Assistant Director Of Admissions

Dartmouth College Hanover , NH 03755

Posted 2 months ago

Position Details

Position Information

Posting date 04/16/2022 Closing date Open Until Filled Yes Position Number 1128066 Position Title Assistant Director of Admissions Department this Position Reports to Office of Admissions Hiring Range Minimum $50,000 Hiring Range Maximum $52,000 SEIU Level Not an SEIU Position FLSA Status Exempt Employment Category Regular Full Time Scheduled Months per Year 12 Scheduled Hours per Week 40 Schedule Location of Position

On-site, Hanover NH.

Remote Work Eligibility? Onsite only Is this a term position? No If yes, length of term in months. n/a Is this a grant funded position? No Position Purpose

The Assistant Director of Admissions performs a wide range of admissions duties, including management of a designated recruitment territory, acting as the Dartmouth liaison to guidance counselors and prospective applicants from the territory, traveling to high schools to attract qualified students, reviewing and assessing applications, conducting group information sessions, and supporting the administrative portfolio of a senior admission officer in one of four administrative areas, as assigned: access, campus programming, communications and recruitment.

Description Required Qualifications

  • Education and Yrs Exp Bachelors or equivalent combination of education and experience Required Qualifications

  • Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Bachelor's degree or the equivalent in a liberal arts discipline.

  • At least two years of professional experience as a college/university or independent school admission officer in a highly selective admissions environment or one-year of professional experience paired with a graduate degree in higher education or equivalent field.

  • Excellent oral/written communication and interpersonal skills as well as confidence and clarity in public speaking.

  • Facility with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and related database and word processing applications.

  • Exceptional planning, time management and organization skills and the ability to manage competing priorities.

  • Analytical thinking and decision-making skills.

  • Strong sense of judgment and discretion at all times.

  • Commitment to diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse community.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain Dartmouth driver certification.

  • Ability and willingness to engage in significant out of town travel as well as evening and weekend commitments.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficiency in Spanish or Mandarin.

  • Evidence of a collaborative style in a project-based setting.

  • Optimism, high energy and a sense of humor are valuable assets.

Department Contact for Cover Letter and Title Lee Coffin, Vice Provost for Enrollment, Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid Talent Acquisition Consultant Rabia Gandhi Equal Opportunity Employer

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Background Check

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Special Instructions to Applicants

All Dartmouth College employees, whether working on-site or remotely, are required to be up to date with vaccination against COVID-19 (or to have received an approved exemption from vaccination through the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity). Please visit https://dartgo.org/vaxpolicy for details. Compliance with this requirement is a condition of employment. Failure to meet this condition of employment may result in Dartmouth in its sole discretion delaying your start date or rescinding its offer of employment.

Quick Link https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/62634

Key Accountabilities

Description

Admissions Functions

  • Plans, organizes and manages all admissions activities, including general and targeted recruitment travel, for a designated geographic region. Represents Dartmouth at high school visits, college fairs and related recruitment programs. As a full voting member of the selection committee, reviews and evaluates at least 1,200 undergraduate applications per year to identify and select qualified applicants for admission. Assists with the coordination of projects, recruitment plans and outreach in the designated administrative portfolio. Committed to the enduring value of a liberal arts education and securing a high-achieving and diverse student population.

Percentage Of Time 60% Description

Communications

  • Communicates with applicants, parents, and secondary school officials regarding decisions and policies. Conducts on campus information sessions for visiting students and their families. Develops internet-based relationships with prospective students through email and other channels. Provides professional guidance to applicants and parents about educational planning.

Percentage Of Time 40% Description

Note: Employment will be contingent upon possession of a valid U.S. or Canadian driver's license and continued qualification as an Approved Driver under the Dartmouth College Driver Safety and Motor Vehicle Policy.

Percentage Of Time

  • -- Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others. -- Performs other duties as assigned.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • How did you hear about this employment opportunity?

  • Talent Acquisition Consultant

  • AbilityJOBS

  • American Library Association

  • CareerBuilder

  • Chronicle of Higher Education

  • Chronicle of Philanthropy

  • Dartmouth College Employment Website

  • Glassdoor

  • Internal Employee Referral

  • HERC

  • Higher Ed Jobs

  • Indeed

  • Inside Higher Ed Jobs

  • LinkedIn

  • National Black MBA Association

  • Recruit Military

  • Prospanica

  • Valley News

  • Other (Please specify below)

  • If you answered "Other" to the above question, please specify here

(Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter

Optional Documents

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