Assistant Dean of Admission

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Assistant Dean of Admission

Clinton, NY
Open Date:
Mar 18, 2021

Hamilton College, a highly selective liberal arts college located in the scenic village of Clinton, NY, is seeking a results-oriented admissions professional who wants to be part of a highly effective team. Hamilton’s Admission Office staff is characterized by an unusual degree of teamwork and camaraderie, a high level of energy and commitment, exceptional communication skills, and creative problem-solving abilities. This is a full-time, benefited position available to start as soon as possible.

Responsibilities will include: review of applications and selection of candidates for admission; interviewing prospective students; conducting group information sessions and other presentations; managing relationships with secondary school counselors and corresponding recruitment territories; travel to secondary schools, college fairs and other off-campus programs when possible; and manage projects within the Office of Admission that will be assigned based on each candidate’s strengths and experience as well as the office’s needs.

Candidates should possess excellent oral and written communication skills, strong organizational and analytical abilities, and a commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive community. They should also be strongly service-oriented, have a current driver’s license, and be willing to travel three to six weeks per year and work some weekends. Entry-level candidates as well those with admission experience will be considered. Salary and title will be commensurate with experience. 

Application Instructions:

Please submit cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references. Consideration of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.




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Posted: 3/19/2021
Application Due: 5/8/2021
Work Type: Full Time