Assistant Director of Admission (2 positions)
St. Mary's College of Maryland, a public, a non-sectarian, co-educational, liberal arts institution, is seeking an accomplished and innovative admission professional for the position of Assistant Director of Admission (two positions).
The Assistant Director will enthusiastically and effectively recruit new students to fulfill the mission and goals as set forth in the strategic enrollment plan. The Assistant Director will be assigned the responsibility for the management of specific program(s) based on background, skills, and experience. General responsibilities include counseling, interviewing, and communicating with prospective students and their families, secondary school counselors, and transfer advisors; extensive travel and programming in assigned territories to achieve set goals; cultivating professional relationships with high school and transfer counselors and other constituents involved in the college admissions process; evaluation of applications for admission and attendance at on and off campus events houses.
Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree is required; Master’s degree is desirable. Two years’ experience in college admission counseling or equivalent experience. Must have a valid driver’s license and eligible to drive leased automobiles. Ability to lift at least 25 pounds. Working knowledge of various computer software packages and demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Demonstrated ability to represent the College in a variety of settings. Experience interacting with a diverse array of people and perspectives, and the demonstrated ability to see the world from other lenses and perspectives. Any combination of acceptable education and experience, which has provided the necessary knowledge and skills to fulfill the requirements of this position, may be considered. Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background checkand proof of COVID-19 vaccination, medical and religious exemptions will be considered. View position description.
Non-sectarian since its founding, St. Mary's College of Maryland, a public Carnegie Baccalaureate, Arts and Sciences institution located in Historic St. Mary's City, 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C., has been designated as Maryland's public honors college. Undergraduate and residential in nature, with a diverse coeducational student body numbering approximately 1600, St. Mary's emphasizes excellence in teaching. The institution was awarded a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa in 1997. The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and close proximity to the amenities of Washington D.C., Baltimore and Richmond.
St. Mary’s College embodies diversity and inclusion in its mission. We offer an environment that recognizes the value of individual and group differences and we encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to our cultural and ethnic diversity. Application materials should include a cover letter, résumé (including e-mail address), and the names and contact information for three references and submitted online at: apply.interfolio.com/91481. Questions may be directed to Beverly Read.
Review of résumés will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
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Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.