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POST DATE 9/14/2016
END DATE 10/22/2016

NewSchool of Architecture & Design San Diego, CA

San Diego, CA
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Masters Degree


Job Description
The Admissions Manager supports the Office of Admissions by assisting with the admission decision process of the institution from the time an application is completed, through admissions review, admit decisions making, and finally in assessing and completing the transfer of credit to be awarded.

Screen, verify, and review admission files submitted by Enrollment for completeness and accuracy, and make admissions decisions based on university policy.
Evaluate data on admissions applications and transcript materials, maintaining all files and records systems.
Prepare all correspondence to students regarding admissions and transfer of credit for review.
Conduct analysis and prepare admission reports; summarizing information for staff on incoming students.
Help to develop and implement admission policies and procedures as well as maintain regular updates for the academic catalog and student handbook.
Be the lead in developing and maintaining appropriate systems for making transfer of credit decisions.
Manage the daily functions of the Admissions team.
Coach, mentor and help train admissions staff, or other related departments to ensure cohesive business knowledge and processing of admissions tasks.
Manage the functions related to articulations, transfer agreements, and other partnerships involving credit consideration.
Serves as liaison to college personnel for academic evaluation; to field representatives for opportunity discovery, to advising for transfer of course credit evaluations; and to other units (Marketing, Bursar, Registrar, etc.) to address and process or operations concerns.
Partner with Enrollment, Financial Aid, Registrar, Academic Advising, and Academic Leadership on process efficiencies.

External Requirements
Master's degree required.
Must have at least 5 years of university advising or university admissions experience, specifically in admissions decisions, policy planning, and operations.
At least 1-2 years of managerial experience.
Experience with either transfer or international admission, or both, and the development of comprehensive international recruitment plans.
In-depth knowledge of and passion for architecture, interior architecture or design is highly desired.
Onyx CRM and Banner experience a plus.

Other Skills:
An ability to work well in an environment where diversity is celebrated both in the workplace and in student population.
A high proficiency in multi-tasking as well as strategic thinking.
Strong customer service/student service skills in a fast-paced, changing environment required.
Excellent oral and written communication skills and analytical skills are essential.
A collaborative and transparent approach to problem-solving.

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United States

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