Assistant Director, Admissions

Northeast Ohio Medical University

Northeast Ohio Medical University

Posted on Friday, February 2, 2024

Assistant Director, Admissions

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To continue our efforts to keep the campus community as healthy and safe as possible, NEOMED will now require COVID-19 and influenza vaccinations as a condition of attendance and employment. This policy will allow for exemption of the vaccination requirement for those individuals with valid medical reasons, sincerely held religious beliefs and matters of conscience.

Posting Details

Position Information
Position Title Assistant Director, Admissions
Position Type Admin/Professional
Full or Part Time Full Time
Position Summary Information
Assist the University’s effort to attract and enroll qualified students through timely and effective administration. Support prospective and accepted students through recruitment and initial enrollment within NEOMED. Work collaboratively across the University and with key stakeholders outside of the University community.

Northeast Ohio Medical University is an AA/EEO Employer. The university has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion and to maintaining working and learning environments that are free from all forms of discrimination. Women, individuals with disabilities, veterans and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Pay Grade: 6
Starting Salary Range: $36,583 – $43,290
Location: Rootstown, OH

Benefits Offerings Include:

- Hybrid Workplace (Up to two days remote after 6 months; Policy Number: 3349-7-151)
- Training Offerings, including LSS Green & Yellow Belt and other professional development
- Competitive Health, Vision, Dental
- Flexible Spending Account
- State Retirement with 14% matching
- Excellent Vacation and Sick Time
- 11 Paid Holiday Days
- Wellness Offerings
- Short and Long Term Disability Coverage
- Long Term Care Coverage Offerings
- Life Insurance
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Principal Functional Responsibilities
1) Support prospective and accepted students through recruitment and the initial term of enrollment within NEOMED. Manages College of Graduate Studies recruitment calendar, applicable common application systems, processes admission applications, and otherwise assists throughout the admission process including managing interviews.

2) Interface with external stakeholders to develop and foster recruiting relationships. Establish sustainable audiences of potential students for NEOMED’s graduate studies programs and early assurance pipeline opportunities through planning and executing effective recruiting events and processes. Recruit students to continually grow program enrollment with a special emphasis placed on collaboration with NEOMED’s early assurance network of northeast Ohio universities. May interface with selected high schools and high school-aged students and their parents on a limited basis. Limited travel of a mostly regional, weekday, nature should be expected.

3) Liaisons with offices such as the College of Graduate Studies, other college offices, Office of Financial Aid, Office of Student Services and the Learning Center, Registrar’s Office, Accounting Office, and individual graduate program advisory committees, on matters pertaining to student enrollment. Provides admission counseling to prospective students, their families, and other stakeholders using the knowledge gained. Supports the onboarding of new graduate students and collaborates with the Office of Academic Affairs & Student Services on the delivery of the annual student orientation program.

4) Perform other duties as required to meet organizational needs and goals.
Education/Degrees: BS/BA required; Masters in Higher Education & Student Affairs (or related topic area) preferred.

  • One- to two-years’ employment experience in higher education in a student-facing role. Graduate assistantships may fulfil this preference. Experience in admissions or advising preferred.
  • Extensive computer experience with Microsoft Office Suite software.
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to travel as necessary are required.
Key Skills, Personal Characteristics, and Key Competencies
  • Knowledge of higher education and student services.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of higher education admission/enrollment.
  • Demonstrated commitment to provide excellent customer service.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills/presentation skills.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn software packages.
  • Ability to recognize, analyze and solve problems.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of student data.
  • Ability to prioritize and accomplish multiple projects.
  • Ability to collaborate with individuals from multiple departments to reach a common goal.
  • Ability to excel as a colleague.

Core Competencies
  • Leadership: NEOMED creates positive change by educating and training Ohio’s next generation of health professionals, educators and researchers through experiential learning, high-impact research, strategic partnerships and innovation. By designing an environment where ideas and connections can flourish, NEOMED is transforming health care.
  • Exceptional Experience: By creating a welcoming, supportive and well-resourced environment, NEOMED sets the stage for meaningful interactions among its students, faculty, staff, alumni, partners and community members. The University empowers every individual to participate fully in the campus experience and the community that NEOMED serves.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: NEOMED recognizes, appreciates and celebrates all of the ways-from backgrounds to viewpoints-that people are different. The University’s culture is grounded in respect and thrives on the uniqueness of each individual. NEOMED encourages everyone’s participation by fostering policies and practices that ensure fair and just access, treatment and opportunities for all.
  • People: Talent is NEOMED’s most valuable asset. The University invests in developing its faculty and staff to realize their fullest potential. As it works to attract and retain a diverse workforce and student body, NEOMED embraces opportunity and growth across all levels of the institution.
  • Talent Management: NEOMED leadership strives to align department and individual talent management efforts with the university strategic plan and objectives through workforce planning, recruiting the right talent onboard and helping develop employees to their optimal potential and capabilities.
  • Operational Excellence: NEOMED will create a culture of operational excellence by establishing clear administrative practices and eliminating waste. Leaders strive to meet customer expectations through a continuous improvement of the operational processes and creating a culture of employee empowerment to achieve objectives.
Preferred Qualifications
Physical Requirements
  • Frequently required to sit; talk; hear; and use hands/fingers across a keyboard or mouse.
  • Occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop; kneel; or crouch.
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and the ability to distinguish color.
Posting Detail Information
NEOMED EEO Statement
NEOMED is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants without discrimination on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, status as a parent during pregnancy and immediately after the birth of a child, status as a parent of a young child, status as a foster parent, veteran status or any other category protected by applicable state or federal law. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, NEOMED also affirms its commitment to nondiscrimination in its employment policies and practices. In compliance with Title IX (20 U.S.C Sec. 1681 et seq.), NEOMED prohibits sex discrimination, including sexual harassment.

For concerns regarding discrimination, please contact:
Molly O’Malley
Title IX Coordinator
Northeast Ohio Medical University

NEOMED requests that you provide the voluntary information requested below. It will be kept separate from your application, in a confidential and limited access file, to be used for statistical compilation and analysis for Human Resources record keeping and reporting purposes. Your response will not be used in any way to determine your eligibility for employment. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.
Notification of Annual Security Report.
The Northeast Ohio Medical University is committed to assisting all members of the NEOMED community in providing for their own safety and security. The annual security report is available on the NEOMED website at
The annual security report contains information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention, authority of university police and security officers, crime reporting policies, and other matters of importance related to security and safety on campus.

Additionally, the report contains information about crime statistics for the three previous calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by NEOMED; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.

If you would like a paper copy of this report, please email or call the Department of Public Safety at 330.325.5911 to request a copy.

This information is required by law and is provided by the Northeast Ohio Medical University Department of Public Safety.
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
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