The Associate Director of Admissions Operations reports directly to the University Director of Operations for the Office of Admissions and oversees support to the bi-campus Admissions staff led by the Directors of Undergraduate Admissions. This individual coordinates and oversees daily activities. The incumbent is responsible for hiring, training, supervising, and evaluating clerical staff, student workers, and temporary employees. Responsibilities include assisting in the oversight for all of the University's admissions data operations for prospective undergraduate students and application processing for all full-time domestic applicants. Responsible for assisting with coding of all admissions and scholarship decisions as well as monitoring the workflow of documents entering and moving through the Image Now system.
1.Bachelor’s degree or equivalent related work experience; Master's degree preferred.
2.A minimum of 3-4 years successful administrative experience in an academic environment working with faculty, students, parents and staff.
3.Experience with computerized data management, spreadsheet, and word processing systems. Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access) required. Familiarity with Datatel a plus. Ability to quickly learn new systems, and develop proficiency to troubleshoot systems, and train new users.
4.Strong oral and written communication skills.
5.Excellent human relations and administrative skills, especially the ability to manage sensitive information with decorum and confidentiality.
6.A willingness to travel between campuses, as necessary, with a valid driver’s license and accessibility to transportation.
7.Must be willing and able to work overtime and/or at other locations as required.
8.Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check. Candidates for hire will be required to sign a waiver authorizing the background check and produce a Social Security Card.
Campus: Metropolitan Campus, Teaneck, NJ
Hiring Manager: Coleen Curtis
Department: Admissions, Undergraduate-Metro
Internal Number: 6831
About Fairleigh Dickinson University
Fairleigh Dickinson University is a center of academic excellence dedicated to the preparation of world citizens through global education. The University strives to provide students with the multi-disciplinary, intercultural, and ethical understandings necessary to participate, lead, and prosper in the global marketplace of ideas, commerce and culture.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. Fairleigh Dickinson University takes affirmative action in support of its policy to employ and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.Please click on this link to view a federal government poster that explains your Equal Employment Opportunity rights http://www.fdu.edu/admin/eh/fedeeo.pdf