The primary responsibility of the Associate Director of Graduate Programs Enrollment is to manage operational aspects of pre-admission efforts for the Master of Business Administration, Master of Accountancy, MS in Mathematical Finance, MS in Economics, MS in Real Estate, MS in Management, Doctorate in Business Administration, and all graduate certificate programs in the College. This position reports directly to the Associate Dean for Executive and Graduate Programs, providing analysis, data collection, and recruitment and admissions management. This position works collaboratively with faculty and staff across the College and University in order to promote Belk College's graduate programs and support applicants through the admissions process. The Associate Director of Graduate Programs Enrollment will manage the team that recruits and advises applicants to the College’s graduate programs prior to admission, including applicants to the Master of Business Administration, Master of Accountancy, MS in Mathematical Finance, MS in Economics, MS in Real Estate, MS in Management, Doctorate in Business Administration, and all graduate certificate programs in the College. Working in a high energy, collaborative environment, the Associate Director of Graduate Programs Enrollment will provide strategic leadership for recruiting applicants and managing the College’s graduate admissions process; developing and managing applicant pipelines to drive future enrollment; managing the Graduate Programs Enrollment team; leading data collection, analysis, and assessment efforts around recruitment and admission for the College’s graduate programs; leading Early Entry program recruitment (in conjunction with the student services team); develop initiatives to promote diversity within the College’s graduate programs; serve as a liaison to the University’s Graduate Admissions office and other key stakeholders for graduate recruitment and admissions.
Minimum Experience / Education:
A Master's degree in a Business discipline from an AACSB accredited school, in Counseling, or in Higher Education is required.
Preferred Education Skills and Experience:
Two or more years of experience in high-volume business-community outreach and advising of prospective business graduate students preferred.
The ideal candidate will: 1. demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively with both the university and business communities, 2. have the ability to establish priorities, manage deadlines, and exercise a high degree of professionalism in interactions with all levels of internal and external constituencies, 3. be comfortable working in a fast-pace, multi-location environment with flexible work schedules, 4. have strong administrative skills, documentation skills, and an orientation toward attention to detail, 5. possess a communication style that is effective and engaging, 6. have experience working with a customer relationship management tool, 7. and demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and web technology.
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research institution. Our campus is located in the piedmont of North Carolina, just two hours from the mountains and three hours from the Atlantic Ocean. A large public university with a small college feel, more than 27,200 students consider UNC Charlotte’s 1,000-acre campus their home away from home.