Associate Director of Admission

Gannon University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
May 21, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Faculty Affairs, Business & Administrative Affairs, Alumni Affairs, Conference & Special Event Administration, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar, Minority & Multicultural Affairs
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
Gannon University, a vibrant Catholic institution committed to excellence through inclusiveness, invites applications for an Associate Director of Admissions. This position is responsible for planning, organizing, and running events developed by the Office of Admissions both on-campus and off-campus. Events will not only involve admissions staff but the entire university at times. Additionally, but not secondarily, direct recruitment of potential students will also be conducted through high school visits, college fairs, meetings with visitors to campus, and other communication channels (social media, texts, emails, and phone calls).

Qualifications include a bachelor's degree. Preferably 2-3 years of higher education work experience as well as direct experience in planning events from small scale to as large as open houses. A strong communicator, not just with fellow staff but with other key constituents across campus (President, VPs, Deans, faculty, policy and safety, physical plant, and more). An open mind to ideas and feedback shared prior to events and after events from campus partners.

About Gannon University

Founded in 1925, Gannon University is a four-year Catholic university committed to student-centered learning, with an emphasis on professional education integrated with faith-based, liberal-learning student outcomes.

Gannon has strategic university-wide initiatives that focus on and bring its purpose to life: Transform lives by creating environments for extraordinary moments andeveryday connections that inspire others to become their best selves. These initiatives have fostered an inclusive, welcoming community that many refer to as the Gannon family.Gannon University earned its first-ever Honor Roll status as a 2021 Great College to Work For, according to a new survey by The Great Colleges to Work For program. It is one of 42 institutions across the country to earn Honor Roll distinction and was recognized in categories including Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging; Faculty Experience; Mission & Pride; and Professional Development.

Gannon University was also ranked a top school in the nation by Wall Street Journal's 2022 College Rankings, and ranked among the nation's top universities by U.S. News and World Report's "America's Best Colleges 2022."

Gannon University's home campus is located in Erie, Pennsylvania, the state's fourth-largest city and one of the busiest ports on the Great Lakes. Gannon University's unique location in downtown Erie and exceptional learning environments on campus create a special atmosphere conducive to education, scholarship, research, service, and personal growth.
For more information, please visit to learn more about Gannon's campuses and the many attractions and accommodations within the surrounding regions.

Gannon University seeks excellence through inclusiveness and invites women and members of underrepresented groups to apply. Application Procedure: Submit a cover letter, resume, and the contact information of three professional references to A review of applications will begin immediately, and this position will remain open until filled. For more information about Gannon visit Gannon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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