OSU-Cascades is seeking an Associate Director of Admissions. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position.
The position reports directly to the Director of Admissions and Recruitment. The purpose of this position is to support the director by providing overall management and supervision of the admissions and recruitment team. The incumbent is responsible for providing leadership and strategic development in the admission and recruitment initiatives for undergraduate students at the OSU-Cascades campus.
This position is responsible for collaborating with the director to promote and support the exploration, development, and achievement of students’ academic and professional goals. Additionally, this position will support academic programs and student services and stay in tune with campus events and activities for promotional purposes.
Duties include but not limited to: assisting the director with strategic planning in support of campus enrollment goals and strategic plan; supervising the advising team staff, maintaining a budget; generating tuition revenue and affect enrollment for OSU-Cascades by recruiting qualified students; planning events; communicating with students, families, advisors, counselors and colleagues regularly; planning and implementing special recruitment initiatives; and serving as the program representative at University functions, student activities and external functions as needed.
Bachelor's degree from a non-profit, regionally accredited institution in a relevant discipline.
1-2 years of experience in student services support such as: admissions, enrollment services, advising, or orientation.
Prior supervisory experience, lead experience or the equivalent combination of training and education.
Excellent verbal, oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrated experience creating and conducting presentations.
Demonstrated ability to work in a highly collaborative, team-oriented environment.
Ability to think clearly under pressure and to work with individuals from various cultures.
Handle difficult inter-personal situations with tact and diplomacy.
A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
Strong time management skills.
Experience interpreting, applying and explaining policy.
Proficiency in computer applications including MS Word, Excel, Power Point, and Publisher.
Must be able to drive and travel in all weather conditions.
Must be able to fly on a commercial aircraft.
Must be able and willing to both travel for extended periods and work irregular hours extensively, including late nights, early mornings, evenings and weekends, for a minimum of seventeen weeks per year. This position is expected to travel 20% - 40% of the time.
Must pass a criminal history check and motor vehicle history check.
Oregon State University’s campus in Bend, Oregon features outstanding faculty in degree programs that reflect Central Oregon’s vibrant economy and abundant natural resources. Twenty undergraduate majors, 30 minors and options, and three graduate programs include computer science, energy systems engineering, kinesiology, hospitality management, and tourism and outdoor leadership. The campus expanded to a four-year university in fall 2015 and moved to a new campus location in the fall of 2016.