Assistant/Associate Director of Admissions, International Recruitment

Lexington, Virginia
Mar 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

As a member of the University’s undergraduate admissions and financial aid division, the Assistant/Associate Director is an integral team member charged with meeting the University’s annual enrollment goals. Specifically, this position will lead & execute international recruitment, admission, and yield initiatives. Additional responsibilities include managing a small domestic recruitment territory and travel schedule, conducting group information sessions and interviews, and evaluating admission and scholarship applications. Other duties will be assigned based on the selected candidate’s background, skills, and professional experience.

Preferred candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree and at least four years of work experience in selective college admissions, including international recruitment, and/or international secondary school college guidance; or a combination of education and experience from which a similar skill set would be obtained. A demonstrated dedication to a residential liberal arts education, appreciation for diversity, the ability to work well collaboratively as well as independently, a high level of energy and responsibility, and a sense of humor will be highly valued in the selection process. Strong communication skills and demonstrated organizational abilities are expected. Travel (up to eight weeks per year), evening and weekend hours, and a valid driver’s license are required.

Preferred qualifications include international travel experience, experience using Technolutions’ Slate admissions database, and a demonstrated interest and knowledge in the use of technology in admissions. Staff leadership and a history of successful recruitment program oversight are helpful in this role. Fluency in a language other than English is welcomed. To see the full position announcement and to apply, please visit

Washington and Lee is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As such, we are interested in candidates who are committed to high standards of scholarship, performance and professionalism and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity in our faculty, staff and student body. Job description requirements are representative, but not all‐inclusive of the knowledge, skill, and abilities needed to successfully perform this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

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