Rhodes College is an international, four-year, private, coeducational, residential college committed to the liberal arts and sciences, located in Memphis, Tennessee. We aspire to graduate students with a lifelong passion for learning, a compassion for others, and the ability to translate academic study and personal concern into effective leadership in their communities and the world. We encourage applications from candidates interested in helping us achieve this vision.
The Office of Admission is currently seeking applications for a Senior Assistant Director of Admission to assist the Admission Office in meeting its enrollment goals by working with prospective students, parents and guidance counselors in the recruitment of students. Duties include, but are not limited to, speaking with and/or interviewing prospective students and parents when they visit the College to discuss their admission qualifications and to explain the value/benefits of a Rhodes education; coordinating and/or supporting outreach and recruitment of underserved student populations/groups; defining annual goals in conjunction with the Director for assigned market segments; effectively using data to develop informed recruitment and yield plans for assigned market segments; planning, arranging and executing approximately two weeks of recruitment related events in assigned market segments; building and maintaining relationships, encouraging applications and promoting campus visits with prospective students in assigned market segments; serving as alumni and parent support in the geographic market; reading all applications within assigned markets segment by the appropriate deadlines; providing guidance and support to staff members and mentoring as appropriate with regard to the broader scope of the profession; assisting the Admission Office in meeting its enrollment goals by working with prospective students, parents and guidance counselors in the recruitment of students.
Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably from a liberal arts institution. Five plus years of admission experience or admission-related work is required. Evidence of increased levels of responsibilities required. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills required for this position. Candidates must be able to understand and articulate the benefits of a liberal arts education in a residential setting. Proficiency on Microsoft Office required. Must be self-directed and enjoy working in a team-based environment. Rhodes College offers an excellent benefits package and a great working environment.
We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workforce.