CSU Employee Benefit Summary
How to Apply To be considered, qualified candidates must submit a completed Stanislaus State online employment application, cover letter, and resume. Applications are accepted electronically only. Please note that failure to completely fill out each section of the online application may result in your application not receiving consideration. To apply online, please click the 'Apply Now' button on this page.
Application Deadline OPEN UNTIL FILLED; SCREENING TO BEGIN ON OR AFTER MAY 14, 2023. (Applications received after the screening date will be considered at the discretion of the university.)
Criminal Background Clearance Notice Satisfactory completion of a background check (which includes checks of employment records, education records, criminal records, civil records; and may include motor vehicle records, professional licenses, and sex offender registries, as position requires) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
Additional Information Campus & Area California State University, Stanislaus serves the San Joaquin Valley and is a critical educational resource for a six-county region of approximately 1.5 million people. The University is fully committed to creating a culture of diversity and inclusion - one in which every person in the University community feels safe to express their views without fear of reprisal. Widely recognized for its quality academic programs, the University has 10 nationally accredited programs and 662 faculty members. 94 percent of full-time faculty holds doctorates or terminal degrees in their fields. The University offers 43 undergraduate majors, 16 master's programs, 7 post-graduate credentials, a doctorate in education and serves more than 10,000 students. New instructional facilities have been built for the unique pedagogy of professional programs, laboratory sciences and performing arts.
Stanislaus State continues to receive national recognition with its ranking as one of the best 384 colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review. The University was one of 12 public universities in the nation to be recognized by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities for demonstrating exceptional performance in retention and graduation rates. In addition, U.S. News and World Report ranks Stanislaus State in its top 10 among public universities in the West, while Washington Monthly honored Stanislaus State as the West's No. 1 university for the money. Stanislaus State also is recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education.
Clery Act Disclosure
Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the annual security report (ASR), is now available for viewing at https://www.csustan.edu/annual-campus-security-report. The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Stanislaus State for the previous three years. A paper copy of the ASR is available upon request by contacting the office of the Clery Director located at One University Circle, Turlock, CA 95382.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The university is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply. The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised 7/21/17, as a condition of employment.
Applicants requiring necessary accommodations to the application process may contact the Human Resources Department at (209) 667-3351. California Relay Service is available at (800) 735-2922 voice and (800) 735-2929 TDD. As a federal contractor, we are committed to attracting a diverse applicant pool. Please consider completing the Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability form (your response will not be shared with the search committee) at: Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability PDF Form.
CSU Stanislaus hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
The CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California. The CSU prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside California.
The individuals who appear to be the best qualified for this position will be contacted by telephone or email for an interview.
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California State University, Stanislaus serves a diverse student body of more than 10,000 at two locations in the Central Valley — a beautiful 228-acre campus in Turlock and the Stockton Campus. Widely recognized for its dedicated faculty and high-quality academic programs, the University offers a range of undergraduate and graduate programs, along with a doctorate in educational leadership. The University is a proud member of the 23-campus California State University system.California State University, Stanislaus serves the San Joaquin Valley and is a critical educational resource for a six-county region of approximately 1.5 million people. The University is fully committed to creating a culture of diversity and inclusion - one in which every person in the University community feels safe to express their views without fear of reprisal. Widely recognized for its quality academic programs, the University has 10 nationally accredited programs and 662 faculty members. 94 percent of full-time faculty holds doctorates or terminal degrees in their fields. The University offers 43 undergraduate majors, 16 master's programs, 7 post-graduate credentials, a doctorate in education and serves ...more than 10,000 students. New instructional facilities have been built for the unique pedagogy of professional programs, laboratory sciences and performing arts. Stanislaus State continues to receive national recognition with its ranking as one of the best 384 colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review. The University was one of 12 public universities in the nation to be recognized by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities for demonstrating exceptional performance in retention and graduation rates. In addition, U.S. News and World Report ranks Stanislaus State in its top 10 among public universities in the West, while Washington Monthly honored Stanislaus State as the West's No. 1 university for the money. Stanislaus State also is recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education.