Associate Director of Regional Admissions

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Cornell College invites applications for a full-time associate director of regional admissions. The position will be responsible for development of the assigned regional territory, to include Colorado and California, by building and maintaining strong relationships with high schools, private counselors, regional associations and other points of contact for student recruitment efforts. The associate director provides admission counseling and shares college information to prospective students and parents through a variety of communication methods, including but not limited to social media, phone calls, text messaging, and email.

Cornell College is a selective liberal arts college distinguished by its One Course At A Time curriculum, which allows students to learn at the speed of life with more opportunities for off-campus study, full-time internships, and research blocks. Academic immersion and unparalleled flexibility attract an ambitious student body from 45 states and 18 foreign countries. External endorsements include selection as one of the Colleges That Change Lives, a U.S. News Top 100 liberal arts college, and a Fiske Guide to Colleges Best Buy. Founded in 1853, Cornell's picturesque hilltop campus contains a mix of historic and modern facilities, ranging from the majestic King Chapel to the newly renovated Thomas Commons. It is located in Mount Vernon, Iowa, an urban fringe community recognized by Frommer's as one of "America's Coolest Small Towns" and located in the heart of Iowa's Creative Corridor.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or equivalent required, preferably from a private liberal arts college. Five or more years of related work experience is preferred. Successful candidates must have the ability to enthusiastically promote the value of a Cornell College liberal arts education to students, their families, and persons and organizations of influence. Familiarity with secondary education institutions and constituents in the Colorado and/or California region is preferred. Communication, organizational, computer skills, and knowledge of private higher education. Ability to communicate effectively, interact professionally, maintain confidentiality in a variety of situations (in person and on the telephone).  Must have valid driver's license and be insurable to drive to and from high schools and college programs.

This position will remain open until filled, and applications will be reviewed as received. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references through Cornell's online application system.

Cornell is an AA/EO employer and encourages applications from underrepresented groups. Cornell complies with Iowa's Smoke-free Air Act, participates in e-verify for verification of employment eligibility, and conducts background checks.


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Job No: 709699
Posted: 1/19/2018
Application Due: 3/20/2018
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Salary: Salary