The Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions provides critical and strategic leadership in developing, implementing, and assessing outreach and recruitment efforts for academically talented students from under-resourced communities. The Coordinator also serves as the primary point person with campus- wide student services offices and affinity groups in the Bryn Mawr Community who support students from these communities. This position will also represent the Office of Admissions and the College in professional organizations and partnerships throughout the country that work specifically with access and equity issues.
- Coordinate and direct the efforts of admission staff aimed at recruiting and enrolling talented students from diverse experiences and backgrounds.
- Serve as a liaison with departments and student affinity groups campus wide to develop Admissions efforts aimed at access and equity.
- Participate in professional development associations committed to access and equity recruitment.
- Maintain accurate records related to all programmatic area and territory management activities.
- Responsible for regularly analyzing the needs and effectiveness of diversity recruitment efforts and may conduct quantitative analysis in support of these efforts. Analyze results and data, write summary reports, and recommend future actions.
- Co-develop and implement Office of Admissions Travel Scholar program to bring a selected group of prospective students to campus as part of the fall campus events.
- Supervise a student interns committed to access and equity Admissions efforts.
- 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.
Bachelors degree required. Three to five years of admissions experience or combination of equivalent admissions and/or student services experience, with such work showing a progression of broader and more complex job responsibilities and accomplishments. This position must be committed to and able to articulate the values associated with a diverse liberal arts institution for women, and possess a strong knowledge of admission policies and best practices in addition to higher education landscape. Must have superior written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills, group presentation skills, and a proven ability to work with diverse constituencies. Demonstrated ability to effectively organize and manage multiple projects and priorities, establish goals, and produce desired results in a timely way. Highly developed collaboration skills and the ability to work effectively with admissions, communications, and administrative support staff members to develop and implement recruitment plans. Must be a collaborative team player while also able to work independently. Exceptional candidates will possess creativity, vision, flexibility, ability to exercise sound judgment, and a strong attention to detail. Must possess the willingness and ability to work outside of a conventional workweek. Must be able to perform overnight travel and possess a valid driver’s license.