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Associate Director of Admissions

Categories: Northeast Region 1




Bristol Community College

Date Posted:

Jul 21 2020 10:00PM

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Position Description

Job Description:
POSITION TITLE: Associate Director of Admissions (Temporary, up to one year, with an option for a concurrent one-year extension)
DEPARTMENT: Admissions
REPORTS TO: Director of Admissions
POSITIONS SUPERVISED: Admissions department clerical staff, as assigned
STATEMENT OF DUTIES: The Associate Director of Admissions provides leadership and oversight for the day-to-day administrative operations of the Admissions Office. The Associate Director helps lead the Admissions department while demonstrating a commitment to higher education access and equity for all individuals and ensuring a welcoming office environment with a strong focus on customer service. The Associate Director is a key member of the enrollment management leadership team in establishing policies, administrative operating procedures, protocol, and customer service standards for colleagues, as well as students and their families. The Associate Director works collaboratively across the college to ensure shared governance, transparency, and assessment practices while helping to move the college towards comprehensive, innovative solutions to meet the evolving Admissions needs of the Bristol community.


Administrative Partner with the Director of Admissions to establish and implement departmental goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures. Evaluate, implement and monitor systems for operational effectiveness and affect changes required for continuous process improvement. Manage the processing, evaluation, and admission decision procedures for competitive admission programs. Collaborate directly with Health Sciences academic area leadership team and faculty to ensure admission criteria align with academic program needs and admission best practices. Provide timely reports and analysis to college leadership including the Enrollment Management Leadership Team and Strategic Analytics & Institutional Research. Serve as Designated School Official (DSO) to support the application, enrollment, and retention of students studying at Bristol on an F-1 Visa. Focus on the Commonwealth's Equity Agenda by applying related best practices throughout all job functions. Maintain a strong understanding of college, state, and federal systems and regulations in relation to the Admissions process. Use Bristol digital communication tools, to include but not limited to; Bristol email, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other Bristol social media tools, to advance the college's social media outreach and brand to internal and external constituents. Leadership/Management Lead the day-to-day operations of the Admissions Office. Develop material for presentations to traditional (high school graduate) and non-traditional students; present at Bristol events or community/high school partner locations. Hire, supervise, develop, and lead Admissions Office clerical staff. Conduct regular performance evaluations to ensure continuous improvement and identify potential opportunities for growth. Work closely with Human Resources to develop staff capabilities and expectations. Collaborate with other Student Services and Enrollment Management personnel and Academic Affairs personnel in all student recruitment and retention efforts. Serve as administrator in charge of the Admissions Office in the Director's absence and as needed. Promote a positive and inclusive work environment that supports the professional growth of staff while fostering a commitment to service excellence. Perform other duties as assigned.

Application Process

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REQUIREMENTS TO COMPLETE APPLICATION PROCESS: 1) A completed Bristol Community College Employment Application. 2) A current resume/curriculum vitae. 3) A cover letter that demonstrates how your skills and experience meet the desired and required qualifications of the position (not limited in length). All candidates must have legal authorization to work in the United States. Bristol Community College is an institution that does not sponsor work authorization. A pre-employment criminal background check will be conducted for all positions. The college will independently verify education credentials as provided on the application. For certain positions that require a college degree, the hired candidate must supply official transcripts upon hire. Transcripts must include your name and degrees conferred. Bristol Community College is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We value diversity and equity, and are committed to creating an all-inclusive community free from discrimination and harassment. Bristol believes that diversity, equity and inclusion among our community members is imperative to the success of our mission to serve our students well, and is the mainstay of our values.

Institution Information

Bristol Community College is a public community college accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE). Bristol has core values rooted in student success and lifelong learning. For more than 50 years, Bristol has served as a leading resource for education and workforce development in the region. Bristol offers a rich variety of degree, certificate, and training programs along with flexible online offerings?that lead to an associate degree, a career-ready certificate, or the ability to transfer to baccalaureate colleges throughout the state and country. The Workforce Education Institute provides business solutions for organizations of all sizes, and offers customized courses for individuals seeking educational and career pathways, including high school equivalency and English language proficiency programs. The college also strives to put the needs of learners first with support services and career advancement opportunities that lead to student success by reducing barriers to educational access. With locations in Attleboro, Fall River, New Bedford, and Taunton, Bristol Community College is nestled in charming Southeastern Massachusetts. Each location has something unique to offer - from great restaurants in the city center of Attleboro, museums and arts in downtown New Bedford, the array of shopping and dining options in Taunton, to the beautiful suburban landscape at the Fall River campus. From city life to seaside, our locations are in close proximity to bustling metro areas such as Boston and Providence, and centrally located to the spectacular beaches and coastline of Cape Cod, Newport, Nantucket, Martha's Vineyard, and Block Island.

Additional Information

The employee must meet the physical demands and work environment of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable those with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

This is a full-time, up to one-year, temporary non-unit position with benefits. This position may be reevaluated after one year for future considerations, with option for a one-year extension or full-time, regular employment.

Hiring salary $60,000 - $70,000, commensurate with education and experience.

Contact Information

Human Resources
777 Elsbree St
Fall River, MA 02720
Phone: 508.678.2811, ext. 2195
Fax: 508.730.3278
Location: D209A Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.


Required Qualifications

 Minimum of Master's degree in Education, Management, or related field. Minimum of three years of experience in admissions, advising, or enrollment in a collegiate environment. Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office 365 applications, student information systems and reporting databases. The ability to work effectively with a diverse student body, faculty, and staff. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Reliable transportation in order to travel to and from meetings, trainings, or campus and community locations as required. The ability to work some nights and weekends required

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated experience working in a community college. Experience working with traditional (high school graduate) and non-traditional student populations. Demonstrated ability to develop and present presentations to small (5-10) and large (100+) audiences at events hosted at Bristol as well as at community/high school partner locations. Robust understanding and demonstrated inclusion of access, equity, and student success practices. Demonstrated knowledge and consistent experience in using varied social media outlets on behalf of a business or organization that has proven to increase the digital footprint of the organization's brand. Experience with Banner, Argos, and/or a CRM. Ability to speak a language in addition to English.