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Executive Director of Admission

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Executive Director of Admission

Hamilton College, a residential, private liberal arts college in upstate New York, invites applications and nominations for the position of executive director of admission.

Reporting to John McLaughlin, Hamilton's newly appointed vice president for enrollment management and dean of admission, the College seeks an exceptional leader to oversee the day-to-day management of Hamilton's admission function. This would include managing all aspects of recruitment and selection, as well as sustaining and improving upon recent successes the College has achieved in removing barriers and attracting record numbers of talented students from across the globe, while at the same time prioritizing the academic quality, diversity, and retention of the institution’s student body. The executive director will be a highly visible leader both on and off campus, and an effective spokesperson for the College.

 

Full Position Announcement: https://nessearches.com/exec-dir-adm-hamilton/

 

Compensation and Benefits

Compensation for the position is expected to be between $130,000 and $145,000 depending on experience; consult with the NES search team for insights.  To learn about Hamilton College’s outstanding benefits, visit https://www.hamilton.edu/offices/human-resources/benefits

 

To Apply

NES, a higher education search firm specializing in enrollment management searches, is assisting Hamilton identify the College’s next executive director of admission. For more information, or to nominate someone for this position, contact Catherine Capolupo (catherine.capolupo@nessearches.com) or Mary Napier (mary.napier@nessearches.com). All conversations will remain confidential unless otherwise stated and agreed.

Interested candidates should submit a résumé and a letter of interest describing their unique qualifications for the executive director of admission position at Hamilton College. Candidates should also provide the names and contact information of at least five professional references. For confidentiality, references will not be contacted without permission. For best consideration, all application materials should be submitted electronically to hamilton@nessearches.com by June 14, 2024. The position is campus-based and the preferred start date is the late summer of 2024.

 

Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating an accessible, supportive environment and an educational experience that recognizes diversity in all of its forms and a wide array of cultural experiences as integral components of academic excellence. Candidates who can contribute to those goals are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in these areas.

Hamilton’s campus is located on the ancestral and traditional lands of the Oneida Nation. The community commits itself to engaging in solidarity with the Oneida Nation and to ensuring that the perspectives and cultures of Indigenous peoples are honored and embraced.

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Working at Hamilton College 

Hamilton College is one of the nation’s leading liberal arts colleges. It is independent, highly selective, coeducational and residential. Originally founded in 1793 as the Hamilton-Oneida Academy and chartered in 1812 as the third oldest college in New York State, Hamilton is today composed of 1,850 students from nearly all 50 states and 50 countries. It is distinguished by a faculty of 190 men and women dedicated to teaching and scholarship, by rigorous academic programs, by an emphasis on teaching students to write well and speak persuasively, and by a commitment to diversity in its broadest sense. The College, with an endowment nearing $1 billion (October 2017), is need-blind in admission and has invested more than $265 million in new and renovated facilities in the past dozen years.  

Hamilton is located on a wooded 1,350-acre hilltop campus overlooking the New England-style Village of Clinton, New York, in close proximity to the Adirondack Park, where hiking, skiing, fishing, boating and snowmobiling abound. The campus is within a 4-5 hour drive of New York, Boston, Toronto and Philadelphia, and there is a rich variety of cultural opportunities on campus and in nearby Utica (10 minutes), Syracuse (45 minutes) and Cooperstown (55 minutes).

As a national leader for teaching students to write effectively, learn from each other and think for themselves, Hamilton produces graduates who have the knowledge, skills and confidence to make their voices heard on issues of importance to their communities and the world. Additional information about Hamilton can be found at hamilton.edu/facts.

Hamilton College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer committed to attracting diverse and interesting people to its community.

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Location
198 College Hill Road
Clinton
New York
13323
US

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