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Assistant Director of Admissions

Position Title: Assistant Director of Admissions
Department: Admissions
Reports To: Dean of Enrollment and Financial Aid

Position Summary:

Recruit, enroll and advise prospective freshman and transfer students through the admissions and financial aid processes.

Essential Functions/Position Responsibilities:

  • Recruit and advise prospective freshman and transfer students through the admissions and financial aid processes;
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with external school counselors, directors of guidance, college advisers and independent educational consultants;
  • Manage outreach initiatives in multiple geographic territories;
  • Process and review applicant files and documentation, assess and make admission decisions including selection for scholarship nomination;
  • Serve on Admissions Committee as full voting member;
  • Interview prospective students on and off campus and prepare evaluations;
  • Plan and collaborate on design and execution of on and off campus marketing events, open houses, etc.;
  • Participate in planning and coordination of seasonal travel;
  • Review and assess value of participation in college fairs for the purposes of generating interest in Marlboro College by prospective students;
  • Represent the College at receptions, events and high school programs;
  • Initiate outreach to on-line, web based inquiries;
  • Serve on search committees at the request of the Dean
  • Co-lead, with the associate director of admissions, the training of new faculty interviewers for the admission review process.
  • Serve as the admission staff liaison to, and an active member of, the New England Association for College Admission Counseling (NEACAC)
  • Participate, as necessary, as an active member of on campus committees.
  • Participate in the shared administration of the office visit schedule for prospective students.
  • Participate in hiring, training and leadership and management of student tour guides, including overnight host program and campus visits;
  • Recruit, hire, train and evaluate performance of staff and student workers. Identify performance concerns and take appropriate intervention and/or disciplinary action.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

In conjunction with the Admissions Office Manager, provide guidance and direction to 8-10 student workers in connection with the Campus Visit Program.

Position Requirements:

  • Minimum Qualifications: BA/BS in a related field (communications, psychology, marketing, etc.)
  • 2+ years of related professional experience within the admissions field, preferably within the higher education environment.
  • Computer literacy;
  • Current, Valid driver’s license and the ability to conduct regular day and over-night travel;
  • Effective time management skills, ability to organize and coordinate systems, strong verbal and written communication skills, detail and action-oriented, ability to multitask.
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