Saint Mary's College of California
Admissions Officer/Senior Admissions Officer/Assistant Director of Admissions
Closing Date/Time: Sun. 01/06/13 11:59 PM Pacific Time
Salary: Depends on Qualifications
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Main Campus, 1928 Saint Mary's Road, Moraga, CA 94556, California
Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 3,500 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.
As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary’s offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary’s reputation for excellence, innovation and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.
• Saint Mary’s College invites applications for a full-time exempt Admissions Officer to recruit undergraduate students and to work in the College’s Admissions Office.
• Work in a highly collaborative and culturally diverse campus environment. Effectively communicate with a diverse community of faculty, staff, students, alumni and donors. The succesful candidate will be expected to contribute to the mission of the College, which is informed, animated and expressed through its Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions.
• Reporting to the Associate Director of Admissions this position is responsible for participating in an office-wide effort to recruit undergraduate students; creating a recruitment plan for assigned territory based on past performance as well as future goals.
• Represents Saint Mary's College by preparing and giving presentations to prospective students and their families; informs prospective students of the college selection, admissions process, academic programs and financial aid opportunities.
• Manages a recruitment territory and travels (6-8 weeks).
• Evaluates admission applications and makes admission recommendations.
• Maintains contact with applicants throughout our admissions process; builds and maintains strong relationships with high school counselors.
• Participates in planning, implementing and evaluating the general activities of the admission office, such as student appointments/interviews, on campus events, tele-recruiting and application processing and review; responsible for specific projects which may include one or more of the following: coordinates an extensive network of student volunteers; coordinates with academic department chairs to communicate with admitted students; manages tele-recruiting efforts for student Ambassadors and admission officers; other duties as assigned.
Experience and Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree required; outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
• Desire to actively participate as a member of a team of professionals; high level of initiative.
• Ability to prioritize and multi-task in order to meet key tasks as scheduled and willingness to contribute to the total recruitment effort; excellent presentation skills; ability to communicate the unique mission of a Catholic liberal arts college; experience in multi-cultural environments highly desirable; a positive attitude.
• Datatel Colleague experience highly desirable; must be able to travel for extended periods of time and to work some evenings and weekends; must have personal vehicle; a valid driver’s license required.
Application Instructions: Please apply on-line at http://jobs.stmarys-ca.edu 
1) Include a cover letter that specifically addresses how you meet the qualifications and are prepared to support the mission of the College;
2) A resume;
3) The name and contact information for three (3) professional references.
Candidates who become finalists will be expected to sign a consent authorizing a broader inquiry which may include reference checks, a motor vehicle check, and a third party background check.
Saint Mary's is an equal employment opportunity employer. We support inclusive excellence and are committed to creating a safe and welcoming community for all.
Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998, and the Campus Sex Crimes Prevention Act
Notification with regard to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998, and the Campus Sex Crimes Prevention Act.
As provided by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998, Saint Mary’s College of California through its Department of Public Safety, annually provides notice and makes available copies of the Annual Security Report, to the campus community, prospective students, employees and the public. Each Security Report includes statistics for the past three years concerning crimes and incidents (whether they occurred on campus, in off-campus building and property owned or controlled by the College, or on public property adjacent to campus) reported to campus security authorities. Each Security Report also provides campus policies and practices concerning security – how to report sexual assaults and other crimes, crime prevention efforts, policies/laws governing alcohol and drugs, victims’ assistance programs, student discipline, college resources, and other matters. The Security Report is publicly available electronically or hard copy in the following ways:
electronically:http://www.stmarysca.edu/about/safety/02report.pdf;  in person: Department of Public Safety, Administrative Office, Assumption Hall: or by or by Mail or Telephone Request: Department of Public Safety, P.O. Box 3111, Moraga, CA 94575-3111 (925) 631-4052.
In addition, as provided by the Campus Sex Crimes Prevention Act, the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office maintains a Megan’s Law database of sex crime offenders, which information may be obtained from the Sheriff’s office located at 500 Court Street, Martinez, Monday-Friday, 9 am to 4 pm.