Assistant Director of Admission for Visitor Relations
St. Mary's College of Maryland, a public, a non-sectarian, co-educational, liberal arts institution, is seeking an accomplished and innovative admission professional for the position of Assistant Director of Admission for Visitor Relations. The Assistant Director of Admission for Visitor Relations will effectively recruit and enroll new students who contribute to the mission and goals of St Mary’s College of Maryland as part of a comprehensive enrollment plan. The Assistant Director for Visitor Relations will work with faculty, staff, and students in the development and implementation of a sophisticated campus visitor plan and experience designed to effectively and genuinely convey the benefits of the St. Mary’s College experience to prospective students, their families and other stakeholders in the college admission process. S/he will oversee the development of a best-in-class Student Ambassador program. General responsibilities include recruitment travel and programming in assigned territories, counseling, interviewing and communicating with prospective students, meeting with college counselors and other stakeholders in the college admission process, evaluation of applications, and attendance at on campus recruitment events.
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.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and a commitment and understanding of issues and concerns of high school and college-age students; master’s degree desirable. Two years’ experience in admissions counseling, visitor relations or equivalent experience. Must have a valid driver’s license and be eligible to drive leased automobiles. Ability to lift at least 25 pounds. Working knowledge of various computer software packages; i.e., word processing, spreadsheet applications, and data base management is desirable. Strong speaking and writing skills are essential. Ability to effectively articulate the St. Mary’s College brand and value proposition in a compelling way. Ability to interact 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.
St. Mary’s College embodies diversity and inclusion in its mission. We offer 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 the names and contact information for three references and submitted online at: apply.interfolio.com/53783. 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.