Director of Undergraduate Admissions, Job Code 744WPU


Posting Date: June 27, 2017

Closing Date: Open until filled

Reporting to the Vice President for Enrollment Management, the Director of Undergraduate Admissions will manage all undergraduate strategic recruitment and enrollment initiatives. In collaboration with faculty, administrators and staff, the Director develops and implements a comprehensive and aggressive recruitment plan to attract and enroll a diverse pool of students and works with academic departments as well as the marketing department to develop effective recruitment materials for undergraduate programs.  He/she will develop, implement and manage a prospect management plan to generate leads, inquiries and applications.  The Director of Undergraduate Admissions is also expected to develop an effective conversion plan for meeting freshmen goals.  The Director effectively manages a team of professional and support staff members.

A Master’s degree from an accredited institution is required, as is a minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in admissions and higher education administration.  Excellent written, oral and platform communication skills are required as well as the ability to work collaboratively and with a high degree of professionalism.  Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of technology and its use to effectively recruit, admit, and yield undergraduate students as well as possession of a Driver’s license valid in New Jersey for travel throughout the tri-state area are required.  

William Paterson University is a public institution of higher learning. The University offers more than 250 undergraduate and graduate academic programs that range from liberal arts and sciences to pre-professional and professional programs; it enrolls nearly 11,000 students from across the country and from over 40 nations. The University is situated on a beautiful, 370-acre suburban campus in Wayne, New Jersey, just twenty miles west of New York City.

Interested candidates must submit letter of application, as well as current resume and the names of at least three (3) professional references to Pamela Harris at HARRISP6@wpunj.edu or via mail to William Paterson University, Enrollment Management, 300 Pompton Road, Wayne, New Jersey 07470. Electronic submission preferred. Applicants must reference Job Code in letter of application.  For more information about the department and the University, visit www.wpunj.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.



William Paterson University is an equal opportunity employer that actively values and supports diversity among faculty, staff and students. Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.