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Error: Failed to update domain. The domain field type does not match that of the field it is being assigned to

Error Message

When trying to add a new subtype, the following error appears:

"Failed to update domain. The domain field type does not match that of the field it is being assigned to. [Name of Feature or Object Class]"

The error message may be appended with:
"Item not found in this collection"

Cause

One or more of the fields has an associated domain with a different field type. For example, the field may be a Short Integer while the domain is a Long Integer.

Solution or Workaround

The domain or field must be removed and recreated with the correct field type.