Assistant Director of Admissions for Transfer
St. Mary’s College of Maryland at Historic St. Mary’s City is accepting résumés for the position of Assistant Director of Admissions for Transfer. Reporting to the Director of Admissions, the Assistant Director of Admissions for Transfer is responsible for recruiting and enrolling students who meet the college’s enrollment goals. S/he will develop and implement a recruitment plan that will meet the college’s enrollment goals for the assigned territories, and specific areas of responsibility. The plan will include a range of events, including secondary school and community college/ 2-year school visits, college fairs, counselor events, etc., that are designed to effectively recruit and enroll qualified prospective students, as well as engage their families, counselors and other stakeholders in the recruitment process.
In addition to an assigned recruitment territory, the Assistant Director will effectively coordinate transfer and military veteran student recruiting efforts. In this, s/he will work closely with on campus colleagues and off campus organizations to ensure that St. Mary’s recruitment and enrollment programs, policies and procedures meet the needs of these populations.
The Assistant Director will have strong verbal and written communication skills. S/he will be a creative thinker and highly energized to apply their intellectual curiosity, competitive spirit, strong character, and desire to positively contribute to office welfare as they bring innovation and excellence to this role. Some overnight, evening, and weekend hours required. Six to eight weeks of recruitment travel per year.
Qualifications include, but are not limited to: Bachelor’s degree, Master’s desirable. Three years experience in admissions counseling or equivalent experience. Working understanding of the needs of students this role is designed to serve. A valid driver’s license and eligible to drive leased automobiles. Must be willing to work nights and weekends as required. A working knowledge of various computer software packages (word processing, spreadsheet applications, and data base management). Strong oral and written skills are essential. Ability to articulate the mission of St. Mary’s College as a public honors college to external audiences. Ability to work effectively with diverse groups of people. Any combination of acceptable education and experience, which has provided the necessary knowledge and skills to fulfill the requirements of this position, may be considered. Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
Non-sectarian since its founding, St. Mary's College of Maryland, a public Carnegie Baccalaureate, Arts and Sciences institution located in Historic St. Mary's City, 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C., has been designated as Maryland's public honors college. Undergraduate and residential in nature, with a diverse coeducational student body numbering approximately 1700, St. Mary's emphasizes excellence in teaching. The institution was awarded a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa in 1997. The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and close proximity to the amenities of Washington D.C., Baltimore and Richmond.
St. Mary’s College (www.smcm.edu) embodies diversity and inclusion in its mission. We create an environment that recognizes the value of individual and group differences and we encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to our cultural and ethnic diversity. Application materials should include a cover letter, résumé (including e-mail address), and three references and submitted online at: apply.interfolio.com/43702. Questions may be directed to Beverly Read at 240-895-5005.
Review of résumés will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
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Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.