Please let all interested parties know about the following position:


Washington State University invites applications and nominations for the
position of Director of Admissions on the Pullman campus. The position is a
permanent, full-time position and reports to the Vice-Provost of Enrollment
Management.  Founded in 1890, Washington State University is the state's
land-grant university, which serves the needs of over 16,000 undergraduates
and nearly 2000 graduate students.  The University consists of ten colleges
and a graduate school.

The Director of Admissions is responsible for leadership, policy, and
procedure in the Office of Admissions.

The qualifications include a Master's degree with a minimum of five years
of current and progressive managerial experience in, or related to,
admissions or enrollment management.  Must have excellent interpersonal,
public, and written communication skills; and demonstrated management
ability.  Must have proven success in strategic planning, recruiting,
enrolling, and retaining a diverse, quality student body within a medium to
large institution.

The Director should have contemporary knowledge of admissions or enrollment
management policies and practices and be proficient in procedural and
policy analysis.  Should have experience in budget development and fiscal
management.  Knowledge in computer technology, paperless information
technology, and experience in automated student information and marketing
systems and admissions processes is desirable.  Should have ability to
address technological and interpersonal challenges and provide workable
solutions in a fast-paced environment.  Should have demonstrated ability in
designing and executing collaborative, internal and external partnerships.
Should have demonstrated record and commitment to outstanding customer

Washington State University offers an excellent fringe benefit package
along with a competitive salary for the position. Initial screening of
applicants will begin January 12, 2001 with a desirable starting date of
March 1, 2001.  Applications must include a cover letter and a detailed
resume.  Nominations and applications should be sent to:

Dr. Terry Umbreit
Director of Admissions Search Committee
Washington State University
P.O. Box 641067
Pullman, WA 99164-1067

WSU is an EO/AA educator and employer Protected group members are
encouraged to apply.

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