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Assistant Director of Admissions

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
Kutztown, PA

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

Reporting to the Associate Director of Admissions, this individual is primarily responsible for, but not limited to, the recruitment of prospective freshmen students entering the University's undergraduate programs. The incumbent is accountable for executing a recruitment plan and achieving specific enrollment goals as designated by the Director of Admissions for assigned territories. This position requires an individual with confidence, strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills: exceptional persistence and proven ability to meet enrollment goals; a high level of commitment; ability to work independently in a fast-paced and competitive environment; and the ability to motivate students to consider Kutztown University.

This individual will represent the University, its programs and admission criteria to external and internal constituencies (e.g.., prospective students, their families, guidance counselors, alumni, faculty, staff and community partners); conduct outreach programs for prospective students; assist with the planning and execution of campus events such as open houses for students and families.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • College admissions experience.
  • Commitment and ability to work with diverse individuals.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends.
  • Valid driver's license and ability to travel for recruiting purposes.
Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and public speaking skills.
  • Ability to form positive connections with essential campus staff (e.g., financial aid, faculty, housing).
  • Excellent organizational, file management, analytical and decision-making skills.
  • Fluency in both English and Spanish languages.
Supplemental Information

Applications & Resumes will be accepted until position is filled, however; to ensure full consideration, application materials should be received no later than close of business November 13, 2022.

The starting salary range for this position is $50,308, based on the SCUPA Collective Bargaining Agreement.

All applications for this position must be submitted via our online application/resume system ONLY. Please do not fax, mail, or e-mail any documentation.

Successful interview, reference checks, background clearances (PA Criminal, Child Abuse Clearance & FBI Clearance), and demonstration of ability are requisite qualifications for all positions.

The University is very interested in hiring employees who have had extensive experience with diverse populations.

Kutztown University is an AA/EOE/member of the PA State System of Higher Education and actively solicits applications from women and minority candidates.


Working at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Comprising five colleges - Visual and Performing Arts, Business, Education, Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Graduate Studies - Kutztown University offers a diverse range of excellent academic programs to prepare individuals for successful careers.

Located on 325 acres in Kutztown (population:4,500), the university is 20 miles from both Reading and Allentown, 90 miles from Philadelphia and 100 miles from New York City. LVI International Airport is 25 minutes from campus. The campus is in a beautiful rural Pennsylvania Dutch community, an easy walk from the borough of Kutztown which has ample stores and shops to meet the needs of students.

Currently, 10,193 students are enrolled at the university from 26 states and 51 nations. About half of the undergraduates live in residence halls; the rest live at home or in nearby apartments. A well-rounded program of athletic, cultural, and social events and activities satisfies nearly every taste.

We have 330 full-time faculty members and boast a favorable 19:1 student-faculty ratio. Sixty percent of our faculty have doctorates, 39% earned master's degrees and 1% have bachelor's degrees.

Kutztown University is accredited by Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools (MSACS); professionally by the National Council of Teacher Education and National League of Nursing.

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is a member of the State System of Higher Education. The Board of Governors oversees the State System which includes Pennsylvania's fourteen public universities. The Council of Trustees is the local governing body for Kutztown University. The Officers of Administration for the University are the President and members of the President's Cabinet. 

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