Assistant Dean of Admission or Admission Counselor

William & Mary
Williamsburg, Virginia

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

The successful incumbent will participate in all aspects of the university admission cycle and should have a strong interest in contributing to office wide efforts to recruit the most academically and personally distinguished students who will contribute to the diversity of the university’s undergraduate population. Incumbent should also have an interest in equity and access in education, and will be a key contributor to diversity and access recruitment initiatives.

Responsibilities will include representing the university in a variety of settings, evaluating applications and participating in the admission committee process, managing a particular geographic territory for purposes of prospect cultivation and application review, conducting group information sessions for prospective students and families, and organizing recruitment and yield events aimed at increasing diversity on campus. Additional responsibilities may include but not be limited to: engagement in electronic, online and print communication efforts, supervising student volunteers, event programming and/or participation in other admission endeavors.
Specific responsibilities may include some of the following, but are not limited to:

Serve on the campus experience team by leading and/or supporting various campus recruitment events and admission student volunteer groups.
Serve as a key member of the diversity and access team, participating in event programming, communication campaigns and coordinating student volunteers.
Serve on the marketing and communications team, including assisting with general prospective student and parent email campaigns, social media, office print publications and/or the admission blog site.
Conduct information sessions and represent the office through high school visitations and participation at college day and evening programs.
Read and evaluate applications for admission including primary responsibility for one or more geographic regions.

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