Assistant Director, Graduate &Transfer Admission

As an assistant director, your primary responsibility will be to manage active applicant files and to serve as a resource for a caseload of domestic Atlanta transfer and graduate applicants. You will become an advocate for assigned students, encouraging the submission of admission materials (e.g., portfolios, transcripts, etc.), preparing files for presentation to the admission review committee, and registering transfer, transient, non-degree-seeking, certificate, and joint-enrolled students for classes in their chosen major. You will also communicate with students regularly to answer questions, ensure timely submission of necessary documentation, and organize transfer evaluations and portfolios for review of studio credit.

Among other duties, you will travel regularly to represent SCAD to prospective students and to build professional and institutional relationships with parents, teachers, and counselors. You will assist with recruitment events such as SCAD Days or SCAD Spotlight Days, information sessions, and other school events; encourage prospective students to visit on-ground SCAD locations; and participate in call-a-thons and Live Agent sessions.

The successful candidate is a spectacular written and verbal communicator with equally exceptional interpersonal skills. Professional and enthusiastic, the candidate can also deliver dazzling presentations. A high degree of organization, strategic planning, and attention to detail is essential, and the candidate should also be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline
  • Basic web knowledge and comfort with web-based technologies
  • Ability to travelas needed

Preferred Qualifications: Proficient with Microsoft Office suite, Banner, and Salesforce

Certificates, licenses, and registrations: Valid driver’s license

Work Hours:The university work week is Sunday through Saturday. Most offices are open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. In order to accommodate business needs, employees may be assigned to other workdays and/or hours, including weekends and evenings.

ADA Tag:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.