Hampden-Sydney College has an immediate opening for a Dean of Admission. The Dean’s primary purpose is to assist the VP for Enrollment in the successful accomplishment of the College’s enrollment objectives by providing the daily leadership, management, and oversight of the Admissions Office. The Dean will support the recruitment, evaluation, and admissions process for students while assisting in the implementation of a yearly marketing plan with the goals of 1) recruiting prospective students to apply to and, if accepted, enroll at the College and 2) promoting a positive public image of the College. The Dean will report directly to the VP for Enrollment and will be responsible for supervision and leadership of all traveling Admission Officers as well as Regional Admission Directors. Furthermore, the Dean in conjunction with the VP for Enrollment will serve as the Admissions Office’s liaison to other offices on campus.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have a successful track record of leadership and professional development of staff, leading specific areas of enrollment growth, and both broad and specific commitments to expanding diversity, increasing selectivity, and strengthening institutional stature nationally. Bachelor’s degree (BA or BS) from four-year college or university required; at least 10 years’ experience in Admissions/College Counseling (or 2+ years of experience in a Dean/Director position); a Master’s degree (or higher) preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Individual in this position must remain competent and current through self-directed professional reading, professional contacts with colleagues, regular conference travel, and professional development courses and training.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Apply at our website http://www.hsc.edu/human-resources/job-openings. You may also mail your application to Hampden-Sydney College, Human Resources, P.O. Box 25, Hampden-Sydney, VA 23943.
Hampden-Sydney is one of four liberal arts colleges in the United States dedicated to the education of men, and our mission is to educate "good men and good citizens in an atmosphere of sound learning." As a community, we are dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women and minoritized groups. Hampden-Sydney College values diversity, prohibits discrimination, and is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment.