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Associate Director of Admissions

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Interested and qualified candidates should submit a letter of application, a resume, and a list of three professional references. These documents can be uploaded in the “Applicant Documents” section of your application. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Associate Director of Admissions
FLSA Exempt
Primary Responsibilities

Responsible for primary management of assigned programs that may vary based on past admissions experiences and will be selected from the following list.
• Direct and manage all elements of the domestic transfer admissions program to include all processes related to recruitment, application and communication.
• Liaison with the athletic department to include coaches training, transcript review, coordination of communication through the admissions and aid processes.
• Coordinate high school enrichment program (HSEP) for Canton HS’s.
• Participate in the management of the admissions communication plan to include both print and digital communications.
• Direct the Augsbury /North Country Scholarship program including promotion, communication and management of selection process.

Recruitment Responsibilities
• Manage primary, secondary and tertiary markets to build relationships with high schools to increase the visibility of St. Lawrence to increase inquires, applications to meet institutional enrollment goals.
• Conduct student interviews and write-ups and follow-up communication.
• Execute recruitment travel plan.
• Read and analyze applications and essays to make recommendations on the admissibility of a student’s application for admission.
• Represent the department and University at special events, college fairs and programs both on and off campus.
• Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

• Experience in student recruitment, territory management, interviewing prospective students and application review required.
• A bachelor’s degree with 3 years of college admission experience required. The preferred candidate would possess 5-7 years of admissions experience with progressive roles and responsibilities at a similar institution.
• Ability to travel during segments of the recruiting cycle and maintain a valid driver’s license.
• Possess strong written and oral communication skills along with the ability to represent and present St. Lawrence to large groups of prospective students and families.
• Evening and weekend work required during recruitment and decision season, and other times as needed.
• Must be able to make independent decisions using sound judgement.

Preferred Qualifications

• A master’s degree in Higher Education, Counseling or other related field is preferred.
• Previous experience managing professional and student staff preferred.
• Knowledge of Technolutions Slate CRM preferred.

Status (FT, PT, Seasonal, Temp) Full-time (12 months)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number ST00320
Desired Start Date 07/05/2017
Open Date (to accept applications)
Close Date (date applications will not be considered)
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant

Interested and qualified candidates should submit a letter of application, a resume, and a list of three professional references. These documents can be uploaded in the “Applicant Documents” section of your application.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Resume
  3. A List of 3 Professional References
Optional Documents