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8 Feb 2016

Full-Time Assistant Director of Admissions/Visitor Relations

Hobart and William Smith Colleges – Posted by SACJobs Geneva, New York, United States

Job Description

Manage the planning, coordination, and implementation of
visits by prospective families to the Colleges. This
position will be involved in a full range of on-campus
admission responsibilities including daily interaction with
campus visitors, direct student workers, on-campus
programming, and scheduling visits, as well as having a
geographic recruiting responsibility.


Welcome daily guests to campus and distribute
appropriate material with a commitment to strong customer
Coordinate the daily HWS Preview Visits, including
tours, info sessions, interviews and other requests.
Organize and execute all stages of group visits,
including scheduling key on campus players.
Organize and assist in training student assistants.
Create work-shift schedules, direct the day-to-day
management of all student workers, and manage student
worker payroll.
Develop a liaison program with various student
organizations, clubs, and groups.
Prepare functional office reports.
Maintain visit log and provide regular reports of
numbers and types of visits.
Maintain admissions building appearance, inventory of
necessary admissions supplies/materials and provide monthly
inventory updates.
Develop knowledge of campus offices, the Geneva area,
and the greater Finger Lakes Region.
Demonstrate an awareness of and sensitivity to unique
social, cultural, and economic circumstances.
Demonstrate knowledge for the Colleges’ educational
philosophy and mission.
Visit high schools and conduct recruitment travel for a
particular region of the country. Interview prospective
students and assist with application review as needed.


Bachelor’s degree required. Minimum 0-3 years’ experience
in College Admissions or related field. The ideal candidate
will be a highly organized individual, able to work under
certain degrees of pressure. In addition, candidates for
the position must possess superb written and oral
communication skills, computer skills, familiarity with the
Internet, a high level of energy, and a lively imagination.
Knowledge of enrollment systems applications, Microsoft
Word, Excel, and PowerPoint programs helpful. Must be able
to work with and maintain extremely confidential and
sensitive information.


This is a full-time, 12-month, benefits-eligible
administrative position. Work hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00
p.m., during the academic year, with a possible shortened
workweek during the scheduled summer hours timeperiod.
Additional hours, including Saturdays, may be required on
occasion. This position description is not all-inclusive,
as other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned.


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue
until the position is filled. Interested applicants are
encouraged to submit a cover letter, resume and the names
with contact information of at least three references to
our application service, Interfolio If you have any
questions about using Interfolio, please send to


Education: Bachelor’s Degree Required
Work Experience: 0-2 Years

How to Apply


Job Categories: Admissions. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Admissions, Assistant Director, and Visitor Relations. Salaries: TBD - Based on Experience.


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