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Defiance College has an immediate opening for a Director of Admissions to lead all aspects of the undergraduate and graduate admissions office. Reporting to the Vice President of Enrollment Management, the Director is an integral part of the Enrollment Management team.

The Director of Admission leads a team of professionals who ensure a positive applicant experience and maintains the integrity of our college admissions process. The Director oversees the entire admissions process from the time students inquire and apply through matriculation, which includes assisting in the development of admissions policy and process for existing and new programs for all undergraduate, graduate, non-matriculated, readmission applicants, and participants to special programs. Experience in a data-driven and goal-oriented office is important.

Qualified candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) and the ideal candidate will have five years of progressively responsible experience in university undergraduate and graduate admissions. The successful candidate will have excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills; a high level of technological proficiency; familiarity with automated information systems; and the ability to respond professionally in sensitive situations. Prior experience with online graduate programs and completion programs is highly desirable.

To apply, send a letter of application, resume, salary expectations, and the contact information of three professional references via email to: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Defiance College, a liberal arts institution located in Northwest Ohio, provides fulfilling and remarkable learning encounters connecting the classroom to the real world. As a United Church of Christ-related college, we emphasize learning based on the four pillars of our educational philosophy: to know, to understand, to lead, and to serve. Building on a strong foundation of more than 150 years of educating citizens for lives of leadership and service, Defiance College enables its students to take the knowledge they have gained and use it to change lives for the better in their communities, in distant villages, and in their careers.

Defiance College is an equal opportunity employer committed to the diversity of faculty, staff and students. Applicants who will enrich the diversity of our campus and promote a spirit of inclusivity are especially encouraged to apply.

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