Associate Director of Admissions: Operations/CRM Administrator
Position Is Open Until Filled

Code: 18482 Posted: 06/24/2022

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is a dynamic learning community grounded in academic excellence and focused on student success, diversity, inclusion and community engagement. One of 13 four-year institutions within the University of Wisconsin System, Parkside provides an educational value to our students that’s unparalleled. An affordable, high-quality education is an investment in one’s future, and we believe the cost of an education should not prevent any student from achieving his or her educational and professional goals.

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Position Title: Associate Director of Admissions: Operations/CRM Administrator

Pay Range: $55,000 - $70,000, commensurate with qualifications and experience

Employment Type: Full-time, Academic Staff, Salaried

Reports To: The Associate Director of Admissions: Operations/CRM Administrator will report to the Director of Admissions

The Associate Director of Admissions: Operations/CRM Administrator is responsible for overseeing admissions operations data integrity and the effectiveness of admissions processes to support recruitment efforts and outcomes. This position will also supervise the Admissions Operations staff. The primary functions include overseeing operations staff, documenting all current and proposed operational processes and administering our CRM solutions (SLATE) to facilitate recruitment, territory management, yield programming and data reporting.  

Essential Job Functions

Some of the key responsibilities for this position will include:

  • Exercises supervisory responsibility of admissions processing staff including hiring, training and overseeing performance;
  • Oversees and evaluates undergraduate and graduate admission processes, policies and effectiveness;
  • Leads admissions operational efforts focused on quality assurance, increased efficiency, and data integrity;
  • Responsible for administration of SLATE CRM structures, tables, forms, data integrity and security, flow of data across processes/units, maintaining department security/user profiles, etc.;
  • Supports CRM processes, data analysis and solving technical issues, responds to ad hoc information requests and maintains written procedures for all processes; 
  • Leads project management and planning for SLATE functionality. Develops reasonable timelines for completing new projects, evaluates the effectiveness to ensure outcomes were achieved;
  • Manages administrative reporting on enrollment data (sources, applicants, admits, enrolled, etc.), processing production and other strategic reports;
  • Coordinates training of staff for efficient use of the SLATE CRM system;
  •  Additional duties as assigned.

Key Skills

  • Ability to handle multiple priorities; communicate well in written and verbal form with staff; ability to train users on computer system processes.
  • Excellent problem solving and investigative skills. 
  • Ability to recognize potential for errors with processes/reports and how to solve errors.
  • Detail oriented, ability to multitask and work under pressure.
  • Ability to provide independent leadership and direction in a fast-paced office setting.
  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • Higher education experience in a supervisory or leadership position.
  • Experience working with CRM(s), preferably in higher education (SLATE experience a plus).
  • Experience with higher education admissions processing operations and connections to recruitment and enrollment outcomes.
Salary and Benefits

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan. 

Benefit Details: 

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Application Process

Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: Submit application materials

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • The names and email addresses of three references

Review of Applications

Applications received by Friday, July 8th, 2022 will be given full consideration. Position is open until filled. 

You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee. 

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.

In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.


Amanda Joncas
Available Until: 08/09/2022

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