Assistant Director Admission
Title: Assistant Director Admission
Applications accepted through: 10/02/2020
Pay Type: Exempt (salaried)
Reports to: Director of Admission
Appointment Type: Continuing Full-Time
Hours Per Week: 37.5
Work Schedule: 52 weeks per year
Benefits Eligible: Full Benefits
Qualifies for relocation reimbursement: Yes
CONNECTICUT COLLEGE, is conducting a national search for a strongly motivated, imaginative individual to assist in planning and implementing student recruitment strategies to help Connecticut College achieve enrollment goals in addition to planning, coordinating and supervising specific admissions programs or projects. This position is highly visible and a key role within the Admission Department, as this position is responsible for representing the College to college counselors, prospective students and their parents.
General Duties & Responsibilities:
The Assistant Director will interpret educational policy and institutional mission of the College to perpetuate its intellectual quality; manage special projects and work to develop new and create programs to enhance prospect development. The Assistant Director will maintain and increase the selectivity, quality and diversity of the applicant pool and matriculates through a variety of recruitment and yield activities; interact with current students, faculty, administrators, alumni and the public to develop and coordinate on and off campus recruitment programs; provide information and counseling to prospective students, parents and counselors by conducting interviews, group presentations, school visits, receptions and application follow-up; interact with current students, faculty, administrators, alumni to develop and coordinate on and off campus recruitment programs; review applications and recommend candidates for admission; and prepare statistical and area reports. The Assistant Director must also be able to effectively articulate the nature and aims of an undergraduate, residential liberal arts education in the context of sensitivity towards and knowledge about the backgrounds of an increasingly diverse candidate pool.
Bachelor's degree required, preferably from a residential, liberal arts college, a minimum of one year of admission experience required. Outstanding interpersonal, public speaking and writing skills and a commitment to working with diverse groups of students is also essential. The ability to make clear and concise presentations and create/execute innovative admission programs will be essential for our success. Candidates must have the ability to work independently as well as part of a team. Extensive travel and a valid driver's license are required.
Cover Letter, Resume
Thorough applicant credentialing, including criminal records check and on Campus COVID Testing, will be conducted on the selected applicant.
As a highly selective residential liberal arts college, Connecticut College is committed to creating a vibrant community enriched by diverse perspectives, talents and experiences. We encourage applications from candidates who share this commitment and will contribute to the diversity of our college community, especially members of historically under-represented groups. AA/EOE