Director of Admissions:  Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College


Director of Admissions: Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College

Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College

Job Posting

POSITION: Director of Admissions

CLASSIFICATION: Regular, Full-Time

DEPARTMENT: Student Services FLSA STATUS: Exempt

ACCOUNTABLE TO: VP of Student Services


LOCATION: New Town, ND Campus 

CLOSING DATE: Until Filled

Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College (NHSC) is committed to providing quality cultural, academic and vocational education and services to the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation; and our staff members strive to maintain high standards of honesty, integrity, impartiality, professional courtesy and consideration for each other, our students and our community.

POSITION SUMMARY: Attracts students to NHSC by directing admissions strategies; promoting the university locally and regionally; and completing the day-to-day operations for admissions and recruitment.


  • Assist in recruitment of new students as required.
  • Directs the admission processes and reviews exceptional admission cases.
  • Provides and establishes admissions operational strategies by evaluating trends; establishing critical measurements; determining production, productivity, quality, and customer-service strategies; designing systems; accumulating resources; resolving problems; implementing change, and works with a variety of groups, including students, prospective students, families, external agencies, NHSC staff and faculty and others.
  • Proctors and schedules ACT/Compass administers other assessments as required.
  • Provides daily and weekly admissions reports per office procedure.
  • Plans, coordinates, and supervises the admissions and records procedures of credit programs and courses in accordance with State, Federal, and institutional regulations.
  • Systematically reviews and evaluates the processes and procedures of the admissions and recruitment office.
  • Coordinates the creation and implementation of a strategic plan for the admissions and recruitment functional area at the College, in collaboration with the Vice President of Student Services.
  • Promotes the college and attracts new students by maintaining working relationships with other college departments; working closely with the alumni office and the marketing department.
  • Maximizes recruiting and admissions processing by using state-of-the-art recruiting and Jenzabar Admissions module.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Use report writing software such as infomaker to ensure files are accurate.

· Develop training aids such as manuals and handbooks, identify internal and external training programs to address competency gaps.

· Assist Registrar with other duties, as needed.

· Assist the Vice President of Student Services in performing all other duties, as needed and as assigned to support the NHSC Mission and Vision.


Knowledge: Must have practical experience working in an office environment

Skills: Must be able to effectively communicate orally and in writing; must possess computer skills relevant to classroom and educational administrative setting, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Jenzabar.

Abilities: Must be able to work collaboratively in an educational and classroom environment; perform assigned duties with minimal supervision; and establish effective working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara community.


Minimum Qualifications: Associate Degree in related field preferably marketing, communications etc.

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s Degree or PH D. in marketing

Applications are available on-line at

Please forward completed NHSC application, resume, three (3) reference letters and salary requirements to:

Sidney Prospere

Human Resources Director

Nueta Hidatsa Sanish College

301 College Drive

New Town, ND 58763

Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College is a member of the AIHEC, and an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer