University of Connecticut University of UC Title Fallback Connecticut

Admissions Director – Regional Campus

Payroll Title: UCP VIII
Class Code: 0862-9088
Job Family: STU
FLSA Code: E

JOB SUMMARY

Under the general direction of designated administrator, manages and directs the recruiting programs of the Office of Admission for the School of Social Work and School of Law and coordinates the minority recruitment efforts.

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Serves as the principle resource to students, faculty, and the public on all matters relating to admissions procedures and minority recruitment.
  2. Prescreens and evaluates all applications and subject to the wishes of the Admissions Committee, denies or grants admissions in clear-cut cases.
  3. Serves as a non-voting member of the School’s Admissions Committee; brings policy matters and changes to the attention of the Committee.
  4. Plans a recruiting strategy for attracting minority students and actively recruits prospective minority students through visits to colleges and agencies throughout the Northeast; coordinates all aspects of Minority Recruitment Conference.
  5. Determines the need for, writes and oversees publication of all admissions and recruitment materials; oversees the revision of all forms, as needed.
  6. Prepares studies, analyses and statistical reports as the basis for recommending changes in admissions policy, recruiting strategy, or other related issues.
  7. Develops procedures for implementing admissions policies; works with other office to ensure smooth progression of admitted students through the system.
  8. Coordinates programs designed to enhance the recruitment, admissions and retention of minority students.
  9. May oversee aspect of the Financial Aid Office, recommends policies for implementing financial aid programs, and participates in financial aid award decisions.
  10. Supervises professional, clerical and student staff; sets priorities and monitor work flow.
  11. Represents the School at local, regional and national seminars and conferences.
  12. Performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS

  1. Master’s degree in appropriate field and 2 years admissions/financial aid experience.
    OR
    Bachelor’s and 3 to 5 years admissions/financial aid experience.
  2. Demonstrated ability to work with individuals and groups from minority populations, coupled with knowledge and understanding of issues related to minority recruiting.
  3. Excellent counseling and interpersonal skills.
  4. Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  5. Administrative experience.
  6. Willingness to travel extensively and to work irregular and flexible hours.

Date Created: 4/17/90