Enrollment Services Manager 3 (Director of First-Year Admissions)

Penn State University

Penn State Abington
Campus City:
Abington, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
03 – K – Exempt
Work Unit:
Penn State Abington
Full/Part Time:


Penn State Abington’s Enrollment Management Office is seeking a Director of First-Year Admissions. The Director will provide the leadership for the Enrollment team to meet each year’s target for new first-year students. The successful candidate will provide input to the strategic planning and budget planning processes as member of the Enrollment Management leadership team. The Director will oversee unit professional and support staff including hiring, evaluating and training. This individual will become knowledgeable of and maintain Penn State’s admissions policies and procedures, will oversee program functions related to enrollment management, will build and maintain relationships with external partners and Penn State stakeholders, and will implement quality improvement practices, processes, procedures, or policies that have an impact on the team’s operations. The individual will have the ability to use diplomacy and advanced communications skills in unstructured settings. Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate proficient ability in work design, project management, financial planning and development of goals for accomplishing difficult unit assignments. The Director will interact with individuals across campus and throughout Penn State. The position requires travel to visit high schools, college fairs, recruitment programs, Penn State meetings, and conferences in the greater Philadelphia area and out of state. In addition, this position will require occasional evening and weekend work. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher (Master's degree preferred) or higher plus six years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Qualified candidates must have a commitment to promoting and enhancing a community that celebrates diversity among faculty, staff, and students.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088