Assistant Director of Admissions

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Requisition Information

Position Information

Posted with Limited Access Yes Limited Access Period Ending Date Title Assistant Director of Admissions Posting Number S01283 Full-Time/Part-Time Full-time Typical Hours Per Week 38.75 Regular, Temporary or Term Regular If temporary or term, enter anticipated end date Benefits Eligible? Yes Hourly/Salaried Salaried Band/Level SP3 Hiring Minimum $46,305 Department Admissions (Middlebury) Location Middlebury, VT Campus Hire contingent upon successful completion of the following post-offer screening Criminal Background Check Position Summary

Position Summary

Reporting to the Director of Admissions, the Assistant/Associate Director is responsible for supporting the Office of Admissions in identifying, expanding, attracting, and enrolling students from across the United States. The position manages a strategic recruitment plan, inclusive of being a primary traveler for the office, the admission review of applicants, relationships with schools and counselors, and represents Middlebury in professional organizations that support recruitment goals.
The Assistant/Associate Director acts as the College’s representative for all aspects of the admissions operation both on and off-campus in his/her work.

Responsibilities

Essential Functions

This posting is currently accepting internal applicants only. Internal applicants are active Middlebury College employees and their spouse or partner.

Earliest anticipated start date is August 5, 2019.

Offer is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

  • Represent the College at high school visits, college fairs, on and off-campus events and other recruiting activities.
  • Serve as the primary evaluator of applicants in specific geographic territories during the selection process, and as a member of the full admissions committee
  • Represent the College to prospective students, high school counselors, parents, alumni and other groups
  • Manage one or more programs or activities in the office, i.e., visit programs, publications, alumni recruiting, etc.
  • Manage one or more recruitment territories.
  • Help provide leadership and guidance to junior staff members.
General Responsibilities

Carry out other new student recruitment duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education

Bachelor’s degree is required; master’s degree is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Familiarity with admissions trends, credentialing, and academic preparation in a variety of educational systems
  • Understanding of international financial aid and experience working within budget parameters is crucial
  • Substantial individual and group international travel is required
  • Ability to be self-sufficient abroad and to be prepared for and embrace cultures with a wide range of societal norms, and to independently manage a budget.
  • Demonstrated excellence in writing, oral communication, and presentations
  • Exemplary customer service and relationship-building skills
  • Knowledge and demonstrated successful use of admissions and marketing strategies
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills
  • Proven ability to organize and follow through on projects
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision as well as in a teamwork setting
  • Ability to work in a wide variety of conditions and environments depending on the time of year: the office; schools, hotels, and homes while on the road; and occasionally from home during reading season
  • Extensive travel and the ability to do so during inclement weather is essential.
  • Evening and weekend work is routine during busier seasons
  • Strong commitment to liberal arts education
  • Light physical activity is often required: moving tables and chairs, carrying materials on the road, lifting small boxes
  • Computer familiarity; ability to use a computer for extended periods of time
  • Valid driver’s license required
Experience

Three to five years of full-time experience in increasingly responsible positions serving as a representative of a college or university to educational communities including high schools and community based organizations.

Physical Demands

Position requires moderate physical effort to include standing for long periods of time and lifting items weighing up to 50lbs. Requires ability to work at a computer keyboard for extended periods of time.

Posting Information

Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

This posting is currently accepting internal applicants only. Internal applicants are active Middlebury College employees and their spouse or partner.

Earliest anticipated start date is August 5, 2019.

Offer is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Recommendations

Some postings require contact information for reference providers for confidential letters of recommendation.

Recommendation Letter Requirements Supplemental Questions for Posting

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you (or your spouse/partner) an active Middlebury College Employee?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Please enter the College ID number of the active Middlebury College employee (you or your spouse or partner) if applicable.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Document Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/C V
Optional Documents
  1. Reference Letter 1

 

 

 

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