Assistant Director of Admission, Northeast

As the assistant director of admission, you will identify and recruit students of the highest caliber for SCAD while nurturing a positive opinion of the university. You will foster relationships and build a network consisting of teachers, counselors, students, parents, and alumni, entering information for the above-mentioned parties through data entry when needed. In this position you will be responsible for inviting educators to attend SCAD’s Educator Weekend while serving as host/hostess, managing current applicant files, and staying up to date on college policies. Among other duties, the assistant director of admission will follow up with prospective students via phone or email to discuss individual interests and to answer any questions.

The assistant director of admission must demonstrate leadership skills through mentoring new staff members and providing new ideas and feedback to admission leadership regularly. In this position you will be expected to attend special events, all trainings, and continue professional development. You will also ensure use of SCAD alumni and parent ambassadors in recruitment. During all orientation sessions the assistant director of admissions is responsible for handling staffing needs.

The ideal candidate can deliver engaging and creative presentations, displays strong organizational skills through planning and coordinating travel, works effectively both individually and with others, and can travel extensively.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree

Certificates, licenses and registrations:Valid driver's license

Travel Expectations: Over 50%

Work Hours:The university work week is Sunday through Saturday. Most offices are open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. In order to accommodate business needs, employees may be assigned to other workdays and/or hours, including weekends and evenings.

ADA Tag: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements and minimum qualifications listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and/or meet the minimum qualifications.