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Job ID: Req. 11037BR

Job Title:
Director, Admissions Operations and Policy

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Date Posted:
February 14, 2019

Closing Date:
March 28, 2019

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Job Title Director, Admissions Operations and Policy
Classification Administrator III-Range A
AutoReqId 11037BR
Department Admissions and Records- Admissions
Sub-Division Associate VP Student Affairs
Salary Range Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications
Appointment Type At Will
Time Base Full-Time
Work Schedule Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Job Summary It is an exciting time to join Cal State Fullerton as we are an in demand comprehensive University that is driven to shape the future of education and foster a vibrant community of diverse students, faculty, staff and administrators who uphold values of inclusive excellence, free speech, and an environment free from discrimination. We are continuously seeking individuals from a variety of career disciplines that share in the University’s mission and core values. We warmly welcome you to consider joining the Titan Community where minds expand and opportunities flourish.

About CSUF:
Standing on 241 acres at the heart of Southern California, the university was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 39,000 students. As Titans, we believe that diverse perspectives deepen our understanding. We are committed to giving students the support they need to graduate, while responding to California’s revolving work force needs. At California State University, Fullerton we strive for continual improvement of students, staff, faculty and administrators through orientations, training programs and professional development opportunities. As part of the Titan Community, you have access to many campus facilities and services including but not limited to the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, CSUF Garden Grove Center, Fullerton Arboretum, cultural events and performances in the Clayes Performing Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness Program.

About the Position:
The Office of Admissions is responsible for determining student eligibility for admission to the University, processes and evaluates applications and transcripts, determining residency status, and reviewing appeals for exception to University Policy. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as the Director, Admissions Operations and Policy. The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude, an active, energetic mind, and a leadership style that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.

Under the general direction of the Associate Vice-President of Student Transitions, this position leads all functions related to the University's processing of over 75,000 admissions applications annually. This includes the hiring, training, supervising, and evaluating of 35 staff across 3 distinct operating units within the Admissions Office including the Application Center, Admissions Imaging and Document Processing, and Admissions Evaluations; the development and implementation of impaction admissions policies and procedures to support the campus Enrollment Management Plan in accordance with applicable federal, state and system wide regulations. In addition to the management of people, the Director, Admissions Operations and Policy, designs, develops, and executes (or oversees the execution of), of critical system processes and procedures in order to increase efficiency, productivity, and accuracy of admission processing. Oversees and manages the imaging and document processing, graduate admissions, undergraduate admissions, graduate/undergraduate international admissions, teacher credentials, special programs and Systems staff (Peoplesoft for Admissions and Campus Community Modules).

The Director, Admission Operations and Policy serves as a liaison to and performs a leadership role within Chancellor’s Office designated committees and projects. In particular, the Director represents Cal State Fullerton and the other 22 CSU campuses on committees related to CSUMentor, eTranscriptCA, California College Guidance Initiative, SAUG and Early Start. The incumbent serves on the Early Start Program Chancellor’s Office Implementation committee and Early Start CMS Baseline Technical Committee. As a result, she has been named Coordinator of the Early Start Program for the Fullerton Campus. Other duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university required. High level work experience that includes each of the following: Undergraduate admissions, graduate admissions and international admissions.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
Preferred Qualifications Master's degree from an accredited college or university.
License/ Certification Valid California Driver's License. Position requires the use of a state vehicle to transport to events and visit schools and other outside constituents at variable hours.
Special Working Conditions California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University’s strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.

Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.

Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.

The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).

California State University, Fullerton is a comprehensive, regional university serving a diverse student population of over 39,000, including international students representing 79 nations. Located on a 241-acre campus in Orange County, it is a technologically robust and culturally vibrant area. Many of our employees enjoy the close proximity to the beaches and mountains for surfing, hiking and mountain biking. The University offers 56 undergraduate and 54 graduate degree programs, including a doctorate in education and a doctorate in nursing practice, in a rich diverse environment. Diverse Issues in Higher Education (August 2018) ranks the campus as 4th in the nation in terms of bachelor’s degrees awarded to underrepresented students based on data from the U.S. Department of Education. Forbes (April 2018) ranks CSUF among top U.S. institutions for "Best Value" and Money Magazine (August 2018) ranks the campus in the top twelve percent of "Best Colleges For Your Money". Washington Monthly (August 2018) ranks the campus in the top 3rd of national universities and number six for lowest net price. The University is proud to be designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution.
Application Deadline 28-Mar-2019