Director of Graduate Admissions - School of Business

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Work type: Full-Time Staff
Location: Macon, GA
Categories: Admissions and Enrollment Management

Position Title

Director of Graduate Admissions - School of Business

Department

Admissions

Division

General University

Vacancy Number

23-160

Work Location

Macon, GA

Job Type

Full-time

Job Category

Staff

Responsibilities

The director is responsible for all phases of recruitment and admissions for Macon based and online business graduate programs in the School of Business. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to: recruitment travel, inquiry development, business partnership development, application completion and review, student interviewing, professional presentations, and correspondence. Working with a great degree of independence, the incumbent reports regularly to the assistant vice president of enrollment management, but will work cooperatively with the Dean, all Academic Program Directors, as well as staff members engaged in admissions, alumni and development, and career service functions.

Required Qualifications

A bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university and three years of experience, which must include experience with admissions, working adult recruitment and higher education administration are required. Candidates with a master's degree are highly desirable. 

Candidates must have a valid driver's license and be insurable by the university's carrier as this position requires some travel.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
  • Working knowledge of student record databases, spreadsheets, word processing and data base computer applications
  • Sound knowledge and experience of recruitment, admissions and financial aid
  • Database enrollment management techniques
  • Ability to implement state of the art marketing and recruitment strategies
  • Planning, organizing and management skills
  • Leadership and team building skills
  • Excellent communication skills (writing and speaking)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications for letters, mailings, etc.
  • Understanding the specific needs of working adult students 
Is a criminal background check needed for this position?

Yes

Is a credit check needed for this position?

Yes

Does this position require travel for University business in a rental car or University owned vehicle?

Yes

Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

Pay Basis

Monthly

FLSA Status

Exempt

Required Documents

Resume, Cover Letter, References

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should be prepared to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a bachelor's degree?
2. Do you have a valid driver's license?
3. Mercer University's Approved Driver's policy requires that individuals be at least 21 years of age and have possessed a valid driver's license for a minimum of 3 years. Do you meet both of these requirements?

EEO Statement

AA/EEO/Veteran/Disability

Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

All faculty and staff, excluding student employees, on-call staff and adjunct faculty teaching online only, are required to have the COVID-19 vaccine or an approved medical or religious exemption by the University. New hires will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination card or receive approval for a medical or religious exemption by the University before their first day of employment.

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