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Bryn Mawr, PA 19010-2899

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(Recruitment, General)
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JOB TITLE: Assistant Director, Undergraduate Admissions

POSITION OBJECTIVE: Performs a variety of professional activities to facilitate the recruitment, selection and yield of diverse and academically talented undergraduate and graduate students; serves as a member of admissions team supporting and/or coordinating one or more program areas to enhance recruitment efforts.

ROLE TITLE:  Assistant Director of Admissions/Coordinator for Multicultural Recruitment

UNIT/DEPT:  Office of Admission

SPECIFIC FUNCTION:

The Assistant Director/Coordinator of Multicultural Recruitment will develop and oversee implementation of strategies to recruit and yield initiatives in support of campus diversity.  This position will work collaboratively with the Coordinator of Key Stakeholders in enhancing relationships with key external educational stakeholders dedicated to underserved populations.  The Assistant Director/Coordinator of Multicultural Recruitment will serve on the Outreach Team and be responsible for ensuring that admissions staff incorporates outreach efforts to recruit and yield a diverse class in their programming. The position includes responsibility for a geographic recruitment market and other general admission counseling duties such as application review, admission presentations, and recruitment travel.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with the Associate Director for Outreach to develop, implement, evaluate, and continually refine a strategy for strengthening Bryn Mawr College’s commitment to diversity.
  • Provide guidance and direction to admissions officers regarding outreach and individual. communications to key educational external stakeholders for underserved populations as a part of their territory management responsibilities.
  • Report to peers and senior admissions staff on student of color inquiry and applicant trends.
  • Collaborate with the Pensby Center on projects related to student yield and retention.
  • Serve as a representative to professional development associations committed to multiculturalism and diversity.
  • Manage a geographic territory for recruitment; recommend, plan, execute, and assess recruitment travel activities, including workshops, presentations, interview evenings, case studies, fairs, and high school visits.
  • Maintain accurate records related to all programmatic area and territory management activities.
  • Analyze results and data, write summary reports, and recommend future actions.
  • Conduct on campus interviews and group information sessions with prospective undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Answer admissions process inquiries from students, parents, counselors, and alumnae.
  • Evaluate applications for admission and participate in committee selection processes.
  • Collaborate with Outreach and Campus Visit teams to develop, plan, and implement on and off campus diversity events.
  • Provide 4-6 weeks of recruitment travel on an annual basis.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

SKILLS REQUIRED:

• Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills

• Detail-oriented with exceptional organizational and project management skills

• High degree of comfort and experience with computer technology

• Ability to work independently without direct supervision

• Ability to speak before large groups or audiences

 

  • Proven strong customer service orientation

• Strong sense of teamwork and enthusiasm for working with college-bound students

• Ability to articulate the values and goals of a liberal arts education for women

 

  • Demonstrated and strong commitment to diversity and experience in working with students, families, counselors, and educators within underserved populations.

• Willing to travel 4-6 weeks a year

• Willing and able to work evenings and weekends

• Valid driver’s license

• Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree a plus

• Two - four years of admissions, higher or secondary education, or equivalent experience