Associate/Assistant Director of Admission - OACAC

Associate/Assistant Director of Admission

  • Full Time
  • Hanover, IN
  • Salary: up to $45,900

Website HC_Admission Hanover College

Job Summary: The Assistant/Associate Director of Admission is responsible for coordinating the development, implementation, and assessment of recruitment efforts in their assigned territory.  The admission officer will participate in all major on-campus recruitment events (i.e. open houses, scholarship programs, etc.).  Auxiliary responsibilities will also be assigned based on the candidate’s strengths and needs of the office.

Essential Functions:

  • Organize, plan and coordinate annual travel within assigned territory.
  • Participate in the development, implementation, and assessment of tactical recruitment plans.
  • Represent Hanover College at high schools and college fairs.
  • Conduct admission interviews with prospective students and parents.
  • Follow up with prospective students throughout the recruitment process.
  • Represent the College in various state organizations.
    Coordinate communication initiatives with prospective and admitted students.
  • Represent the Office of Admission with outside constituencies (i.e., athletics, student life, parents/alumni board, etc.) as assigned.
  • Assist with all major on-campus visitation programs (i.e., open houses, scholarship programs, etc.)
  • Participate in the review of applicant files for admission decisions.
  • Working knowledge of financial aid programs and policies.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Travel to recruitment regions, other than assigned, as needed.
  • Provide periodic Saturday office coverage.
  • Working knowledge of social media platform engagement.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director of Admission.

Job Qualifications:

Education Required:   Minimum – Bachelor’s Degree

Experience Required: 3 -5 years admission experience

Skills Required:

  • Ability to organize and prioritize workload and meet deadlines.
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to project the image of the college clearly and professionally.
  • Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks with client-centered attitude.
  • Knowledge of PC Windows based computing environment.

Skills Preferred:

  • Extensive knowledge and experience working independently in Slate
  • Visit experience management or work with event planning
  • Advocacy for diverse student populations
  • Interest in or experience working with social media
  • The successful individual is a strategic thinker and planner; a solution oriented/problem solver; and has a high level of energy, creativity, and enthusiasm. The individual must be self-motivated and be able to set priorities.
  • Must be flexible, adaptable and capable of handling a number of competing duties and responsibilities simultaneously. The successful candidate should possess a strong understanding of the higher education landscape.

Physical/Emotional Requirements:

  • Able to function effectively under pressure.
  • Able to make decisions and respond to challenges quickly and with ease.
  • Articulate and professional.
  • Demonstrate professionalism and complete confidentiality when counseling students and/or parents.
  • Possess initiative, enthusiasm, positive attitude, and punctuality.
  • Be organized and flexible with time and tasks.
  • Must be committed to team participation and success.
  • Must be able to assist staff members with unusual and complex issues.
  • Able to sit/stand/walk for extended periods.
  • Able to work in a stressful, time sensitive environment.

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