Function of Job:
Under general supervision of Director or other designated official, to facilitate the development, implementation, and administration of admissions program for achievement of college/university enrollment objectives.
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:
- Represent the college/university to the general public through scheduled presentations on campus, at secondary schools, and at junior colleges, and through participation in college fairs and college nights.
- Respond to inquiries and requests for information from secondary school personnel, students, parents, alumni, and other "friends" of the college/university.
- Interview and counsel admissions candidates with special responsibility for those denied admission, and the non-traditional candidate including the adult, the disadvantaged, the readmit who was suspended, excluded or dismissed from the college/university, and the applicant with emotional or health problems.
- Review and evaluate applications for admission, readmission, and transfer, and make decisions on admittance based on established guidelines; evaluate transcripts from other colleges/universities for transfer credit.
- Provide guidance and suggest educational alternatives to applicants denied admission.
- Be responsible for directing a specific function within the Admissions Office, such as College Entrance Examination Board student search activity; recruitment travel program; development and revision of student recruitment literature, forms and publications; training of new admissions officers.
- Supervise review of out-of-state freshman and transfer applications to various schools or colleges as assigned.
- Supervise special assigned programs including readmission to the college/ university, admission to the Associate in Arts Degree Program, admission of the disadvantaged applicant, and deferred admission program.
- Consult with faculty, deans, and administrative staff on various matters and/or problems concerning admissions program.
- Assist with the initial training and ongoing supervision of selected professional and operating staff.
- Represent the Admissions Office on special committees in absence of Associate Director or Director.
- Assist Director in development and review of admissions policies and procedures.13. Perform related duties as assigned.
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree and four years of experience in educational counseling/ administration or Master's degree in counseling or related field and two years of experience in educational counseling/administration.
Additional Desirable Qualifications:
- Familiarity with college/university admissions, graduation policies, and student activities.
Effective Date: 7/31/84
This document is a generic classification specification of the University System of New Hampshire. Its purpose is to describe the representative responsibilities and general level of complexity, and it is not a substitute for the specific job description of the individual position.
*** NOTE: Revised - original approved 7/29/76 and revised 8/18/77.***