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Assistant Director II - Graduate Admissions - 999840

Apply Now Job Number: 500896
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Department: Law-Admin
Categories: Academic & Career Advising / Support

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Nova Southeastern University (NSU) was founded in 1964, and is a not-for-profit, independent university with a reputation for academic excellence and innovation. Nova Southeastern University offers competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package including tuition waiver, retirement plan, excellent medical and dental plans and much more. NSU cares about the health, welfare and its students, faculty, staff, and campus visitors and is a tobacco-free university.

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Job Title: Assistant Director II - Graduate Admissions - 999840
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Job Category: Exempt
Hiring Range: Commensurate with experience
Pay Basis:

Annually

Subject to Grant Funding?: No  
Essential Job Functions: 1. Maintains current knowledge of program requirements, course requirements, and sequencing, and establishes and maintains relationships with program faculty.
2. Determines students' educational needs and prepares proposals to provide services that address these needs.
3. Provides assistance in completing application and enrollment documents.
4. Contacts prospective students to present information and explain available programs and services. Communicates with prospects about admission requirements, program offerings, curriculum, and basic financial aid information by telephone or email.
5. Develops prospects from current students, faculty, referral leads, conferences, educational fairs, career days, campus tours, or special events.
6. Develops and maintains a network of relationships that will serve to increase enrollment, such as alumni, students, the business community, professional organizations, and student groups.
7. Makes presentations on programs and admissions to groups to attract new students.
8. Coordinates or participates in promotional activities, including conferences, educational fairs, career days, campus tours, or special events to present programs to prospective students.
9. Provides feedback and recommendations to management regarding recruiting strategies, customer service, communication, and recruitment programs.
10. Gathers information on competitors and advises management on competitive activities; assists in identifying potential new markets; assists in enrollment forecasting.
11. Works with management on copy for program marketing, brochures, web content, schedules, and surveys.
12. Prepares reports of activities and tracking of prospects' and suspects' inquiries, applications, and student outcomes up to and including enrollment.
13. Completes special projects as assigned.
14. Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Marginal Job Functions:  
Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: Knowledge:
1. Customer and Personal Service - General knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
2. English Language - General knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
3. Marketing - General knowledge of principles and methods for describing, promoting and selling services.

Skills:
1. Persuasion - Proficient skills in persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
2. Service Orientation - Advanced skills in actively looking for ways to help people.
3. Active Listening - Proficient skills in giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to under the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
4. Critical Thinking - Proficient skills in using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
5. Speaking - Proficient skills in talking to others to convey information effectively.
6. Reading Comprehension - Proficient understanding of written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.
7. Social Perceptiveness - Proficient skills in being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
8. Judgment and Decision Making - Proficient skills in considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the appropriate one.
9. Active Learning - Proficient skills in understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
10. Complex Problem Solving - Basic skills in identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

Abilities:
1. Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
2. Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
3. Inductive Reasoning - The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (including finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).

Physical Requirements:
1. Speech Recognition - Must be able to identify and understand the speech of another person.
2. Speech Clarity - Must be able to speak clearly so others can understand you.
3. May be required to work nights or weekends.
4. Must be able to travel on a daily and/or overnight basis.
5. May be exposed to short, intermittent, and/or prolonged periods of sitting and/or standing in performance of job duties.
6. May be required to accomplish job duties using various types of equipment/supplies, to include but not limited to pens, pencils, and computer keyboards.
Job Requirements:  
Required Certifications/Licensures:  
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
Major (if required):  
Required Experience: 1. Two (2) to five (5) years of student advising experience in an academic environment.

2. Demonstrated success in meeting enrollment targets.
Preferred Qualifications:  
Is this a safety sensitive position? No  
Background Screening Required? No  
Pre-Employment Conditions:

To ensure a safe learning environment for students and staff, as a condition of employment the selected candidate will need to provide proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination prior to commencement of employment or an approved exemption and reasonable accommodation for medical or religious reasons.

 

Sensitivity Disclaimer: Nova Southeastern University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary.
   
   

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