Assistant Director of Admissions

Bronxville, New York
Apr 17, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant Director of Admissions

Sarah Lawrence is a prestigious, coeducational liberal arts college that consistently ranks among the leading liberal arts colleges in the country. Sarah Lawrence is known for its pioneering approach to education, its rich history of impassioned intellectual and civic engagement, and its vibrant, successful alumni. In close proximity to the unparalleled offerings of New York City, the historic campus, located in southern Westchester County (NY), is home to an intellectually curious and diverse community. 

Responsibilities include:

General responsibilities include managing all aspects of a significant territory, from recruitment to enrollment.  This position will include: traveling to visit high schools, college fairs, and community-based organizations; conducting information sessions and  interviews with prospective students, both on and off campus; corresponding and communicating with prospective students, families, as well as guidance and college counselors; reading applications and serving on admissions committees.

Additional duties as assigned:  Must be willing to travel extensively and work extended hours, evenings, and weekends when necessary.


The position requires at least two years of full-time college admission experience, outstanding communication and organizational skills, strong, self-motivated work ethic, and an appreciation of the value of a liberal arts education; outstanding knowledge of technology, and excellent planning, organization, interpersonal, and communication skills.  Demonstrated initiative, creativity, the ability and confidence to exercise discretion while working independently and as part of a team, and the capacity to manage multiple responsibilities concurrently.  Attention to detail, and the ability to analyze data to inform decision making are essential.

Must have at least a Bachelor’s degree, a valid driver’s license, and a sense of humor.

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Sarah Lawrence College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has as one of its goals the recruitment and retention of a racially and culturally diverse administration, staff and faculty.  To that end, every job opening is seen as an opportunity to increase diversity and every effort will be made to expand the applicant pool in accordance with these goals.  For information on Sarah Lawrence College, our curriculum, teaching methods, and philosophy of education, please see our web site at

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