Job Details

Dominican University of California
  • Position Number: 2177375
  • Location: San Rafael, CA
  • Position Type: Admissions/Enrollment


Director of Admissions Operations


Dominican is located in Marin County, whose affluent and progressive reputation is juxtaposed with a reality of extreme economic and racial disparity. While the campus is situated in a privileged neighborhood, our institution has deep ties in surrounding neighborhoods where resources and representation for minoritized people are exceedingly disproportionate. Dominican is committed to improving our internal policies and practices related to equity and inclusion; it is also demonstrably engaged in collaborating with local, long-term community partners to improve equity and inclusion in Marin.

Our student body is remarkably diverse and we strive to see that diversity reflected in our faculty and staff. We seek candidates from all backgrounds who, through their research, teaching, work ethic, and service, will meaningfully contribute to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive campus and county.

Resume/CV and cover letter are required and must be attached in attachment section of the application process (Step 2). Refer to the posting instructions for any additional materials that may be required.

Refer to the Dominican Employment Page here for adjunct opportunities and application instructions.

Title: Director of Admissions Operations

Department: Admissions Operation

Division: Enrollment & Marketing

Reports to: VP Enrollment and Marketing

Supervises: Associate Directors Admissions Operations

Enrollment Specialists II

Status: Exempt, Full-time

Position Summary

The Director of Admissions Operations is responsible for contributing to the success of new student admissions at Dominican University of California through supporting the goals of the Office of Admissions, effective management of enrollment systems and operations; running data analytics and reporting; and supervision, management, and development of staff. The Director is instrumental in supporting strategic growth of new academic programs and partnerships through creating new and innovative ways of engaging and enrolling students. The Director collaborates with Senior Managers of the Admissions and Marketing team in strategic recruiting to analyze the market, attract and retain students, and develop competitive advantage while achieving departmental and institutional goals.

Responsibilities
  • Serve as Primary System Administrator for Admissions CRM, Technolutions Slate.
  • Coordinate dissemination of system related information and reports to appropriate departments and personnel.
  • Work closely with Information and Technology Services, Registrar, Advising, and other campus offices to ensure successful integration with the Student Information System, PowerCampus, and other systems.
  • Oversee building and running management reports for senior leadership in Enrollment Management to drive strategic decisions and to assist recruiter effectiveness.
  • Design and create dashboards, reports and presentations to support enrollment reporting and communication internally and externally.
  • Oversee the annual Cycle Prep and Application set-up process and update the application as necessary throughout the cycle; collaborating with the Associate Director regarding updates for The Common Application.
  • Supervise and implement efficiencies for the application process (including transcript evaluation), the reading process, the decision process, and the notification process.
  • Manage the enrollment process from inquiry to yield in terms of responsiveness to Admissions leadership and counselors.
  • Problem-solving around technological and database issues and the ability to be self-directed in embracing new and emerging technologies.
  • Lead the planning efforts of Admissions Operations with an annual review of systems and operations for efficiencies and results.
  • Represent the Enrollment Management Division on various campus committees; is a member and regularly attends and presents at the campus-wide Enrollment Committee.
  • Keep the Enrollment and Marketing Division apprised of changes in policy, curriculum, schedules, and any area which may affect the enrollment of new students.
  • Manages the departmental budget.


Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years progressively responsible leadership and related work experience in Admissions Operations or related field.
  • Project management skills: organization, prioritization, meeting deadlines
  • Problem solving skills: anticipate and resolve issues, detail-oriented, analytical, and innovative
  • Proven ability to lead a team and manage a department
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a deadline driven environment
  • Excellent oral/written communication skills with the ability to articulate complex issues and communicate clearly and interact effectively with students, faculty, and staff from a broad range of programs and disciplines
  • Work with confidential information and understanding of the Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)


Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working in an admissions office or other university department with similar duties and responsibilities for operations.
  • Experience with SLATE or other university CRM.
  • Knowledge and proficiency of Student Information Systems.


Additional Position Information
  • Priority will be given to applications submitted by April 5, 2021; however additional applications may be considered until the position is filled
  • Must be willing to consent to a background check


Dominican University of California is an independent, international, learner-centered university, offering both undergraduate and graduate programs. Dominican has a 1:10 teacher-to-student ratio, an average class size of 16, with a small-town feeling in a park- like campus. We blend interdisciplinary core courses, real-world studies, and small classes with close and supportive academic advising and mentoring.

Application Procedures


Dominican University of California is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through diversity, and takes pride in its multicultural environment. We are committed in thought, word, and deed to recruiting and retaining a workforce that values the diversity of its student body. The University actively promotes an institutional culture that practices equity and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from members of all under-represented groups in higher education.



Application Procedures
  • Link to apply: https://dominican.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/careers
  • A cover letter is required.
  • Compile resume/CV and cover letter in one pdf document and upload in the Resume/CV section.
  • For further questions on the application process, please contact jobs@dominican.edu

    Dominican University of California is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through diversity, and takes pride in its multicultural environment. We are committed in thought, word, and deed to recruiting and retaining a workforce that values the diversity of its student body. The University actively promotes an institutional culture that practices equity and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from members of all under-represented groups in higher education.





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