• Postsecondary Education Administrators
  • Education and Training
  • Postsecondary education administrators oversee student services, academics, and faculty research at colleges and universities. Job duties vary depending on the college area that they manage, such as admissions, office of the registrar, or student affairs.

What do they typically do

  • Determine how many students to admit
  • Prepare promotional materials about the school
  • Meet with prospective students and encourage them to apply
  • Review applications to decide whether to admit each potential student
  • Analyze data about applicants and admitted students
  • Plan, administer, and control budgets, maintain financial records, and produce financial reports
  • Establish and modify policies and procedures by analyzing operations, student characteristics, and other research information
  • Represent institutions at community and campus events, in meetings with other institution personnel, and during accreditation processes

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