Director of Admissions (Administrator II)
Job No: 497034
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY AT DOMINGUEZ HILLS
Director of Admissions (Administrator II)
Job ID: 497034
California State University, Dominguez Hills, was established in 1960 and is one of the 23 campuses that comprise The California State University system. CSU Dominguez Hills is an urban, comprehensive public university that serves a culturally rich, diverse student body of over 12,500 students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Located on a 346-acre site in the South Bay portion of the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area, CSU Dominguez Hills has a highly pluralistic student body, which includes a significant number of non-traditional, working adult students as well as approximately 2,000 students enrolled in distance learning programs statewide. The University, with its five Academic Colleges, has more than 300 full-time faculty members and is situated in an area characterized by an extraordinary heterogeneity of people, and an extensive array of high technology industries and professional services.
Conditions of Employment
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 as a condition of employment.
Possession of a valid Driver's License is required. Employees in this position will be enrolled in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Government Employer Pull Notice Program which confirms possession of a valid driver's license and reflects driving record.
Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment.CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.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.
This is a full-time management (MPP) position. MPP employees serve at the pleasure of the campus President. MPPs do not serve a probationary period and never receive permanent status.
This position is a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.
Department: University Admissions
The Division of Student Affairs is responsible for co-curricular services and programs that enhance student success and the quality of campus life. In addition, the Division is responsible for student recruitment, admission, registration, and student records. The following service units operate through the Division of Student Affairs: Admissions and Records; Financial Aid; Outreach and Information Services; the Dean of Students; Student Activities; the Loker Student Union; the Multicultural Center; New Student Programs; the Educational Opportunity Program; Career Services; Student Enrollment Services; Student Health & Psychological Services; University Housing; Upward Bound; Veterans' Affairs; Student Clubs and Organizations; and the Women's Resource Center.
Major Job Duties
Under the general direction of the AVP Enrollment Management, the Director of Admissions is responsible for developing institutional admission policy, philosophy, and procedures to support the Strategic Enrollment Management Plan of the system and campus, working in accordance with federal, state, and system wide policies and regulations. Leading the team who successfully processes applications; this position is responsible for providing leadership for customer service, application processing, application scanning, and application evaluation, facilitating the processing of EOP, International, and Graduate application, and .creating a long-term strategy that includes planning for a changing admissions and enrollment landscape. The Director of Admissions formulates and evaluates technical functionality of all systems used in the Admissions Office and works with all Student, Academic, Administrative Affairs units as well as Institutional Technology.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of customer service techniques, on-line student information systems, principles, and methods, and organizational and personnel management.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience of the principles, practices, and procedures of the Registrar, including strategic and fiscal planning and monitoring, and the supervision and development of staff in a complex, diverse, and inclusive workplace. Experience with the development of policies, plans, and initiatives.
Skills in written and oral communication, working with multiple on-line databases, and multi-tasking.
Ability to plan, organize, and work independently; to connect immediate tasks/goals to larger initiatives on campus; to energize and lead a customer-service-centered staff; to develop and maintain effective, cooperative and harmonious working relationships, including in circumstances involving the delivery of unwelcome information; to respond positively to changing work priorities and processes; and finally, to mentor staff in acquiring and practicing the aforementioned skills and abilities.
Independently interpret and apply a wide variety of program rules and regulations-plan, organize, manage and direct the operations of a large student service program- establish management goals and develop various plans of action to achieve such objectives- resolve conflicts and make difficult personnel and administrative decisions-schedule projects, meet deadlines and productivity standards-do long-range planning and develop implementation systems and procedures-plan, organize and direct others in the formation of substantive program policy-formulate appropriate campus wide policies-analyze administrative, organizational and personnel management problems to reach practical and logical conclusions and put effective changes in to practice
Certification: Valid Driver's License
Required Education: Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university.
Required Experience: Minimum of five (5) years of professional related experience including or supplemented by two years of progressive supervisor or management experience
Salary is commensurate with experience.
How to apply: You can only apply by completing an electronic application at the campus job web site at https://www.csudh.edu/hr/job-opportunities/ .Click on view job opportunities under New and returning applicants. View the list of jobs and click on the one with the job title listed above.
The application deadline is: Monday, July 20, 2020
CSU Dominguez Hills is an Equal Opportunity /ADA Employer.
California State University, Dominguez Hills
Human Resources Management
1000 E. Victoria St.
Carson, CA 90747
To apply, visit: https://www.csudh.edu/hr/job-opportunities/
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