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Assistant Director of Admission-Replacement

Washington & Jefferson College
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 22, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Other Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar, Counseling, Minority & Multicultural Affairs, Other Student Affairs
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Assistant Director of Admission position functions as a vital member of a high performing enrollment team. Enrolling a diverse group of new students, the Assistant Director is responsible for the energetic execution of recruitment activities ranging from recruitment travel to the being a vital connection for admitted applicants to new W&J students each semester.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • From inquiry to actual enrollment, manage recruitment territory goals by initiating, responding, and fostering connecting relationships with a diverse group of prospective students, their families along with college advisors
  • Build and maintain a recruitment territory, including domestic travel throughout the year but concentrated primarily in the fall peak recruitment season
  • Demonstrated personal values of access, personalization, and customization are required for all recruitment efforts
  • Rely on market data and performance metrics to develop and evaluate recruitment efforts
  • Conduct interviews for prospective students, and parents/family members;
  • Guide students and families through the admission application process, including questions regarding timelines, scholarships & financial aid, and admission decisions.
  • Evaluate applications for admission and make recommendations for the admissions committee regarding individual student applications
  • Assist in all on campus recruitment events
  • Plans, organizes and executes at least two special initiatives annually
  • Maintain alignment with a peer professional network of professionals and appropriate organizations
  • Additional duties as assigned, which may include event planning, communication development, outreach and awareness initiatives, and leadership in a variety of areas such as social media marketing, targeted recruitment efforts towards select groups of students, and special projects.


A bachelor's degree, 1- 3 years of relevant work experience preferred, and a valid driver's license are required. We are looking for candidates with demonstrated excellence in writing, oral communication and oral presentations; knowledge of and an enthusiasm for a liberal arts education; proven ability to organize and follow through on projects; information technology competency; willingness to travel; and evidence of the ability to establish rapport easily with a wide variety of people.

Additional Criteria

  • Valid driver's license is required
  • Willingness to travel
  • Available for work on weekends and evenings as needed

Supervisory Duties

The position does not require managing other employees.

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