Admission Counselor & Coordinator of Baltimore City Diversity Initiatives
Maryland Institute College of Art
July 31, 2019
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General purpose: Functions as part of a team responsible for the promotion of the college and recruitment of qualified candidates in order to meet enrollment goals
Summary of Essential Functions
Recruitment of qualified students to meet enrollment goals
Duties & Responsibilities:
Evaluate freshman application materials, including portfolios of artwork as a member of the Admission Committee
Responsibilities include a full schedule of recruitment at high schools, regional receptions and portfolio days in assigned regions of the country
Make promotional presentations to groups of students, parents, art teachers, and college counselors
Assist with on campus recruitment events and conduct interviews and group information sessions
Maintain contact with candidates, their art teachers, parents and guidance counselors
Counsel students and parents about admission, financial aid and scholarship opportunities
Assist in the planning and analysis of recruitment activities
Cultivate strategic partnerships with teachers and administrators at Baltimore City schools for the purpose of increasing enrollments of city students to MICA.
Develop cooperative relationships with organizations that support Baltimore City students.
Develop cooperative activities that support MICAâs ADCAP (Art & Design College Accelerator Program)
Additional area(s) of responsibility could include special event planning of diversity focused recruitment events, in collaboration with the Center for Identity and Inclusion.
Perform other related duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills with keen attention to detail
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent public speaking skills
Ability to relate to people from a variety of backgrounds
Must Submit Cover Letter and Resume
Bachelorâs degree with coursework in visual arts
Bachelor Fine Art and/or Master Fine Art
Teaching, sales, marketing, and/or college admission experience
Conditions of Employment:
Â· Successful candidate must complete a full background check
Â· Unusual Circumstances related to position: requires travel, evening and/or weekend work, black-out periods
Reporting to this position: no direct reports
Physical demands and work environment:The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Work environment: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal to moderate.
Required training: Handbook orientation, Anti-Harassment, Hazard Communication, Emergency Plans & Fire Prevention, Personal Protection Equipment.
Maryland Institute College of Art is committed to its policy of providing equal opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, or veteran status (disabled, Vietnam-era, or otherwise). Furthermore, the College does not tolerate any form of sex discrimination, including sexual harassment or sexual violence. This policy applies to all programs, facilities, and activities provided by Maryland Institute College of Art, including but not limited to admission, educational programs, and employment.
Applicants must apply online for each job in which they are interested. You will not be considered for any job for which you have not specifically applied. We do not accept applications via email, U.S. mail, or fax. Successful candidates for any staff or faculty positions will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
MICA provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact Human Resources at 410-225-2363.
Internal Number: R141
About Maryland Institute College of Art
Founded in 1826, MICA is among the top visual arts colleges in the nation. The college enrolls 1,863 undergraduate and 306 graduate students from 48 states and 54 foreign countries, offering programs of study leading to the bachelor of fine arts (B.F.A.), master of arts (M.A.), master of fine arts (M.F.A.) degrees, and master of professional studies degrees (M.P.S), as well as post-baccalaureate certificate programs and a full slate of credit and noncredit courses for adults, college-bound students, and children. MICA is recognized as an important cultural resource for the Baltimore/Washington region, sponsoring many public and community-outreach programs-including more than 100 exhibitions by students, faculty, and nationally and internationally known artists annually-as well as artists' residencies, film series, lectures, readings, and performances.