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Chief of Staff - Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Company: University of Tennessee
Location: Knoxville, TN
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 06/10/2021
Expire Date: 08/10/2021
Job Categories: Education
Job Description
Chief of Staff - Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Functions and Responsibilities:

This position will lead or oversee a variety of strategic, executive, administrative, and operational activities across functional areas of Undergraduate Admissions. This position will act as a “Chief of Staff” to oversee the entire department in terms of high priority strategic initiatives, operations, and overall office management. The position will lead the staff operations, budget, finance, handle all HR and personnel matters. Will also manage conduct issues and handle campus safety issues related to prospective students and applicants, including coordinating our behavioral conduct process for students that have not yet enrolled at the University. Will serve on the Advisory Committee on Admissions and manage our admissions appeal process. This position will also review and make admissions decisions on visiting students and non-degree students. The Chief of Staff will oversight on a wide range of disparate issues, and must have the essential skill of considering all things in the context of the "big picture and the long view", with working with the Associate Vice Provost & Executive Director of Undergraduate Admissions and to work with senior leaders in Admissions and in advancing the mission of the University and the department.
Qualifications & Requirements
Required Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s Degree is required. 3+ years’ experience in higher education or related field (high school counseling, recruitment, sales or marketing). Minimum 3 + years supervisory experience. Demonstrated experience in strategic planning, data driven decision making and relationship building required.

Preferred Qualifications:

5+ years in higher education or related field. 4+ year’s supervisory experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Successful experience and comprehensive understanding of admissions including extensive knowledge of policies and practices influencing the enrollment of students.

Supervisory and budget experience.

Excellent organizational ability, management ability, strategic planning, motivating a staff, knowledge of recruiting data bases, personnel and budgeting needs of a large and fast- paced office.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of university budget and personnel policies. Ability to work with staff concerning personnel issues.

Applicants should submit a cover letter detailing relevant experience along with a resume and the name, e-mail address, and telephone number of three to five professional references.
Contact Information
Company Name: University of Tennessee
Website: https://ut.taleo.net/careersection/...
Company Description:
UT is the state’s flagship research institution, a campus of choice for outstanding undergraduates, and a premier graduate institution. Enrolling more than 30,000 students, the campus is in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains in beautiful East Tennessee. As a land-grant university, UT fulfills its access mission through a commitment to excellence in learning, scholarship, and engagement. The Enrollment Management (EM) division comprises more than 150 full-time staff who serve our students through the following departments and functions: Undergraduate Admissions, International Recruitment, Transfer Center, One Stop Student Services, Financial Aid and Scholarships, University Registrar, EM Communications, and Research & Analytics. EEO/AA Statement /Non-Discrimination Statement The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status. Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA (disability), ADEA (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, telephone (865) 974-2498 (V/TTY available) or 974-2440. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.
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