McDaniel College, recognized nationally among “Colleges that Change Lives” and U.S. News and World Report top-tier liberal arts colleges, is a four-year private college of the liberal arts and sciences offering more than 60 undergraduate programs of study, including dual and student-designed majors, plus 20 highly regarded graduate programs.
McDaniel College invites applications for an Admissions Event Manager. Salary for this full-time position is commensurate with qualifications and experience. At McDaniel College we value our employees by offering our full-time employees tuition remission, 403B retirement accounts, paid time off, medical insurance, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, and paid maternity and parental leave. Visit College website for details.
Reporting to the Director of Admission, the primary role of the Admissions Event Manager is to provide an exceptional visit experience for all guests by overseeing all daily on-campus and virtual admission events, as well as all admission recruitment and yield event programs. This position is also responsible for supervising the Event Operations Assistant, the Receptionist for Admissions, as well as recruitment for and leading the Student Ambassador program. The Admissions Event Manager collaborates with the Dean of Admissions, Director of Admissions, Director of Financial Aid, Dean of Graduate & Professional Studies, and the Assistant Director of Admissions Operations to ensure that all daily and group events creatively and efficiently support the goals of the Admission Team and Enrollment Division.
The ideal candidate will demonstrate:
The ability to write and communicate effectively;
A strong level of comfort with technology;
Remarkable organizational skills;
Critical attention-to-detail, and the ability to exceed the expectations of our on-campus and virtual visitors.
High school or equivalent diploma required. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Two years of event planning experience required.
Admissions experience or previous work in a college setting is desired.
Demonstrated experience and comfort with online systems, and specifically an online calendar system is essential.
Excellent interpersonal, communication, organizational skills to maintain a professional and service-oriented demeanor. Must possess composure, tact, diplomacy, and discretion and be able to react quickly and calmly when last-minute changes occur.
Excellent time management skills and the demonstrated ability to regain focus after interruptions.
Working knowledge of a Windows environment and the Microsoft Office Suite (specifically merging documents in Word and manipulating data in Excel).
Working knowledge of general office equipment.
Ability to anticipate and plan for cyclical activities.
This position routinely requires evening and weekend work throughout the year.
For a complete job description and to apply, please visit the college’s employment webpage. Completed applications must include the following: Cover Letter addressing position qualifications and related experience; Resume, Names and Contact Information of three professional references, and completed Job Application. Review of applications begins immediately. The position will remain open until filled.
McDaniel College, an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate in the recruitment, admission, and employment of students, faculty, and staff in the operation of any of its educational programs and activities. McDaniel College will not tolerate any discrimination or harassment on basis of any protected status including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, military status, genetic information, marital status, veteran’s status or any other legally protected status. For more information on the college’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, please visit the college’s Campus Diversity & Inclusion web page.
McDaniel College, recognized nationally among “Colleges that Change Lives” and U.S. News and World Report top-tier liberal arts colleges, is a four-year private college of the liberal arts and sciences offering more than 60 undergraduate programs of study, including dual and student-designed majors, and over 20 highly regarded graduate programs.