Assistant Director of Admissions

Providence, Rhode Island
Jul 16, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant Director of Admissions

Brown University

Providence, Rhode Island

Assistant Directors of Admission are primarily responsible for the recruitment, evaluation and selection of applicants to the College of Brown University. These positions are also responsible for planning and leading special projects associated with recruitment, evaluation and matriculation of students.

Responsibilities include recruiting applicants by initiating and maintaining communication with alumni/ae, college counselors, community based organizations, secondary school students and their parents; developing public presentations to promote Brown and to explain the admission process; and encouraging accepted students to matriculate. Assistant Directors contribute to the evaluation and selection of applicants by examining applicants’ credentials and providing written evaluation and analysis; presenting credentials to the Board of Admission with recommended action and participate by voting in final decisions. Assistant Directors coordinate admission efforts with other departments and programs on campus/special projects, including Visit Brown coordination and primary liaison with Bruin Club; liaison with music and art departments for slideroom reviews; matriculation events coordination (ADOCH); athletics liaison, and travel grant coordination.


  • Bachelor’s Degree and three or more years of experience in admission, preferably at a selective institution
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Sensitivity to concerns of people of different ages and backgrounds
  • Willingness and ability to work both independently and with groups
  • Creativity, efficiency, flexibility, open-mindedness, good judgment
  • Ability to work long hours
  • Ability to travel
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • First-hand knowledge of major issues facing American colleges and universities
  • Driver’s license
  • Understanding of Brown and its academic standards
  • Capacity to relate easily and appropriately with a broad range of people
  • Understanding of public relations and social media

To View More Details and To Apply, please use this link to the position on Brown’s Career Site:

Applicants are required to use the Brown Career Site to apply for the position and to submit their resume, cover letter and any related documents.  Please check the status of your application through the account you create when you apply.

All offers of employment are contingent upon consent to criminal background screening check and education verification with results satisfactory to Brown.

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

About Brown  (Please visit our website and get to know us better at:

Brown is an Ivy League University located in Providence, Rhode Island, comprised of undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Public Health, School of Engineering, and the School of Professional Studies.  With its talented and motivated student body and accomplished faculty, Brown is a leading research university that maintains a particular commitment to exceptional graduate and undergraduate instruction.  Brown is frequently recognized for its global reach, many cultural events, numerous campus groups and activities, active community service programs, highly competitive athletics, and beautiful facilities located in a richly historic urban setting.

Brown offers competitive benefits such as a generous retirement plan and education programs; details are available at:

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