Senior Assistant Director of Admission
The Office of Admission is currently seeking applications for a Senior Assistant Director of Admission to assist the Admission Office in meeting its enrollment goals by working with prospective students, parents and guidance counselors in the recruitment of students. Duties include, but are not limited to, speaking with and/or interviewing prospective students and parents when they visit the College to discuss their admission qualifications and to explain the value/benefits of a Rhodes education; coordinating and/or supporting outreach and recruitment of underserved student populations/groups; defining annual goals in conjunction with the Director for assigned market segments; effectively using data to develop informed recruitment and yield plans for assigned market segments; planning, arranging and executing approximately two weeks of recruitment related events in assigned market segments; building and maintaining relationships, encouraging applications and promoting campus visits with prospective students in assigned market segments; serving as alumni and parent support in the geographic market; reading all applications within assigned markets segment by the appropriate deadlines; providing guidance and support to staff members and mentoring as appropriate with regard to the broader scope of the profession.Bachelor's degree required, preferably from a liberal arts institution. Three or more years of admission experience or admission-related work in a liberal arts institution is preferred, but not required. Candidates should have familiarity with recruitment of specific population segments, including but not limited to multicultural students. Candidates must be able to understand and articulate the benefits of a liberal arts education in a residential setting. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, over the phone, via email and in person. Must exhibit professionalism and diplomacy in working effectively with diverse constituencies and demonstrate self-confidence. Proficiency on Microsoft Office required. Ability to effectively use the admission office computer programs and databases (CRM, Slate, Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.). Must be self-directed and enjoy working in a team-based environment. This position requires a valid driver's license, good driving record, and must be insurable by the College's insurance carrier.Rhodes offers an excellent benefits package and a great working environment. To apply online, please visit jobs.rhodes.edu.We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workforce.