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Director of Online Admissions (Remote)

The Director of Online Admissions is responsible for the online undergraduate and graduate admissions process, marketing, and orientation functions for online students. The Director of Online Admissions is also responsible for developing and maintaining systems to strategically recruit online students within the Office of Admissions and Enrollment Management (OAEM) and Central State Global. The Director of Online Admissions will have a high level of engagement with multiple offices, including the Director of Undergraduate Admissions, Central State Global, Financial Aid, the Registrar, Academic Affairs and Colleagues, Student Affairs, Career Services, and various external partners.


  • Provides dynamic, creative, developmental, and student-centered leadership for critical enrollment functions; administers quality customer-oriented services consistent with university policies and regulatory, regional, and national standards
  • Develops and maintains a strategic plan for enrollment services with a genuine commitment to student success, growing enrollment, and supporting diversity
  • Continually investigates and develops ways to meet enrollment goals and improves services to prospective and enrolled students; plans and administers enrollment services budgets consistent with achieving university goals and objectives
  • Oversees online admissions and support orientation functions (D2L Orientation Course, etc.), ensuring aggressive recruitment of both traditional and non-traditional students and high-quality applicant processing and service
  • Serves as the online liaison between enrollment services and academic program personnel, including consultation with academic deans. Develops plans to achieve targeted enrollment growth within new programs and those with low enrollment
  • Produces and distributes weekly progress reports on enrollment goals
  • Works collaboratively with all areas of the campus community utilizing data-driven strategies to effectively leverage human, financial, and technological resources to recruit and retain students consistent with the University’s mission and vision
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the Dean of Enrollment Management and the Chief Online Officer
  • Significant experience working within an integrated strategic academic enrollment management model
  • A demonstrated record of using technology and data in developing and implementing an effective recruitment plan
  • Experience in financial aid leveraging and “best practices”
  • A proven track record in establishing successful partnerships with academic units and all other constituencies
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, human relations, financial management, analytical and team building skills
  • Able to acquire and use student profiles and other analytics to inform decisions
  • A genuine commitment to diversity and student success
  • The individual must be able to work with traditional and non-traditional students and adapt to a schedule involving evening and weekend commitments
  • A positive “can do-will do” attitude is a must

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