Assistant Director of Admission-Replacement

Washington & Jefferson College
Washington, PA, USA

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Administrative Jobs
Institutional & Business Affairs, Admissions & Enrollment
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

  • 20-Jul-2021 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Washington, PA, USA
  • Full Time
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    The Assistant Director of Admission position functions as a vital member of a high performing enrollment team. Enrolling a diverse group of new students, the Assistant Director is responsible for the energetic execution of recruitment activities ranging from recruitment travel to the being a vital connection for admitted applicants to new W&J students each semester.

    Duties and Responsibilities

      From inquiry to actual enrollment, manage recruitment territory goals by initiating, responding, and fostering connecting relationships with a diverse group of prospective students, their families along with college advisorsBuild and maintain a recruitment territory, including domestic travel throughout the year but concentrated primarily in the fall peak recruitment seasonDemonstrated personal values of access, personalization, and customization are required for all recruitment effortsRely on market data and performance metrics to develop and evaluate recruitment effortsConduct interviews for prospective students, and parents/family members;Guide students and families through the admission application process, including questions regarding timelines, scholarships & financial aid, and admission decisions.Evaluate applications for admission and make recommendations for the admissions committee regarding individual student applicationsAssist in all on campus recruitment eventsPlans, organizes and executes at least two special initiatives annuallyMaintain alignment with a peer professional network of professionals and appropriate organizationsAdditional duties as assigned, which may include event planning, communication development, outreach and awareness initiatives, and leadership in a variety of areas such as social media marketing, targeted recruitment efforts towards select groups of students, and special projects.

    A bachelor's degree, 1- 3 years of relevant work experience preferred, and a valid driver's license are required. We are looking for candidates with demonstrated excellence in writing, oral communication and oral presentations; knowledge of and an enthusiasm for a liberal arts education; proven ability to organize and follow through on projects; information technology competency; willingness to travel; and evidence of the ability to establish rapport easily with a wide variety of people.

    Additional Criteria

      Valid driver's license is requiredWillingness to travelAvailable for work on weekends and evenings as needed
    Supervisory Duties

    The position does not require managing other employees.

    Washington & Jefferson College


    Washington & Jefferson is a private liberal arts and sciences college located 30 miles south of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Our dedicated, experienced professors are passionate about teaching and work closely with our students to ensure that they receive a quality, comprehensive education. Our entire community is focused on student success. To that end we offer an On-Time Graduation Guarantee, opportunities to study all over the world through our Magellan Project and a committed staff of career counseling experts. For more than 200 years, our alumni have been influencing change in business, politics, the arts and sciences as CEOs, lawyers, state representatives, doctors, researchers, writers and teachers, and in many other equally worthy professions.

    All classes are taught by master teachers who are caring mentors and advisors, and opportunities abound for internships, study-abroad programs, student activities, athletics, and volunteer service.

    W&J's pre-law and pre-health programs are internationally known. Historically, more than 80 percent of W&J students who apply to law or health-related schools are accepted. More than 75 percent of W&J's seniors seeking employment find work in their fields or attend graduate school.

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