- Title Code 3730102 Director of Admissions (Equality of Opportunity Program)
- Title Code 3730134 Director of Admissions and Assessment
- Title Code 3730130 Director of Admissions and Enrollment
- Title Code 3730132 Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management
- Title Code 3730131 Director of Admissions and Enrollment Planning
- Title Code 3730127 Director of Admissions and Financial Aid
- Title Code 3730128 Director of Admissions and Inter Institutional Relations
- Title Code 3730129 Director of Admissions and Planning
- Title Code 3730100 Director of Admissions and Records
- Title Code 3730133 Director of Admissions and Student Affairs
These titles are in the unclassified service and in the SUNY Professional Services Negotiating Unit. These titles are in Appendix A of the SUNY Policies of the Board of Trustees and, as a consequence, incumbents serving in these titles are not eligible for permanent appointment (tenure), but, instead receive five year renewable term appointments.
As a family, admissions positions are responsible for the student recruitment and admissions program at a campus. The office is involved with every aspect of this endeavor, from highest level of policy development to working with students with respect to individual admissions.
Directs the campus admissions program. Has additional responsibilities, such as student records, financial aid, enrollment planning, or graduate admissions. Recommends the hiring and supervises the training of the professional and classified staff. As a person most aware of external factors, has a primary responsibility in providing input to the decision-making process to the President, academic staff, and faculty committees concerned with the development of admissions policy and the admissions process generally; maintains close liaison with academic staff in order to keep the admissions office apprised of current course offerings, applicability of transfer credit, and for formulation of campus policy relating to advanced placement credit, proficiency examination scores, etc.; also maintains liaison with high school and regional community college guidance counselors directly and through professional associations; schedules off-campus visits by admissions staff who explain the college program, entrance requirements, and financial requirements and provide assistance to guidance personnel, prospective students, and others; supervises admissions advising, applications processing, and records; is directly involved in preparing and distributing the college catalogue and other admissions literature; provides for review of each application for admission in terms of admission criteria, with attention to program balance and housing capacity; directs the giving of notice as to acceptance or non-acceptance and maintains waiting lists as appropriate; works closely with the student financial aid office and other student affairs staff to assure complete service to newly admitted students; in cooperation with institutional research and computer personnel, prepares profiles of applicants to inform guidance counselors of scores of applicants accepted and rejected; continually investigates and develops ways of improving the admissions process. Supervises and recommends policy in other areas of responsibility.
A Master's degree. Significant experience in admissions, enrollment planning and other areas supervised, as appropriate, is required. Managerial and supervisory experience is also required.
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