Admissions Counselor/Assistant Director
Classification: Admissions Counselor/Assistant Director
Status: Full-time, 12-month administrative faculty with benefits
Salary: Commensurate with experience
The admissions counselor/assistant director serves as an administrative member of the Earlham faculty and will report to a more senior member of the Admissions Office and ultimately to the Vice President of Enrollment and Communications.
- Participate as a team member in all aspects of the recruitment, selection, and admission of students in a goal oriented setting;
- Travel in a geographically assigned recruitment territory;
- Represent the College during high school visits, college fair programs, etc.;
- Communicate in person, through social media and email, on the telephone, and through mailings with students, families, and counselors;
- Conduct on and off-campus interviews with prospective students and applicants;
- Participate in the planning and execution of campus and off-campus events;
- Evaluate candidates for admission;
- Additional administrative duties will be determined.
- Ability to enthusiastically promote the value of an Earlham liberal arts education to students, their families, and centers of influence;
- Demonstrate writing and oral communication skills;
- Time and organizational management skills;
- Interest in students and their educational goals;
- Computer skills including word processing, excel, database management and social media savvy
- A bachelor's degree and a valid driver's license are required;
- Employment or volunteer experience in college admissions will be considered.
Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume, and 3 references to:
Human Resources, Earlham College, 801 National Road West, Richmond, Indiana 47374-4095
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Earlham College continues to build a community that reflects the gender and racial diversity of the society at large, and, therefore, we are particularly interested in inviting and encouraging applications from African Americans, other ethnic minorities, and women. Earlham also is eager to solicit applications from members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).
Earlham is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
POSITION Admissions Counselor/Assistant Director
REQ NUMBER ADM-17-00002
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts, including the sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). Earlham emphasizes the pursuit of truth, lack of coercion, respect for others, openness to new truth, integrity and application of what is known to improving our world.
Earlham College and the Earlham School of Religion are located in Richmond, Indiana, a city of about 39,000. Founded in 1847 by the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), Earlham College is an independent, four-year, coeducational, residential institution of higher learning. Approximately 1,200 undergraduate students attend Earlham College on its 800-acre tree-shaded campus. Earlham College offers Bachelor of Arts degrees in 40 disciplinary and interdisciplinary fields, as well as permitting self-designed studies and a cooperative program in engineering. Master of Arts in Teaching and Master of Education degrees also are offered at Earlham College.
EOE STATEMENT Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest-quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts, including the sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).
We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
This position is currently accepting applications.