Assistant Director of Admission
Assistant Director of Admission
Posting Number: R0000258
Location: Salem Campus
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Position Summary:Willamette University is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Director of Admission within the Office of Admission.
The Assistant Director of Admission is essential to supporting the mission and enrollment goals of Willamette University and to ensuring the current and future academic quality and fiscal health of the University. The Assistant Director of Admission participates as part of the College of Liberal Arts Admission team in all admission-related activities including, but not limited to, management of an admission territory; high school visitations and University representation at college fairs; correspondence, telephone and email contacts; conducting on-and-off campus interviews; implementation of on-and off-campus events; review of applicant files; participation in merit scholarship recommendations; and daily execution of the communication and yield strategy for admitted students.
The duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following functions:
1. Bachelor's degree required.
2. A minimum of two years of experience in working in admissions operation or related field.
3. Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to describe University programs and campus culture. The ability to articulate the value and benefits of a liberal arts education to a variety of audiences is essential.
4. The ability to work independently as well as establish and maintain collegial relations with other University staff, faculty and students is required.
5. The ability to work collaboratively as a member of a close and integrated team of admission professionals is required.
6. The ability to plan, organize and implement programs and projects related to the University's enrollment goals is required.
7. Technology skills to support territory management, daily contact with students, faculty, staff and others, and to support the goals and mission of the University, are essential.
8. The Assistant Director of Admission needs to have an appreciation for college-age students and the varied nature and expectations of serving that population.
9. Significant travel required, plus some evenings and weekends.
10. A valid driver's license is required.
11. This position is subject to a criminal conviction record check.
1. BA/BS from an independent residential liberal arts college.
2. Extensive knowledge of a University environment.
3. Extensive knowledge of undergraduate admission.
4. Bilingual, English/Spanish.
To learn more about the Office of Admission, please visit http://www.willamette.edu/admission
This is a full-time, year round position. This position is eligible for the University's generous benefits package that includes: medical/dental insurance, sick and vacation accruals, contribution of 10% of gross base pay from the University in exchange for a mandatory contribution of 1% by the employee, tuition remission, and holidays.
Salary range is commensurate with experience and education.
Apply online at https://willamette.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/willametteuniversityjobs/job/Salem-Campus/Assistant-Director-of-Admission_R0000258
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