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Associate Director of Admissions

Company: University of Arkansas
Location: Fayetteville
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Current University of Arkansas System employees including student employees and graduate assistants need to log into Workday on My Apps. Simply enter "Find Jobs" in the Workday search bar to view open positions. All Job Postings will close at 12:01 a.m. CT on the specified Closing Date (if designated). To view the job posting closing date please return to the search for jobs page.If you close the browser or exit your application prior to submitting, the application process will be saved as a draft. You will be able to access and complete the application through "My Draft Applications" located on your Candidate Home page. -Type of Position:Professional Staff - Project/Program AdministrationWorkstudy Position:NoJob Type:RegularWork Shift:Day Shift (United States of America)Sponsorship Available:NoInstitution Name: University of Arkansas, FayettevilleFounded in 1871, the University of Arkansas is a land grant institution, classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the nation's top 2 percent of universities with the highest level of research activity. The University of Arkansas works to advance Arkansas and build a better world through education, research and outreach by providing transformational opportunities and skills, promoting an inclusive and diverse culture and climate, and nurturing creativity, discovery and the spread of new ideas and innovations.The University of Arkansas campus is located in Fayetteville, a welcoming community ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. The growing region surrounding Fayetteville is home to numerous Fortune 500 companies and one of the nation's strongest economies. Northwest Arkansas is also quickly gaining a national reputation for its focus on the arts and overall quality of life.As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions, you should review before applying for the opening.If you have a disability and need assistance with the hiring process, please submit a request via the : Request an Accommodation. Appli -cants are required to submit a request for each position of which they have applied.For general application assistance or if you have questions about a job posting, please contact Human Resources at 479.575.5351.Department:Graduate School of BusinessDepartment's Website:https://walton.uark.edu/Summary of Job Duties:Under the direction of the Director of the Graduate School of Business (GSB), the Associate Director (AD) of Admissions oversees admissions policies, processes, systems, security, and data management. The AD partners with faculty and staff to manage the full admissions cycle for students and programs, providing admissions advising for all constituents throughout the process. The AD oversees a staff of two admissions application specialists and serves as liaison with all Walton academic departments on admission issues, training, and security. The AD also serves as the main point of contact with Graduate School and International Education on all admissions related issues. Additionally, the AD of Admissions is a significant partner throughout the recruitment process as admissions is a direct extension of the recruiting cycle from inquiry to admission and enrollment.Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.Qualifications:Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education
  • At least two years of related experiencePreferred Qualifications:
    • Master's degree from an accredited institution of higher education
    • Experience in data management
    • Experience in CRM administration
    • Experience in graduate admissions or recruitment
    • Familiarity with international education
    • Supervisory experience
    • At least five years of higher education or equivalent experienceKnowledge, Skills & Abilities:
      • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
      • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions
      • Ability to focus while handling multiple tasks simultaneously in stressful and/or time sensitive environments
      • Ability to solve problems and manage several known variables in the application processAdditional Information:Salary Information:Commensurate with Educations and ExperienceRequired Documents to Apply:Cover Letter/Letter of Application, List of three Professional References (name, email, business title), ResumeOptional Documents:Proof of Veteran StatusRecruitment Contact Information:Jamie Kern, Director, Graduate School of Business, JKern@Walton.uark.eduAll application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site - -Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.Special Instructions to Applicants:Pre-employment Screening Requirements:Criminal Background Check, Sex Offender RegistryThe University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.The University of Arkansas seeks to attract, develop and retain high quality faculty, staff and administrators that consistently display practices and behaviors to advance a culture and climate that embeds inclusion, diversity, equity, and access. For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law.Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.Constant Physical Activity:N/AFrequent Physical Activity:N/AOccasional Physical Activity:N/ABenefits Eligible:Yes

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