Applications are being accepted for the position of assistant director of admission. This is a full-time position providing counseling and sharing college information with prospective students and parents.
This position conducts student interviews on and off-campus, visits high schools, makes group presentations about the college, and attends college fairs; develops a recruitment plan with a focus on diversity recruitment; analyzes, reviews, and makes recommendations on student admission and scholarship applications; organizes and coordinates alumni support teams in assigned market areas; reviews and analyzes data for planning purposes and participates in the development of the college's marketing and recruitment plan; participates in the planning and execution of on and off-campus events; joins and participates in regional admission and school counselor associations to build solid working relationships in assigned territory; participates as a team member in all aspects of the recruitment, selection, and admission of students in a goal-oriented setting.
Because Cornell College values diversity and strives to create a welcoming community in which all individuals are respected and included, the entire campus community is called upon to engage in dialogue around issues of difference, identity, and ideology. The college is committed to fostering a faculty and staff community that reflects our diverse student body. We encourage applications from candidates who share our vision for a campus that embraces differing backgrounds, viewpoints, and identities, and who will excel at mentoring students who are broadly diverse. (See our diversity statement here.)
About Cornell College
Cornell College is a selective liberal arts college distinguished by our Ingenuity curriculum that builds on the strengths of our One Course At A Time schedule. This combination encourages the qualities of being thoughtful, original, and inventive, using the strengths of a liberal arts education to apply ideas to solve problems and meet challenges through hands-on experience in learning. Academic immersion, Division III NCAA athletic teams, and unparalleled flexibility attract an ambitious student body from across the U.S. and worldwide. We are located in Mount Vernon, Iowa, an urban fringe community located in the heart of the ICR Iowa region.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent required, preferably from a private liberal arts college. Work experience in a related field is preferred but not required. Foreign language skills, specifically Spanish, preferred but not required. The college seeks candidates who would be committed to supporting a creative, dynamic, and diverse workplace that celebrates the uniqueness of our students and fellow colleagues. Must have a valid driver's license and be insurable.
Hiring pay range: $44,000 - $48,000
The position will remain open until filled. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume and names and contact information of three references through Cornell's online application system.
Cornell is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from underrepresented groups. Cornell complies with Iowa's Smoke-free Air Act. Cornell utilizes E-Verify and requires the satisfactory completion of a background check.