Job description Admissions Director - Post-secondary Education near Toronto (ON)

Find out what work is like for an admissions director - post-secondary education in Canada. This work description is applicable to all Administrators - post-secondary education and vocational training (NOC 0421).

Administrators - post-secondary education and vocational training

Description

Administrators in post-secondary education and vocational training include faculty administrators and registrars of colleges or universities and administrators of vocational training schools. Faculty administrators manage the academic and related activities of faculties of colleges or universities. Registrars manage registration activities and academic records systems of colleges or universities. Administrators of vocational training schools manage the operations of vocational schools specializing in trades, technology, business or other vocational subjects.

Job duties

  • This group performs some or all of the following duties:
  • Faculty administrators
  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate academic and related activities of a college or university faculty
  • Recommend and approve faculty appointments
  • Recommend curriculum revisions and additions and approve scheduling of courses
  • Direct, through subordinate staff, activities such as research and curriculum development
  • Plan, administer and control budgets for projects, programs, support services and equipment
  • Advise president or rector of university or college
  • Participate in activities of various faculty and college committees.
  • Registrars
  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the registration activities and academic records system of a college or university
  • Review registration statistics and consult with faculty officials to develop registration policies
  • Direct activities of staff and others engaged in compiling information on courses, schedules and requirements for admission and graduation.
  • Administrators of vocational training schools
  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the activities of a private college or institute specializing in trades, technology or business
  • Develop curriculum for training programs
  • Consult with government regulatory and licensing agencies to ensure conformance to provincial standards
  • Plan, administer and control budgets for projects, programs, support services and equipment
  • May recruit and hire teachers and other staff
  • May teach.

Job titles

  • dean - university or college
  • manager, aviation school
  • business school manager
  • dean of adult education
  • student activities dean
  • dean, faculty of science
  • dean, school of nursing
  • university registrar
  • dean, school of technology
  • community college dean
  • registrar, community college
  • manager, trade school

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