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Associate Dean of Admission, Coordinator of Outreach for Opportunity and Inclusion

Department Statement


This role is focused on coordination of outreach for opportunity and inclusion. Accountable for creating and maintaining professional relationships with appropriate campus partners, community-based organizations, counselors and high school partners. Ability to reach a diverse population within budget parameters. Understanding of and ability to provide input on, the recruitment and enrollment strategy for outreach. Accountable for the creation of a sufficient pool to be inclusive of underserved populations. Accountable for familiarity with and compliance to NCAA recruiting rules. Accountable for personal and professional growth.

Professional Experience/ Qualifications
  • Experience in and enthusiasm for admission work and its cyclical nature.
  • A deep appreciation for and understanding of a liberal arts education and a deft ability to articulately communicate the values and benefits of a liberal arts education.
  • A thoughtful, collaborative, positive, energetic, and supportive colleague.
  • A compelling writer and public speaker who can engage audiences from small groups to large crowds.
  • Able to connect with a broad range of students and their parents, as well as, colleagues through a variety of means.
  • A thorough and creative event planner.
  • Able and willing to travel to recruit students and represent Colgate University for up to ten weeks per year.
  • Strategic and analytical, as well as, warm and customer-service oriented in approach.
  • Responsible, self-aware, professional, and appropriate with colleagues and students.
  • A thoughtful, creative, and transparent problem solver and decision maker.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage confidential information pertaining to application review and other admission initiatives.
  • Understanding of and ability to provide input on, the recruitment and enrollment strategy for the multicultural population.
  • A strong network of and rapport with high school counselors and community based organizations contacts.
  • Passport eligibility is required.
Preferred Qualifications

Fluency in another language is preferred.
Five years of experience in similar or relevant role.


A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree is required.
Master’s Degree is preferred.

Job Open Date

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions Summary

EEO Statement

It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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