Director of Traditional Admissions

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Director of Traditional Admissions

Tusculum University is seeking applicants for Director of Traditional Admissions. Situated on 140 beautiful acres in East Tennessee, our Campus Community has a lot to offer. Providing our students with an experiential education in a caring Christian Environment is our top priority.

The Director of traditional admissions provides leadership and supervision to the Office of Admissions. This administrator participates in the day-to-day management of engagement with prospective students through monitoring of timely inquiry fulfillment, customer service, and organization of daily office responsibilities. Sets goals, expectations, priorities, and measures of success; prioritizes and distributes work assignments; provides training opportunities; tracks accountability for goals and outreach efforts. Forecasts and monitors budgetary expenditures. Plans and implements recruitment activities and events for an assigned territory, and diverse student population, including programs and travel activities. The candidate should have strong communication and collaboration skills.


  • Master’s Degree in communications, education, public relations, college recruitment, or related field.
  • Prior recruiting experience with a four-year institution.
  • Ability to work independently and with a team.
  • Highly organized and adaptable to a changing environment.
  • Knowledge of financial aid packaging and campus visit processes is preferred.

Work is typically performed in an interior/office environment, however, some off-campus travel is required. The candidate may be required to work irregular hours, some nights and weekends on occasion.


Only online applications will be accepted. Send a cover letter, CV, resume with names and contact information of 3-5 references, and Tusculum University application (can be located in the Employment section of the web page) electronically to

Attn: Director of Traditional Admissions


Working at Tusculum University

At Tennessee’s first college, join students from across the country and across the world who’ve come together  to make a difference in their lives and the lives of others.

Our unique Civic Arts focus takes the liberal arts a step further in a nationally recognized approach to educating individuals of integrity and ideals.

wide range of majors – from museum studies to nursing – are combined with service learning and travel opportunities, an Honors Program and a Bonner Leaders Program.

Plus Tusculum offers scores of student-run clubs and projects to prepare you for anything!

If you’re seeking a smaller college away from urban stress and suburban sameness, Tusculum is the right size and in the right place. A small college like ours encourages you to be who you are and to try new things, knowing you’ll never be lost in the crowd. 

It’s easy to get involved at Tusculum. Organize campus events, become a resident assistant, direct a play, lead Freshman Orientation, hold an office in the Student Government Association, or join one of the many other clubs on campus.

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