Associate Director of Admissions for the proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine
Sam Houston State University
May 16, 2018
$5,270 – $7,364 per month
Full Time - Experienced
Establishes the strategic plan, goals, and objectives. Directs program activities of staff in the proposed medical school admissions office. Directs applications, screening, interviews, selection, and enrollment of students, including the Admissions Committee. Develops and implements techniques for evaluating program activities. Develops, maintains, and executes the proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine’s (COM) recruitment plan to prospective and admitted students, as well as targeted student populations, including, but not limited to, those underrepresented in medicine and high academic achievers. Develops goals and objectives. Oversees and approves schedules, priorities, and standards for achieving goals. Develops, implements, and evaluates policies and procedures and oversees compliance with policies and procedures. Oversees schedules, priorities and standards for achieving admission goals. Identifies areas of needed change and makes recommendations to improve operations. Directs and evaluates business function activities. Designs and implements a paperless, computerized admissions process, which integrates with SHSU, the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Application Service (AACOMAS) and the Texas Medical and Dental Schools Application Service (TMDSAS). Develops and reviews budget expenditures. Oversees the work of others. Oversees the preparation of management and productivity reports and studies. Manages programs focusing on continuous process improvement. Develops and implements techniques for evaluating program activities. Promotes and markets the proposed COM to applicants in colleges and universities in Texas and nationally (upon accreditation). Reviews and approves management, productivity, and financial reports and studies. Effectively plans the marketing collateral, email, newsletters, travel, open houses, and conference sponsorships. Leads recruiting and admissions events including open houses. Represents the university at business meetings, hearings, trials, legislative sessions, conferences, and seminars. Makes decisions independently under the authority of the director when the director is absent. Enforces department policies and procedures. Performs other related duties as assigned. Must have strong computer skills. Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Provides excellent customer service to all constituents consistent with institutional mission and values. Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws. Ability to manage business functions.
Bachelor’s degree in related field. Master’s degree preferred. Six years of experience in a related field. Medical school experience is desirable. Three to five years of related experience in a professional school admissions office preferred. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered. This is a classification description with the complete list of job duties being maintained at the departmental level. Other job duties necessary for the effective operation of the University are expected to be performed. Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents in lieu of stated minimums require the prior approval of Human Resources. Sam Houston State University is an at will employer and drug free/smoke free workplace. This position is security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information. The pay grade range is inclusive of social security benefit replacement pay. Sam Houston State University is Committed to Equal Opportunity in Employment and Education.
Internal Number: 201700248S
About Sam Houston State University
Sam Houston State University is the twelfth largest university in Texas, with a fall 2017 total enrollment of 21,115 students. For more than 137 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, “The Measure of a Life is its Service,” echoes across SHSU’s seven colleges and beyond its Texas campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. SHSU offers over 80 bachelor's degree programs, more than 50 master’s degree programs, and six doctoral programs, including nationally-recognized programs in Business, Fine Arts, Education, Mathematics and Criminal Justice. SHSU is classified as a “Doctoral Research University” by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education and was recently recognized by U.S. News and World Report for being among the best in the country for online graduate programs. The strength of Sam Houston State University (SHSU) is its people. Look anywhere on campus and you’ll see bright, engaged individuals collaborating to make not just the SHSU campus a better place, but the world as well. Not only is Sam Houston State University a “great name in education,” but also... for the sixth consecutive year it was named one of the best universities in the nation to work for, according to a survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education.