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Assistant Director for Multicultural Admission

Department: Admissions
Location: Chestertown, MD

Assistant Director for Multicultural Admission

This position is accountable for the effective and efficient recruitment of multicultural students in accordance with established goals and in compliance with federal, state and institutional guidelines and/or regulations. This position requires a collaborative style that combines specific individual territory goals with assisting in the planning of all territories to increase multicultural enrollment.

Essential Functions:

  • Effectively support the recruitment of multicultural first year students from assigned recruitment territories within annually established College goals and identified characteristics
  • Manage assigned territory through all aspects of recruiting. This includes travel, analysis and cultivating new and strengthening existing relationships
  • Interview prospective students and effectively conduct pre-admission counseling to ensure a thorough understanding and acceptance of Washington College and its programs
  • Represent Washington College at high schools, college fairs, college nights and on- and off-campus events as needed, and participate in the planning of events when appropriate
  • Review and evaluate application materials in a thorough and timely manner, recommend admission and eligibility for academic scholarship in keeping with established guidelines
  • Develop relationships with prospective students and families by guiding them through the Washington College admission process
  • Research, develop and implement office-wide strategic multicultural recruitment initiatives
  • Develop on-campus programs for prospective multicultural students in conjunction with current students and Student Affairs staff
  • Support the implementation of the College's overall recruitment / marketing strategies
  • Perform other related responsibilities as assigned

Education and Experience:

Bachelorís Degree and one to two yearsí experience which demonstrates professional growth and development in the admission field required. Specific background and experience recruiting and counseling multicultural students and a strong commitment to client-centered services. Experience should demonstrate familiarity with marketing practices, management skills, and strong oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office and database management systems is required. A valid driverís license is required as this position does travel extensively.

About Washington College

Washington College, a private liberal arts and sciences college in Chestertown, Maryland serving about 1,100 undergraduate students through emphasizing excellence in teaching and a commitment to scholarly research, seeks employees committed to advancing inclusion and equity and to cultivating a community that welcomes all people, regardless of race, gender, disability, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, or gender expression. Of special interest are candidates who can further the Collegeís efforts to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion.  The College is located on Marylandís Eastern Shore, about 1.5 hours from Washington, Baltimore, and Philadelphia.  For more information about the College, please consult the collegeís website (www.washcoll.edu) and view the collegeís diversity statement (https://www.washcoll.edu/people_departments/offices/president/diversitystatement.php).

How to Apply:

When applying please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information of three professional references through our online portal (https://washcoll.hrmdirect.com/employment/index.php). Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

 

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