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Director, Admissions

Swarthmore College
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 2, 2023

Swarthmore College

Director of Admissions

“The future of our democracy depends upon our ability to create inclusive and equitable communities to which everyone is invited to contribute their ideas, gifts, and enthusiasms.” —from President Valerie Smith’s 2015 inaugural address

Director of Admissions

Swarthmore College , a highly selective liberal arts and sciences college in Swarthmore, Pa., just outside Philadelphia and recently ranked the most beautiful campus in the known universe, is seeking a collaborative, dynamic, and strategic Director of Admissions. This experienced leader will bring a history of demonstrated success in undergraduate recruitment, a commitment to diversity, and an appreciation of the liberal arts. Reporting to the Vice President & Dean of Admissions, the Director of Admissions will lead and manage the daily operations of the Office of Admissions. The director will serve as a senior advisor to the dean on all admission matters and helps to guide planning and implementation efforts for the recruitment and admission of a diverse and academically exceptional class.

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NES , a higher education search firm specializing in enrollment management searches, is assisting Swarthmore College in their search for a Director of Admissions. To arrange for a confidential conversation or to nominate someone for this position, please contact Thom Golden (, Laura Robinson ( or Mary Napier ( To apply, send 1) a resume, 2) a detailed letter regarding your interest in the position of Director of Admission at Swarthmore College, and 3) contact information for five professional references by email to: For best consideration, submit materials by April 4, 2023; the search will remain open until the position is filled. The expected start date will be in the summer of 2023. All applications and nominations will be considered confidential, and notice will be given before references are contacted.

Statement of Equal Opportunity

Swarthmore College is committed to the principle of equal opportunity for all qualified persons without discrimination against any person by reason of any College-recognized protected classification, including sex, race, color, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, medical condition, veteran status, or disability.

In keeping with the long-standing traditions of the College and the spirit and letter of the federal and state equal opportunity laws, we affirm it the standing policy of the College to realize equality of opportunity in education and employment; to guard against discrimination contrary to that aim; and to correct discriminatory behavior if found to exist within the College community. Consistent with maintaining an educational program of the highest quality, our standing policy includes affirmative efforts to achieve the above goals in employment and education.

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Advertised: Mar 02 2023 Eastern Standard Time
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