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Associate Director Admissions

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Associate Director Admissions

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$57,850.65 - 76,660.68


Admissions (Middlebury)


Middlebury, VT Campus

Hire contingent upon successful completion of the following post-offer screening:

Criminal Background Check

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Dean of Admissions, the Associate Director of Admissions is responsible for supporting the Office of Admissions in identifying, attracting and enrolling an academically talented and diverse student body. The ideal candidate will have significant experience working with communications including web, print, social media and/or liaison with outside vendors and internal communications teams.
The Associate Director acts as the College’s representative for all aspects of the admissions operation both on and off-campus in his/her work.

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

Essential Functions:

  • Represent the College at high school visits, college fairs, on and off-campus events and other recruiting activities.
  • Evaluate admissions applications and participate in committee deliberations and decisions.
  • 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., marketing/communications, school counselor programs, special events, etc.
  • Manage one or more recruitment territories.

General Responsibilities:

  • Assist with leadership and guidance to junior staff members.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


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

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated excellence in writing, oral communication and presentations
  • Exemplary customer service and relationship-building skills
  • Knowledge and demonstrated successful use of admissions and enrollment marketing strategies.
  • Proven ability to organize and follow through on projects
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision as well as in a teamwork setting
  • Strong commitment to liberal arts education
  • Adept at use of admissions technology including Slate and HTML.
  • 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
  • Valid driver’s license required.
  • Extensive travel and the ability to do so during inclement weather is essential.
  • Evening and weekend work is routine during busier seasons.


Four to eight years of experience in increasingly responsible positions in admissions and/or education.

Physical Demands:

Light physical activity is often required: moving tables and chairs, carrying materials on the road, lifting small boxes.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

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

Covid-19 vaccination, including booster if eligible, is a condition of employment. For more information:


Working at Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, a graduate school of Middlebury College, provides international professional education in areas of critical importance to a rapidly changing global community, including international policy and management, translation and interpretation, language teaching, sustainable development, and non-proliferation. We prepare students from all over the world to make a meaningful impact in their chosen fields through degree programs characterized by immersive and collaborative learning, and opportunities to acquire and apply practical professional skills. Our students are emerging leaders capable of bridging cultural, organizational, and language divides to produce sustainable, equitable solutions to a variety of global challenges.

In 2010, the Institute became a graduate school of Middlebury College. Middlebury is known worldwide for its leadership in undergraduate language instruction and international studies, and features both summer language immersion programs and Schools Abroad in 16 countries and 37 cities around the globe. Middlebury is also home to the oldest environmental studies program in the nation.

Monterey and Middlebury share much more than a common interest in cross-cultural communication and the environment, though—we share a commitment to making a difference in the world, and are building a truly global network of programs for future leaders in areas from translation and interpretation to environmental policy, economic development to language education, conflict resolution to sustainable business.

Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey offers graduate programs that prepare innovative professionals to provide leadership in cross-cultural, multilingual environments. Practical skills, collaborative processes, and innovative approaches are defining features of a Monterey Institute education. The Institute’s unique "Monterey Way" learning model ensures that students are learning through firsthand experiences in more than one language. Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey learners are problem solvers and process masters, building sustainable, equitable solutions for a global community through our interdisciplinary blend of business, policy, and language.


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