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Assistant Director I - Graduate Admissions - 993270

Apply Now Job Number: 501439
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Department: HCNSO-Graduate Recruiting
Categories: Admissions / Financial Aid / Enrollment Management

About Us:

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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.

We appreciate your support in making NSU the preeminent place to live, work, study and grow. Thank you for your interest in a career with Nova Southeastern University.

NSU considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Job Title: Assistant Director I - Graduate Admissions - 993270
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Job Category: Exempt
Hiring Range: $43,500.00
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 various means of communication.

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, communications, and recruitment programs.

10. Prepares reports of activities and tracking of prospects' and suspects' inquiries, applications, and student outcomes up to and including enrollment.

11. Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Marginal Job Functions:  
Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: KNOWLEDGE:
1. Customer and Personal Service - 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 - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
3. Marketing - Knowledge of principles and methods for describing, promoting and selling services.

SKILLS:
1. Persuasion - Basic skills in persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
2. Service Orientation - Basic skills in actively looking for ways to help people.
3. Active Listening - Basic 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 - Basic skills in using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
5. Speaking - Basic skills in talking to others to convey information effectively.
6. Reading Comprehension - Basic understanding of written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.
7. Social Perceptiveness - Basic skills in being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
8. Judgment and Decision Making - Basic skills in considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the appropriate one.
9. Active Learning - Basic skills in understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.

ABILITIES:
1. Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
2. Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
3. Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
4. Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
5. 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.
6. 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. Must be able to travel on a daily and/or overnight basis.
2. Speech Recognition - Must be able to identify and understand the speech of another person.
3. Speech Clarity - Must be able to speak clearly so others can understand you.
4. Ability to communicate effectively with students, faculty, staff, and other key executives of leading corporations and organizations.
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: Up to two (2) years of student advising experience in an academic environment.
Preferred Qualifications: 1. Master's degree preferred.

2. Experience in College Recruiting.
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.

 

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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