Loyola Marymount University’s Admissions department is seeking a full-time, regular Associate Director of Admissions. This role provides vision and leadership for the integration and deployment of enterprise, business and digital communication and recruitment software systems in the Office of Undergraduate Admission; supervises staff; manages all aspects of office technology; manages and implements communication strategies for print, digital, and internet based forms of communication.
Additional responsibilities include: provide vision, leadership, and technical guidance in integrating enterprise, business and digital recruitment technologies into the operational functions of the Office of Undergraduate Admission to optimize the effectiveness and efficiency of prospect and application processing and communication. Identify, evaluate, recommend and implement admission-related new technologies. S/he will provide insights on best practices, understand new technology solutions and ideas in order to continuously improve processes and contribute to a culture of innovation. Create and produce information and analysis through reports and queries to inform and guide Admission strategies and operations. Develop and manage the delivery of print publications and electronic messages to prospective students. Lead the office team for management of Sungard SCT Banner, and Technolutions Slate database and CRM systems; performs analyses of systems, identifies problems and solutions, makes recommendations, and evaluates results relating to the development, enhancement, and maintenance of database management systems; manages and monitors work flow of processes within databases; coordinates system audits to ensure data integrity and accuracy; oversees database upgrades and testing; manages vendor relationships for outside technologies linked to office systems. Work as part of a team-oriented management group with other associate directors and the Assistant Vice Provost for Undergraduate Admission. Manage log in and security access to LMU Admission’s information system for full time and student staff. Participate in university wide user group discussions and projects as necessary. Perform other duties as assigned.
Loyola Marymount University shares in a rich intellectual heritage fostered by the Jesuit and Marymount educational traditions and founded on social justice and ethical values. Governed by an independent Board of Trustees, LMU cherishes its Catholic identity while at the same time welcoming people from diverse social, religious, and cultural backgrounds. LMU is in Los Angeles, yet near the Pacific Ocean, offering a dynamic cultural environment.
We seek candidates that typically have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience. Master’s degree strongly preferred. Minimum of five years of experience in an admissions, marketing, or public relations function, as well as extensive experience with a relational database, and a working knowledge of research and statistical methods. An understanding of enrollment management in a progressive, fast-paced university environment, and a proven record of collaboration and successful staff management are required; direct experience with Technolutions Slate ® Software is strongly preferred. Demonstrated knowledge in current trends in admission recruitment; significant familiarity with Jesuit values and education. Ability to use superior judgment, sensitivity and discretion in relation to data security, admission selection and staff supervision. Ability to supervise staff and provide overall direction to the office. Exemplary communication skills (both written and oral) evidenced by background in preparing comprehensive reports and executive summaries incorporating complex, highly technical information. Make recommendations for selection (hiring), counseling, pay changes, disciplinary action, promotion, transfer, and discharge. Final authority for training/development and performance evaluation.