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Associate Director of Admission

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The Associate Director of Admissions works closely with the Director of Admissions to aid in undergraduate recruitment and admissions processes. Additionally, the position will help with the onboarding and training processes for admissions staff and assisting with school counselor outreach. The successful candidate will have at least five years’ experience in a collegiate admissions office or three years of admissions experience and other appropriate professional educational experience.

A valid automobile driver’s license is required with the ability to travel independently. Candidates should have excellent communication skills and feel comfortable/confident speaking in large/small groups and with people from diverse backgrounds. Candidates must be goal oriented, able to work independently with limited supervision, able to work in a team setting, and able to understand and use technology (e.g., Microsoft Office, social media and email). Flexibility to work on weekends, evenings, and overnight stays is required. This position will be 35 hours per week with a rate $28.50-$29.50/hour.

Essential Functions:
  • With or without reasonable accommodations the incumbent must be able to read and write and speak the English language at a college level
  • Be capable of performing sometimes complex mathematical calculations, statistical calculations and other higher mathematical operations
  • Must be able to communicate with all levels of the institution in written and spoken form
  • The individual must be able to work independently
  • The ability to maintain regular and prompt attendance is essential to the successful performance of this position
  • Other essential functions may be required
Other Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Manage a geographic territory. Responsible for meeting established recruitment goals and providing analysis (e.g., statistical reports)
  • Assist students and families with all aspects of the enrollment process to the University (e.g., college selection process, application review, and financial aid). Communication with prospective students via telephone, email, and written correspondence is expected. Evening work is required
  • Perform recruitment travel. Responsibilities include attending college fairs and performing high school recruitment visits and coordinating off-campus recruitment events. Evening/weekend work and overnight travel is required
  • Work with the Director of Admissions to develop strategic direction and priorities
  • Manage yearly professional development for staff with on campus partners
  • Assist with the onboarding process by creating/maintaining training documentation and assisting with onboarding scheduling
  • Assist with the development and delivery of admissions projects, analyze data, develop reports and make actionable recommendations; demonstrated ability to see projects through from start to implementation
  • Conduct interviews and group information sessions (on-and-off campus). Weekend work is required
  • Review applications and make decisions
  • Attend and assist with recruitment events (e.g., open houses). Weekend work is required
  • Participate in training workshops, staff retreats, and professional conferences. Evening/weekend work and overnight travel is required
  • Maintains a safe working environment within and around their facilities and associated equipment and supplies including, but not limited to, obtaining Safety Data Sheet (SDS) information pertaining to any hazards associated with their work environment
  • Safety: Participate in safety training and comply with safety rules, regulations, and protocols
  • Bachelor’s Degree required
About Alfred University

Lighting the way for students since 1836. “We've always been a place for makers, especially those who make the future. Our commitment to independent thinking, creativity, academic rigor and community have made us a unique kind of leader since 1836.”

Alfred University (AU) was founded on principles of social justice in 1836 by liberal, independent thinkers who placed high value on education for all citizens. The University has retained and built upon the strong values of its founders, developing as an institution of national and international renown that is responsive to the needs of contemporary society while remaining consistent with the spirit of its origins. Alfred University is the second oldest coeducational college in the United States as well as one of the earliest nineteenth century colleges to have enrolled African American and Native American students. It has a long-standing history of educating socially conscious students who make a difference in their professions and their communities. Over the course of the twentieth century, Alfred University evolved into a complex institution offering a full range of programs in the liberal arts and sciences, art and design, engineering, business, education, counseling, and school psychology to its nearly 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students that live, learn, and play on a 232-acre campus located in an idyllic, creative valley in Western New York. Today, Alfred University focuses on professional education with an emphasis on APEX (applied and experiential learning program). To learn more, visit

Alfred University actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee, student or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, military or veteran status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction status, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Protected veterans, minorities and women are encouraged to apply.


Alfred University

We've always been a place for makers, especially those who make the future. Our commitment to independent thinking, creativity, academic rigor and community have made us a unique kind of leader since 1836.

Our 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students live, learn and play on a 232-acre campus located in an idyllic, creative valley in Western New York.

Opportunities at Alfred University are more than jobs; here at AU we are a community working to provide an incredible education and student experience for every individual we serve.

Whether you join our faculty or facilities staff, you will find a place where people work hard and genuinely care about a mission that we can only accomplish together.

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