Assistant Director of Admissions

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

The Washington and Lee University Office of Undergraduate Admissions is seeking an Assistant Director of Admissions. As a member of the undergraduate admissions staff, the Assistant Director will work closely with colleagues to implement recruitment activities in support of the University's annual enrollment goals. Responsibilities include managing a 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. The staff of the Admissions Office is characterized by a high degree of teamwork and camaraderie, a high level of energy and commitment, exceptional communication skills and creative problem-solving abilities.

Preference will be afforded to candidates with at least two years of experience in selective college admissions. The chosen candidate will have a record of engagement with high school students and schools, and program oversight experience. 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. Travel (up to eight weeks per year), evening and weekend hours, and a valid driver’s license are required. 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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