Position Summary: The Director of Admissions provides strategic leadership and oversight of the Admissions office including traditional, non-traditional recruitment services, campus visit programs and office operations.
Develops the University’s annual recruitment plan in coordination with the Vice President for Enrollment Management and Marketing.
Development, design and implementation of recruitment efforts to support University goals for student recruitment and retention in the traditional undergraduate, non-traditional undergraduate and graduate programs.
Responsible for the development, oversight and implementation of admission policies and procedures.
Oversee student application processes for all programs to ensure an effective and appropriate matriculation process. This includes ensuring the department is working with students and parents at each stage of the process to maximize the conversion of applicants to students.
Initiate and promote a spirit of innovation and collaboration within the admissions department, across campus, and with University stakeholders.
Oversee university representation at college fairs, career nights, churches, youth camps, retreats, special events, conferences, and other programs for the purpose of recruiting new students and to promote Christian higher education.
Other duties as needed.
Working Relationships: The Director of Admissions is a member of the Admissions team and reports to the Vice President for Enrollment Management and Marketing.
Supportive of Warner’s mission, vision and core values, commitment to a Christian lifestyle, and demonstration of character in keeping with biblical models.
Master’s degree (applicants with an educational background in higher education leadership preferred)
At least five years of relevant experience and a successful track record in admissions and recruitment in a position with accountability for results and goals.
An understanding of Christian higher education combined with the ability to articulate the mission and vision of Warner University and value of its education within the broader higher education context.
Advanced knowledge of student recruitment strategies and communication trends.
Experience in management, training, administration, organizational leadership, and budget management.
Clear and concise interpersonal communication. Must be comfortable in small and large group settings. Must be comfortable communicating with students and their parents.
Please send a letter of interest, a resume, a Christian faith statement and a brief statement on your admissions philosophy to email@example.com
About Warner University
Warner University’s liberal arts curriculum prepares students to successfully meet the demands of today’s workplace and the challenges of graduate school. Graduates emerge as servant leaders who evaluate issues from a Christian perspective while striving to live out their belief in their communities, churches and homes. The administration, faculty and staff are qualified in their areas of service, and dedicated to the ministry of higher education.
History: Warner University was founded in 1968 by the Church of God, Anderson, Indiana, as a liberal arts co-educational, Christian university. The campus was built on 300 acres donated by Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Holland. The first commencement took place in 1972 with four graduates. Warner’s third President, Dr. David A. Hoag, was inaugurated in the fall of 2016. He is preceded in leadership by only two others; Dr. Gregory V. Hall (1991 – 2016) and Dr. Leroy Fulton (1968 – 1991).
* Degree programs offered on-campus and on-line
* Bachelor degrees offered in more than 30 liberal arts and professional majors
* Specialized accreditation from the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) for Social Work program
* All 11 Te...acher Education Programs are Certified by the State of Florida Department of Education
* Four graduate programs designed for working professionals:
Master of Business Administration with concentrations in Accounting, International Business, and Human Resource
Master of Science in Management
Master of Arts in Education with concentrations in Curriculum & Instruction, Elementary Education, and STEM
(Science, Tech, Engineering & Math)
Master of Ministry