Director of Admissions Director of Admissions



The Director of Admissions is a leadership position responsible for the overall management and activities of the admissions department. Serves as an integral part of the college's enrollment management team through leadership and planning of recruitment events, recruitment and enrollment activities and admissions processes. Also responsible for developing and maintaining the college recruitment plan, meeting institutional enrollment goals for new, transfer and returning students and managing the admissions budget. Position is responsible for hiring, training and motivating admissions professional and student staff, leading admissions initiatives and enrollment preparation for new students including leadership and coordination of the SCCC All Saints Days, the enrollment and orientation events. Ensure all who interact with admissions receive high levels of customer service. Supervise travel of admissions advisors. Coordinate with institutional research to obtain enrollment data for excellence in enrollment projections, processes and decision making. Coordinate and communicate regularly with academic departments for admissions updates and to ensure accurate representation of colleges academic opportunities and breadth of knowledge and recruitment support. Responsible for ensuring that all incoming students are provided information and follow-up on key enrollment preparation opportunities including the receipt of official transcripts, scholarship, placement testing, SCCC email, web access and other SCCC processes. May provide limited advising support for students enrolled in concurrent enrollment programs or for students seeking admission seeking additional information.


A Bachelor's degree required. Two to five years of experience in recruiting, admissions or similar or related experience required.  Master's degree preferred. Postsecondary education administration education a plus.

 Essential Functions

  • Contributes to a strategic enrollment plan that will effectively recruit prospective students to campus. This may include planning, communicating, and promoting college events to a multicultural student population.
  • Supervises and leads admissions team accomplishing institutional and department goals.
  • Ensure excellent customer service along with positive presentation of SCCC to prospective students, the campus community and the public.
  • Provide leadership in training of college practices, processes, and policies.
  • Analyzes and evaluates enrollment data, admissions processes, student application updates or process changes. 
  • Updates and leads initiatives for recruitment and enrollment communications flow.
  • Assists campus staff with the development, implementation and evaluation of student orientation/transition strategies and processes.
  • Communicate and collaborate with the marketing and public relations team to determined campus marketing and branding strategies that align with institutional branding, mission, and core values.
  • Ensure that all publicly viewable materials have proper legal information and disclaimers as dictated by the Kansas Board of Regents.
  • Collaborates with the Director of Outreach to assist with high school concurrent and dual enrollment programs.
  • Oversees the departmental budget and maintains fiscal integrity.
  • Serves on college committees as needed.


For the full job description click HERE


Competitive salary. Participation in college Flexible Benefits program which includes options for single and family health and dental coverage, optional insurances, and reimbursement accounts. Other benefits include: income protection insurance; matching annuity; SCCC tuition reimbursement for employee and dependents; annual and sick leave allowances and participation in social security (FICA) and state retirement programs (KPERS).

Salary Range:  Salary Commensurate to education and experience

Position Status:  Full-time

Application Priority Deadline:  April 15, 2019                       Closing Application Deadline: May 3, 2019

Start Date:  July 15, 2019 

  • We regret that the College is unable to sponsor employment Visas or consider individuals on time-limited Visa status.
  • Successful applicant will be required to pass a criminal background check prior to employment.
  • Separate application required for additional or future openings.


Applications may be emailed to, faxed to 620-417-1124 or mailed.  Direct inquiries to Human Resources at 620-417-1123.

How to Apply  

To be considered, all of the following materials must be submitted to the address below:

  1. Completed and signed Seward County Community College application. for the employment application click HERE
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Job-related resume including contact information for three professional references.
  4. Copies of transcripts from highest post-secondary institution (unofficial are accepted) and copies of any relevant certifications, if applicable.


**If employed, official transcripts will be required within 30 days.  (Foreign transcripts must be translated and evaluated to determine equivalency to U.S. standards). 

If any of the required materials are not submitted with your application packet, your application will be deemed incomplete and will not be forwarded to the committee for screening.  Please notify Human Resources if you require any special accommodation(s) in meeting these requirements. 

Mailing Address:

Human Resources Office

Director of Admissions

Seward County Community College

PO Box 1137

Liberal KS 67901-1137

More information about Seward County Community College can be found at and SCCC Facts.

Selection Process

The search committee will conduct all minimum qualification appraisals as set forth on the position announcement and job description and reserve the right to limit the number of interviews granted.  Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant an interview.  Applicants selected for an interview will be notified of the time and place of the interview.  Interviews are usually conducted on campus by the search committee.  Additional interviews and/or teaching demonstrations may be required.

Clery Act Campus Safety and Security Report

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Drug Free Campus

FMLA English

FMLA Spanish

Staging Enabled