Assistant/Associate Director of Admission

Ripon College seeks an enthusiastic energetic addition to their admission office. The Assistant/Associate Director of Admission position works and contributes through a team-oriented approach to assist the Admission Office in the overall planning and operations of the College’s student recruitment program including strategic recruitment planning, application processing, marketing, and policy/communication development. Primary responsibilities are working with our transfer population as well as a key territorial recruitment assignment, planning and coordinating both on and off campus special events and recruiting functions managing specific recruitment programming and possible supervision of staff. This person works collaboratively with all areas within the College to enhance the overall recruitment and admission goals.

The ideal candidate must have a bachelor’s degree, 3-5 years admission experience, transfer experience preferred with progressive responsibilities, a valid driver’s license, and an appreciation for the value of a liberal arts and sciences education. In addition, the individual should possess the following characteristics and abilities:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Outstanding and demonstrated organizational skills
  • Professional appearance and demeanor
  • Experience and skill working with computers and software programs
  • Enthusiasm for and ability to do significant traveling
  • Ability to think critically and solve complex problems
  • Demonstrated recruitment experience
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, collaboratively and flexibly
  • Willingness to work beyond the traditional work day/week
  • Outstanding data analysis skills, with the ability to analyze, synthesize, interpret and extrapolate admission and financial aid data
  • A commitment to diversity and inclusion is required
  • Previous supervisory experience is desired

Review of applications will begin immediately and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. An anticipated start date for the position is July 5, 2017. To apply, please send a resume which includes a statement describing the candidate’s interest in the position along with the names of at least three references to: Ms. Paula Schultz, Administrative Assistant to the Vice President for Enrollment, Ripon College, 300 W. Seward St., Ripon, WI 54971, email: [email protected]

Ripon is committed to the principles of equal opportunity and adheres to non-discriminatory policies in employment and student enrollment. Ripon College is an equal-opportunity employer and encourages women and minorities to apply.

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