Assistant Director of Admissions
Help enroll diverse and talented students at a nationally ranked liberal arts college. Beloit College invites applications for assistant director of admission
Responsibilities include developing and implementing an outreach and recruitment strategy tailored to specific geographic areas and populations, representing Beloit College to a variety of constituencies, guiding students through the application process, reviewing applications, assisting with and leading events and special initiatives, and working closely with college staff and faculty. Candidate will be responsible for prospect management, travel, and increasing the diversity of the candidate pool in a range of geographic areas.
The successful candidate will be energized by interacting with a wide variety of people; demonstrate ample independent initiative and also delight in being part of a team; be creative, organized, open-minded, ethical, and a kind and generous colleague; possess outstanding communication skills; and excel at getting things done. A love of learning and the ability to embrace change and ambiguity with grace and humor are distinct plusses.
Candidates must be available to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, and be willing to travel up to eight weeks in both the fall and the spring. While two to five years of experience in selective college admission is ideal, we recognize the range of backgrounds and transferable skills that could lead to success in this role and welcome candidates from outside of the admission field who can make a case for their preparation and aptitude for this role. Candidates with less than the desired level of experience may be considered for the role of admission counselor. A bachelor’s degree and driver’s license required are required. Demonstrated success in recruiting and an understanding of a liberal arts environment are desired.
Because equity and inclusion are central to our students’ lives and education and vital to the thriving of all members of our residential learning community, Beloit College aspires to be an actively anti-racist institution. We recognize our aspiration as ongoing and institution-wide, involving collective commitment and accountability. We welcome employees who are committed to and will actively contribute to our efforts to celebrate our cultural and intellectual richness and who will be resolute in advancing inclusion and equity. We encourage all interested individuals meeting the criteria of the described position to apply
Located in a diverse community close to Madison, Milwaukee, and Chicago, Beloit College attracts students from across the United States and the world. A Beloit education is interdisciplinary, international, and intentional, emphasizing innovative teaching and practical application. Through every aspect of their college experience, Beloit students prepare for flourishing lives and careers by becoming effective communicators, productive collaborators, and creative problem solvers, and developing personal and professional agility. Beloit is recognized as one of the Colleges That Change Lives.
More information about Beloit College can be found at www.beloit.edu.