St. Lawrence University invites applications for an Assistant Director of Admissions - Event Coordinator position. Reporting to the Executive Director of Admissions, the Assistant Director’s primary duty is the oversight of all Admissions related, on-campus events. The office typically hosts 12-15 large events each year, and the Assistant Director is responsible for the planning, implementation and review of each event. Coordination of staffing for events includes providing direction to admissions colleagues and admissions student ambassadors, as well as to other members of the campus community including faculty, administrators, and coaches. Also, this person will lead, plan, and implement admissions procedures, operations, correspondence and contact with prospective students, applicants, and matriculating students for a small primary recruitment territory. In addition, the Assistant Director will perform outreach and engagement with potential students, create presentations, evaluate candidates for admission and independently make decisions on recommendations for admission, and use financial aid knowledge to evaluate and council students in personal interviews.
Oversees the scheduling, planning and implementation of 12-15 large events a year.
Co-Coordination of the student Ambassador Program
Manage a small primary market 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.
Interested applicants must apply online at http://employment.stlawu.edu uploading all required materials which are defined in the “special instructions to applicant” section. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position may be directed to Jeremy Freeman, Executive Director of Admissions. (email@example.com).
All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.
Qualities of creativity, flexibility, self-motivation, accountability, high energy, and a positive attitude are required.
Meticulous attention to detail and excellent proofreading and editing skills.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills.
Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively within a team and build effective relationships.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
Ability to travel during segments of the recruiting cycle and maintain a valid driver’s license.
Experience with high-profile event planning in a higher education setting
Experience in student recruitment, territory management, interviewing prospective students and application review
1-2 years of college admission experience
Previous experience managing volunteer staff
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive Salary and Comprehensive Benefits Package
About St. Lawrence University
Located at 23 Romoda Drive, Canton, NY, St. Lawrence University is a coeducational, private, independent liberal arts institution of about 2,400 students from more than 40 states and 40 nations. The educational opportunities at St. Lawrence inspire students and prepare them to be critical and creative thinkers, to find a compass for their lives and careers, and to pursue knowledge and understanding for the benefit of themselves, humanity and the planet. Through its focus on active engagement with ideas in and beyond the classroom, a St. Lawrence education leads students to make connections that transform lives and communities, from the local to the global.
The University is committed to and seeks diversity among its faculty, staff and students. Such a commitment ensures an atmosphere that is diverse and complex in ways that are intellectually and socially enriching for the entire campus community. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups, as well as from individuals with experience teaching or working in a multicultural environment, are encouraged. St. Lawrence University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.For additional information about St. Lawrence, please visit http://www.stlawu.edu.