Website Pepperdine University

The Associate Director of Admission supervises the admission counselors for Seaver College, including but not limited to, goal setting, strategies, and cultivating a thriving working culture.

  • Maintain all responsibilities of an admission counselor (i.e. evaluate applications, travel to recruit and yield students, speak publicly on and off campus about the Pepperdine mission and recruitment process).
  • Mentor counseling team and provide opportunities for professional development and feedback.
  • Oversee the application evaluation process: chair admission committee, develop evaluation criteria, maintain and create records/reports of the process weekly , etc.
  • Develop goals and strategies for the counseling team to meet recruitment goals of special populations (i.e. Fine Arts students, Church of Christ students, diversity, etc.).
  • Direct day-to-day activities, expenses, decisions and long-term projects and responsibilities of the admission counselors.
  • Collaborate with the marketing team to develop recruitment strategies, publications, and presentations in order to meet enrollment priorities and deliver branding expectations.
  • Work with Dean of Enrollment and Director of Admission on norming, goal-setting , and special projects as assigned.
  • Serve on several committees providing input and expertise regarding the internal and external trends in admission and higher education.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Uphold University mission through work performed.

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