La Plata, MD United States
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Director of Admissions

The College of Southern Maryland

Job Title: Director of Admissions
Job Location: La Plata , MD
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Admissions/retention/enrollment mgmt.
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2017-12-29
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Director of Admissions

The College of Southern Maryland

Tracking Code FY18-26

Job Description

The Director of Admissions is a strong student advocate who will develop, train, and facilitate a high performance team in the Admissions Department.  The director oversees the admissions department – including recruitment, admissions, a call center, and international student compliance – and provides leadership in developing and assessing innovative recruitment strategies and initiatives designed to attract new market segments and expand the student base. Working with the Recruitment Committee, the Enrollment Management Team, and the Marketing Department, the director will update, implement and monitor a college-wide Student Recruitment Plan.  The director will develop strong partnerships/alliances with academic divisions, continuing education units, public schools and the college community through timely communication and clearly established goals.


The work schedule for this position is 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Flexibility is required to attend recruitment events.


College of Southern Maryland conducts background checks in order to ensure the safety and well-being of the college's staff and students. The final candidate for this position will be subject to the following background checks: Criminal History Check and Motor Vehicle Record Check. 

Job Requirements

Required Skills
  • Masters degree in a related field.
  • Five years experience in student service area with progressively greater responsibility.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with students, peers and community organizations
  • Effective managerial, supervisory and human relations skills
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to develop and manage budgets
  • Ability to work with professional integrity and discretion
  • Capacity and willingness to accept duties with initiative and resourcefulness
  • Strong analytical skills including data gathering, analysis, assessment and evaluation, and evidence based planning
  • Prior experience in a community college preferred
  • Prior experience in a college admissions office preferred
  • Must maintain insurability for vehicle use under the college’s liability insurance coverage
  • Proficient in Microsoft office suite

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