Assistant/Associate Director of Admissions

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Assistant/Associate Director of Admissions

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dickinson College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

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Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number S00855 Position Title Assistant/Associate Director of Admissions Working Title Assistant/Associate Director of Admissions Position Number Pay Grade/Category Sr. Contributor / Administrator B Position Type Exempt Division and Department Information

Division Enrollment Management Department Office of Admissions Posting Information

Job Summary/Basic Function

Position functions as a leader and member of an energetic and progressive admissions office. Responsibilities include administration of a recruitment region from inquiry to enrollment, coordinating at least two major projects supporting office goals, conducting evaluative interviews, information sessions, forums, application review, developing secondary school and independent counselor relationships, supporting on-campus and off-campus activities and events, representing the college within the designated recruitment region, and additional duties as assigned.
Essential Duties

  • Manage recruitment territory by:

    • Building and maintaining relationships with prospective students and their families, regional and secondary school and independent counselors, admissions Volunteers, and current parents and alumni
    • Planning admissions travel and recruitment—including high school visits, college fairs, receptions, and meetings with
      secondary school and independent counselors, students, families, and community based organizations.
    • Using data-informed decision making for market development and management.

  • Evaluate admissions files by:

    • Completing and reviewing candidate applications
    • Making admission and scholarship recommendations to the committee
    • Serving on the admissions committee

  • Coordinate at least one to two projects by:

    • Overseeing project management in at least one to two functional areas of the admissions office

  • Represent the college by:

    • Presenting admissions workshops, keynotes, panels, and case studies on and off-campus
    • Representing the office of admissions in cross-campus committees and groups
    • Attending, as appropriate, enrollment and/or advancement events in the regional territory.

  • Conduct evaluative interviews, information sessions, and forums.
    Preferred Qualifications

    Bachelor’s degree with 2-5 years of relevant experience.

    A valid Driver's Licence is required. Employees (operators) must have been in possession of a valid operator’s license for not less than three (3) years and the license must have been in good standing without interruption during that time period. Yes Successful candidate will also be required to complete ACT 153 Clearance No This position is considered "Emergency Staff." As such they may be required to report to work even when the college is closed or is operating under a delayed start. No Physical Demands

    The position requires one to be able to lift and carry up to 30 lbs.

    Work Schedule

    Advertised Work Schedule

    This position will regularly work forty hours per week, but will also include some nights and weekends throughout the year.

    Number of hours/day Number of hours/week Proposed Start Date 07/01/2019 Posting Detail Information

    Posting Date 05/23/2019 Open Until Filled Yes Closing Date Application Review Begin Date 05/27/2019 Is this a Temporary Position? No Full-Time/Part-Time Full Time If Full-Time, please specify 12 month full-time (52 weeks) If Part-Time, please specify Not Applicable EEO/Diversity Statement

    The College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. We encourage applications from all qualified persons.

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    Applicant Documents Required Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
    Optional Documents




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      Posted: 6/12/2019
      Application Due: 7/2/2019
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