This is a 100% Limited position for 5 months. This appointment may be extended or converted to career status based on the needs of the department.
Enrollment Management (EM) is a multi-unit department currently within the Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor-Academic Affairs. The Unit is led by the Associate Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management (AVC EM), who serves as the Chief Enrollment Officer of the University. EM is comprised of multiple high-profile, core functional units including: the Office of Admissions, Office of the Registrar, Financial Aid & Scholarships Office, Enrollment Management Technology Services (EMTS), Cal-SOAP, Creative Services, Enrollment Analytics, Parent & Family Programs, and the Business Office. EM's core functions oversee undergraduate admissions and student outreach, continuing student enrollment management, and financial aid and scholarship management.
The Office of Admissions leads the university's efforts to identify, recruit, admit and enroll the next generation of UC San Diego Tritons with particular focus on talented, academically capable, California students, representative of the diversity of the people of California. The mission of the office includes increasing the visibility of UC San Diego in California, the nation and world, through marketing and on- and off- campus recruitment activities to prospective freshmen and transfer students and their families; school counselors; community college leaders and advisors; community based organizations; and educational organizations serving groups historically underrepresented on our campus. The Office of Admissions hosts more than 80,000 visitors and receives, processes, and reviews over 120,000 applications for admission annually. The office works collaboratively with on-and off- campus partners to achieve university goals.
Under the general supervision of the Assistant Director, Triton Center, the Admissions Officer and Campus Tour Coordinator (AOCTC) identifies potential students, and provides information on a variety of admissions-related issues to the general public including, but not limited to: prospective applicants, parents, counselors, community-based organizations, faculty and campus colleagues.
The AOCTC works in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, high-demand office, which receives in excess of 120,000 applications annually and is engaged in a highly selective admissions process each year. The AOCTC fosters and maintains good working relationships with the public and institutions and organizations involved in outreach recruitment, as well as serves as a resource to the external community, such as high school and community college counselors, representatives from other universities and UC San Diego advisors and administrators.
As an Admissions Officer, this position is responsible for outreach, recruitment, reviewing freshmen and transfer applications, admitted student yield, relations with schools and community and family outreach. Independently reviews and/or evaluates domestic and international applications, for admission at both the freshman and transfer levels. Uses professional judgment and comprehensive knowledge of educational processes, including acceptance of transfer coursework from domestic institutions and international educational systems, in determining whether applicants meet requirements for admission.
The AOCTC is also responsible for coordinating the on-campus and virtual Campus Tour program out of the Triton Center. Serves as the primary supervisor of the Campus Ambassadors who lead Campus Tours and Undergraduate Admissions Student Assistants who staff the Triton Center. The AOCTC recruits and hires student staff, ensures appropriate levels of training, develops and manages student staff schedules, and approves their timecards.
The AOCTC is expected to perform with a high level of professionalism as a representative of UC San Diego and the University of California among many constituencies, often times conveying complicated and/or sensitive information.
Available to work evenings/weekends during peak periods. Some domestic travel may be expected.
Must be able to withstand the demands of heavy public contact.
Position requires on-site supervision.
Thorough knowledge and experience working with a diverse student population. Ability to interact effectively with a diverse group of prospective students and families, counselors, administrators, the general public and campus community including multicultural and non-traditional populations. Ability to develop and implement tour programming for a diverse population.
Experience in implementing programs and workshops with high schools and community colleges for recruitment and yield pur
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