Associate Director of Admissions for Connecticut and the Hudson Valley.

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Associate Director of Admissions for Connecticut and the Hudson Valley.

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 NumberS00864Position TitleAssociate Director of Admissions for Connecticut and the Hudson Valley.Working TitleAssociate Director of Admissions for Connecticut and the Hudson Valley.Position NumberPay Grade/CategoryPosition TypeExempt Division and Department Information

DivisionEnrollment ManagementDepartmentOffice of Admissions Posting Information

Job Summary/Basic Function

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. Evenings and weekends are frequently required; 10 or more weeks of travel annually throughout the country is typical. Requirements include attention to customer care, problem-solving, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, computer literacy, strong planning, organizational skills, and the capacity to manage multiple responsibilities concurrently and independently.

Essential Functions:
  • Manage recruitment territory (e.g., Building and maintaining relationships with regional secondary school counselors and independent educational consultants, admissions volunteers, and current parents and alumni and planning admissions travel and recruitment—including high school visits, panels, keynotes, case studies, college fairs, receptions, and meetings with secondary school and independent counselors, students, families, and community based organizations).
  • Evaluate admissions files (completing and reviewing candidate applications, making admission and scholarship recommendations to the committee, serving on the admissions committee).
  • Represent the college (e.g. off-campus interviews, information sessions, off-campus receptions, school visit, and college fairs).
  • Oversee project management in at least two functional areas of the admissions office (such as the waitlist, transfer student admissions, social media).
  • Participate and seek out leadership roles in regional associations for college admissions counseling and other regional admissions associations and represent the college by participating in presentations and group travel through these organizations.
  • Serve on various additional internal committees (e.g. communications, multicultural recruitment).
    Preferred QualificationsRequired:

    Bachelor’s Degree

    Valid Driver’s license and passport is required.

    3-5 Years Work Experience


    Master’s Degree

    This position will be regionally-based within the recruitment territory (Connecticut, West Chester, NY.)

    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.YesSuccessful candidate will also be required to complete ACT 153 ClearanceYesThis 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.NoPhysical 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/day8Number of hours/week40Proposed Start Date Posting Detail Information

    Posting Date06/11/2019Open Until FilledYesClosing DateApplication Review Begin DateIs this a Temporary Position?NoFull-Time/Part-TimeFull TimeIf Full-Time, please specify12 month full-time (52 weeks)If Part-Time, please specifyNot ApplicableEEO/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.

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
      • CareerLink
      • Craigslist
      • CASE (Council for Advancement & Support of Education)
      • Consortium for Faculty Diversity
      • Employee Referral
      • Jobs at Dickinson (
      • Monster Jobs (
      • Newspaper/publication
      • Patriot News
      • Radio
      • Referral from Dickinson staff, faculty, friend or family member
      • Sentinel Newspaper
      • The Chronicle of Higher Education
      • Yahoo Jobs
      • The Guide
      • Other Website
      • Other
      • Inside Higher Ed
      • Another College website
      • HERC
      • Academic Careers
    2. Do you have previous college admissions experience?

      (Open Ended Question)

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




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      Posted: 6/12/2019
      Application Due: 7/26/2019
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