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Director of Admissions and Financial Aid

Campus Services
19002815 Requisition #
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Education or Equivalency Required:

Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Business, Marketing, Communications, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


Required Qualifications:

  • Typically, five or more years of experience in admissions, enrollment management, talent acquisition, or related experience
  • Three or more years successfully leading a team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • A high level of proficiency with Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the admissions process
  • Demonstrated relationship building skills and ability to work with diverse individuals and groups in a constructive and collaborative manner
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel as it relates to data analysis and reporting
  • Demonstrated strong process development and project management skills 
  • Experience managing a budget.

Desired Qualifications:  

  • An MBA or Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in business administration, marketing, education, or related field
  • Experience managing an admissions function and team, preferably for an AACSB-accredited business school
  • Experience interviewing both domestic and international applicants
  • Knowledge of and experience with reporting criteria for rankings and accreditation
  • Highly developed staff management and leadership skills, with demonstrated experience developing and leading high performing teams
  • Experience hiring and onboarding new staff
  • Demonstrated ability to influence those in and outside the organization.

Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or fsds@uiowa.edu.  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

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