The Assistant Director is responsible for recruiting, advising, and enrolling prospective students to the College and serving as member of a 13-person admission committee. Specifically responsible for travelling on behalf of the College; interviewing candidates; presenting to various contingencies (students, school counselors, community based organizations, business groups); and reviewing applications to the College.
The Assistant Director is solely responsible for a territory of applicants in which their primary responsibility is critically assessing applications, making critical and thoughtful admission decisions, and applying strategic thought to create an impactful and inclusive campus community.
Reviews admission applications to the College; presents recommendations to the admission committee; and has ownership in decision-making processes (this includes some evening and weekend work).
Maintains responsibility for geographic territory including oversight of inquiry and applicant statistics; as well as cultivating relationships with students, school counselors, faculty, staff and alumni/ae.
Interviews, conducts group information sessions, and travels to represent the College at high schools, community colleges, college fairs, and other appropriate programs (this includes some evening and weekend work).
Manages and coordinates specialized roles, including but not limited to specific event planning roles and responsibilities such as regularly planning open houses, overnight programs, and yield programs.
Assumes additional responsibilities as required.
Student admission fellows
Minimum Level of Education Required Bachelor's Degree
Position Knowledge/Skills & Abilities Requirements:
At least 2-5 years of experience of increasingly responsible roles in admissions.
Must have demonstrated ability to work creatively and efficiently, both independently and as part of a team.
Must have a commitment to a diverse working environment and to cultivating a diverse community.
Must have excellent public speaking, interpersonal and written communication skills and exceptional critical decision-making ability.
Ability to envision and propose new methods to perform tasks that support ET&A; take thoughtful risks; and accept new and ongoing initiatives, objectives, and solutions to gain sought-after results.
Ability to anticipate and embrace change; demonstrate willingness to achieve, acquire, and utilize new skills and challenging tasks; and is flexible in changing conditions.
Must have strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint).
Requires a willingness to work some evenings and weekends.
Requires the ability to travel both domestically and internationally (annual travel is estimated at approximately 5-7 weeks per year).
Must have had a valid unrestricted U.S. Driver's License for one year, and maintain throughout employment an insurable (as determined by the College's insurer's criteria) or a satisfactory driving record; must successfully complete and pass the College's vehicle training program within the first 60 days of employment; annual or more frequent review of employee's driving record based on the College insurer's criteria; and safety training as required by management.
We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,national origin, disability, veteran status,or any otherprotected characteristic. The EEO is the Law poster is available here. Babson College is committed to enhancing diversity and inclusion across all levels of the College. Candidates who believe they can contribute to this value are strongly encouraged to apply.