The Office of Admissions at St. Lawrence University invites applications for the position of Assistant Director of Admissions.
Leading, planning, and implementing admissions procedures, operations, correspondence and contact with prospective students, applicants, and matriculating students
Direct outreach and engagement with potential students
Manage a large recruitment territory including travel, outreach and engagement with students, families and counselors
Create presentations, evaluate candidates for admission and independently make decisions on recommendations for admission
Must be knowledgeable about financial aid to evaluate and counsel in personal interviews
Hire, train and direct students workers
Effectively communicate the value of a St. Lawrence education to students, parents and counselors
Must manage electronic recruitment resources and related systems.
Work both independently and as a member of a team
Coordinate scholarships and special projects as assigned
Substantial travel is expected
A bachelor’s degree and a valid driver’s license are required
Frequent travel along with evening and weekend work required
Must possess outstanding oral and written communication skills, a strong, self-motivated work ethic, and an appreciation of the value of a liberal arts education and of diverse cultures
Must have the ability to make decisions using independent discretion and judgment
Requires strong attention to detail and ability to manage multiple tasks well and with changing priorities and situations
Ability to perform well under the pressure of deadlines and other administrative demands expected
Expected to be highly organized, technically proficient, and dedicated to the admissions office and the University
Proven ability to work with a wide variety of people, high energy, creative initiative and flexibility are essential
The ability and confidence to exercise discretion while working independently, as well as the commitment to working as part of a team, are expected
Experience in student recruitment, territory management, interviewing prospective students and application review preferred.
Interested and qualified candidates must apply online at http://employment.stlawu.edu uploading all required materials which are defined in the “special instructions to applicant” section. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Questions about the positions may be directed to Jeremy Freeman, Executive Director of Admissions at email@example.com.
All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.
2 openings. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive Salary and Comprehensive Benefits Package
About St. Lawrence University
Located at 23 Romoda Drive, Canton, NY, St. Lawrence University is a coeducational, private, independent liberal arts institution of about 2,400 students from more than 40 states and 40 nations. The educational opportunities at St. Lawrence inspire students and prepare them to be critical and creative thinkers, to find a compass for their lives and careers, and to pursue knowledge and understanding for the benefit of themselves, humanity and the planet. Through its focus on active engagement with ideas in and beyond the classroom, a St. Lawrence education leads students to make connections that transform lives and communities, from the local to the global.
The University is committed to and seeks diversity among its faculty, staff and students. Such a commitment ensures an atmosphere that is diverse and complex in ways that are intellectually and socially enriching for the entire campus community. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups, as well as from individuals with experience teaching or working in a multicultural environment, are encouraged. St. Lawrence University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.For additional information about St. Lawrence, please visit http://www.stlawu.edu.